Nearly 70 percent of water withdrawn in China is for agriculture, while 20 percent is withdrawn to mine, process, and consume coal. By 2020, China’s water use — driven in large part by the 30 percent expected increase in coal-fired power production — will increase dramatically.
CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner quoted in Greenwire.
More Players on the Stage: New Trends in Shanghai's Water Pollution Control Policies by Seungho Lee Community Forestry in Yunnan Province by Kenji Kitamura and Guangxia Cao Coastal Zone Management in the People's Republic of China: A Unique Approach? by Maren Lau What if All China Golfed? Prospects for an Environmentally-Friendly and Conflict-Free Golf Industry in China by Timothy Hildebrandt The Zhangjiajie Phenomenon by Huang Liangbin Why Industry's Environmental Performance Doesn't Count by Joakim Nordqvist and Gabriel Somesfalean
OCTOBER 2007 - Qu Xiaoxia, from China's Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims, will be working with CEF for the next 6 weeks
Since November 2010, CEF has been working with Circle of Blue on a new project called Choke Point: China, which explores the impact of China's energy development on water resources. This project parallels Circle of Blue's Choke Point: US study that was presented at a CEF meeting in September 2010. The report was launched on February 15th and can be found here: Choke Point: China
An exclusive breakfast round table hosted by China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance on Wednesday, May 22, entitled Unleashing Energy Efficiency in China: Business Successes and Challenges, will discuss the practical insights on doing business in China in the energy efficiency sector.
NOVEMBER 2005-CEF Coordinator Jennifer L. Turner assists the initiative and will contribute to the service.
CEF's former program assistant Pete Masters was quoted in "The Global Fossil Energy Boom: Perspective From China" by Keith Schneider. Pete currently is under a fulbright program to study the development of shale gas in Sichuan. Click for more information.
Local Environmental Management in China by Marilyn Beach