DECEMBER 2007 - CEF's Linden Ellis posts first China entry on The New Security Beat
China's Evolving Civil Society: From Environment to Health By Drew Thompson and Xiaoqing Lu Feature Box: The China Environmental Health Project
Much of China’s water is so contaminated that it should not even be touched, yet tremendous amounts of the grains, vegetables, and fruits that are served in homes and restaurants, as well as textiles that are sold in markets, are irrigated with untreated industrial wastewater.
APRIL 2006--Hu Jintao's Visit Draws Media Attention to the Environmental Woes China Faces
On this week’s episode of dialogue, we take a look at growing threats to the world’s fresh water supply caused by pollution and climate change. Joining us to discuss this vitally important issue is Jennifer Turner, director of the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum. We’re also joined by Keith Schneider, senior editor for Circle of Blue. He previously served as a New York Times national correspondent.
A recent study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that pollution from heavy industry concentrated in eastern China is drifting across the Pacific Ocean and helping foul the air on North America’s west coast. Interviewed by The Globe and Mail (Canada), Dr.Turner comments on the responsibility for China’s pollution problem.
MAY 2008 - Lists of NGOs working on earthquake relief in Sichuan and how to donate