The China Environment Forum and Circle of Blue are undertaking a new round of research and reporting on the water-energy confrontations facing China. The new research will delve into how food and water pollution pressures are also impacting the water-energy nexus. Choke Point: China Part II will also include the formation of a U.S.-China Water-Energy Research Team. This second phase of work is being supported by the Skoll Global Threats Fund, USAID, and Vermont Law School.
NOVEMBER 2009-The World Resources Institute (WRI) has launched a new website, ChinaFAQs.org, to track and summarize the research of academics, research scientists and policy experts on China's climate and energy policies and actions. The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is a network partner of China FAQs with CEF Director Jennifer Turner featured as an expert on the site.
APRIL 2007 - "Highlights of Water Pollution Control Laws and Regulations in China," written by CEF's intern Yang Yang, is on the web
River Basin Commissions as a Mechanism for Mitigating and Resolving Conflicts By Irene B. Brooks and Liu Hongxia Special Report Box: Transboundary River Tensions--Opportunities for Collaboration By Juli S. Kim and Michael Murphy
At the Desert’s Edge, a new short documentary from the Asia Society and filmmaker Jonah Kessel, explains the challenges and efforts to combat desertification in Kulun Qi, a dry area in northeastern Inner Mongolia.