Events

CEF Speaker Releases New Climate Change Report

SEPTEMBER 2008 - CEF speaker Jim Watson and coauthor Tao Wang publish new report: "Carbon Emissions Scenarios for China to 2100."

CEF Coordinator Speaks at Inaugural International Water Technology Conference in Fresno

APRIL 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turnerdiscusses China's water challenges in the opening panel of a three-day conference, April 2-4

CES 9 Full Publication

This special environmental health issue was made possible by support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and USAID.

The Push and Pull for Hydropower in Vietnam and Cambodia

This new research brief analyzes the short- and long-term impact of hydropower development in Vietnam and Cambodia, and its relationship with China.

CEF Speaker Joanna Lewis Publishes Article entitled "China's Climate Change Strategy"

JUNE 2007 - CEF's former speaker, Joanna Lewis, article appears in the June 27th issue of China Brief

CES 4 Summaries, p. 87-96:

10 April 2000--United States Initiatives on Energy and Environment in China 14 April 2000--Environmental Protection in China's Tenth Five-Year Plan 31 May 2000--Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations in Mainland China and Taiwan

INFOGRAPHIC: Environmental Impacts of China’s Pork Industry

China consumes about half of the world’s pork. The average pig in China produces 5.3 kg of waste each day, which contains nutrients, heavy metals, and pharmaceutical residues.

Global Choke Point: Confronting Energy Demand and Water Scarcity in China and the United States

China’s soaring economy, fueled by an unyielding appetite for coal, is threatened by the country's steadily diminishing freshwater reserves. The United States faces similar water-energy confrontations—over millions of gallons of water are taken from ranchers to develop the deep oil and gas shale reserves of the west and there are battles between Georgia and Florida over diminishing drinking water reserves. Global Choke Point, though, is not necessarily a narrative of doom and gloom. The presentations will examine both the challenges and opportunities presented by these looming choke points.

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