SEPTEMBER 2008 - CEF speaker Jim Watson and coauthor Tao Wang publish new report: "Carbon Emissions Scenarios for China to 2100."
APRIL 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turnerdiscusses China's water challenges in the opening panel of a three-day conference, April 2-4
This special environmental health issue was made possible by support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and USAID.
This new research brief analyzes the short- and long-term impact of hydropower development in Vietnam and Cambodia, and its relationship with China.
JUNE 2007 - CEF's former speaker, Joanna Lewis, article appears in the June 27th issue of China Brief
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
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.
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.