"Dam building has brought China's river ecosystems to the point of collapse."
JANUARY 2008 - 2 Research Briefs by Natalie Baer on Organics in China, and 1 by Yang Yang on Pesticides in China Were Featured in This Month's Edition
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the creation of a new program to study the impact of global changes—such as population growth, resource scarcity, urbanization, migration, and economic development—on people’s lives, from their environment and health to their security and economic wellbeing.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
Charge to the Bush Administration: U.S. Interests in Energy Cooperation with China by Kelly Sims China's Changing Carbon Dioxide Emissions by Jeffrey Logan Seeking Contradictions" in the Field: Environmental Economics, Public Disclosure, and Cautious Optimism about China's Environmental Future by Eric Zusman Environmental Disputes and Public Service: Past and Present by Anna Brettell Clues and Cues by Humphrey Wou The Changing Context for Taiwanese Environmental NGOs by Sean Gilbert Let a Thousand Muckrakers Bloom by Ray Cheung
Turner says waste-to-energy could be another area to be explored in China's renewables.
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. At a meeting co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and the Brazil Institute, experts discussed the nature of the wildlife trafficking industry and the challenges in fighting it.
China Water-Energy Team (China WET) is provoking a new thinking on water-energy choke point in Beijing.