Rising demand for meat and resource constraints are pushing China to look overseas. At the same time, China's food security continues to be haunted by food safety scandals - from melamine-laced milk to adulterated meat. These issues are opening up new opportunities for U.S.-China business.
Could geoengineering governance save the Earth from climate change? CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett talked about the future of geoengineering in an interview by Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi).
The water-energy-food choke points China faces are not just China’s problems but have global linkages.
CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett, Interviewed by BBC on Heinz Infant Cereal and China's Food SafetySep 02, 2014
US food manufacturer Heinz recalled a baby cereal in China, which again caused mounting public concerns on food safety.
CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett, Interviewed by Al Jazeera English TV on China's Food Safety ChallengesAug 13, 2014
The new scandal of foreign fast food giants again raised the public attention to China's food safety.
On 4 August, 2014, Beijing’s Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau announced its intention to ban coal consumption by 2020. However, is this enough for improving Beijing's air quality?
Turner says waste-to-energy could be another area to be explored in China's renewables.
According to China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner, China has pollution regulations on the books, but “in actual practice…you see from the air quality that something isn’t working.”
CEF's infographic - Rethinking China’s Dam Rush - got published on China Water Risk June newsletter.
The water-energy-food choke point is forcing a new 21st century reckoning.