China’s energy investments are on the move, touching nearly every region of the globe from coal and liquefied natural gas imports from Australia to a recent natural gas agreement with Russia and expanded oil drilling in the South China Sea.
Motivated in part by mounting public pressure to cut down on the smog created by more than 600 coal-fired power plants, China’s nuclear energy capacity is growing faster than any other country in the world.
VOA reported CEF event on China’s soil pollution. Isabel Hilton, the editor of chinadialogue, and Qing Wang from the World Bank spoke at the September 18th meeting.
On Sep 28, CEF Director Jennifer Turner was interviewed by BBC In the Balance with other environmental experts discussing about global warming. During the interview, Turner commented on China's efforts and ambitions of curbing carbon emission and expanding renewable energy, as well as its water-energy-agriculture nexus.
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?