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.
MAY 2009 - CEF Meeting on Capitol Hill was recently featured in two articles on black carbon, the US, and China.
MAY 2009- In a May 10, 2009, article titled 'China poised to go all out with clean tech', Michael Standaert of the San Francisco Chronicle cited the Woodrow Wilson Center.
APRIL 2009 -- Former CEF speaker Jim Watson in conjunction with the Sussex Energy Group and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research released a report on China's carbon emissions.
APRIL 2009 - Forum on Health, Environment and Development is seeking papers and panels for its Nov. 5-7 conference
APRIL 2009 - The Social Science Research Council of the China Environment and Health Initiative is accepting proposals for grants relating to health and the environment in China
APRIL 2009 - CEF's Linden Ellis Reflects on China's Announcement to Become the Largest Producer of Electric Cars
APRIL 2009 - The editor of CES is welcoming proposals for Feature Articles (maximum 8,000 words) and Commentaries/Notes From the Field (800-2,000 words) for the eleventh issue due out in the spring of 2010
APRIL 2009 - CEF will be attending and cosponsoring this May 1st event in San Francisco, hosted by Asia Society Northern California
MARCH 2009 - Jennifer Turner Interviewed on Earthbeat Radio for Program China & India - A Climate of Change