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CEF Director to Testify at U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing

Apr 05, 2010
CEF director will be speaking at a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission public hearing on Thursday, April 8, 2010 on "China's Green Energy and Environmental Polices."

CEF Launches Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep Webpage with WKU and COB

Jan 20, 2010
With support from USAID, CEF has been assisting scientists at Western Kentucky University in their karst work in China for the past three years. Our final activity with WKU has been an exciting partnership with Circle of Blue to produce and now launch a multi-media webpage that puts a human face on the karst water challenges in southwest China.

Chinese Public Rejects Argument that China Should not be Obligated to Limit Emissions

Dec 16, 2009
In a new poll conducted by WorldPublicOpinion.org in September, an overwhelming 96% of Chinese said that at the conference in Copenhagen their government should be "willing to commit to limiting its greenhouse gas emissions" as part of an agreement. Seventy-eight percent of Chinese also said that "dealing with the problem of climate change should be given priority, even if it causes slower economic growth and some loss of jobs."

CEF's Jennifer Turner leads China Town Hall at Concordia College

Dec 08, 2009
Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum, will lead the audience at Concordia College in a discussion of U.S.-China cooperation on energy and environmental sustainability as part of the "China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections" day of programming which provides Americans across the United States the opportunity to discuss issues in U.S.-China relations with leading experts.

CEF's Report Cited by WSJ Article

Dec 07, 2009
A WSJ article published on December 7 cited a 2008 CEF's report when discussing how environmental groups in China can sue polluters.

CEF's Jennifer Turner interviewed on CleanSkies TV

Dec 01, 2009
Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center, talked to Clean Skies News about the impact of China's announced carbon intensity cuts on the upcoming climate negotiations in Copenhagen.

Deadline for U.S. Applicants in the Vermont Law School's Environmental Justice Exchange Extended until DECEMBER 14th

Nov 20, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009- The China Environment Forum, the Vermont Law School (VLS) and its partners received a considerable number of applications from Chinese applicants for the Environmental Justice Young Fellows Exchange Program as of the original November 13th deadline, but not enough from U.S. citizens. Thus, VLS and its partners are extending the deadline for U.S. applicants ONLY for this unique exchange program

U.S.-China Clean Energy Announcements

Nov 17, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009 - Today, President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao announced a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean energy.

ChinaFAQs Website Launched to Track China's Energy and Climate Actions

Nov 12, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009-The World Resources Institute (WRI) has launched a new website, ChinaFAQs.org, to track and summarize the research of academics, research scientists and policy experts on China's climate and energy policies and actions. The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is a network partner of China FAQs with CEF Director Jennifer Turner featured as an expert on the site.

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