JULY 2009- Public interest lawyer Jingjing Zhang spent a month at the Wilson Center as a scholar with the China Environment Forum. Nicknamed "China's Erin Brockovich," she litigates cases that compensate villagers victimized by industrial pollution.
JUNE 2009 - CES 10 author Steven Q. Andrews was recently cited in a June 17th Nature article on clean air in Beijing
JUNE 2009 - China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner will speak at a Washington D.C. Bar Association meeting on environmental law in China
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