AUGUST 2005--During the Chautauqua Institution's "Why Geography Matters" lecture series, Dr. Jennifer Turner-—coordinator of the China Environment Forum—-spoke to an audience of 2,000 on the domestic, regional, and global implications of ecological destruction in western China. Read the article published in the Chautauquan Daily.
JULY 2005--The newest CEF publication includes articles and commentaries on the West-East Pipeline, China's water problems, sustainable agriculture in Guangdong, and reforestation efforts in southwest China, as well as two special reports on water conflict resolution and river basin governance in China. Download here.
As gasoline prices remain high across the nation and Congress grapples with creating a national energy policy, the Wilson Center held several meetings exploring energy politics--from the current bill's passage through Congress to Asia's growing demand for natural gas, to the increased need for U.S.-Canada cooperation over the gas supply.
CEF and Japanese partner Institute of Developing Economies publish book on promoting river basin governance in ChinaApr 19, 2005
APRIL 2005--A collection of research papers produced by a study group and other researchers at the Institute for Developing Economies that look comparatively at challenges to river basin governance in Japan, China, and the United States.
CEF Coordinator and Former CEF Intern Publish Chapter in the New Book China's Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable DevelopmentFeb 18, 2005
FEBRUARY 2005--Jennifer Turner and former CEF intern Eric Zusman contributed a chapter on the international forces that have been changing China's environmental policymaking.
FEBRUARY 2005--Jennifer Turner quoted in Newsweek International article on SEPA's stand against dams
Dr. Elizabeth Economy of the Council on Foreign Relations praised the Wilson Center's work on China environment in Congressional testimony
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