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China WET exchange reported in China

Aug 12, 2013
China Water-Energy Team (China WET) is provoking a new thinking on water-energy choke point in Beijing.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Interviewed by Deutsche Welle

Jul 30, 2013
China recently unveiled yet another massive plan to combat air pollution, a source of growing concern in the country. CEF Director Jennifer Turner examines how ordinary citizens are voicing their discontent.

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Investigates China's Water Challenge

Jul 24, 2013
Dr. Elizabeth Economy from Council on Foreign Relations testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs and talked about China's water challenge and its implications for the U.S. rebalance to Asia.

CEF Gets Published!

Jul 18, 2013
Asian Policy published a piece penned by the CEF team! Jennifer Turner, Susan Shifflett, and Robert Batten co-authored “China’s Upstream Advantage in the Great Himalayan Watershed” in the 16th issue of the National Bureau of Asian Research’s Asian Policy.

Minegolia: China and Mongolia's Mining Boom

Jul 16, 2013
Mongolia and China's northern region have witnessed a rapid spike in GDP growth due to an increase in coal mining operations. This research brief is the first installment of a China Environment Forum examination of the sustainability of such coal mining in light of growing water-energy confrontation in Mongolia.

China Shifting Balance of Power in Nile River Basin

Jul 12, 2013
China pivots towards northern Africa in its unprecedented wave of hydro-infrastructure development.

At the Desert’s Edge’ Gives a Glimpse of China’s Massive Desertification Challenge

Jul 03, 2013
At the Desert’s Edge, a new short documentary from the Asia Society and filmmaker Jonah Kessel, explains the challenges and efforts to combat desertification in Kulun Qi, a dry area in northeastern Inner Mongolia.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Cited by The Christian Science Monitor

Jun 25, 2013
The Christian Science Monitor recently published an article citing Dr. Jennifer Turner in a discussion about clean energy development.

‘At the Desert’s Edge’ Gives a Glimpse of China’s Massive Desertification Challenge

Jun 17, 2013
Over 27 percent of China's territory now suffers from desertification – more than 1,000,000 square miles, or about one-third of the continental United States – impacting the lives of more than 400 million people.

Wilson Center and Circle of Blue Release Multimedia Report on India's Water, Food, Energy Nexus

Jun 11, 2013
"Choke Point: India" finds that achieving food abundance is overwhelming India's mammoth and unwieldy bureaucracy, draining its freshwater reserves, and straining the energy sector and electrical grid.

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