About the China Environment Forum

Since 1997, the China Environment Forum (CEF) - an initiative of the Wilson Center’s Global Sustainability and Resilience Program - has implemented projects, workshops, and exchanges that bring together U.S., Chinese, and other environmental policy experts to explore the most imperative environmental and sustainable development issues in China and to examine opportunities for business, governmental, and nongovernmental communities to collaboratively address these issues.  Learn more here

The Latest from the China Environment Forum

Lost in Transmission: Distributed Solar Generation in China

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Aug 21, 2014
China has set an ambitious goal to add more than 8 GW of distributed solar generation by the end of 2014 -- over half of the total solar power capacity in the U.S. now. However, China is facing many challenges to meet this goal. more

CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett, Interviewed by Al Jazeera English TV on China's Food Safety Challenges

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Aug 13, 2014
The new scandal of foreign fast food giants again raised the public attention to China's food safety. more

CEF Director Jennifer Turner was Interviewed by VOA on Beijing Newly Issued Coal Cap

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Aug 07, 2014
On 4 August, 2014, Beijing’s Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau announced its intention to ban coal consumption by 2020. However, is this enough for improving Beijing's air quality? more

CEF Director Jennifer Turner was Interviewed by CCTV America on China's Renewables

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Jun 23, 2014
Turner says waste-to-energy could be another area to be explored in China's renewables. more

CEF Director Jennifer Turner was Quoted by US-China Business Council on China's Air Pollution

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Jun 13, 2014
According to China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner, China has pollution regulations on the books, but “in actual practice…you see from the air quality that something isn’t working.” more

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