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

Platforms, Pipelines & Policies: Energy & Security in China and Asia Pacific

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September 17, 2014 // 10:30am12:00pm
China’s search for expanded, more reliable, and more sustainable sources of energy to fuel its development has become a major driver of China’s foreign relations. The challenges and opportunities of China’s rise cannot be understood without expert appraisal of its energy needs and strategies – and consideration of alternative policy responses. China and its periphery will be the focus of the second in the Wilson Center’s series on Regional and Global Energy Issues, which was launched in July 2014. more

DC Chinese Film Festival featuring COP SHOP II (差馆II)

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September 05, 2014 // 12:00pm3:30pm
We are delighted to invite you to a film screening at the Wilson Center for the upcoming 2014 DC Chinese Film Festival. more

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

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