Environment Publications

CES 11 pp. 239-294

Jul 07, 2011
Commentary: Sector-based Approaches to Measuring and Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: China’s Cement Industry By Angel Hsu, Neelam Singh, and Ranping Song Spotlight on NGO Activism: IFAW: Promoting Animal Welfare in China By Grace Ge Gabriel Spotlight on NGO Activism: NRDC: Leading the Way Towards Climate Solutions for China, Li Yang Commentary Averting Another Toxics Disaster in China By Arlene Blum Commentary: Will China Emerge Greener from the Global Economic Downturn? By Leo Horn-Phathanothai Commentary: Facing Five-Year Delay in New Water for Beijing: A Catalyst for Officials to Limit Growth? By Wang Jian & Jonathan Aloisi Commentary: Persistent Pollution in China: It’s Not the Economy, Stupid By Elizabeth Balkan (with assistance by Michelle Lau) Commentary: Pulling the Plug on Water Wastage in Beijing’s Bathhouse Industry? By Hu Kanping (Translated by Zhu Sha) Spotlight on NGO Activism: Green Earth Volunteers By Jon Aloisi Commentary: Grassroots Groups Catalyze Sustainable Community Agricultural Efforts in Chengdu By Jiong Yan, Hongyan Lu, Lei He, Jun Tian, & Yu Luo Commentary: Corporate Environmentalism in China: An NGO - Corporate Partnership to Improve Energy Efficiency in Chinese SMEs By Gwen Davidow Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Keystone of Nanjing’s Environmental Movement By Samantha L. Jones more

CES 1 Part 2

Jul 07, 2011

Environmental Peacemaking

Jul 07, 2011
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

CES 6 Feature Article, pp. 67-80

Jul 07, 2011
Governing Marine and Coastal Environment in China: Building Local Government Capacity Through International Cooperation by Sulan Chen and Juha I.Uitto more

CES 9 Commentaries, pp. 98-116

Jul 07, 2011
Exploring a Forgotten River By Baohua Yan Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Child's Right: Brining Water Purification Systems to China's Orphanages By Eric Stowe Feature Box: Chang Lin Migrants' School Program By Steve Kloos & Qing Zhao A Call for Transparency: China's Emerging Anti-Nuclear Movement By Wen Bo An Olympian Task: Alleviating Health Threats From Beijing's Polluted Groundwater By Laurel Meng Lelan Millar & Samantha L. Jones Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Community of Grassroots NGOs Protecting China's Rivers and Lakes By Daniela Salaverry more

CES 7 Feature Article, pp. 17-32

Jul 07, 2011
China's Ecological Rehabilitation: The Unprecedented Efforts and Dramatic Impacts of Reforestation and Slope Protection in Western China by Runsheng Yin, Jintao Xu, Zhou Li, and Can Liu more

Full Publication

Jul 07, 2011
This special Energy and Climate issue was made possible through a grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, as well as support from the Blue Moon Fund, USAID, Vermont Law School, Western Kentucky University, and the ENVIRON Foundation. more

CES 11 pp. 7-47

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article: The State of U.S.-China Relations on Climate Change: Examining the Bilateral and Multilateral Relationship By Joanna Lewis Feature Box: ChokePoint: US—Understanding the Tightening Conflict Between Energy and Water in the Era of Climate Change By Keith Schneider & J. Carl Ganter Feature Box: Advancing Clean Energy Investments in China’s Electricity and Natural Gas Sector By Diane Derby Feature Box: Measuring and Reporting GHG Emissions in China By Lucia Green-Weiskel more

CES 1 Part 3

Jul 07, 2011

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

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Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.