Publications

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 11 pp. 49-98

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article: Lessons For Industrial Energy Efficiency Cooperation With China By Stephanie B. Ohshita & Lynn Price Feature Box: Role Models: Young and Old Community Members in China Inspire Local Action to Save Energy By Matthew A. DeGroot Feature Box: Building New Clean Water Networks in China: Challenges and Opportunities for Protecting Lake Tai By Kexin Liu & Peter Marsters Feature Box: Cooperative Competitors: Building New U.S.-China Energy and Climate Networks By Peter Marsters more

CES 11 pp. 99-130

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article: Advancing Carbon Capture and Sequestration in China: A Global Learning Laboratory By Liu Hongwei & Craig Hart Feature Box: It’s Hard to Build a Skyscraper from the Sky Down: Paving the Way for Sub-national Cooperation on Climate Action Planning in the United States and China By Thomas Peterson, Anne Devero & Zach Friedman Commentary: Greening Their Grids: U.S.-Chinese Cooperation on Electricity from Renewables By Derek Vollmer more

CES 11 pp. 131-153

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Box: The Clean Air Task Force China Project: U.S.-China Collaboration as a Pathway to Clean Coal TechnologyBy Jonathan F. LewisFeature Box: Environmental Mass Incidents in Zhejiang ProvinceBy Ada Yue WuFeature Article: Green Bounty Hunters: Engaging Chinese Citizens in Local Environmental EnforcementBy Zhang Xuehua more

CES 11 pp. 154-181

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Box: Exploring for Solutions to the Water Challenges on the East Mountain Plateau in Yunnan Province By Patricia Kambesis Commentary: Benchmarking Existing Building Performance: China’s Green Building Movement Gets a Critical Asset By Xu Wei & Don Anderson Spotlight on NGO Activism: Dams, Glaciers, and Ecological Migration: GreenRiver’s Work Protecting China’s Rivers By Deng Wen (Translated by Ada Yue Wu & Kexin Liu) Feature Box: Danish-Chinese Partnerships: Increasing the Use of Renewable Energy in China By Leah Strauss Commentary: Towards a More Sustainable Chinese Aluminum Industry By Louis B. Schwartz & Ryan N. Hodum Spotlight on NGO Activism: Developing Environmental Stewardship Through Art By Sara Gavney Moore & Jim Harris Feature Box: Linking Wetlands along the Siberian Crane Flyway in Eastern China By Jim Harris & Sara Gavney Moore more

CES 11 pp. 182-215

Jul 07, 2011
Commentary: A Vision of a Green Pearl River Delta: The NDRC’s 2008-2020 Outline Plan for the PRD, Christine Loh, Megan Pillsbury By Andrew Lawson & Mike Kilburn Commentary: Shifting Power in Central-Local Environmental Governance in China: The Regional Supervision Centers By Scott Moore Feature Box: Preparing for Humanitarian Disasters at the Third Pole By Linden Ellis Feature Box: Relieving Stress on China’s Agriculture: Long-Term UK-China Collaboration to Help China Adapt to Climate Change Impacts By John Warburton Commentary: Incineration: A Dangerous Policy Option for China’s Municipal Solid Waste By Zhao Ang & Mao Da Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Gun Shoots the Bird That Does Not Stick Out By Li Xiu Min Commentary: Greenlaw and the First Year of China’s Open Environmental Information Regulations By Hu Yuanqiong (Translated By Michael Zhang & Jacob Fromer) more

CES 11 pp. 216-238

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Box: Sino-Italian Energy and Environmental Cooperation By Natalie Matthews Commentary: Eco-Farming: A Long-Term Strategy for Dealing with Climate Change By Pan Wenjing (Translated by Ada Wu) Commentary: Too Much of a Good Thing? Phosphorus Flows and Water Eutrophication in China By Marcy Nicks Moody Commentary: Local Understanding of a Melting Glacier: Conversing with Lamas and Circumambulators in Shangri-La By Zhou Lei Spotlight on NGO Activism: Zero-Waste Comes to China: The Green Anhui-GAIA Partnership By Skye Gilbert Feature Box: Anatomy of a Partnership: Benefits of U.S.-China Private Sector Cooperation in the Power Sector By Claire Casey & John Juech Feature Box: The China Carbon Forum: Enhancing China’s Response to Climate Change through Network-building and Stakeholder Dialogue By Leo Horn-Phathanothai more

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

Asia's Future: Critical Thinking for a Changing Environment

Jul 07, 2011
Starting in October 2008, CEF and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Project were charged by the U.S. Agency for International Development with investigating Asia's most serious environmental challenges. CEF and ECSP held 9 roundtables with experts and conducted interviews and research that helped create this report that focused mainly on Southeast Asia that identifies global trends impacting environment and highlights opportunities for USAID and other donors to improve environmental protection. more

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Dialogue

The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

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.