Publications

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

CES 10 Full Publication

Jul 07, 2011
Authors in this issue of the China Environment Series examine many of China's environmental health challenges, with emphasis throughout on potential steps to address these problems through regulation, better research, greater NGO involvement, and international assistance. more

CES 10 Feature Article, pp. 5-32

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article, pp. 5-32 Seeing Through the Smog: Understanding the Limits of Chinese Air Pollution Reporting By Steven Q. Andrews Feature Box: Water and Environmental Health: BSR Takes Action to Break Southern China's Water Crisis By Linda Hwang more

CES 10 Feature Article, pp. 33-56

Jul 07, 2011
Environmental Mass Incidents in Rural China By Ma Tianjie Feature Box: Green Dragon Media Project By Max Perelman Spotlight on NGO Activism: Ensuring Clean Water for Communities in the Earthquake's Epicenter: A Child's Right Post-Disaster Relief Work in Sichuan By Eric Stowe more

CES 10 Commentaries, pp. 57-85

Jul 07, 2011
China's Mercury Problem: A Sleeping Giant? By Celia Y. Chen Spotlight on NGO Activism: Greening China's "Factory of the World:" Institute for Sustainable Communities in Guangdong By Zhang Ye Public Health and Air Pollution in Chinese Cities: Local Research with Global Relevance By Sumi Mehta, Aaron J. Cohen, Davida Schiff, Daniel Greenbaum, Nick Moustakas, & Robert O'Keefe Feature Box: Coal City: China Environmental Health Project Work in Huainan By Wei-Ping Pan & Ma Tianjie Neither Black Nor White: Mangrove Conservation With Chinese Characteristics By Liu Yi (Translated by Jing Chen & Ma Tianjie) Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Forest Stewardship Council: Because Forests Matter By Marion Karmann more

CES 10 Commentaries, pp. 86-116

Jul 07, 2011
Building Rural Models to Last: The Global Environmental Institute's Biogas Work in Western China By Emmy Komada Spotlight on NGO Activism: Greener Wishes for Grasslands in Inner Mongolia: Green Longjiang By Zhang Yadong Green Studen Forum: Beijing's Secret Garden of Growing Environmental Health Advocates By Daniel Pulver Spotlight on NGO Activism: Exploring China's River Heritage with China Rivers Project By Kristen McDonald Mining in China: A Primary Ecological and Human Health Concern By Saleem H. Ali Feature Box: From Rural Electrification to Biofuels: NREL's China Program By David Kline, Monisha Shah, & Bill Wallace Spotlight on NGO Activism: Filling a Gap in Environment and Health Work in Southwest China: The Yunnan Health and Development Research Association By Zhang Kaining & Jackson Tung Green Eggs and Ham: Struggles in Swallowing Ecotourism By Monica Liau Spotlight on NGO Activism: China Youth Climate Action Network: Catalyzing Student Activism to Create a Low-Carbon Future By Li Li more

CES 10 Commentaries, pp. 117-150

Jul 07, 2011
Environmental Management and Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities in China's Mobile Phone and Telecommunication Industries By Jacob Park Feature Box: Strategies for Decreasing the Carbon Footprint of Chinese Companies and Meeting Global Sustainability Challenges By David Hathaway Yours, Mine, Whose Water? Evolving Water and Property Rights in China By Sonja Schiller Spotlight on NGO Activism: Redefining the GMO Debate in China: Greenpeace China By Lorena Luo Turning a Double Exposure into a Double Dividend: Black Carbon From Indoor Air Pollution in Rural Yunnan By Jill Baumgartener & Nina Trautmann Chaopricha Feature Box: Digging Behind the Scenes: China Environmental Health Project Research Brief Series By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Feature Box: China Environment Forum Report: Sowing the Seeds Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Food Safety By Linden J. Ellis & Jennifer L. Turner Risk Management: Lessons Learned From the Snow Crisis in China By Guizhen He, Yonglong Lu, & Lei Zhang more

CES 10 Commentaries, pp. 151-185

Jul 07, 2011
Citizens Finding a Voice: Bottom-Up Politics in China's Nuclear Power Debate Xiang Fang Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Wake-Up Call to Polluting Companies By Christine Boyle & Jing Chen Provincial Impacts of Multilateral Cooperation: The Greater Tumen Initiative and Environmental Protection in Jilin By See-Won Byun Feature Box: SSRC's China Environment and Health Initiative By Jennifer Holdaway Double Benefits: Saving Energy and Reducing Emissions in Hainan By Lei Bi & Qian Wang How Far Will the Rising Tide of CSR Go in China? By Sean Gilbert Spotlight on NGO Activism: Securing Land Rights for China’s Poor Farmers: The Rural Development Institute By Zhu Keliang, Ping Li, & Radha Friedman more

Sowing the Seeds: Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation on Food Safety

Jul 07, 2011
Authors Linden J. Ellis and Jennifer L. Turner examine the challenges China faces in improving its food safety record and opportunities for international cooperation. Such cooperation benefits both the global food market and could help China address human health and environmental threats stemming from food production and processing. 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.