China Daily Covered the Public Screening of Under the Dome at Wilson Center
Under the Dome, a smog documentary that had drawn over 200 million views under a week, was screened its first half at Wilson Center on March 12. China Daily USA covered the following panel discussion.
Under the Dome, a smog documentary that had drawn over 200 million views under a week, was screened its first half at Wilson Center on March 12. In the following panel discussion, experts from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Holland and Knight LLP and the ClimateWorks Foundation agreed that the documentary was of significance in arousing public concern on the environmental from a public health perspective. "It did not go into potential ways of ‘breaking the dome'," said Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson Center.
Experts also mentioned that China now is in a better situation with government’s efforts to promote clean energy and combat pollution. Director Turner believed that China has done "a massive campaign to push to lower the energy intensity," but she said much more are needed to boost clean energy and increase energy efficiency.
Full article at: http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/world/2015-03/20/content_19865362.htm
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