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China Environment Series 4 (2001)

Introduction Hot Air and Cold Water: The Unexpected Fall in China's Energy Use by Jonathan Sinton and David Fridley

CES 5 Introduction, p. I-IV; Feature Article, p. 1-12

China's "Go West" Campaign: Ecological Construction or Ecological Exploitation? by Elizabeth Economy

Internships with the Environmental Change and Security Program

The Environmental Change and Security Program is seeking interns to:

  • Write for our award-winning blog, New Security Beat
  • Network with leading experts in the environment, development, and security field
  • Work closely with the friendly, dynamic “Green Team” at the Wilson Center

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Hotspots: Population Growth in Areas of High Biodiversity

More than one-fifth of the world’s population lives in biodiversity hotspots – “areas that are particularly rich in biodiversity and endemic species,” said John Williams of the University of California, Davis, at the Wilson Center on February 29. And those populations are growing faster than the global average.

Secure Land Rights and Biodiversity Protection in China

Premier Wen Jiabao publicly announced this winter that China needs to make important choices and adopt a major new land law before the central leadership transition takes place in March 2013. The year 2012 thus will be a critical time period to accomplish the reforms that will affect the livelihood of 700 million rural Chinese and strengthen existing land protection regulations.