China Environment

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Quoted in a VICE Sports’ Article on the Golf Clamp Down in China

In China, golfers pay more than $50,000 annually to enjoy what has long been a wealthy person's sport. Now, many club members across the world's most populous nation are probably clamoring to get their money back, because the Party’s aims to fight corruption and preserve the environment.

Golf courses, though they can sometimes be a boon for a local economy, require large amounts of freshwater to be maintained, and reduce the amount of land available for farming.

CEF Program Associate Susan Shifflett Interviewed by CCTV-America on Food Safety and Supply

Safety is just one part of the food supply chain. The other is the availability of food in the first place. CCTV-America interviewed CEF Program Associate Susan Shifflett on food issues.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, was interviewed by CCTV America on China’s water solution

Water shortages are giving rise to the transformation of Chinese cities into what’s called ‘sponge cities’ where rain water is collected rather than allowed to run off. CEF Director, Jennifer Turner was interviewed by CCTV America on water solutions in China. 

The Hans India Reported CEF Director Jennifer Turner's Visit and the Global 'Choke Point' Project

The government policies in India, such as free electricity and free water supply, have flaws and are resulting in wastage of the water, said CEF Director Dr. Jennifer Turner, at a Global “Choke Point” discussion in India. She believes rectified policies that promote new technology will be necessary for renewable energy and wastewater treatment.

 

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The Statesmen Reported CEF Director, Jennifer Turner's Seminar with the Indian Chamber of Commerce

India and China need to strike up a dialogue on common problems such as air and water pollution, CEF Director, Jennifer Turner said at an a seminar on 'Global Choke Point: Water-Energy-Food Confrontations in China, US and India' organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the neighboring country.

New Kerala writes about Dr. Jennifer Turner's talk in Kolkata

What lessons does China's experience hold for other countries? In a series of talks throughout India, Dr. Jennifer Turner, CEF Director, offers some insights. New Kerala covered her talk in Kolkata, where she presented CEF's work on Global Choke Point: Water-Energy-Food Confrontations in China, U.S. and India.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, quoted by Times of India on the lessons from China's ChokePoint crisis

What lessons does China's experience hold for other countries? In a series of talks throughout India, Dr. Jennifer Turner, CEF Director, offers some insights. The Times of India covered her talk in Guwahati, where she warned against overexploiting natural resources in the North East of the country.

CEF Director, Jennifer Turner, quoted by Vice Sports on Water Scarcity and the Winter Olympics Bid

Is China's pollution crisis affecting its chances of winning the Winter Olympics bid?

CEF Director, Dr. Jennifer Turner was recently quoted in a Vice Sports article addressing the nexus between sports, water scarcity, and pollution. As global temperatures continue to rise, finding an appropriate location for the winter olympics will become increasingly hard. At the same time, allocating huge amounts of natural resources such as water towards the games is becoming increasingly controversial.

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