ChokePoint U.S.: Understanding the Tightening Conflict Between Energy and Water in the Era of Climate Change

September 22, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
A comprehensive reporting project concludes that the current U.S. energy strategy will lead to severe water shortages and damage the country's environment and quality of life.

The Evolution of Sulfur Dioxide Pollution Control in China's PowerSector

September 15, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Jeremy Schreifels, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyXuehua Zhang, Independent Energy and Environment Consultant

Building New Clean Water Networks in China: Challenges and Opportunities for Protecting Lake Tai

August 12, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Ge Junjie, Nanjing University's Center for Environmental Management and Policy; Ran Liping, Green Camel Bell; Osamu Fujiki, Japan Institute of Wastewater Engineering Technology

Paving the Way for US-China Sub-National Cooperation on Climate Action Planning

July 29, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
Jin Jiaman, Global Environmental InstituteAnne Devero, Center for Climate StrategiesZhu Xiaowen, Chengdu Development and Reform CommissionZou Lele, Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Policy and Management Hu Junfeng, North China Electric Power University Liao Cuiping, CAS Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion Energy Strategy Research Center

Fast and Green: China's Push for Bus Rapid Transit and Green Urban Areas

June 30, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Luc Nadal, Institute for Transport and Development Policy; Karl Fjellstrom, Institute for Transport and Development Policy; Hu Manying,Institute for Transport and Development Policy

Electricity With Chinese Characteristics: The Complexities of Decarbonizing China's Power Sector

June 24, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Jon Wellinghoff, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Jim Williams, Energy and Environmental Economics and Monterey Institute of International Studies; Fritz Kahrl, Energy and Resources Group, University of California—Berkeley

Taiwan's Energy Conundrum

June 22, 2010 // 3:00pm5:30pm
Ssu-Li Chang, Professor, Institute of National Resource Management, Taiwan; Herng-Shinn Hwang, Manager, Songya Technology LLC; Chi-Yuan Liang,Minister Without Portfolio, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, and Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Hongyi Lai, Associate Professor, University of Nottingham

Standing Up for Vulnerable Communities and Ecosystems: Emerging Environmental Justice Advocates in China

June 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Wang Jingjing, Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs; Yu Jinxiang, Gansu Political and Law Institute; Chen Ling, Ocean and Fishery Bureau of Guangdong Province; Hui Zhong, Ganzhou Environmental Research Institute in Jiangxi Province

U.S.-China Competition for Clean Energy Jobs: A Zero-Sum Game?

June 11, 2010 // 12:00pm1:15pm
The extraordinary influx of Chinese clean energy investments into the United States and the torrid pace at which new generation has been added has led U.S. policymakers to wring their hands in frustration, and some have proposed "Buy American" requirements to counter the trend. But what's really going on in the marketplace? A new study that looks beyond the headline investment figures and finds there to be little zero-sum competition between the two nations and, in fact, the two countries will need to cooperate in many ways in order to meet their respective carbon reduction goals.


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