The water-energy-food choke points China faces are not just China’s problems but have global linkages.
CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett, Interviewed by BBC on Heinz Infant Cereal and China's Food SafetySep 02, 2014
US food manufacturer Heinz recalled a baby cereal in China, which again caused mounting public concerns on food safety.
CEF Associate, Susan Chan Shifflett, Interviewed by Al Jazeera English TV on China's Food Safety ChallengesAug 13, 2014
The new scandal of foreign fast food giants again raised the public attention to China's food safety.
On 4 August, 2014, Beijing’s Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau announced its intention to ban coal consumption by 2020. However, is this enough for improving Beijing's air quality?
Turner says waste-to-energy could be another area to be explored in China's renewables.
According to China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner, China has pollution regulations on the books, but “in actual practice…you see from the air quality that something isn’t working.”
CEF's infographic - Rethinking China’s Dam Rush - got published on China Water Risk June newsletter.
The water-energy-food choke point is forcing a new 21st century reckoning.
The environmental impact of China's pork industry is becoming too large to ignore.
China is a country of superlatives and contradictions, especially when it comes to energy – it is not only the largest producer and consumer of coal, but also the largest investor in renewable energy. Since 2010, China has been the world’s biggest and fastest growing market for wind power, which the government has prioritized for its cleaner energy and job creation potential. But waste and poor planning have left many new wind farms idle or disconnected from power grids.