China Environment Publications
Through a generous grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace, ECSP organized a forum in Hong Kong to provide opportunities for 65 environmentalists and journalists from the three areas of Greater China to discuss improving the capacity of environmental NGOs and the quality of environmental reporting in the region. Part 2 (Chinese).
Special reports: Environmental Degradation and Migration The U.S.-Mexico Case Study, by The Natural Heritage Institute; and Solving China’s Environmental Problems: Policy Options from the Working Group on Environment in U.S.-China Relations, by Aaron Frank.
Environmental journalism has flourished in China over the past decade. But different political systems, various stages of economic development, and editorial priorities have created a wide divide among Mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, and Hong Kong environmental reporters.
The United States and China together produce almost 40 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that now threaten to alter the global climate. Any successful global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will therefore require the direct support and participation of both countries.
Through a generous grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace, ECSP organized a forum in Hong Kong to provide opportunities for 65 environmentalists and journalists from the three areas of Greater China to discuss improving the capacity of environmental NGOs and the quality of environmental reporting in the region. Part 1 (Chinese).
ECSP Report 4 includes pieces on the role of environmental degradation in population displacement; U.S. population policy since the Cairo conference; and a synthesis of the connection between environmental transformation and conflict. Complete report.
The second day of the Green NGO and Environmental Journalist Forum, the participants focused on NGO capacity building and NGO-journalist communication. Section 4 (continued).
Building Rural Models to Last: The Global Environmental Institute's Biogas Work in Western China By Emmy Komada Spotlight on NGO Activism: Greener Wishes for Grasslands in Inner Mongolia: Green Longjiang By Zhang Yadong Green Studen Forum: Beijing's Secret Garden of Growing Environmental Health Advocates By Daniel Pulver Spotlight on NGO Activism: Exploring China's River Heritage with China Rivers Project By Kristen McDonald Mining in China: A Primary Ecological and Human Health Concern By Saleem H. Ali Feature Box: From Rural Electrification to Biofuels: NREL's China Program By David Kline, Monisha Shah, & Bill Wallace Spotlight on NGO Activism: Filling a Gap in Environment and Health Work in Southwest China: The Yunnan Health and Development Research Association By Zhang Kaining & Jackson Tung Green Eggs and Ham: Struggles in Swallowing Ecotourism By Monica Liau Spotlight on NGO Activism: China Youth Climate Action Network: Catalyzing Student Activism to Create a Low-Carbon Future By Li Li
19 July 2001--Renewable Energy in China5 September 2001--NGO Conservation Work in Tibet and Western Sichuan20 November 2001--U.S.-Japan Environmental Cooperation: Promoting Sustainable Development in China12 December 2001--(R)evolution in Rural China1 February 2002--Powering Up the Dragon: World Bank and NGO Energy Efficency Projects in China26 February 2002--Green Activism and Civil Society Development in South Korea6 March 2002--Tokyo Workshop on U.S.-Japan Environmental Cooperation15 March 2002--Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital: Screening of The Herdsmen22 March 2002-- Integrated Energy Options and Health Benefits Study for Shanghai, China8 April 2002--Regional Integration of Hong Kong and Guangdong: Hopes and Fears