Authors in this issue of the China Environment Series examine many of China's environmental health challenges, with emphasis throughout on potential steps to address these problems through regulation, better research, greater NGO involvement, and international assistance.
Quenching Beijing's Thirst: The Need for Integrated Management for the Endangered Miyun Reservoir by Christoph Peisert and Eva Sternfeld
This special environmental health issue was made possible by support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and USAID.
Exploring a Forgotten River By Baohua Yan Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Child's Right: Brining Water Purification Systems to China's Orphanages By Eric Stowe Feature Box: Chang Lin Migrants' School Program By Steve Kloos & Qing Zhao A Call for Transparency: China's Emerging Anti-Nuclear Movement By Wen Bo An Olympian Task: Alleviating Health Threats From Beijing's Polluted Groundwater By Laurel Meng Lelan Millar & Samantha L. Jones Spotlight on NGO Activism: A Community of Grassroots NGOs Protecting China's Rivers and Lakes By Daniela Salaverry
Introduction Hot Air and Cold Water: The Unexpected Fall in China's Energy Use by Jonathan Sinton and David Fridley
In a nation facing many challenges, Pakistan’s crisis of water resources stands out. This publication, edited by Asia Program associate Michael Kugelman and director Robert M. Hathaway, examines the rural and urban manifestations of Pakistan’s water problems, and offers recommendations to alleviate the country’s widespread water stress.