CEF Director Testifies on Capitol Hill

Jun 13, 2007

On Thursday, June 14 at 3:30 pm, CEF's director Dr. Jennifer L. Turner testified in room 385 of the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill at the intersection of Delaware and Constitution Avenues, SE. This was panel six of the Hearing on China's Energy Consumption and Opportunities for U.S.-China Cooperation to Address the Effects of China's Energy Use, entitled "The Environmental Consequences for China, the United States, and the World of China's Energy Consumption."

Dr. Turner's testimony focused on 4 key points: (1) China's Domestic and Transboundary Air Pollution; (2) Main Drivers of Air Pollution Problems; (3) Growing Economic and Health Costs from Coal Burning; and (4) Challenges and Opportunities of China's Continued Coal Dependence and Development of Alternative Energy Sources.

The full written testimony is available in the "See Also" box to the right.

Please visit the US China Economic and Security Review Commission's website for the schedule, press release and more information.

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