China Mainland Events

Are China's Ancient Philosophers Relevant to China's Modern Rise?

April 26, 2010 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Ancient thought has gained an increased level of popularity in China in recent years. Yan Xuetong, Director of the Institute of International Studies at Tsinghua University, analyzes the relevance of pre-Qin philosophy for China's modern-day rise in his book, A Comparative Study of Pre-Qin Political Philosophy. At a 26 April, 2010 event, Dr. Yan discussed his views.
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Book Launch: Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger

March 23, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
The rise of the world's two most populated countries, India and China, is shifting global attention from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Author and journalist Prem Shankar Jha, in his new book, Crouching Dragon, Hidden Tiger, analyzes the Indian and Chinese economic and political systems with any eye to assessing the future development course of these two giants. Watch the launch of this book and read the event summary here!
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U.S.-China Cooperation: The Co-benefits of Reducing Black Carbon

March 17, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
Controlling sources of black carbon can provide important and cost-effective opportunities to pursue public health and climate co-benefits. Three experts analyze the science and politics behind black carbon issues in China.
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U.S.-China Partnership for Climate Action

March 11, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
China Environment Forum
Speakers introduce their joint work to help promote public-private energy efficiency initiatives and better measurement of greenhouse gas emissions in two of China's most industrialized provinces.

Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep

January 20, 2010 // 2:30pm4:00pm
China Environment Forum
China Environment Forum, Western Kentucky University, and Circle of Blue launch a multi-media webpage that puts a human face on the karst water challenges in southwest China.
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Northeast Asia on the Path to Copenhagen

November 17, 2009 // 12:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
The Asia Program and the China Environment Forum host a two-panel event on how nations in northeast Asia are preparing for the UN Conference on Climate Change to take place in December in Copenhagen.

The Road to Copenhagen: Energy Solutions for Emerging Economies

November 05, 2009 // 11:00am12:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Technology and innovation will be critical for China, India, and other emerging economies to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions – and U.S. technology policy can help lead the way, say experts David Irvine-Halliday, Chen Wang, and Anuradda Ganesh.
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Book Launch: The Next Asia: Opportunities and Challenges for a New Globalization

November 04, 2009 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
Has the global financial and economic crisis of 2008 activated a Chinese-led Asian shift from an export driven economy to a consumer based one? Morgan Stanley Asia Chairman, Stephen Roach discusses the future of the Asian economic system in his book, The Next Asia: Opportunities and Challenges for a New Globalization, which was launched at a November 4, 2009 event hosted by the Kissinger Institute. There was commentary from Albert Keidel, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; Nicholas Lardy, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; and Stanley Roth, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. State Department. Watch the entire event here!
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The Road to Copenhagen: Perspectives on Brazil, China and India

October 26, 2009 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Brazil Institute
A lone ranger mindset inflicting both developed and developing countries stands in the way of a significant reduction of carbons emissions, but the world will eventually have to put differences aside in order to reach an agreement on climate change, say experts on Brazil, China, and India.
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China and Climate Security

October 06, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
China faces grave environmental security risks from sea level rise, increased water scarcity, and projected temperature change. If China takes no measures in meeting these challenges, it will potentially face a humanitarian crisis that will destabilize the population.

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