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Scaling Up: From Green Buildings to Green Cities in the U.S. and China

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - CEF will be attending and cosponsoring this May 1st event in San Francisco, hosted by Asia Society Northern California

Cries of Anguish: A Report on Pakistan's FATA

Apr 16, 2009
Pakistan's volatile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) are too dangerous for most outsiders to access, and little information on the area leaves the region. Khalid Aziz, director of institutional capacity-building for the FATA Secretariat, screens a documentary and discusses the area's beleaguered development.

China Eyes Expansion of Electric Cars, With Global Implications for Energy, Climate, Health

Apr 16, 2009
APRIL 2009 - CEF's Linden Ellis Reflects on China's Announcement to Become the Largest Producer of Electric Cars

CEF Director Discusses Domestic Obstacles Facing China in Lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Mar 28, 2009
MARCH 2009 - Jennifer Turner Interviewed on Earthbeat Radio for Program China & India - A Climate of Change

Former CEF Author Publishes Report on China's Role in the Mekong

Mar 18, 2009
MARCH 2009 - Kate Lazarus coauthors report "Rethinking Investment in Natural Resources"

Frequent CEF Author and Speaker Awarded Marine Fellowship

Mar 06, 2009
MARCH 2009 - Wen Bo From Pacific Environment Chosen as Pew Distinguished Marine Conservation Fellowship

New Kids on the Bloc: Chinese Oil and Mining Companies Go Global

Mar 03, 2009
Chinese companies are an increasing presence in oil and mining ventures around the world. Examining the changing nature of Chinese oil and mining activities abroad, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Jill Shankleman presented the findings of her upcoming report.

Responding to Civilian Suffering in Afghanistan

Feb 20, 2009
The UN reports that 2,118 civilians were killed in Afghanistan last year–the most since the end of Taliban rule in 2001. Erica Gaston, fellow at the Campaign for Innocent Victims in Conflict (CIVIC), explains how Afghan civilians can best be helped.

CEF Meeting Featured on EarthNews

Feb 13, 2009
FEBRUARY 2009 - CEF meeting on climate change in the Himalayas featured on EarthNews

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