Asia News

Animal Investigators: Solving Wildlife Crimes and Saving Endangered Species in Brazil and China

May 20, 2009
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. At a meeting co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and the Brazil Institute, experts discussed the nature of the wildlife trafficking industry and the challenges in fighting it.

CEF Meeting On The Hill Featured on Lowcarboneconomy.com and egovmonitor.com

May 14, 2009
MAY 2009 - CEF Meeting on Capitol Hill was recently featured in two articles on black carbon, the US, and China.

San Francisco Chronicle cites the Woodrow Wilson Center on Chinese Clean Technology

May 11, 2009
MAY 2009- In a May 10, 2009, article titled 'China poised to go all out with clean tech', Michael Standaert of the San Francisco Chronicle cited the Woodrow Wilson Center.

China in the Minds of Australia's Defense Strategists

May 07, 2009
Richard C. Smith, Wilson Center Australian Scholar and a former Australian ambassador to China, offers a brief survey of Australian thinking about the place of China in Australian defense strategy over the past six decades.

Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009
Wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries increasingly are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. A series of experts examined this new global trend, which has been described as a new phase of the world food crisis.

Pakistan: Politics and People

May 04, 2009
Pakistan's efforts to modernize are threatened by a dramatic rise in extremist activities as terrorist groups find refuge in the mountains. A series of experts weigh in on the nation's political and security issues.

CEF Speaker Releases New Report on China's Future Carbon Emissions

Apr 29, 2009
APRIL 2009 -- Former CEF speaker Jim Watson in conjunction with the Sussex Energy Group and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research released a report on China's carbon emissions.

Conference on Health and Environment Call for Papers

Apr 21, 2009
APRIL 2009 - Forum on Health, Environment and Development is seeking papers and panels for its Nov. 5-7 conference

Request for Grant Proposals for Collaborative Research on Environment and Health in China

Apr 21, 2009
APRIL 2009 - The Social Science Research Council of the China Environment and Health Initiative is accepting proposals for grants relating to health and the environment in China

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

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