Asia News

CEF Meeting "Greening Business in China" Featured on FORA TV

Sep 24, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - CEF speaker, Terry Yosie, on China's Sustainable Businesses

SSRC Calls for Grant Proposals on Environmental Health Information Generation and Dissemination

Sep 18, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Seven to ten grants will be made to applicants located at Chinese institutions

CEF Director Contributes to New CSIS Report on Promoting Confidence Building Across the Taiwan Strait

Sep 18, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner Contributes Section in Report on Cross-Strait Environmental Confidence Building Measures

Wilson Center Hosts Pakistani Journalists in Week-Long Conference

Sep 18, 2008
On September 14 – 18, 2008, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a conference for Pakistani print and television journalists. Conference participants engaged in an extensive series of meetings and exchanges with their counterparts in the U.S. media, representatives from private media-focused organizations, Washington-based Pakistani journalists, U.S. officials, and others. They also shared their perspectives on the role of the media in Pakistan today at a Wilson Center public event.

CEF Speaker Releases New Climate Change Report

Sep 08, 2008
SEPTEMBER 2008 - CEF speaker Jim Watson and coauthor Tao Wang publish new report: "Carbon Emissions Scenarios for China to 2100."

Energizing India's Rural Population

Sep 02, 2008
From Wall Street to the global media, there is much giddy talk about India's impressive economic growth and the urban-based prosperity that drives and sustains it. Yet lost in this buzz is an important fact: two-thirds of India's population remains rural. By Asia Program Associate Michael Kugelman.

India's Growing Dependence on Energy From Abroad

Sep 01, 2008
The fifth largest energy-consuming nation, India increasingly is looking abroad to satisfy its ever-growing demand for oil, natural gas, and coal. The Asia Program recently sponsored an event exploring India's quest to meet its energy needs.

Skillful Means: The Challenges of China's Encounter with Factory Farming

Aug 20, 2008
AUGUST 2008 - Referencing CEF's work on the subject, Brighter Green releases its findings on CAFOs in China

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