China Environment News

China Tests New Strategy to Curb Coal Demand, Reduce Air Pollution, and Conserve Water

Sep 23, 2013
CEF's partner, Circle of Blue, describes its work with a Chinese governmental agency to design a strategy of "Co-control."

CEF Director Jennifer Turner interviewed by VOA on China's new Air Pollution Action Plan

Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Turner mentioned the importance and challenges of the new action plan.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Talks about China and the World's Environment on ABC (Australia)

Aug 27, 2013
Jennifer Turner, together with Craig Simons, looks at China's impact on the world - and the world's responsibility for exacerbating the damage.

Photo Essay: Wuhai City Coal Complex Shows Costs of China’s Energy Demands

Aug 20, 2013
CEF Associate Susan Shifflett reports from Inner Mongolia on a China Water-Energy Team exchange trip to a coal base.

Photo Essay: Wuhai City Coal Complex Shows Costs of China's Energy Demands

Aug 14, 2013
This short photo essay provides a snapshot into the pervasive environmental impact of China's coal mining complexes, featuring Wuhai City and its surroundings.

China WET exchange reported in China

Aug 12, 2013
China Water-Energy Team (China WET) is provoking a new thinking on water-energy choke point in Beijing.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner Interviewed by Deutsche Welle

Jul 30, 2013
China recently unveiled yet another massive plan to combat air pollution, a source of growing concern in the country. CEF Director Jennifer Turner examines how ordinary citizens are voicing their discontent.

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Investigates China's Water Challenge

Jul 24, 2013
Dr. Elizabeth Economy from Council on Foreign Relations testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs and talked about China's water challenge and its implications for the U.S. rebalance to Asia.

CEF Gets Published!

Jul 18, 2013
Asian Policy published a piece penned by the CEF team! Jennifer Turner, Susan Shifflett, and Robert Batten co-authored “China’s Upstream Advantage in the Great Himalayan Watershed” in the 16th issue of the National Bureau of Asian Research’s Asian Policy.

Minegolia: China and Mongolia's Mining Boom

Jul 16, 2013
Mongolia and China's northern region have witnessed a rapid spike in GDP growth due to an increase in coal mining operations. This research brief is the first installment of a China Environment Forum examination of the sustainability of such coal mining in light of growing water-energy confrontation in Mongolia.

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