May 20, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. Experts discuss the nature of the industry and the challenges governments and NGOs face in fighting it.
May 12, 2009 // 12:00pm — 1:15pm
with Robert O'Keefe, Vice President, Health Effects Institute; Denise Mauzerall, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; Durwood Zaelke, President, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development; Moderated by: Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center.
Seeing Through the Smog: Promoting Sino-U.S. Cooperation on Air Quality, Environmental Health, and Climate Change
May 12, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
China's three decades as the world's fastest growing economy have brought it an unfortunate primacy in two other categories: world's highest annual incidence of premature deaths triggered by air pollution and greatest emitter of carbon dioxide.
April 29, 2009 // 3:30pm — 4:45pm
Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment, Hong Kong SAR
April 22, 2009 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The new report by the Asia Society's Leadership Group on Water Security in Asia considers the security dimensions associated with decreased access to a safe, stable supply of water in Asia and provides a forward-looking agenda aimed at averting a water crisis in the region.
March 18, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Judith Shapiro, Director, Global Environmental Politics, American University
March 04, 2009 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Jonathan Woetzel, Director, McKinsey & Company Shanghai Office; David Moulton, Director, Climate Policy and Conservation Funding, The Wilderness Society; Moderator Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum, Woodrow Wilson Center
China's Green Revolution: Prioritizing Technologies to Achieve Energy and Environmental Sustainability
March 02, 2009 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Jonathan Woetzel, McKinsey & Company's Shanghai office;Martin Joerss, McKinsey & Company's Beijing office; Rob Bradley, World Resources Institute
February 12, 2009 // 1:00pm — 3:00pm
Speakers address the impact of climate change on the vulnerable ecosystems and communities in the Himalayas both in China and Pakistan, and discuss current efforts to mitigate threats to the melting glaciers.
January 15, 2009 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Steve Wolfsen, EPA; Tad Ferris, Holland and Knight; Dan Guttman, Peking University School of Law Public Interest Law Program