January 03, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a U.C. Irvine China specialist and urban historian, draws on material from his book China's Brave New World – And Other Tales for Global Times (Indiana University Press, 2007) to reflect on the dramatic way that Chinese cities have changed over the past two decades.
December 18, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Mr. An Dao Chang, China National Center for Biotechnology Development; Dr. Wu Yong Ning, Dept. of Chemical Contamination Monitoring, Food Safety Institute, China CDC; Fred Gale USDA ERS
December 12, 2007 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Whether and how well China deals with its energy dilemmas will have deep consequences for the rest of the world, which has a large stake in its success.
November 14, 2007 // 8:30am — 10:30am
Chris Groves, Western Kentucky University;Amelia Chung, International Institute for Rural Reconstruction
October 18, 2007 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Daniela Salaverry, Pacific Environment; Chris LaDue, Mountain Institute
September 26, 2007 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Since winning the Olympic bid in 2001, Beijing has invested heavily in green construction materials and sustainable energy for the Olympic Village, and made momentous efforts to clean the city's notoriously dirty air and water.
September 20, 2007 // 12:30pm — 2:30pm
Drew Thompson, The Nixon Center;Paul Young, Waters Corporation;Mike Taylor, George Washington University
September 19, 2007 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Lo Szeping, Greenpeace China
August 16, 2007 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Winston Dang, Minister, Environmental Protection Administration Click here to access Minister Dang's Powerpoint presentation
June 20, 2007 // 2:30pm — 4:30pm
Chinese citizens are increasingly taking to the streets to protest existing or potential environmental threats—such as toxic water, smoggy air, and dam building. A delegation of 10 Chinese officials speak regarding public participation.