May 25, 2005 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Ignored by the government, HIV/AIDS spread silently in China for nearly a decade, until the mid-1990s when news of a major contamination of China's blood supply broke. This scandal and the growing infection rate among sex workers and intravenous drug users has led the government to recognize a major public health crisis.
Meeting Rising Community Expectations: From Landslide Prevention to Harbour Enhancement in Hong Kong and Three Gorges Project in Mainland China
April 22, 2005 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Featuring Professor Lee Chack Fan, University of Hong Kong.
October 12, 2004 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Wang Yongchen, a reporter and producer for China National Radio and founder of Green Earth Volunteers, talks about her efforts to expose the potential environmental damage from the government's proposal to dam China's last wild river.
May 18, 2004 // 3:30pm — 5:30pm
Ching Kwan Lee, University of Michigan; Ming Xia, College of Staten Island, CUNY; Guobin Yang, University of Hawaii, Manoa; Commentator: Elizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University
May 11, 2004 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Elizabeth Economy offers a history of environmental degradation in China, outlines the wide-reaching impact such problems have on nearly every part of Chinese society, and profiles the challenges facing China in resolving pollution and natural resource problems today.
January 13, 2004 // 7:00am — 8:30am
In New York:David Ho, Director and CEO, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; Peter Piot, Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times, moderatorIn Washington, DC:Bates Gill, Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic & International Studies; Sheila Mitchell, Senior VP, Institute for HIV/AIDS, Family Health International; Marwyn Samuels, Founding Chairman, US-China AIDS Foundation
December 11, 2003 // 11:00pm
Environmental experts from China, Germany, Japan, and the United States explore the myriad issues associated with environmental equity in China.
December 08, 2003 // 11:00pm
Minister Xie Zhenhua leads a frank discussion about China's environmental challenges, and the role of NGOs, industry, and international assistance in addressing China's growing pollution problems and ecological degradation.
July 30, 2003 // 12:00am
Over the past decade as air, water, and waste problems have grown increasingly serious in China's cities there has been growing pressure on the Chinese government to finance urban environmental protection.
July 10, 2003 // 12:00am
James David Fahn reveals the dark side of prosperity in Southeast Asia generally, and Thailand specifically. He offers sometimes amusing, but more often disturbing, vignettes that chronicle environmental degradation in Southeast Asia.