March 09, 2011 // 8:00am — 10:00am
The New Year calls for introducing a new interview format for some of our meetings so come join us for a fast moving conversation with four leading Chinese environmental and energy lawyers who will reflect on major events and trends over the past year that have impacted pollution control and energy law enforcement and empowerment of citizens.
February 24, 2011 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Li Lin, WWF-China; Tan Xiaomei, World Resources Institute; Kirk Herbertson, World Resources Institute; Motoko Aizawa, International Finance Corporation
January 12, 2011 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Jonathan Sinton, International Energy Agency; David Hawkins, Natural Resources Defense Council; Hengwei Liu, Tufts University
Here Comes the Sun (and the Wind, Water, and Biogas): Opportunities and Challenges for U.S.-China Renewable Energy Collaboration
December 02, 2010 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Derek Vollmer of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) presents findings on a joint report by the U.S. National Academies and the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering that reviewed renewable energy development and deployment in the United States and China.
Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Developing a Blueprint for Addressing Glacier Melt in the Region
November 16, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
A new report highlights the complexity of the issues surrounding glacier melt in Asia, and the critical need to prepare today for future environmental changes.
November 12, 2010 // 8:00am — 2:00pm
A group of scholars presented papers examining the evolving economic, political, and environmental relationship among Canada, the United States, and China. The papers, which were critiqued at the conference, will form a special issue of International Journal.
When a Billion Chinese Jump: A Journey Through the World's Biggest Economic Boom and Environmental Bust
November 10, 2010 // 11:00am — 12:15pm
November 05, 2010 // 9:30am — 11:30am
High expectations preceding the Copenhagen Climate talks in December 2009 created major disappointment when the talks did not produce a comprehensive agreement on controlling global greenhouse gas emissions. Climate experts stress that expectations for the December talks in Cancun need to be realistic.
October 20, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
As the world's factory, it should not be surprising that China has had to expand its search for raw resources well beyond its borders. Over the past few years China has become a major global investor into resource extraction industries—oil, gas, minerals, timber, and agricultural products.
October 19, 2010 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The Greater Himalayas, whose glaciers supply seasonal water flows to some 40 percent of the world's population, are a climate change hot spot. Panelists at this event co-sponsored by Asia Society and China Environment Forum address the many threats that melting glaciers pose to Asia.