Standing Up for Vulnerable Communities and Ecosystems: Emerging Environmental Justice Advocates in China

June 16, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Wang Jingjing, Institute for Public and Environmental Affairs; Yu Jinxiang, Gansu Political and Law Institute; Chen Ling, Ocean and Fishery Bureau of Guangdong Province; Hui Zhong, Ganzhou Environmental Research Institute in Jiangxi Province

U.S.-China Competition for Clean Energy Jobs: A Zero-Sum Game?

June 11, 2010 // 12:00pm1:15pm
The extraordinary influx of Chinese clean energy investments into the United States and the torrid pace at which new generation has been added has led U.S. policymakers to wring their hands in frustration, and some have proposed "Buy American" requirements to counter the trend. But what's really going on in the marketplace? A new study that looks beyond the headline investment figures and finds there to be little zero-sum competition between the two nations and, in fact, the two countries will need to cooperate in many ways in order to meet their respective carbon reduction goals.

Decarbonizing King Coal: Growing U.S.-China Clean Technology Cooperation

May 12, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Ming Sung, Clean Air Task Force; Albert Lin, Future Fuels, LLC; Julian Wong, Center for American Progress

Innovative Solutions for Forest Conservation in Western China: Carbon Sequestration, Payment for Environmental Services, and Community Empowerment

April 26, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
SpeakersLü Zhi, Sun Shan, & Li Shengzhi: Shan Shui Conservation Center Kerstin Canby: Forest Trends

Forging a Golden Middle Path?Growing Activism in China's Green, HIV/AIDS, and GLBT Nongovernmental Organizations

April 14, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Timothy Hildebrandt, Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville; Liu Jiangqiang, Peking University Center for Nature and Society and Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley

Film Screening: The Road Ahead: The First Green Long March

March 23, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm

Greening China's Bar: Chinese Lawyers at the Frontline of Pollution and Energy Law

March 22, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
All China Lawyers Association Environmental and Resources Law Committee Delegation: WANG Jin, Peking University Law School; WANG Jihong, V&T Law Firm; WANG Huihong, Beijing Lawyers Association's Energy Law Committee; HU Yulai, Concerto Law Firm; LU Jing, Sichuan Provincial Lawyers Association's Environment and Resources Law Committee

U.S.-China Cooperation: The Co-benefits of Reducing Black Carbon

March 17, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Controlling sources of black carbon can provide important and cost-effective opportunities to pursue public health and climate co-benefits. Three experts analyze the science and politics behind black carbon issues in China.

U.S.-China Partnership for Climate Action

March 11, 2010 // 11:00am1:00pm
Speakers introduce their joint work to help promote public-private energy efficiency initiatives and better measurement of greenhouse gas emissions in two of China's most industrialized provinces.

Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep

January 20, 2010 // 2:30pm4:00pm
China Environment Forum, Western Kentucky University, and Circle of Blue launch a multi-media webpage that puts a human face on the karst water challenges in southwest China.


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