CEF Coordinator Jennifer Turner Discusses China's Timber Hunger in a VOA Story on Global Deforestation
JUNE 2006--Jennifer Turner Highlights the Influence of Deforestation on Biodiversity
Much of China’s water is so contaminated that it should not even be touched, yet tremendous amounts of the grains, vegetables, and fruits that are served in homes and restaurants, as well as textiles that are sold in markets, are irrigated with untreated industrial wastewater.
"Snapshot of Chinese Energy Investment into the United States" examines the potential for U.S.-China partnerships as the two countries strive to resolve energy challenges.
These topic briefs were all written as a part of the CEF's partnership with Western Kentucky University on the U.S. AID-supported China Environmental Health Project (CEHP), and can be found in HTML listed topically on our Environmental Health page.
JUNE 2008 - Dr. Jennifer Turner quoted in the July edition of The New Republic
Searching for Energy Security: The Policital Ramifications of China's International Energy Policy by Philip Andrews-Speed, Xuanli Liao, and Roland Dannreuther; Pesticides in China: A Growing Threat to Food Safety, Public Health, and the Environment by Jessica Hamburger
A recent study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that pollution from heavy industry concentrated in eastern China is drifting across the Pacific Ocean and helping foul the air on North America’s west coast. Interviewed by The Globe and Mail (Canada), Dr.Turner comments on the responsibility for China’s pollution problem.
FEBRUARY 2007 - The Blood of Yingzhou District, to be screened 21 March at CEF, wins the documentary short subject.
Environmental Mass Incidents in Rural China By Ma Tianjie Feature Box: Green Dragon Media Project By Max Perelman Spotlight on NGO Activism: Ensuring Clean Water for Communities in the Earthquake's Epicenter: A Child's Right Post-Disaster Relief Work in Sichuan By Eric Stowe