The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum and Circle of Blue have been working on the next part of the Choke Point: China series with support from Skoll Global Threats Fund. Circle of Blue’s director and senior editor just returned from the second fieldwork trip to China to examine the water-energy challenges facing second-tier cities, shale gas development, water pollution, and the expansion of agriculture in the northeast. The upcoming Choke Point: China part II reports will begin being posted later this month, but we already have some short blog posts as a preview. The first focuses on aquaculture in China.
CEF Director to Speak at a May 17-18 Social Investment Forum Event "The Paradox of China's Transformation"
This symposium will address the rising tension between China's tremendous economic growth and international influence over recent decades as it faces environmental and developmental challenges.
APRIL 2008 - These two new research briefs cover solid waste problems in rural China, as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan
Tensions over security, access, and environmental impacts in the Arctic are rising. While members of the Arctic Council (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, the United States) assert their established rights under new circumstances, an increasing number of non-Arctic states (including China, Korea, Japan, and Singapore) seek an active role in the region. In this video series, "Who Owns the Arctic?" an international panel of experts describes why one of the world’s coldest environments is becoming a hot topic.
China Environment Forum Partners With Western Kentucky University on USAID-Supported China Environmental Health Project
OCTOBER 2006-The Hoffman Environmental Research Institute at Western Kentucky University to work with the China Environment Forum
This short photo essay provides a snapshot into the pervasive environmental impact of China's coal mining complexes, featuring Wuhai City and its surroundings.