Events

Jennifer Turner to be on Dialogue at the Wilson Center

This week's "Dialogue at the Wilson Center" will focus on China's rise and the environmental implications of its rapid growth. Host John Milewski will speak with CEF Director Jennifer Turner and Craig Simons, author of the book, The Devouring Dragon: How China’s Rise Threatens Our Natural World.

Upcoming Event in Beijing, JUCCCE China Energy Forum: Partnering on Solutions

OCTOBER 2008 - Dialogue with world-class speakers, high-level decision makers and industry-savvy experts on China's Energy Future on November 10-11

New CEF Brief on China's Open Government Information Measures

August 2009- A new research brief on the implementation and state of China's Open Government Information regulations on their one year anniversary is now available online.

'Landmark' Regulation on Environmental Information Disclosure in China

APRIL 2007 - Premier Wen Jiaobao signs China's first information disclosure regulation

Kite Sensorship: Regulating China’s Airways

Launched in July 2012, FLOAT Beijing—a community art project that utilizes citizen science—offers a simple, innovative, and non-confrontational approach to air quality monitoring: kites. Pioneered by two U.S. graduate students, the project tracks air pollutants using air sensor modules attached to kites.

Surf and Turf: The Environmental Impacts of China’s Growing Appetite for Pork and Seafood

Half the world’s pigs – 476 million – reside in China. Increasingly prosperous consumers are eating fewer grains and demanding a more protein-rich diet, ballooning the pork industry to 15 times its 1960s-era size. In the last 30 years, Chinese demand for meat has quadrupled and China is now the largest consumer of seafood in the world.

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