JULY 2007 - CEF produces three new environmental health project research briefs on the topics of hazardous waste, child mortality and food safety
The group will be in Washington, DC from June 14 through June 17, with four giving presentations at the China Environment Forum the afternoon of June 16th. Event information can be found here. Short bios of the fellows can be found below.
Running into Dead Ends: Challenges in Researching the Three Gorges Dam by Gørild Heggelund; Ecosystem Governance in a Cross-border Area: Building a Tuman River Transboundary Biosphere Reserve by Sangmin Nam
Co-Sponsored by the Wilson Center's Asia Program and the Council on Foreign Relations
China is a country of superlatives and contradictions, especially when it comes to energy – it is not only the largest producer and consumer of coal, but also the largest investor in renewable energy. Since 2010, China has been the world’s biggest and fastest growing market for wind power, which the government has prioritized for its cleaner energy and job creation potential. But waste and poor planning have left many new wind farms idle or disconnected from power grids.
Mongolia and China's northern region have witnessed a rapid spike in GDP growth due to an increase in coal mining operations. This research brief is the first installment of a China Environment Forum examination of the sustainability of such coal mining in light of growing water-energy confrontation in Mongolia.
OCTOBER 2007 - Christine Loh and Wang Canfa are recognized globally for their cutting edge environmental protection work
Jennifer Turner says collaboration in the clean energy sector is creating a win-win situation