"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.
Authors Pamela Baldinger and Jennifer Turner discuss the United States' and China's impact on global energy consumption, and the potential for and benefits of bilateral cooperation.
JULY 2007 - Forestry fact sheet includes 2007 data on China forests, timber trade and forest certification
In this recent op-ed published by The Chicago Tribune, Timothy Hildebrandt argues that the large amount of water needed to sustain the fledgling ski industry in China is an inappropriate use of a precious and endangered resource. China should delay developing this environmentally harmful sport while it grapples with more pressing issues of human health and sustainable development. It is reprinted here with permission.
Lack of food safety drives local, organic food production
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars today announced the creation of a new program to study the impact of global changes—such as population growth, resource scarcity, urbanization, migration, and economic development—on people’s lives, from their environment and health to their security and economic wellbeing.