"Dam building has brought China's river ecosystems to the point of collapse."
OCTOBER 2008 - Time Magazine's list of environmental heroes for 2008 features articles on Peter Head, a British engineer building an eco-city in China, Wang Yongchen, a Chinese environmental activist, and Peggy Liu, head of the Chinese NGO, Joint U.S.-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE).
APRIL 2007 - Civic Exchange, led by February CEF speaker Christine Loh, publishes 2006 Air Quality Report
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.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
Turner says waste-to-energy could be another area to be explored in China's renewables.
China Water-Energy Team (China WET) is provoking a new thinking on water-energy choke point in Beijing.