CEF's former program assistant Pete Masters was quoted in "The Global Fossil Energy Boom: Perspective From China" by Keith Schneider. Pete currently is under a fulbright program to study the development of shale gas in Sichuan. Click for more information.
Illegal wildlife trafficking is the third-largest criminal industry worldwide, involving $20 billion in global trade each year. At a meeting co-sponsored by the China Environment Forum and the Brazil Institute, experts discussed the nature of the wildlife trafficking industry and the challenges in fighting it.
JUNE 2009 - China Environment Forum Director Jennifer Turner will speak at a Washington D.C. Bar Association meeting on environmental law in China
OCTOBER 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner quoted in the Washington Times regarding China's green Olympics
A History of Sino-American Energy Cooperation ROBERT S. PRICE, JR. 3, Powering Non-Nuclear Growth in China with Natural Gas and Renewable Energy Technologies JEFFREY S. LOGAN AND JIQIANG ZHANG 12, China’s Water Problems in the Context of U.S.-China Relations BARUCH BOXER 20, Water Pollution and Human Health in China CRESCENCIA MAURER, CHANGHUA WU, YI WANG, AND SHOUZHENG XUE 28, Greening the Chinese Media WEN BO 39
For the past 65 years, China has built nearly two dams per day, and wants to expand its hydroelectric capacity. Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Washington DC's Wilson Center, tells host Steve Curwood that China plans to ramp up dam installation in Yunnan Province, which raises the risks for this biodiversity hotspot in Southwest China.
As gasoline prices remain high across the nation and Congress grapples with creating a national energy policy, the Wilson Center held several meetings exploring energy politics--from the current bill's passage through Congress to Asia's growing demand for natural gas, to the increased need for U.S.-Canada cooperation over the gas supply.
Over 27 percent of China's territory now suffers from desertification – more than 1,000,000 square miles, or about one-third of the continental United States – impacting the lives of more than 400 million people.