U.S.-China Climate Relations in the Run-Up to Cancun

November 05, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
High expectations preceding the Copenhagen Climate talks in December 2009 created major disappointment when the talks did not produce a comprehensive agreement on controlling global greenhouse gas emissions. Climate experts stress that expectations for the December talks in Cancun need to be realistic.

Complex Connections: Ecological Impacts of Chinese Investment in Southeast Asia

October 20, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
As the world's factory, it should not be surprising that China has had to expand its search for raw resources well beyond its borders. Over the past few years China has become a major global investor into resource extraction industries—oil, gas, minerals, timber, and agricultural products.

Asia's Growing Crisis of Floods and Droughts

October 19, 2010 // 12:00pm2:00pm
The Greater Himalayas, whose glaciers supply seasonal water flows to some 40 percent of the world's population, are a climate change hot spot. Panelists at this event co-sponsored by Asia Society and China Environment Forum address the many threats that melting glaciers pose to Asia.

A Roadmap for Economic Growth: U.S.-China Private Sector Cooperation in Power Sector

October 06, 2010 // 2:00pm3:30pm
U.S.-China cooperation in the power sector could be an important driver of economic growth in both countries, according to a new report discussed at the Woodrow Wilson Center on October 6th.

Taking Stock of Carbon Emissions: Policies, Strategies, and Tools for the U.S. and China

October 01, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
On the eve of the October 2010 Tianjin intercessional climate meetings, CEF presents three speakers who explore key measurable, reportable, and verifiable (MRV) issues as they relate to U.S.-China climate and energy cooperation.

ChokePoint U.S.: Understanding the Tightening Conflict Between Energy and Water in the Era of Climate Change

September 22, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
A comprehensive reporting project concludes that the current U.S. energy strategy will lead to severe water shortages and damage the country's environment and quality of life.

The Evolution of Sulfur Dioxide Pollution Control in China's PowerSector

September 15, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Jeremy Schreifels, U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyXuehua Zhang, Independent Energy and Environment Consultant

Building New Clean Water Networks in China: Challenges and Opportunities for Protecting Lake Tai

August 12, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Ge Junjie, Nanjing University's Center for Environmental Management and Policy; Ran Liping, Green Camel Bell; Osamu Fujiki, Japan Institute of Wastewater Engineering Technology

Paving the Way for US-China Sub-National Cooperation on Climate Action Planning

July 29, 2010 // 9:30am11:30am
Jin Jiaman, Global Environmental InstituteAnne Devero, Center for Climate StrategiesZhu Xiaowen, Chengdu Development and Reform CommissionZou Lele, Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Policy and Management Hu Junfeng, North China Electric Power University Liao Cuiping, CAS Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion Energy Strategy Research Center


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