China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is developing seven experimental carbon-trading schemes. Anna Petherick looks for clues as to how that’s going.
By Jennifer Turner Linden Ellis Devin Kleinfield-Hayes Quick Glance Chinese investment currently makes up a small but fast-growing portion of clean energy projects in the United States. Some Chinese companies have established local manufacturing in the United States to address US regulators' concerns about job creation. Some local governments in the United States have encouraged Chinese investment in clean energy by offering supportive policies such as tax credits.
Ma Jun won the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize for his work on air and water pollution in China. Through an online database and pollution map, Ma Jun exposed over 90,000 air and water violations and brought an unprecedented amount of environmental transparency to Chinese who can now demand more justice. To see more about Ma Jun, click here: http://www.goldmanprize.org/recipient/ma-jun.
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.
China Environment Forum and Circle of Blue's Chock Point China project was mentioned in a newly published article on CSRwire. Click the title to read more.
Politico's most recent article on China's air pollution recapped the important takeaways from CEF's March 14th meeting on Co-Control with Hu Tao from Ministry of Environmental Protection in China and Susan Anenberg from the USEPA. Click the title to read the article.
CEF Director Jennifer Turner’s recent testimony at the Economic and Security Review Commission hearing was quoted on Council on Foreign Relations’ Asia Unbound Blog article: China’s Game-Changing Water Policies. Click on the title to read more.
AOL Energy’s January 18th article about China’s overseas energy environment recapped CEF’s recent meeting on the environmental and social impacts of China’s Overseas Oil, Mineral and Gas Investments.
On this week’s episode of dialogue, we take a look at growing threats to the world’s fresh water supply caused by pollution and climate change. Joining us to discuss this vitally important issue is Jennifer Turner, director of the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum. We’re also joined by Keith Schneider, senior editor for Circle of Blue. He previously served as a New York Times national correspondent.