Deadline for U.S. Applicants in the Vermont Law School's Environmental Justice Exchange Extended until DECEMBER 14thNov 20, 2009
NOVEMBER 2009- The China Environment Forum, the Vermont Law School (VLS) and its partners received a considerable number of applications from Chinese applicants for the Environmental Justice Young Fellows Exchange Program as of the original November 13th deadline, but not enough from U.S. citizens. Thus, VLS and its partners are extending the deadline for U.S. applicants ONLY for this unique exchange program
NOVEMBER 2009 - Today, President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao announced a far-reaching package of measures to strengthen cooperation between the United States and China on clean energy.
NOVEMBER 2009-The World Resources Institute (WRI) has launched a new website, ChinaFAQs.org, to track and summarize the research of academics, research scientists and policy experts on China's climate and energy policies and actions. The Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum is a network partner of China FAQs with CEF Director Jennifer Turner featured as an expert on the site.
OCTOBER 2009- The China Environment Forum and the Vermont Law School (VLS) have been awarded a federal grant to support a U.S.-China exchange program for young professionals working on environmental justice issues.
SEPTEMBER 2009- The Woodrow Wilson Center's ECSP and China Environment Forum received a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to investigate Asia's most serious environmental challenges by bringing together global experts to hold discussions that will enable us to identify trends and opportunities to improve Asia's future environment. The report is now available online.
SEPTEMBER 2009- CEF's Director Jennifer Turner was quoted in an article on water pollution and protests in China.
AUGUST 2009- Three new research briefs regarding energy in China have been posted. The topics are smart grid, electric cars, and green building and they are all available online.
August 2009- A new research brief on the implementation and state of China's Open Government Information regulations on their one year anniversary is now available online.
August 2009- Chinese NGOs that rely on financial aids from overseas are being targeted by the government.
Dr. Jennifer Turner, director of China Environment Forum, talked about U.S.-China cooperation on energy and environmental sustainability at a 2009 China Town Hall at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn.