China Water-Energy Team (China WET) is provoking a new thinking on water-energy choke point in Beijing.
China recently unveiled yet another massive plan to combat air pollution, a source of growing concern in the country. CEF Director Jennifer Turner examines how ordinary citizens are voicing their discontent.
Dr. Elizabeth Economy from Council on Foreign Relations testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs and talked about China's water challenge and its implications for the U.S. rebalance to Asia.
Asian Policy published a piece penned by the CEF team! Jennifer Turner, Susan Shifflett, and Robert Batten co-authored “China’s Upstream Advantage in the Great Himalayan Watershed” in the 16th issue of the National Bureau of Asian Research’s Asian Policy.
Mongolia and China's northern region have witnessed a rapid spike in GDP growth due to an increase in coal mining operations. This research brief is the first installment of a China Environment Forum examination of the sustainability of such coal mining in light of growing water-energy confrontation in Mongolia.
China pivots towards northern Africa in its unprecedented wave of hydro-infrastructure development.
At the Desert’s Edge, a new short documentary from the Asia Society and filmmaker Jonah Kessel, explains the challenges and efforts to combat desertification in Kulun Qi, a dry area in northeastern Inner Mongolia.
The Christian Science Monitor recently published an article citing Dr. Jennifer Turner in a discussion about clean energy development.
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.
"Choke Point: India" finds that achieving food abundance is overwhelming India's mammoth and unwieldy bureaucracy, draining its freshwater reserves, and straining the energy sector and electrical grid.