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.
Dr. Jennifer Turner will join a round-table style conference on Nov 29th at SAIS that examines the international implications of China's resource and environmental policies with a focus on China’s immediate region. Topics include the disputes in the South China Sea, China’s policies toward trans-boundary river issues and their potential implications for its neighbors, China's fisheries policies, and its pursuit of energy security. She will be one of the commentators that offer insights on these issues.
The China Environment Forum issued a new bilingual policy brief on our Cooperative Competitors project. Please find full articles attached in English and Chinese.
CEF Director Jennifer Turner was quoted in the April 2011 issue of Discover magazine in an article titled 'Ill Wing Blowing'. The article delves into the transboundry nature of China's emissions.
Jennifer Turner was interviewed on Radio National to discuss some of the environmental challenges facing China as it seeks to double the size of its economy over the next decade or so.
Since November 2010, CEF has been working with Circle of Blue on a new project called Choke Point: China, which explores the impact of China's energy development on water resources. This project parallels Circle of Blue's Choke Point: US study that was presented at a CEF meeting in September 2010. The report was launched on February 15th and can be found here: Choke Point: China
The editor of the China Environment Series is welcoming proposals for Feature Articles (maximum 8,000 words); Commentaries/Notes From the Field (1000-2,500 words); and Boxes (800-1500 words) for the twelfth issue due out in November/December 2011.
Jennifer Turner says collaboration in the clean energy sector is creating a win-win situation
An international treaty is needed to protect the world's Third Pole