AUGUST 2005--During the Chautauqua Institution's "Why Geography Matters" lecture series, Dr. Jennifer Turner-—coordinator of the China Environment Forum—-spoke to an audience of 2,000 on the domestic, regional, and global implications of ecological destruction in western China. Read the article published in the Chautauquan Daily.
AUGUST 2005--China Environment Forum Coordinator Speaks at Chautauqua Institution
JULY 2005--Audio-Visual Exhibition Tours Europe, Asia
JULY 2005--Watch the archived webcast of Winning the Oil Endgame
JULY 2005--Worldwatch Institute publishes Global Security Brief on environmental peacemaking; Ken Conca answers questions from Australia, Geneva, and India in the archived webchat
JULY 2005--Kathryn S. Fuller Will Join the Center in October
JULY 2005--The newest CEF publication includes articles and commentaries on the West-East Pipeline, China's water problems, sustainable agriculture in Guangdong, and reforestation efforts in southwest China, as well as two special reports on water conflict resolution and river basin governance in China. Download here.
As gasoline prices remain high across the nation and Congress grapples with creating a national energy policy, the Wilson Center held several meetings exploring energy politics--from the current bill's passage through Congress to Asia's growing demand for natural gas, to the increased need for U.S.-Canada cooperation over the gas supply.
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko Presents Testimony on Water Issues to House International Relations CommitteeJun 29, 2005
ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko testified in front of the House Committee on International Relations on June 29, on "The Global Water Crisis: Evaluating U.S. Strategies to Enhance Access to Safe Water and Sanitation."
JUNE 2005--ECSP Director Geoffrey Dabelko traveled to Tehran to present his paper "From Threat to Opportunity: Exploiting Environmental Pathways to Peace" at a historic conference chaired by Iran's first female vice president and environment head Massoumeh Ebtekar, one of the highest-ranking women in the Muslim world today.