Environment Publications

CES 9 Feature Article, pp. 43-56

Jul 07, 2011
Is Guangdong the Dark Horse in Addressing Ecological and Human Health Threats? By Kaleb Brownlow & Stephanie Renzi more

CES 7 Chinese Version Section 1

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article: The Challenge of Positive Influence: Managing Sustainable Development of the West-East Pipeline Project by Mike Seymour, Marilyn Beach, and Steve LaisterFeature Article: China's Ecological Rehabilitation: The Unprecedented Efforts and Dramatic Impacts of Reforestation and Slope Protection in Western China by Runsheng Yin, Jintao Xu, Zhou Li, and Can Liu more

CES 11 pp. 154-181

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Box: Exploring for Solutions to the Water Challenges on the East Mountain Plateau in Yunnan Province By Patricia Kambesis Commentary: Benchmarking Existing Building Performance: China’s Green Building Movement Gets a Critical Asset By Xu Wei & Don Anderson Spotlight on NGO Activism: Dams, Glaciers, and Ecological Migration: GreenRiver’s Work Protecting China’s Rivers By Deng Wen (Translated by Ada Yue Wu & Kexin Liu) Feature Box: Danish-Chinese Partnerships: Increasing the Use of Renewable Energy in China By Leah Strauss Commentary: Towards a More Sustainable Chinese Aluminum Industry By Louis B. Schwartz & Ryan N. Hodum Spotlight on NGO Activism: Developing Environmental Stewardship Through Art By Sara Gavney Moore & Jim Harris Feature Box: Linking Wetlands along the Siberian Crane Flyway in Eastern China By Jim Harris & Sara Gavney Moore more

China Environment Series 11(2010/2011)

Nov 10, 2010
China's success in promoting clean energy technology has been a hot story over the past year as the China Environment Forum team pulled together this special Energy and Climate issue of the China Environment Series. We ambitiously aimed to create; and hope our readers think we succeeded;in creating an issue that takes a snapshot of major energy trends in China and understand some of the complexities in the U.S.-China energy and climate relations. This eleventh issue is our biggest yet, due not just to our inability to say no to so many great paper proposals, but also because of the dynamism in clean energy developments in China and many exciting developments in U.S.-China energy cooperation;in both government, NGO, and business spheres. We hope you enjoy this issue! This special Energy and Climate issue was made possible through a grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, as well as support from the Blue Moon Fund, USAID, Vermont Law School, Western Kentucky University, and the ENVIRON Foundation. more

Biofuels: Food, Fuel, and the Future?

Jul 09, 2010
The Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) and its Global Energy Initiative together with the Brazil Institute, have held a series of conferences that have focused in whole or in part on various developments in the field of biofuels. In the July 23, 2010 conference, PAGE turned to two scholars, C. Ford Runge and Robbin S. Johnson, both with ties to the University of Minnesota, to provide the current state of play in the development of biofuels, particularly in the United States. A second panel moderated by the Brazil Institute's Paulo Sotero focused on biofuels in an international context. more

Taking Stock: American Government in the Twentieth Century, edited by Morton Keller and R. Shep Melnick

Taking Stock: American Government in the Twentieth Century

Oct 01, 1999
This work brings together eminent historians and political scienties to examine the past experience, current state, and future prospects of five major American public issues: trade and tariff policy, immigration and aliens, conservation and environmentalism, civil rights, and social welfare. more

Preparing for the Urban Future: Global Pressures and Local Forces

Preparing for the Urban Future: Global Pressures and Local Forces

May 01, 1996
More and more of the world's people live in urban areas, which share the same problems: unemployment, corroding infrastructure, deteriorating environment, a collapsing social compact, and weakening institutions. Twenty-two leading social scientists and experienced public officials pooled their experience at the June 1996 United Nations conference on human settlement in Istanbul. Their collaborative effort is published in Preparing for the Urban Future: Global Pressures and Local Forces. more

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The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.