Friday, June 01, 2007

China and Climate Change: A Brief Update

Worldwatch Institute are currently promoting there activities relating to china, a sample of which are summaried bellow.

Global information with a local reach
Worldwatch isn't just writing about exciting developments in China, we're actively engaged with our Beijing-based partner the Global Environmental Institute (GEI) to achieve visible results on the ground. GEI helps inform our understanding of China's most pressing issues and communicates our global vision of sustainability to communities around the country.

Worldwatch website in Mandarin
Worldwatch and GEI are actively developing a Worldwatch website in Mandarin that highlights our most relevant and useful research for Chinese audiences. Every Chinese article, on issues from renewable energy to urban gardening, includes a link to the English original at

China Watch news service
With contributors in Beijing and Washington, China Watch reports on critical issues affecting China today, such as energy, agriculture, population, water, health, and the environment. Updates and analysis reflect the latest information available from both Chinese and English language sources.

Research Reports on China
Worldwatch is working with respected Chinese experts on cutting-edge reports on sustainable development in China, in order to influence decision makers in both countries. The first joint report, on China's renewable energy potential, will be released in late 2007.

Engaging with Chinese change makers
On a recent visit to China, Worldwatch researchers met with high-level business leaders, government officials, and NGO representatives and gave well-received lectures at two of China's top universities.
Other notable websites dealing with climate change and China are China Dialogue (a conversation with all articles and comments in both languages) and the Sino-US conference at Berekeley where a great many energy experts discussed energy and climate issues in great detail.

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