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Past Events 2013

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David Hathaway from ICF David Hathaway- Vice President and Managing Director, ICF China.


Achievable Energy Conservation in China and BeyondDavid Hathaway, Vice President and Managing Director at ICF China | December 18 @ QMex

Red Oceans: Environment and Energy Dynamics of the South China Sea Disputes; Sophie LuFulbright Research Fellow | December 11 @ Abella

Pollution and Politics in the People’s Republic of China: Big Oil, Big Auto, and the Battle for Beijing’s Blue Skies; Vance Wagner, Program Co-Lead & Senior Researcher at the International Council on Clean Transportation | December 4 @ Abella

Promoting Industrial Water Efficiency in China; Navneet Chadha, Principal Operations Officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) | November 13 @ Abella

Recharging China’s Electric Vehicle Policy WANG Tao, Resident Scholar/Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy | October 30 @ Abella

Cycling, Cities, and Safety: Incompatible or Inevitable? Philippe CristEconomist & Administrator at the International Transport Forum (ITF) at OECD | October 18 @ SERK

CCS Prospects and Challenges; Craig Hart, ENN Associate Professor at the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Renmin University | September 18 @ Abella

Energy Subsidies: Size, Impacts and Overcoming Challenges to ReformRichard Bridle, Project Researcher at IISD; and Chris Beaton, Research & Communications Officer at IISD | September 11 @Abella

Thirsty Coal: China’s Energy-Water Crisis in the Yellow River Basin; Iris Cheung & Deng Ping of Greenpeace China | August 28 Abella

BEER Labs: DIY Filter” Thomas Talhelm, Fulbright Scholar | August 18 & 19, October 17 & 20

What do Chinese Manufacturers Think About Environmental Protection? (and how does it affect their actions?); Steven Zhang, ‘12-’13 Fulbright Fellow at Zhejiang University | August 14 @ Abella

China Water-Energy Nexus | . August 07 @ Abella

Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center
Keith Schneider, Senior Editor at Circle of Blue
Jia Shaofeng, Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Beijing Cleanweb Hackathon | July 27-28 @ Microsoft H1h2

Sulphur Dioxide Emission Reduction in Shanxi Province: A Case Study Sophia Chen, Fulbright Scholar | July 17 @ Abella

Power, Pollution and the People: A Case Study; Adam Moser, Assistant Director of the US-China Partnership for Environmental Law, Vermont Law School | July 3 @ Abella

Weibo and Pollution; Aynne Kokas, Rice Scholar for Chinese Media Studies at Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University | June 26 @ Abella
What Xi’s China Dream and Li’s “New Four Modernizations” Mean for Smart Agritech; Manuela Zoninsein, CEO/Founder of Smart Agriculture Analytics (SAA). June 19, 2013, Havana Club

Green Innovation in China: China’s Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy; Joanna Lewis, PhD, Assistant Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University | June 5 @ Abella DSC06283

BEER Labs: DIY Desktop Aquaponics WorkshopTim Quijano,  Research Fellow for the Environmental Law Program at NRDC  | May 25 @ 小萍 (XP).

Great Acts Are Made Up Of Small Deeds: Crowdfunding Sustainable Development in China; Aimee Gotway Bailey, PhD, Henry Luce Scholar at the Global Environmental Institute | May 22 @ Abella


Open Environmental Information: From Bottleneck to Breakthrough; Ma Jun, Director of Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs | April 10 @ Talking Point

Aqueduct: Global Water Risk Mapping; Tien Shiao, Senior Associate at World Resources Institute (WRI) | April 3 @ Abella

Green Growth in Western China: Strategy and Policies for the Region; Robyn Kruk, China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development Taskforce Co-chair | March 7 @ Abella

Means, Motive & Opportunity: Explaining Cross-Provincial Variation in Industrial EfficiencyTucker Van Aken, Fulbright Scholar | February 27 @ Abella

Panel Discussion: Doha Climate Conference and Prospects of Climate Talks | January 30 @ The Bookworm

DOHA Panel @ the BookwormGAO Feng, Legal Advisor for the Treaty and Law Department at the Foreign Ministry
Heidi Hiltune, Environmental Counsellor at the EU Delegation
Goerild Heggelund, Senior Climate Change Advisor at UNDP
Dr. YANG Fuqiang, Senior Climate Change Advisor at NRDC China office

Bicycle Culture 2.0 in China 中国自行车的文化2.0; Shannon Bufton, Urban designer / Founder of ‘Smarter than Car.’ | January 23 @SERK