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China and the Global Environmental Challenges Ahead

UC Irvine presents a talk with Asia correspondent of the Guardian, Jonathan Watts.

November 2, 2010 12:00am

Jonathan Watts is Asia Environment Correspondent for The Guardian and a former president of the Foreign Correspondents Club of China.

His multimedia career includes seven years in China, seven years in Japan, five trips to North Korea, the 2004 tsunami, the 2008 Tibetan unrest, Sichuan earthquake and Beijing Olympics.
He has worked for BBC, CNN, Mother Jones, Christian Science Monitor, South China Morning Post, Daily Yomiuri, and Asahi Shimbun. Since taking his current post in 2009, he has covered the Copenhagen climate conference and renewable energy developments. He is the author of When a Billion Chinese Jump (2010), a journey through an environment in crisis.

His blog on "environmental news and analysis from China and the region" is available at

Tuesday, November 02, 2010 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM




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