Foreword by Janet Yellen
China and the Global Environmental Challenges Ahead
UC Irvine presents a talk with Asia correspondent of the Guardian, Jonathan Watts.
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 http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/series/jonathan-watts-blog
Tuesday, November 02, 2010 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
China and the state of California have built deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges that reverberate across the globe, and these interactions make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century. In his book, journalist Matt Sheehan chronicles the real people who are making these connections.
The USC U.S.-China Institute invites you to a presentation with Patrice Poujol on how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.