A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Matthew Evenden reviews the book for H-HistGeog, March 2010.
Congressional Research Service, "China’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Policies," Sept. 10, 2008
A background report of China's greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation policies.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China's Energy Policies and Their Environmental Impacts," August 13, 2008
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on August 13, 2008. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Taiwan does not have substantial domestic energy resources and must import the vast majority of its needs.
U.S. Asst. Secretary of State Daniel Sullivan, “U.S.-China Energy Policy: Toward Closer International Partnerships,” May 20, 2008
Report prepared by Thomas Lum, Wayne Morrison, and Bruce Vaughn, specialists in Asian Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division.
Edward Steinfeld, Testimony on International Issues, Engaging Developing Countries, House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing, March 27, 2007
Steinfeld is Associate Professor of Political Science and Co-Director, China Energy Group, Industrial Performance Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.