People keep moving from rural areas into cities.
Shui-yan Tang, who has written extensively on administration, governance, and non-governmental organizations in China, was elected to the National Academy of Public Administration. Much of Tang's current work focuses on addressing China's environmental issues.
President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao pledged to promote cooperation on cleaner uses of coal.
Dongxiao Zhang heads effort to study means of reducing greenhouse gases.
Lee, "A typology of corporate environmental strategy and its driving factors in multinational corporations," 2003
USC Dissertation in Environmental Strategy.
Paulsen, "Multi-proxy studies of climate variability in central China: Subdecadal to centennial records in stalagmite from Budda Cave," 2000
USC thesis in Geochemistry.
Ortega, "Intrapersonal and environmental factors associated with Chinese youth alcohol use experimentation and binge drinking behaviors," 2008
USC Dissertation in Preventive Medicine (Health Behavior Research).
Sen. John Kerry, "America and China on the Road to Copenhagen: Toward a Climate Change Partnership," July 29, 2009
Chairman Kerry Discusses Climate Change At National Press Club.
"US-China Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Cooperation on Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment," July 28, 2009
Agreed to at the conclusion of the first round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Washington, DC, July 28, 2009.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.