Air Pollution, Greenhouse Gases & Climate

Nielsen in EHP on Encouraging PM2.5 Trends in China

Nielsen in EHP on Encouraging PM2.5 Trends in China

February 29, 2016

Project Executive Director Chris NIELSEN is quoted in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives regarding satellite-based evidence that annual average PM2.5 concentrations have declined throughout most of China since 2007, contrary to widespread popular perceptions. 

Nielsen comments that the new findings from the study, led by colleagues MA Zongwei and LIU Yang of Emory University, are consistent with effects of various factors on air quality, and match...

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2016 Apr 20

"Resourceful Things: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Resource Exploration and Extraction in China"

Wed - Fri, Apr 20 to Apr 22, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University, and Fulton Hall, Boston College

Chaired and organized by:

  • Prof. ZHANG Ling, Fairbank Center and Boston College

Co-sponsored by:

  • Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

  • Harvard China Project and Harvard Global Institute

  • Harvard-Yenching Institute

  • Boston College

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New York Times Cites China Project Symposium and Investigation

July 14, 2014

Changing regional climate might be increasing atmospheric stagnation in northern China in winter, contributing to recent severe haze episodes. This is an area of active investigation in the atmospheric science community, both within China and beyond. It was one topic explored at a Harvard China Project symposium, "China 2035: Energy, Climate, and Development," held June 18-19 at the Harvard Center Shanghai with leading Chinese scientists, economists, and policy analysts.... Read more about New York Times Cites China Project Symposium and Investigation

2014 Apr 30

Imagining China's Future: Politics, the Economy, and Climate Change

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Science Center A, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

 

Click here to view complete video of Kevin Rudd's April 30th public lecture in our "China 2035" series. 

KEVIN RUDD, former Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010, 2013); former Foreign Minister of Australia (2010-2012); Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School.

This university-wide public lecture is the third in a new series titled "China 2035: Energy, Climate, and Development" co-sponsored by the Harvard China Project and the Harvard University Center for the Environment... Read more about Imagining China's Future: Politics, the Economy, and Climate Change

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The Economist, China Daily Cite China Project Research, also Subject of New York Times Op-Ed

March 14, 2014

The China Daily described China Project research on carbon pricing and air pollution; The Economist cited results on the effectiveness of China's SO2 controls from our book, Clearer Skies Over China, also a subject of a New York Times op-ed by Project researchers Chris NIELSEN and Mun HO.... Read more about The Economist, China Daily Cite China Project Research, also Subject of New York Times Op-Ed

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The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Gazette, ClimateProgress, and South China Morning Post discuss China Project Research on Air Pollution and Carbon Taxes.

December 17, 2013

Articles in the The Wall Street Journal, ClimateProgress, the Harvard Gazette, and the South China Morning Post include comments of Chris Nielsen, Mun Ho, and/or Cao Jing on carbon taxes and China's mixed record on energy and environment, drawing on the new China Project book Clearer Skies Over China.... Read more about The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Gazette, ClimateProgress, and South China Morning Post discuss China Project Research on Air Pollution and Carbon Taxes.

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