Asia and the Environment Roundtable

Staff: Elizabeth C. Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia Studies
December 1, 1996 - February 1, 1998

Through an ongoing series of roundtable discussions, this project explored the scope of regional and global environmental threats emerging from industrializing Asia. Participants discussed issues such as the preservation of biodiversity in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia; compliance with international environmental treaties in India, China, and Japan; the environmental impact of the Three Gorges Dam project; and the environmental records of China and Japan.

Publications

Meetings

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The Battle for Biodiversity Conservation: Preventing Forest Plunder in Southeast Asia

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International Environmental Treaties: Do They Work? With a Special Focus on China, India and Japan

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Current Political Trends in China and Recent Developments in the Three Gorges Dam

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Japan: Global Polluter or Environmental Leader?

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Protecting the Planet: How Green Is China?

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Resource Scarcity and Civil Violence in India, Indonesia, and China

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Reviving the Rainforest in Southeast Asia

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