China’s Environmental Governance Crisis

May 22, 2013

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

More on:

China

Food and Water Security

Energy and Environment

The Chinese government has traditionally placed limited value on transparency, and it appears at a loss as to how to manage the calls for greater environmental transparency. Beijing has thus far been willing to ignore the people's demands, though the burden on both the environment and the Chinese leadership's legitimacy will only continue to grow, argues Elizabeth C. Economy before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.

More on:

China

Food and Water Security

Energy and Environment

Top Stories on CFR

Yemen

Iranian support has boosted the military prowess of Yemen’s Houthis, helping them project force into the Red Sea. In return, the group has extended the reach of Iran’s anti-West axis of resistance.

International Law

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC),[1] Karim A. A. Khan,[2] faces several challenging policy issues in the months ahead regarding the Israel-Hamas situation.[3] In this co…

Nigeria

Nigeria needs a change of direction, not a change of government.