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DOE Official Compares Japan, U.S. Views on Energy Security

Jeffrey Miller outlines differences and similarities in response to new energy landscape. more

Can India's Cities Be Made to Work?

Jeb Brugmann continued the ConocoPhillips Environmental Lecture Series with a discussion. more
Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River, January 2013. (Flickr/Francisco Anzola)

Myanmar Rises to Challenge of Environmental Conservation

Growing environmental awareness in Myanmar is an encouraging development in one of the world's last pristine ecosystems. more
A Beijing resident holds up a FLOAT kite fitted with an air quality sensor. (Joshua Frank/ChinaFile)

Video: Sensors Strapped to Kites Search for Clues in Beijing's Dirty Air

Two U.S. graduate students design kites with sensors that can easily monitor Beijing's air quality and send data back to the people on the ground. more
Looking south toward Beijing's Bell and Drum Towers from north of the city's second ring road in the afternoon on January 12, 2013. (David Green/China Air Daily)

Photos: Watch Beijing's Air Quality Get Worse and Worse and Worse and ...

As the "airpocalypse" continues in northern China, we check in with Michael Zhao, founder of Asia Society's China Air Daily website, to see if there are any signs of hope. more
Smokestacks in China's Yunnan Province. (Sean Barnard/Flickr)

How Will China's New Leaders Approach Rising Tide of Environmental Protests?

Asia Society Senior Advisor Junjie Zhang argues that addressing China's pollution and environmental degradation problems must be at the top of Xi Jinping's agenda. more
Pollution over Shanghai. (Shreyans Bhansali/Flickr)
Delivering Environmentally Sustainable Economic Growth: The Case of China
This report considers the policy shift that the Chinese government has called for to address the environmental impacts of economic growth, and assesses the challenges ahead. more
China Air Daily
A daily snapshot of air quality conditions around the world. more
Gao Yu, Landesa’s China Director, at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on May 24, 2012. (Asia Society Hong Kong Center)

Gao Yu: Land and the Law in Rural China

A new study shows how the threat to farmers' land rights in rural China leads to greater social instability. more
Dr. Moonsup Cho, Professor of Geology at Seoul National University, in Seoul on April 17, 2012. (Asia Society Korea Center)

The Korean Peninsula's Sleeping Giant

A seemingly dormant volcano on the border between Manchuria and North Korea is potentially capable of a massive eruption, says expert. more