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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
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
Antarctic landscape from Koh Kyung Nam's presentation at Asia Society Korea Center on March 13, 2012. (Koh Kyung Nam)
Koh Kyung Nam: My Year in Antarctica
Dr. Koh Kyung Nam entertained audiences with the highlights of his one-year Antarctic sojourn at the Korea Center on March 13. more
Charlie McElwee (C) speaks as fellow panelists Ryan Schuchard (L) and Alex Wong (R) listen, in San Francisco on Sept. 27, 2011. (chinadialogue.net)
The Current State of Environmental Law and Activism in China
On the heels of the JinkoSolar scandal, legal, NGO, business, and financial experts report on doing business in China while complying with environmental regulations. more
Al Busyra Basnur (L), Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia and Russell Leiman (R) at a pre-event reception in Houston on Feb. 8, 2011. (Asia Society Texas Center)

A Balancing Act: Resources, Livelihoods, and Indonesia's Environment

Komodo National Park exemplifies how hard it is to implement environmentally-friendly industry in underdeveloped regions. more