The Department of Communication Presents:
China’s Environmental Tipping Point and Eco Warriors with Jennifer Turner
Thursday March 24th, 2016
LNCO 2120: Reading Room
Jennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 15 years meetings, exchanges, and publications focusing on a variety of energy and environmental challenges facing China, particularly on water, energy, and green civil society issues. She leads the Wilson Center’s Global Choke Point Initiative, which together with the Circle of Blue, has produced multimedia reports, films, and convening on water-energy-food confrontations in China, India, Mexico, and the United States. Other major initiatives include: Cooperative Competitors: Building U.S.-China Clean Energy Partnerships and From Farm to Chopsticks: Food Safety Challenges in China. Jennifer also serves as editor of the Wilson Center’s journal, the China Environment Series and most recently coauthored Chine’s Water-Energy-Food Roadmap. She received a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Comparative Politics in 1997 from Indiana University, Bloomington. Her dissertation examined local government innovation in implementing water policies in China.