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U.S. media and politicians catch irrational China hysteria

Nina Hachigian (blog)

U.S. media and politicians catch irrational China hysteria

Worldfocus contributing blogger Nina Hachigian, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, argues that recent criticism of President Obama's China policy is both overwrought and inaccurate.

Posted: February 9, 2010 15:28   Comments: 2
Tibetan plateau experiences ill effects of climate change

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Tibetan plateau experiences ill effects of climate change

The Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations has been extensively covering China's environmental shift for the China Green project. Worldfocus has selected four multimedia pieces from "Tibetan Plateau in Peril" that address climate change in Tibet, where glacial melting threatens Asia's water supply -- leading to potentially disastrous consequences.

Posted: December 15, 2009 17:46   Comments: 4
U.N. Copenhagen climate change conference aims high

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U.N. Copenhagen climate change conference aims high

U.N. officials say that the time has come, not only to reduce carbon emission in the developed and developing worlds, but also for wealthier countries to help poorer countries deal with the devastating effects of climate change. Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Robert Guest, Washington correspondent for The Economist.

Posted: December 7, 2009 16:15   Comments: 27
Opportunities and obstacles await Copenhagen summit

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Opportunities and obstacles await Copenhagen summit

Just four days remain until the long-anticipated summit on climate change in Copenhagen, Denmark. Today India announced a target to reduce harmful CO2 emissions, after similar offers by the U.S., China and the E.U. Daljit Dhaliwal discusses the upcoming climate conference with Annie Petsonk, International Counsel for the Environmental Defense Fund.

Posted: December 3, 2009 11:55   Comments: 28
Deforestation in Malaysia threatens glow of fireflies

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Deforestation in Malaysia threatens glow of fireflies

Tourists flock to Malaysia to take in the spectacle of the country's millions of fireflies. But their glow is fading, as deforestation threatens the environment that sustains the insects.

Posted: September 30, 2009 08:16   Comments: 2
Side-stepping catastrophe with China over climate, currency

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Side-stepping catastrophe with China over climate, currency

China and the United States have thus far been able to avoid a train wreck over climate and energy conservation issues, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but the real test is still to come.

Posted: June 30, 2009 10:58   Comments: 3

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