Jennifer Lind and Daryl G. Press argue that China is employing strategic logic to improve the country’s energy security.
Elizabeth Lord’s research seeks to understand the relationship between China’s changing environment and the production of environmental knowledge.
Xiaoqian Hu, a Graduate Student Associate at Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and a S.J.D. Candidate at Harvard Law School, describes how Chinese farmers mitigate conflicts between their livelihoods and the environmental concerns of local governments.
Harvard Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies · Are Bugs the Answer to China's Urban Waste Crisis? With Amy Zhang How could bugs and insects be used to process urban waste …
Are Bugs the Answer to China’s Urban Waste Crisis? With Amy Zhang
Jane Zhang, MDes ’17 in Urbanism, Landscape, Ecology candidate at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, explores how food and changing tastes impact landscape in China’s Zhejiang Province.
Ian Teh explains how otherworldly scenes of the Chinese industrial hinterland inspire his photographs, and tell a story of environmental exploitation and material desires.
Iza Ding, PhD candidate in government and Fairbank Center Graduate Student Associate, explains China’s development of an emissions trading “carbon market” amid worsening environmental damage.
Professor Karen Thornber, author of Ecoambiguity: Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures (Michigan 2012) and the upcoming Climate Change and Changing Literature, announces the launch of the Fairbank Center’s collaborative project with the Harvard Global Institute in China.
This work explores interactions between society and environment in China’s most important marine fishery, the Zhoushan Archipelago off the coast of Zhejiang and Jiangsu, from its nineteenth-century expansion to the exhaustion of the most important fish species in the 1970s.