Contributor: Jennifer Turner

Jennifer Turner

About Jennifer Turner

Dr. Jennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 14 years where she creates meetings, exchanges and publications focusing on a variety of energy and environmental challenges facing China, particularly on water, energy and climate challenges, as well as environmental nongovernmental organizations, environmental journalism, and environmental governance in China. Jennifer also serves as editor of the Wilson Center’s journal, the China Environment Series, which is distributed to over 5,000 environmental practitioners around the world who work on China’s energy and environmental issues. 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 the China. Her research focuses heavily on water and environmental activism in China.

Rethinking China’s Dam Rush

Dong & Turner from the Woodrow Wilson Center review the “Last Report” on China’s Rivers. See why the 19 NGOs which authored the report are urging China to rethink its hydropower expansion plans in pursuit of low carbon development … more



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