cc: "Mike Hulme" <m.hulmeatXYZxyz.ac.uk>
date: Sat, 1 Mar 2003 13:17:55 +1300
from: "Xianfu Lu" <xianfuatXYZxyzkato.ac.nz>
subject: RE: climate change politics in China
Dear Miriam Schroeder,
Because I work with Professor Hulme and I am from China, he forwarded to me your enquiry on the WWF Climate Change Scenarios Series for China and international NGO collaborative activities in the area of climate change in the country.
For the WWF climate change scenarios booklet, you could download from http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/~mikeh/research/wwfscenarios.html. Note that the final version is only available in Chinese, while the English version is a draft only.
As for other co-operations among international NGOs in China, what I am aware of is the WWF China country office runs certain projects in the area of energy and climate change, with funding from European countries. Details on these projects can be found at http://www.wwfchina.org/english/loca.php?loca=96. Another rather active international NGO in China is called LEAD (Leadership for Environment and Development)-China (http://www.lead.org.cn). They are now preparing for a few initiatives which address the issue of climate change in one way or another. It would be worthwhile contacting the relevant people at the above organizations and they should be able to provide you some useful information.
Hope this helps.
>Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 01:54:17
>Subject: climate change politics in China
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>Dear Professor Hulme,
>I am a student from the University of Tuebingen, Germany. Currently I am
>writing my master��s thesis on the international cooperation in climate
>change politics in China. Taking a political science perspective, I am going
>to analyze how the international cooperation between international and
>Chinese NGOs has advanced the value of ��climate protection�� in China.
>So far, I have found a lot of literature about the cooperation activities
>among scientists, but little about cooperation among NGOs with regard to
>climate change. The only work I have found from an international NGO��s view
>on Chinese climate change is your book ��Climate change due to the greenhouse
>effect and its implications for China��. Gland, Switzerland: World Wide Fund
>for Nature, 1992.
>Unfortunately, it seems not be be available in any university library �C at
>least not in Germany. Is there any way you could send it to be maybe as a
>PDF document? Or is it still on store with some WWF office?
>Do you have any further suggestions which other literature might be helpful?
>Thank you very much for your help.