Across America: China's coal development discussed

Updated: 2012-07-31 02:36

(China Daily)

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Across America: China's coal development discussed

Jennifer Turner (right), chairwoman of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, reacts to an audience member's question during a July 24 panel discussion, The Thirsty King: Digging into the Water Footprint of China's Coal. Panelists addressed challenges and strategies involved in coal production and consumption in China and the effects of both on water, as well as the impact of China's coal importation on other coal-producing countries.Experts included Kevin Tu (left), senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Pei Liu (center left), assistant professor at the Tsinghua-BP Clean Energy Center of Tsinghua University, and Yajun Tian (center right) from Shenhua National Institute of Low-Carbon and Clean Energy. [Photo by Chunying Cai / China Daily]