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Action2030 Policy Briefings:

Action 2030 Policy Brief: "Soybean Production, Industrial Agriculture, and Climate Change," Spring 2009.

Action 2030 Policy Brief: "IIRSA, The Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America," Spring 2009.

Action 2030 Policy Brief: "Climate Change and China, Technology, Markets,and Beyond," Spring 2009.

Op-Eds

China’s not alone in environmental crisis,” (Op-Ed), by Joshua Muldavin, Boston Globe, December 19, 2007. Also appears as:
The West’s part in producing China’s deadly pollution,” (Op-Ed), by Joshua Muldavin, South China Morning Post, December 20, 2007.

In rural China, a time bomb is ticking,” (Op-Ed), by Joshua Muldavin, International Herald Tribune, January 1, 2006.

Beyond the Harbin chemical spill," (Op-Ed), by Joshua Muldavin, International Herald Tribune, December 1, 2005.

Selected Speaking Engagements

“NGOs and Sustainable Development,” by Joshua Muldavin, in Conference Proceedings of the Third Conference of UN-NGO-IRENE/ASIA PACIFIC, Beijing, May 2008.

“China and Climate Change: can technology and markets solve the problem?,” by Joshua Muldavin, in Global Carbon Reduction: Developing New Strategies and Deploying New Technologies in Japan and the United States, The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, 2008, pages 74-82.

Feb 9, 2006 Carnegies Endowment for International Peace. From Rural Transformation to Global Integration: The Environmental and Social Impacts of China's Rise to Superpower.

"The environmental and social outcomes of China's reforms: challenges to state legitimacy," by Joshua Muldavin, in Major Internal Challenges Facing the Chinese Leadership, “Panel III: China’s Internal Unrest: Worker Demonstrations, Civil Disobedience, Riots and other Disorder, and the Prognosis for the Future.” Published Congressional Hearing including Testimony, Prepared Statement, and Discussion before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, One Hundred Ninth Congress of the United States of America, First Session, February 2-3, 2006, pp. 92-99, 106-127.

Selected Publications of Our Primary Team Members and Associates:

The Politics of Transition: Critical Political Ecology, Classical Economics, and Ecological Modernization Theory in China,” by Joshua Muldavin, in The Political Geography Handbook, K. R. Cox, M. Low, and J. Robinson, Editors, London: Sage, 2008, pp. 247-262.

"How to Feed China," by Dale Wen, in Third World Resurgence, April 2008.

“Global climate change: is China really the problem?,” by Joshua Muldavin, Columns, Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (in Japanese), November 2007.

Food, Agriculture, Environment and Development.” A college-level curriculum by Joshua Muldavin for a recent DVD release of “The Future of Food,” a documentary film by Deborah Koons Garcia on contemporary controversies concerning food and agriculture (released 15 September 2007).

"Upstream downstream, China, India: The Politics of Environment in the Himalayan Region," by Joshua Muldavin and Piers Blaikie, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 94, No. 3, September, 2004, pp. 520-548.

Further Reference Publications of Our Primary Team Members and Associates

“The Politics of Environmental Policy—with a Himalayan Example,” by Joshua Muldavin and Piers Blaikie, Issues Policy Paper, East West Center, University of Hawaii, 2004.

Policy as warrant: environment and development in the Himalayan region,” by Joshua Muldavin and Piers Blaikie, in the East-West Center Working Papers, Environmental Change, Vulnerability, and Governance Series, No. 59, East West Center, University of Hawaii, 2004.

Aiding Regional Instability?: The Paradox of Japanese Development Assistance to China,” by Joshua Muldavin, Geopolitics, Vol. 5, No. 3, Winter 2000, pp. 22-47.

The Geography of Japanese Development Aid to China, 1978-1998,” by Joshua Muldavin, Environment and Planning A, Vol. 32, 2000, pp. 925-946.

The Paradoxes of Environmental Policy and Resource Management in Reform Era China,” by Joshua Muldavin, Economic Geography, Vol. 76, No. 3, July, 2000, pp. 244-271.

Assessing Environmental Degradation in Contemporary China’s Hybrid Economy: State Policy Reform and Agrarian Dynamics in Heilongjiang Province,” by Joshua Muldavin, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Vol. 87:4, December 1997, pp. 579-613.

The Political Ecology of Agrarian Reform in China: The Case of Heilongjiang Province,” by Joshua Muldavin, in Liberation Ecologies: Environment, Development, Social Movements, Richard Peet and Michael Watts, editors, London: Routledge, 1996, pp. 227-259.

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