The China Environment Yearbook is the English version of the Chinese
Green Book of Environment（环境绿皮书）, a series of annual records written, commissioned, produced, and edited by Friends of Nature, China’s premier environmental non-governmental organization. The yearbook is pioneering in its approach to addressing urgent national and global environmental issues facing China. This series offers the unique perspective of research conducted by a China-based non-governmental organization and serves as a rare primary source in English for those interested in studying the development of civil society phenomena in China.
Judith Shapiro is the Director of Global Environmental Politics programs at American University's School of International Service in Washington, DC. She has published extensively on modern and contemporary China, including
Mao's War against Nature (Cambridge, 2001), an account of China's political campaigns to conquer the natural world.
Guobin Yangis Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University. Author of the award-winning book
The Power of the Internet in China: Citizen Activism Online (2009) and editor (with Ching Kwan Lee) of
Re-Envisioning the Chinese Revolution: The Politics and Poetics of Collective Memories in Reform China (2007), he has also published widely on the development of civil society and environmental activism in contemporary China. He is a member of the editorial board of
The China Quarterly.
Erika Scullhas an MA from American University’s School of International Service in Global Environmental Politics and is a former Boren Scholarship recipient for her work on China’s environment.
All those interested in developments in China's environment and environmental policy. Also an excellent primary source for analysis of the political climate for NGOs and public intellectual and policy discourse in China.