China's New Global Role and the Environment

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Presentation by Peter Bosshard, Policy Director, International Rivers
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
5:30-6:00pm reception; 6:00pm program

The Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA

Chinese companies are rapidly developing dams, mines and oil projects around the world. Does China's new global role offer an alternative to Western dominance for Southern countries? Or does China's quest for resources spell doom for the world's rivers, forests and climate? What is our responsibility as consumers of products that are made in China? Bosshard will explore these issues with a special focus on China's role in Africa.

$8 for Commonwealth Club Members, $15 for non-members. For reservations visit the Commonwealth Club's website.