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[New York] Panel: China’s Three Gorges Dam Project and Its Global Impact


Event: Panel: "China’s Three Gorges Dam Project and Its Global Impact"
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2008

Time: 14:30

Location: New York City, New York
Venue: Kaufmann Theater, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024

In conjunction with the American Museum of Natural History's exhibition Water: H2O = Life, the museum is hosting a series of discussions, performances, and workshops. Sharon Hom, HRIC's executive director, will be moderating a panel called "China’s Three Gorges Dam Project and Its Global Impact" that will focus on the project's implications for the environment, displacement
of people, and global effects. Panelists include Elizabeth
, Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Casey Brown, Water Team Leader, Earth Institute, Columbia University; and Deirdre Chetham, Executive Director, Harvard University Asia Center.

A view of the Construction of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, China. Photo: Valerie Crafter/iStockphoto