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