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Dale Wen
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  • China, mainland
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What is your name?
Dale Wen
What organisation do you work for?
Third World Network, International Forum on Globalization
What country are you based in?
Germany
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
China, technology transfer and IPR issues, border tax adjustment, sustainable agriculture and rural development, EU and China collaboration
What is your telephone number?
(+49) 15151795571
Do you have a Skype account?
dale_wen
Which languages can you give interviews in?
English, Chinese
What is your website address?
http://focusweb.org/pdf/occasionalpaper6.pdf
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As an activist scholar from China, Dale Wen has been working on social justice and sustainable development issues. While acknowledging the positive material gains brought by China's rapid industrialization, she has been critical of its environmental consequence and the growing gap between the rich and the poor, and has been advocating alternative development paradigm with more environmental sustainability and social equity. Her current focus is climate change and sustainable agriculture. She works for Third World Network, and is also an associate with International Forum on Globalization.

Dale Wen's Blog

Forwarded with short comment: Bolivia statement about Cancun

I am still in shock. Have we witnessed the change of UN rules here in Cancun?

How is consensus not unanimity? Imagine the reaction if the US

objected to consensus. It was the developed countries that first introduced the consensus mode because they were concerned that with numbers, developing countries could overrule them in a vote. And now

consensus is re-defined.

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Posted on December 11, 2010 at 19:00

What is worse for Cancun, no deal or bad deal?



I was interviewed by a Norwegian reporter in the evening of December 7. Her last question, which she asked every interviewee, was "explain to me why do you think that we need a climate deal as soon as possible". The question itself is somewhat problematic because it presumes the position that “we need a climate deal as soon as possible”. What is worse for Cancun, no deal or bad deal?



As someone also working on agriculture, I have witnessed…

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Posted on December 8, 2010 at 6:30

Thoughts on China and climate change in the lead to Cancun

While

preparing an article for a US audience, a US colleague asked me some

very good questions related to China and climate change.

  • What do you think the Chinese people expect the US delegation to commit to in Cancun?…

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Posted on November 24, 2010 at 18:30

Pointing the finger the wrong way: an commentary on US complaints on China's renewable subsidy

This commentary was initially published at

http://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/3883-Pointing-the-finger-the-wrong-way



On September 9, the biggest union in the United States, United Steelworkers, filed a 5,800-page petition under Section 301 of the…

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Posted on November 18, 2010 at 20:30

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