Residency: Nov. 14 – Dec. 2, 2011
Public Talk: Nov. 20, 2011 on "China's Sustainable Development in the Context of Rapid Economic Growth”
Ma Zhong presented a public talk, “China's Sustainable Development in the Context of Rapid Economic Growth” as well as guest lectured to students in the classroom. In addition to his talks, he sat on the panel on “Environmental Policy Making in China” that was chaired by IGCC Director Susan Shirk, met with the Center on Clouds, Chemistry and Climate (C4) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and met with students from China Focus and Green Tech Student Groups.
He is a dean and professor at the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Renmin University where he teaches environmental economics and policy. He also serves as the senior advisor to the China Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and was selected for one of six National Green Awards in 2009. He founded the first education program of environmental economics in China in 1988 and is the leading scholar in China researching and practicing environmental economics and economic instruments of environmental management.