Chinese 2018 Lancet Countdown Launch Event

30 November 2018

The Beijing launch of the 2018 Report of the Lancet Countdown and the 2018 Lancet Countdown Briefing for Chinese Policy Makers occurred as part of the celebrations of the anniversary of the Department of Earth System Science at Tsinghua University.

Tsinghua University is one of the partner institutions of the Lancet Countdown and Professor Peng Gong, the Chair of the Department of Earth System Science is Co-Chair of the Lancet Countdown. 

Other speakers at this event included:

  • - Associate Professor Wenjia Cai, author of the Lancet Countdown 2018 Report and the Briefing for Chinese Policymakers
  • - Professor Chen Xu, Chairperson of University Council, Tsinghua University
  • - Professor Guanhua Xu, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, academician of the Third World Academy of Sciences, Former minister of Science and Technology of China, Member of the Earth League
  • - Professor Jun Xia, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor of Hydrology in Wuhan University, President of International Water Resource Association
  • - Professor Yihui Ding, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Former president of Working Group 1 of IPCC, Vice director of China National Expert Committee on Climate Change