Lila Buckley

Assistant Executive Director, The Global Environment Institute, Beijing

Lila Buckley is the assistant executive director for the Global Environment Institute, a non-profit organization based in Beijing, China. She also works as a freelance journalist for New Dimensions Radio in California and is an international correspondent for China Watch, the Worldwatch Institute’s Chinese environmental news service.

Ms. Buckley, who holds a B.A. in anthropology and Chinese from Middlebury College, served as a research intern at the Earth Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. She also is an Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educators trained professional. She has taught both Mandarin and French.

Articles by Lila Buckley

A Chinese Farm in Africa

Can China help feed itself by helping Africa boost its agricultural output?

September 22, 2012

Taiwan: A Microcosm for Climate Change

Why hasn't Taiwan taken more of an active role in international climate change efforts?

April 18, 2009

Beijing Olympics — After the Torch Burns Out (Part II)

What will be the long-term effects of the Beijing Olympics for the city's residents?

March 26, 2008

Beijing Olympics — After the Torch Burns Out (Part I)

What do the Beijing Olympics really mean for the residents of Beijing, in particular, and China, in general?

March 25, 2008

Ecotourism in Yunnan (Part V)

Does our correspondent view ecotourism differently after her excursion through China's Yunnan province?

December 28, 2007

Ecotourism in Yunnan (Part IV)

How has our correspondent's journey through the Chinese wilderness caused her to view the country differently?

December 27, 2007

Ecotourism in Yunnan (Part III)

How does the challenge of hiking through Yunnan give rise to the process of self-discovery?

December 26, 2007

Ecotourism in Yunnan (Part II)

How do China's pristine forests counteract its image as one of the world's most polluted countries?

December 25, 2007

Ecotourism in Yunnan (Part I)

What adventures await our author as she leaves congested Beijing for the fresh air and mountains of Yunnan?

December 24, 2007

Rome-ing the Environment

Are environmental projects in China being restricted by grant stipulations in Western countries?

May 22, 2006

Cold Bones and Bike Repairs in Beijing

Can having your bicycle repaired in China's capital become a social adventure?

December 23, 2005

Green GDP — The Real Chinese Revolution?

Will China factor the environment into GDP growth calculations?

September 23, 2004