Since over 30 years Eva Sternfeld is involved with research on issues related to environment, urban development and water management in China. She holds a PhD degree from the East-Asian Institute of the Free University of Berlin. From 2000 to April 2008 she has been working with the China Environment and Sustainable Development Reference and Research Center (CESDRRC) in Beijing, an environmental information facility set up by the Center for Environmental Education and Communication (CEEC) of the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA). Since August 2008, she is assistant professor at Technical University of Berlin where she is directing the university’s Center for Cultural Studies on Science and Technology in China at the Technische Universität Berlin. Dr. Sternfeld has been working as a consultant for various German and international institutions.
2013: „Modernisation Fueled by Coal: The Challenges Facing China’s Energy Sector and Global Climate Protection“, in Natasa Vampelj and Jana Rosker (ed.): „Modernisation of Chinese Culture. Cambridge Scholars Publishing House, p 367-391
2011: „Gobal governance, responsibility and a new climate regime” (with Andreas Oberheitmann) in Paul G. Harris (ed.): “China’s Responsibility for Climate Change. Ethics, fairness and environmental policy”, Policy Press, Bristol 2011, p. 195-222.
2010: “China Going Nuclear” in EU-China: Civil Society Forum, Hintergrundinformationen, 14/2010.
2009: “Climate Change in China – The Development of China’s Climate Policy and Its Integration into a New International Post-Kyoto Climate Regime (with Andreas Oberheitmann) in Journal of Current Chinese Affairs, 3/2009, S. 135-164
2009: “Organic Food ‘Made in China’. EU-China Civil Society Forum Hintergrundinformationen 10/2009
2008: “Quenching Olympic Thirst” in China Security, Vol.4, No.2, p.72 -75
2006: “Water and Urban Development. The Case of Beijing” in: EPI (Catalogue 2nd Architectural Biennal Beijing ABB 2006, S. 70 –73
2005: Quenching Beijing’s Thirst: The Need for Integrated Management for the Endangered Miyun Reservoir (with Christoph Peisert) in: China Environment Series, Issue 7, p. 33-45
2001: “Environmental Education in China” in: Berliner China-Hefte, No. 21, (with Jane Sayers), p. 43-55
2000: “The Capital as Design. Beijing Urban Planning between Tradition and Transformation”, in: Vöckler, Kai; Luckow, Dirk: Peking – Shanghai – Shenzhen, Campus Verlag, Edition Bauhaus, Frankfurt/New York,p 469-475
1997: “Water Resources problems and Strategies for Sustainable Water Management in the Rural Areas of Beijing Municipality” in: Willeke-Wetstein: Romich, Manfred; Steinbach, Jörg (ed.): Rural China in the Nineties – Environmental and Social Development at the Change of the Centuries, Aachen, p. 135 – 158
1994:”Development of Irrigation in Beijing Municipality” paper presented to the International Conference on “Rural Material Culture in Northern China” (Berlin 5. -9.2.94)
1991: Tourism in the People’s Republic of China. A Case Study. (with Anna Gerstlacher/Renate Krieg) Bangkok, Ecumenical Coalition on Third World Tourism, 90 pp