The World Fellows
John Haffner | Canada | 2008
Founder, Di Tan Global
Based in China, John Haffner is an entrepreneur, consultant, and writer engaged in a variety of clean technology, energy and resources projects in Asia and globally. He is the founder of Di Tan Global, a Hong Kong consultancy that connects people, ideas, technology and capital in the clean technology sector, and has recently worked on projects in biomass electricity, combined heat and power, biofuels, mining, smart grid, and climate change adaptation. As a writer, he is author of a series on Chinese clean energy leaders for Policy Innovations, and was lead author of Japan's Open Future: An Agenda for Global Citizenship (Anthem Press, 2009). In 2009–10 Haffner was co-leader of a Yale University-funded project examining renewable energy innovation in Asia.
Lawyers Without Borders: It's Time to Globalize the J.D., by Cyrus Habib and John Haffner, The Huffington Post, February 8, 2011
More Like This: Profiles of Clean Energy Leaders in China, Policy Innovations, November 18, 2010
Immigration as a Source of Renewal in Japan, Policy Innovations, January 19, 2010.
Bringing the World to the Rising Sun, Review of Japan's Open Future, co-authored by John Haffner. Global Asia, June 30, 2009.
Japan's Open Future: An Agenda for Global Citizenship, by John Haffner and Tomas Casas i Klett and Jean-Pierre Lehmann, March 2009.
Japan in a Post-American World, by John Haffner (2008), The Huffington Post, March 4, 2009.
From OPG to "World Fellow" at Yale, OPG Power News, February 13, 2009.
How Obama Can Improve the World, by a collection of World Fellows, The Huffington Post, December 24, 2008.
Netcast (audio): Plugged in Planet, December 5, 2008. Click here for Netcast >>