China’s rapid transition from participant to international leader is a challenge both for China itself and for the world.
Chinese officials give more details on carbon intensity targets at their first ever dedicated space at a major climate meeting.
China’s announcement signals its commitment both to the climate conference in Copenhagen, and its intent to achieve significant domestic emissions reductions.
By Deborah Seligsohn, Rob Bradley, and Jonathan Adams on November 5, 2009
China’s recent statements and
policy initiatives demonstrate
growing concerns about
energy security, pollution and
the ability to sustain long-term
economic strategies for
As December’s climate change talks approach, a new WRI report discusses the successes and challenges to effective regulation in China.
By Deborah Seligsohn and Rob Bradley on June 10, 2009
An aggressive energy intensity target and a national renewable energy standard highlight a suite of Chinese policies that will slow greenhouse gas emissions growth.
By Deborah Seligsohn and Hilary McMahon on February 17, 2009
Note to Secretary Clinton: China is measuring its way to progress on climate change.
By Deborah Seligsohn and Sarah Forbes on January 28, 2009
Energy Secretary Stephen Chu’s testimony reminds us that the coal challenge is global, and its solutions must be global too.
It may be counter-intuitive, but a global economic slowdown could help the United States and China work together on climate change.
An aggressive energy intensity target and a national renewable energy standard highlight a suite of
Chinese policies that will slow greenhouse gas emissions growth.
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