Kevin Tu, an adjunct professor, Beijing Normal University
Nov 30, 2020
In his video address to the United Nations General Assembly in September, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a slight improvement of China’s 2015 Paris climate agreement pledge: national carbon dioxide emissions should now peak before 2030 rather than around 2030.
Gu Bin, Associate Law Professor, Beijing Foreign Studies University
Nov 10, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump proved himself utterly incompetent in the face of the pandemic, grievously harming his country, his allies and the world. Following China’s light would have averted untold suffering.
Kemel Toktomushev, Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Sep 16, 2020
Even as the global pandemic continues to unfold, geopolitical maneuvering remains in play. The outbreak has exposed how struggles for power, respect, and control play out even in matters of public health as powerful nations aim to maximize their gains alongside a working treatment.
Clare Auld-Brokish, Summer 2020 research assistant, Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum
Aug 19, 2020
As municipal budgets are squeezed by COVID-19, authorities need to get creative in order to stave off future weather events.
Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Aug 16, 2020
According to a new report, US states are the most virus-affected relative to major economies. As COVID-19 has proceeded in two phases, containment failures in the West continue to fuel the pandemic and unleash economic damage.
Jianyin Roachell, Transatlantic Digital Debate Fellow and Co-founder of Policybot.io
Jul 06, 2020
‘Ecological Civilization’ and ‘Beautiful China’ are state-led ideologies that play a significant role in Chinese climate policy for both the policymakers and citizens.
Karen Mancl, Professor of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Ohio State University
May 17, 2020
Around the world, breweries are seeking ways to lower their environmental footprint, while increasing production and profits. The brewery industries in China and the U.S. look at methane biogas capture from their wastes as a part of both their business plans and to meet environmental sustainability goals.
Sourabh Gupta, Senior Fellow, Institute for China-America Studies
May 14, 2020
A lot of criticism has been directed towards China’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a timeline outlining the unfolding of the crisis shows that these accusations of a botched response are unfounded.
He Weiwen, Senior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies
May 10, 2020
Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth, the saying goes. And that’s precisely the objective of Republicans in the United States who seek to blame China for the coronavirus. The gambit won’t work.
Teresa Kennedy, Master's student at Peking University's Yenching Academy in Beijing
Apr 23, 2020
The issue of deep-sea presents a classic dilemma between climate protection and innovation. China has the greatest capability to pioneer a method of finding a balance between the two.