Justin Yifu Lin Director, Center for New Structural Economics, Peking University
Håvard Halland Visiting scholar at the Stanford Global Projects Center (GPC) at Stanford University
Oct 29 , 2018
Without massive amounts of long-term “patient” capital – which only institutional investors can muster – it will be impossible to transform energy systems fast enough to mitigate the risk of ecological, economic, and social disaster.
Roger Raufer Resident Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment at SAIS's Hopkins-Nanjing Center
Nicholas Manthey Graduate student at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing
Anneliese Gegenheimer Graduate student at Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies
Oct 23 , 2018
Despite the concerns attached to blockchain and its fairly extensive energy use, the world’s two largest economies have found environmentally-friendly potential in this new technology.
Minxin Pei Professor, Claremont McKenna College
Oct 23 , 2018
As the world speculates on the immense damage the escalating U.S.-China trade war could bring to international economic sphere, these tensions could be putting the Earth itself at risk of destruction.
Rachael Shwom Associate Director of Rutgers Energy Institute, Rutgers University
Sep 18 , 2018
The challenges China faces in combating climate change are similar to those the U.S. faced.
Fan Gaoyue Guest Professor at Sichuan University, Former Chief Specialist at PLA Academy of Military Science
May 28 , 2018
Whilst Trump’s “America First” policy created the largest monthly budget surplus since 1968 (at $214 billion) in April this year and cut unemployment to below 4% for the first time since 2000, US credibility may have been permanently hurt.
Mikaila Smith Master's Candidate, University of Oxford
May 15 , 2018
Contemporary discourse around climate change, energy consumption and geopolitics typically depicts China either as a 21st century redeemer or as an inevitable tragedy. Both of these narratives tend towards the extreme.
Zach Montague News Assistant, New York Times
Nov 22 , 2017
At the 19th Party Congress, President Xi announced that China had “taken a driving seat in international cooperation to respond to climate change.” But as much as Beijing has done to get its own house in order domestically, it has hasn’t always let concern over climate change inform its trade policy or diplomacy. And while China is becoming a cleaner, lower-emissions country at a national level, it has done so by "outsourcing" emissions, both internally and overseas.
Nov 01 , 2017
A Chinese official said Tuesday that his country still wants to cooperate with the U.S. on climate change and hopes an upcoming meeting on the issue in Germany
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Sep 08 , 2017
Recently, the world has witnessed larger typhoons and bigger hurricanes in size and frequency. As climate risks are escalating, efforts to contain collateral damage are eroding. What is needed is joint U.S.-Chinese climate leadership.
He Yafei Former Vice Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Nov 24 , 2016
Globalization is always an evolving process, with inevitable ups and downs and not moving in a linear fashion. Despite populist reservations in the US and UK, the international community has become intertwined and interdependent, thanks to global free trade and investment. Cooperation to tackle global challenges will continue while more efforts will address the “global governance deficiency” in promoting social justice and fairness such the widening gap between rich and poor both domestically and among nations.