Teresa Kennedy Master's student at Peking University's Yenching Academy in Beijing
May 17 , 2019
It is impossible to predict the full environmental impact of the Belt and Road Initiative, so it is critical that Chinese authorities take full advantage of every opportunity to consciously build a greener Belt and Road.
Lily Hartzell Princeton in Asia Fellow
Mar 01 , 2019
While Washington battles over the Green New Deal, China has been on the cutting edge of green finance and is even providing a model for the European Union. Even so, crucial questions remain.
Madison Freeman Project Assistant, Atlantic Council
Feb 27 , 2017
With commitments to clean energy and combatting climate change wavering under the new US administration, leadership in renewable energy is quietly shifting away from the United States across the Pacific, where China is rapidly building its dominance.
Edward Alden Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Oct 15 , 2012
President Obama became the first president in 22 years to issue a formal order blocking a foreign investment into the United States on national security grounds when he stopped a Chinese company from investing in a small Oregon wind farm. Such actions only reinforce the idea that China faces additional, unfair scrutiny when attempting to invest in the US.
Peggy Liu Chair of JUCCCE
Jul 14 , 2012
It is hard to imagine that China could one day lead the world in going green when you look at the smog-filled skies that are everyday reality there. The governm
Zhang Xinsheng Executive Chairman, Eco-Forum Global
Jul 11 , 2012
This is significant for human society. In the past 20 years, though achievements have been made in the areas of education, alleviation of poverty etc., the pr
Graciela Chichilnisky Chichilnisky, Professor, Columbia University
Jun 12 , 2012
China has become in the last few years the world’s largest emitter of CO2, followed closely by the USA. It has a voracious use of natural resources – most fro
Edward B. Barbier Professor of Economics, University of Wyoming
May 28 , 2012
One of the few bright spots in recent international negotiations to replace the expiring 1997 Kyoto Protocol on curbing global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions ha
Nov 25 , 2011
China’s government completed its Energy Saving and Emission Reduction（ESER）initiative for the “11th Five-year Plan” by the end of 2010. It achieved the goal by
Chen Weihua Deputy Editor, China Daily USA
Jul 21 , 2011
In the United States, the Barack Obama administration is fighting to lift the national debt ceiling. In China, the huge debt owed by local governments has set o