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    Dr. Kelly Sims Gallagher, a Tufts University professor and former U.S. climate policymaker, examines and compares how the United States and China design and implement policies to combat climate change.

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    Barbara Finamore, expert in environmental law and Chinese energy policy, explains the significance of China’s new leadership role in international efforts to combat climate change.

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    Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng discuss the environmental challenges facing city governments in the United States, Hong Kong, and China.

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    Sue Williams' new film examines the environmental and health impact of the consumer electronics industry. 

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    Hongqiao Liu discusses her recent research on drinking water contamination and rare earth metals mining in China.

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    Experts from our U.S.-China Track II Energy Dialogue discuss Sino-American energy cooperation and how China can achieve the renewable energy and energy efficiency goals outlined in its 13th Five-Year Plan.

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    Author Mark L. Clifford outlines the global and domestic context of China’s energy and environmental policies.

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    China’s energy policy exerts a profound influence on the global economy and the environment. To better understand the future trajectory of China’s energy needs, the National Committee hosted China Energy 2020. The forum explored how China -- the world's biggest energy producer and consumer, and largest generator of greenhouse gas emissions -- can reach its economic, environmental and energy goals.

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    As the greatest coal producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon technology more affordable and available to all.

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    Christine Loh, undersecretary for the environment in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, discussed recent developments in Hong Kong as well as environmental issues in Hong Kong and neighboring Guangdong Province on Thursday, February 7 in New York. This National Committee event was co-sponsored by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office.  

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    The National Committee was delighted to welcome Zhang Jingjing to a roundtable discussion held on March 19, 2009. Ms. Zhang, an environmental litigator, first came to the United States in 2005 as a participant in a National Committee program on strengthening the work of legal aid centers in China; she reported that the program had changed her, inspiring her to encourage active public participation towards environmental protection in China.

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    Alexandra Harney examines some of the reasons why China is able to offer such low prices on its manufactured goods. She also highlights the consequences of the “China price,” including the health and safety of workers and environmental degradation.

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    The December 2007 UN-sponsored Bali climate summit highlighted the main challenge to negotiating a post-Kyoto framework to address climate change: American and Chinese unwillingness to accept binding limits on greenhouse gas emissions. Specialists Rob Bradley and Joanna Lewis discussed U.S. and Chinese government approaches to international climate change negotiations, how the two countries influence each others’ policy formulation and potential openings for cooperation.

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