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.
Author Mark L. Clifford outlines the global and domestic context of China’s energy and environmental policies.
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 […]
American and Chinese experts from academia, think tanks, and industry gather for a two-day dialogue exploring how significant climate change and energy developments are altering each country's energy outlook.
In July, 2008, the National Committee brought together 30 of the best minds on various aspects of China and several specialists in other areas for a synergistic, cross-cutting look at some of the major challenges facing China and the United States and what the best policies might be to enhance cooperation and ameliorate conflict over […]
The National Committee hosted an informative discussion with Peter Wilson, political counsellor at the British Embassy in Beijing, on March 4, 2009, in New York. In his introductory comments and the roundtable discussion that followed, Mr. Wilson addressed issues of U.K.-China relations, focusing on The UK and China: A Framework for Engagement, which was recently […]
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 […]
The National Committee regularly sends members of Congress to China, having arranged and escorted eight delegations since 2006. The week-long study tours are designed to educate the congressmen and women about China through personal introductions to senior Chinese leaders and a range of informative site visits and meetings.