Author: Sophie Beach

Sophie Beach lives in Berkeley, California. She previously served as senior research associate for Asia at the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based press freedom organization. She received her master's degree from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Her writing about China has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, The Nation magazine, and other publications.
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China’s Poisoned Air Prompts Woman to Devise Green Tax

Bloomberg profiles Cao Jing, an economics professor at Tsinghua University who is advocating for a carbon tax to reduce emissions in China: Her work gained a new urgency after a leadership change this year installed President Xi Jinping, who has promised to combat pollution even at the cost of slowing the economy. Cao’s goal is to develop a tax structure that would curb harmful emissions

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Photo: Golden Week celebrations, Shenzhen, by Chris Aston

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