California Governor Jerry Brown recently concluded a trip to China, where he met with President Xi...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 22, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump followed up on a key campaign talking point on Monday by announcing...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 14, 2010
With a lot of talk lately about the heated competition between the U.S. and China over green technology development, the New York Times reports that actually the two countries are engaging in important cooperation in the field:...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 8, 2009
Xinhua reports on new deals in the green tech sector signed between China and Japan: The two sides clinched 42 deals involving cooperation in sewage treatment construction, electric waste disposal and energy saving research. The...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 30, 2009
The New York Times blog reports on the latest joint project for China’s burgeoning wind power industry: Construction of the $1.5 billion wind farm will be financed largely by Chinese banks, with the help of loan guarantees...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 7, 2009
UN climate talks in Bangkok got tense at moments, according to an AP report: China’s top climate envoy insisted Wednesday that it is unfair to expect all countries to play a role in combating global warming, leading to a...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 23, 2009
After addressing the U.N. on their strategies for curbing global warming, Presidents Hu Jintao and Barack Obama met in New York today to discuss bilateral ties. From Forbes: President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 22, 2009
At the UN General Assembly gathering today to tackle global warming, President Hu Jintao announced steps China will take to reduce emissions, without naming a specific numerical goal. From the Guardian: The proposals, delivered...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 5, 2009
The New York Times reports: China’s envoy to global negotiations on climate change expressed optimism on Wednesday that a new agreement to reduce greenhouse gases would be reached this year, and he said that his nation’s efforts...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 16, 2009
The New York Times reports on the recently-concluded visit to China by U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke: The United States energy secretary, Steven Chu, concluded his first official visit to...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 14, 2009
The New York Times reports on a visit to China by Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to discuss climate change and on China’s efforts to dominate the market for renewable energy equipment:...
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