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Professor David Sandalow is the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy. Prior to Columbia, David served in senior positions in the US government – at the White House, State Department and US Department of Energy. He’...

With the U.S. announcing its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and China now embracing the concept of global climate governance, it’s easy to forget that 20 years ago, discussion of climate change in China was almost nonexistent. One per...

“十三五”煤控目标如何实现,“一带一路”建设如何促进绿色发展,是目前中国能源环境问题的两个重要焦点。华北电力大学袁家海教授作为电力经济和电力低碳转型的专家,从电力发展的角度就以上问题开展了深度研究。在这期节目中,袁教授将通过实地调研案例,与我们分享他在 “十三五”电力行业控煤政策研究以及“一带一路”绿色电力合作研究中的发现。如果希望进一步阅读相关研究成果,可以在网络上搜索《持续推进电力改革 提高可再生能源消纳》,下载这份报告。


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In today’s episode, we check the millennial box and take a look at blockchain -- and its energy implications. Alarming headlines came out earlier this year charting the rising energy consumption of Bitcoin and tracing the majority of its mining opera...

China has a lot of dams – about 87,000 of them — and has almost one half of the world’s large dams, including the largest, the Three Gorges Dam. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that China’s hydro companies were among the first wave of Chinese companies...

During the recent international climate talks in Bonn, Environment China partnered with chinadialogue to produce an episode on China’s Belt and Road in the context of the climate conference.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative, an overseas investment and...

Episode 2 of 3 of our miniseries on COP23 in Bonn, Germany. Our Chinese-language episodes will be returning in the following week.

Maybe you’ve heard of the Paris Agreement, the Kyoto Protocol, or even the ignominious Copenhagen summit. But only the m...

IPCC指出,全球49%的温室气体排放与城市有关,与此同时,我们正在经历大规模快速的城市化浪潮,预计2030年全球将有60%的人口生活在城市中,而2050年这个数字将增长至70%。这既是机遇又是挑战,城市化过程需要从传统模式向低碳模式转变,而城市的经济发展模式也需要经历转型的阵痛。可以说,城市转型的成败关乎全球2℃目标的实现与否。中国自2010年开始进行低碳试点工作,截至目前已确定了29个省区81个城市进行低碳试点。如何评价中国城市的低碳发展进程?独立智库绿色创新发展中心联合美国劳伦斯伯克利国家...

The California-China climate relationship has been thrust into the spotlight since Governor Jerry Brown of California visited China following President Trump’s Paris withdrawal announcement, and also recently extended the state's cap and trade progra...

Cities are microcosms of the world’s environmental issues. By 2030, one billion people are expected to be urban residents in China, and some three quarters of global emissions to come from cities. The issues impacting a urban sustainability are numer...

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