Guide to Chinese Climate Policy 

To contribute to understanding of Chinese GHG emissions, the impacts of climate change in China and Chinese climate policies we have created a Guide to Chinese Climate Policy.

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Featured Research

Erica Downs examines how the US-China trade war is affecting China's oil and natural gas supply security. 

China has emerged as a truly global actor, impacting every region and every major issue area. Writing as part of the new Global China project at Brookings, Richard Nephew examines China's shift from being on the receiving end of sanctions to using sanctions itself.

Image of Belt and Road project in Pakistan

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Erica Downs examines the environmental and debt sustainability of China’s Belt and Road Initiative through the lens of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) power sector projects. 

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Dr. Erica Downs
Center on Global Energy Policy

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Dr. Erica Downs. They discuss what's next for U.S. & China energy trade, now that both sides have signed a preliminary agreement aimed at easing the trade war.

David Sandalow
CGEP Inaugural Fellow and Author, Guide to Chinese Climate Policy

China is the world leader in emissions of heat-trapping gases, and the Chinese government is taking many steps to reduce emissions, including policies that have made China the world's leader in renewable energy and electric vehicles. But other...

Jonathan Pershing
Program Director of Environment, Hewlett Foundation

Climate change is an urgent challenge. We are nowhere on track to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement in countries around the world. Action depends not just on reducing emissions here at home, but meeting rapid...