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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In a new commentary, Kevin Tu describes the evolution of the Chinese energy economy and assesses COVID-19’s impacts on the Chinese energy sector.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He

In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines how Covid-19 will impact the energy component of the U.S.-China trade deal, and how the oil and gas collapse resulting from the pandemic exposes the folly of the Trump administration’s strategy of “managed trade.”

Xayaburi Dam, Hydroelectric Dam on the Mekong River in Northern Laos
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Edmund Downie

In a new report, Edmund Downie uses a case study of power trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion to assess the prospects for China’s Global Energy Interconnection in catalyzing energy integration around the world. 

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David Sandalow & Erica Downs
CGEP Inaugural Fellow & CGEP Senior Research Scholar

As China’s reported number of coronavirus cases hovers close to zero and the country begins charting an ambitious economic recovery, one question emerging is how the pandemic affects China’s outlook for energy and...

Rep. Garret Graves
Ranking Member of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Climate change has not been a popular topic with Republicans in the U.S. Congress in recent years. Some deny the phenomenon is even happening, and others simply avoid the topic altogether. But that’s changing in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Dr. Erica Downs
Center on Global Energy Policy

After going on for nearly two years, the Trump administration’s trade war with China has taken a new turn with a so-called phase-one agreement. Among the terms of the...