The rise of renewable energy resources is upending traditional energy markets, trade flows and presents a new set of challenges for policymakers, as well as new opportunities to address the challenge of climate change around the world.
Writing in the New York Times, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff argues that the damage done by the Trump administration’s reversal of Mr. Obama’s climate policies is less a sharp rise in carbon emissions than it is the loss of American leadership and missed opportunity to save future generations from climate change’s severe impacts.
This Guide examines Chinese climate change policies. It starts with a review of Chinese greenhouse gas emissions. It then explores the impacts of climate change in China and explains the policy tools the Chinese government uses to address climate change and related topics.
Innovation has resulted in remarkable advances in clean energy technology with solar and wind energy systems becoming increasingly competitive in the U.S. And more breakthroughs are in the pipeline, as ambitious scientists, engineers and...