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California-Jiangsu, MOU on Clean Energy Partnership, June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017
To facilitate the cooperation on research, innovation, and investment in low-carbon development and clean energy resources, the State of Californ

CFP Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980 (Deadline: May 1, 2017)

March 31, 2017

The University of San Francisco Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce a call for papers for “Monumental Change: China’s Transformation Since 1980,” a conference to be held at the University of San Francisco on Wednesday and Thursday, November 8 & 9, 2017.

Matthew Kahn Discusses His Book "Blue Skies over Beijing"

October 20, 2016

Matthew Kahn, an economic expert on climate change policy and USC professor, looks at life in China's cities from the personal perspectives of the rich, middle class, and poor, and how they cope with the stresses of pollution.

John Kerry, “Remarks at the US-China Meeting on Oceans,” June 6, 2016

June 7, 2016

Secretary of State Kerry spoke at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The Oceans meeting was part of this year’s Strategic and Economic Dialogue.

Waste not, want not — the Transformation of China’s Underground Recycling Industry

March 16, 2016

USC Dornsife professor envisions solutions to one of the world’s perplexing environmental challenges

Environmental Progress Likely for China, Professor Predicts

January 27, 2016

Urban economist is upbeat about the country’s future and fascinated by California’s coastal cities

Q&A With Kelly Sims Gallagher, US-China Climate Policy Expert

November 16, 2015

In the lead-up to the United Nations climate change conference US-China Today spoke with Kelly Sims Gallagher, Director of the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy at Tufts University, to see how the U.S. and China can best handle this existential threat. This piece was written by Cathin Guo & Jin Yan.

Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, US-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change, Sept. 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

President Barack Obama and Xi Jinping issued a joint announcement on what the U.S. and China will do to support an ambitious agreement at the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. They issued this statement in Washington, D.C.

Fact Sheet - President Xi Jinping’s State Visit to the United States, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

On September 24-25, 2015, President Barack Obama hosted President Xi Jinping of China for a State visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of global, regional, and bilateral subjects.

U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit, Los Angeles, September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015

The U.S. – China Climate Leaders Summit fulfills a key element of the U.S.-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change by Presidents Obama and Xi last November, and helps to ensure that the ambitious actions to address climate change that both leaders committed to will be implemented at the state and local level, where they matter most.

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April 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

"Finding Solutions" will focus on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs to address some of China’s pressing challenges. We hope you will be able to join this important discussion on April 6.