Despite tensions between the Chinese and American governments, the state of California has deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges with China that reverberate across the globe. Matt Sheehan examines these interactions that make California a microcosm of the most important international relationship of the twenty-first century.
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.
President Obama delivers remarks at the arrival ceremony of President Xi of the People’s Republic of China to the White House.
Vice President Biden and Secretary Kerry Co-Host a Luncheon for President Xi of the People’s Republic of China, September 25, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a lunch in honor of President President Xi of the People’s Republic of China at the Department of State.
Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, US-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change, Sept. 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.
Remarks by President Obama and President Xi of the People's Republic of China in Joint Press Conference
Rose Garden 12:22 P.M. EDT
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.
Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, U.S.-China Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change, Nov. 12, 2014
Meeting in Beijing, Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping made a joint announcement regarding climate change and 2015 U.N. Climate Conference in Paris. The statement was issued in Beijing.
Congressional Research Service, “China and the United States—A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies,” April 30, 2014
This CRS article was written by Richard J. Campbell, a specialist in energy policy.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "China's Environmental Crisis", to assess China's current environmental state, and to describe China's history of pollution, the cost of environmental damage, citizen outrage, and what is being done to fix it. The piece was written by Beina Xu.
Vice President Joseph Biden visited China in December 2013. This fact sheet was released by the Office of the Vice President.
Panelists examined the issues driving the protests in Hong Kong, the social composition and motivations of the protesters and counter-protesters, and how the various sides are using media to reach local, mainland and international audiences.
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC East Asian Library present a screening of Daughter of Shanghai, a documentary featuring actress Tsai Chin talking about her life, scenes from the films and series she has starred in, and footage of celebrities talking about Tsai’s influence on them.
The USC U.S.-China Institute invites you to a presentation with Patrice Poujol on how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.