climate change

China and California Plan to Cooperate in Battling Climate Change, September 13, 2013

September 13, 2013

Memorandum of Understanding signed in San Francisco by China's National Development and Reform Commission Vice Chair Xie Zhenhua and California Governor Jerry Brown.

John Kerry, Getting the U.S.-China Climate Partnership Right, July 19, 2013

July 19, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry begins by noting President Richard Nixon’s famous 1972 handshake with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai.

Shaprio, China's Environmental Challenge, 2012.

January 1, 2012

Judith Shapiro teaches at American University. Her book was reviewed by Micah Muscolino for H-Environment and reprinted here under Creative Commons license.

Congressional Research Service, "China’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation Policies," July 18, 2011

July 18, 2011

Jane Leggett, a specialist on Energy and Environmental Policy, wrote this report.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Green Energy and Environmental Policies," April 8, 2010

April 8, 2010

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 8, 2010. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

"US-China Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Cooperation on Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment," July 28, 2009

July 28, 2009

Agreed to at the conclusion of the first round of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Washington, DC, July 28, 2009.

Todd Stern, Remarks on the U.S. Delegation's June 7-10 Trip to China to Discuss Climate and Energy Issues, June 12, 2009

June 12, 2009

Stern is U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s special envoy for climate change.

Burke and Pomeranz, eds., The Environment and World History, 2009

January 1, 2009

Matthew Evenden reviews the book for H-HistGeog, March 2010.



September 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a conversation with U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers.

October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.