A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
This government white paper was issued by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China.
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.
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "China in Africa", to explain Africa's role in China's effort towards rapid industrailization. The piece was written by Christopher Alessi and Beina Xu.
This bilingual report builds on the China Environment Forum’s (CEF) extensive research in partnership with Circle of Blue, and draws heavily on a weeklong exchange with American and Chinese water, energy, and food experts that took place in China in August 2013.
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.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission , "Hearing: U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities (Webcast)," April 25, 2014
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 25, 2014. 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.
Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang Jiechi, EcoPartnership Signing Ceremony, July 11, 2013
On July 11, 2013, Yang Jiechi, State Councilor and special representative of Chinese President Xi Jinping, attended the signing ceremony of China-U.S. EcoPartnership Program in Washington, D.C.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.