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Joshua Goldstein on Recycling in Beijing

January 21, 2021

Joshua Goldstein talked about his new book looking at the history of the recycling industry in China.

COVID-19 is changing the environment

March 26, 2020

A drop in travel and shuttered businesses has resulted in noticeably cleaner air: China's CO2 emissions are down 25% and satellite images show drops in pollution worldwide.

Barbara Finamore on China's Environmental Challenges

May 14, 2019

Author and leading China environmental expert Barbara Finamore examines China's environmental challenges as it leads the development of a global system of green finance. 

Video: Barbara Finamore Examines China's role in the future of the global climate

April 23, 2019

Author and leading China environmental expert Barbara Finamore examines China's environmental challenges as it leads the development of a global system of green finance. 

 

Watch The Presentations From The Environment and Food Panel At The "China: Finding Solutions" Conference

April 24, 2018

Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. 

Watch The Presentations From The Data, Environment, and Health Panel At The "China: Finding Solutions" Conference

April 24, 2018

Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. 

 

Watch The Presentation From The China and Wildlife Habitat Panel At The "China: Finding Solutions" Conference

April 24, 2018

Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. 

 

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

Zhang, The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048-1128, 2016.

December 31, 2016

Mahesh Rangarajan reviewed Ling Zhang's book for the History of Asia discussion list. It is republished here via Creative Commons license.

For China, climate change is no hoax -- it's a business, political opportunity

December 8, 2016

Originally published by UPI on December 7, 2016. Written by Matthew Kahn

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One of the BRI key projects: The Khorgos Gateway in Kasakhstan | Photo credit: Khorgos Gateway
April 10, 2021 - 9:00am

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online panel discussion on the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast and Central Asia.

April 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with Eric Heikkila to look at how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed.