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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

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.

Wilson Center, "A Global Choke Point Report: China's Water-Energy-Food Roadmap," February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015

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.

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “China’s Rare Earths Industry and its Role in the International Market,” Nov. 3, 2010

December 3, 2014

This staff background report was written by Lee Levkowitz and Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga.

Congressional Research Service, “China and the United States—A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies,” April 30, 2014

April 30, 2014

This CRS article was written by Richard J. Campbell, a specialist in energy policy.

Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” December 23, 2013

December 23, 2013

This CRS report was written by Valerie Bailey Grasso, specialist in defense acquisition.

Biden Visit to China, Fact Sheet on Strengthening U.S.-China Economic Relations, Dec. 5, 2013

December 5, 2013

Vice President Joseph Biden visited China in December 2013. This fact sheet was released by the Office of the Vice President.

Kin Moy, Trends in the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship, October 3, 2013

October 3, 2013

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Moy spoke in Washington, D.C.

Video: The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China

September 23, 2013

The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy and the USC U.S.–China Institute present a panel discussion to examine the media coverage and other behind the scenes details of the superpower summit.

Video: China's Wastelands: How the World's Trash (Including Yours) Ends Up in China's Rivers

September 18, 2013

USC's Joshua Goldstein looks at recycling in China.

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June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.