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Video: Matthew Kahn on Economic Growth And The Environment In China

September 9, 2016

Matthew Kahn, an economic expert on climate change policy and USC professor, looks at life in China's cities from the personal perspectives of the rich, middle class, and poor, and how they cope with the stresses of pollution.

John Kerry, “Remarks at the US-China Meeting on Oceans,” June 6, 2016

June 7, 2016

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.

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.

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Events

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.