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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.

Video: Wealth and Power: China’s Long March to the Twenty-First Century

August 2, 2013

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with Orville Schell on China's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

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.

Deputy Secretary Burns and State Councilor Yang Jiechi, EcoPartnership Signing Ceremony, July 11, 2013

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.

Carbon footprint labels inaccurate, USC study finds

November 30, 2012

Robert Vos of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute and Joshua Newell of the University of Michigan examined the carbon footprint of paper in U.S. and Chinese supply chains.

Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” Sept. 5, 2012

September 5, 2012

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

Undergraduate Seminar: Communication and Social Change in China

May 31, 2012

Yu Hong will be offering Comm 400 this fall. Tuesdays/Thursdays 11-12:20

Zhang, "Association Between Changes in Air Pollution Levels During the Beijing Olympics and Biomarkers of Inflammation and Thrombosis in Healthy Young Adults" 2012

May 16, 2012

Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one’s cardiovascular health.

NEW COURSE - Water and Energy Management in China: Market Forces and Socialist Ideology

April 11, 2012

Dr. Juliana Qiong Wang's Course will discuss environmental economics and policy. The class meets from 12:30-1:50 on TTH in SOS B-15.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China’s Global Quest for Resources and Implications for the United States," January 26, 2012

January 26, 2012

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on January 26, 2012. 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.

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Events

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.