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October 20, 2020

China’s dramatic economic growth this century has made it not only the second largest economy in the world, but also the biggest energy producer and consumer and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. As reflected in the reactions to China’s...

Almost 70 countries and the EU have already pledged to make their economies ‘net-zero’ greenhouse gas emitters by mid-century © AP
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There must be short-term emissions cuts along with commitments to be carbon neutral by 2060

China Sinopec
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Commentary

Dr. Erica Downs and Sheng Yan explore the implications of the establishment of the China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corporation (PipeChina) on global gas markets.

China renewables
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Commentary

In a new commentary, Anders Hove examines China’s recent energy policy announcements and their implications for the 14th Five-Year Plan, which will set energy policy for the period from 2021–2025.

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Global Energy Dialogue

The Center on Global Energy Policy and Center for International Energy and Environment Strategy Studies at Renmin University convened a joint Zoom workshop on green stimulus programs in the US and China. This summary highlights the main points of the discussion. 

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Report

Philippe Benoit & Kevin Jianjun Tu examine the energy and environmental implications of China's hybrid development status.

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A new report from the Center on Global Energy Policy explores the implications of China's status as a developing country. Read the infographic that summarizes key takaways from the  report. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

As China’s reported number of coronavirus cases hovers close to zero and the country begins charting an ambitious economic recovery, one question emerging is how the pandemic affects China’s outlook for energy and...

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In a new commentary, Kevin Tu describes the evolution of the Chinese energy economy and assesses COVID-19’s impacts on the Chinese energy sector.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He
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In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines how Covid-19 will impact the energy component of the U.S.-China trade deal, and how the oil and gas collapse resulting from the pandemic exposes the folly of the Trump administration’s strategy of “managed trade.”

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