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A Clean Energy Future: A Shared Vision of Presidents Obama and Hu

January 28, 2011 by Barbara Finamore

Two days ago here in China, I listened attentively to President Obama’s State of the Union address, where he set forth an ambitious new economic agenda based on innovation and clean energy. Notably, the President proposed a goal of obtaining 80% of America’s electricity from clean energy sources by 2035.[1] “Instead of subsidizing...[read more]

America’s arrogance and China’s honor

January 8, 2010 by China Dialogue

No matter whether America was willing or not, the whole world still considered the Copenhagen talks to be a contest to see if China or America was stronger. The two countries talked but didn’t come to a conclusion. Besides the real clashes about benefits, they still had to deal with the issue of face. Premier Wen Jiabao was absent for...[read more]

Wen Jiabao’s Speech at COP15

December 18, 2009 by Richard Brubaker

Typically I would not report the work of someone else in full, but in this case I think an exception should be made: Prime Minister Rasmussen, Dear Colleagues, At this very moment, billions of people across the world are following closely what is happening here in Copenhagen. The will that we express and the commitments that we make...[read more]

Has a U.S-China agreement on transparency been reached?

December 18, 2009 by Joseph Romm

This guest post is by Julian L. Wong, Senior Policy Analyst at CAP. Has a U.S-China agreement on transparency been reached?  Possibly. Today, China’s Premier Wen Jiabao (see full translation of text here) and American President Barack Obama (see full text as delivered here) delivered important statements at a high level session in...[read more]