China’s commitment to addressing climate change may help serve as a bridge between the negotiating positions of developed and developing countries.
China’s national cap-and-trade program for carbon emissions and other recently announced initiatives are creating positive momentum ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris.
Beijing should approach its energy-centered partnership with Moscow in Central Asia with a degree of caution.
If Obama and Xi can enhance coordination of U.S. and Chinese economic and energy policies, it could help bolster market confidence and improve the prospects of the Paris Climate Change Conference.
China continues to view Venezuela as a key source of oil, but Beijing has also been strengthening its private and public energy partnerships with other Latin American countries.
China must improve its monitoring of petcoke, an alternative fuel source, in order to successfully address the country’s air pollution challenges.
China must address the negative environmental impact of petcoke, an inexpensive but dirty alternative to coal, if the country’s efforts to manage carbon emissions are to be effective.
The U.S.-China joint climate statement that was announced last November is a first step toward addressing climate change, but success will depend on further global collaboration.
China’s growing use of petcoke, an inexpensive but environmentally unfriendly coal alternative, must be addressed for the country’s efforts to reduce air pollution to be effective.
The United States and China can work together to help Venezuela navigate the challenges facing its crude oil exports sector.