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How China’s Extreme Weather Summer Is Affecting Its Security
September 23, 2022

How China’s Extreme Weather Summer Is Affecting Its Security

By Genevieve Donnellon-May and Zhang Hongzhou
Climate shocks are impacting China’s energy, water, and food security ambitions.

The Economic Effects of Extreme Heat in China
July 25, 2022

The Economic Effects of Extreme Heat in China

By Sara Hsu
Extreme heat is roiling China, challenging individuals and businesses in carrying out everyday activities.
China Sees Record Rains, Heat as Weather Turns Volatile
July 05, 2022

China Sees Record Rains, Heat as Weather Turns Volatile

By Associated Press
China is sweltering under the worst heatwave in decades while rainfall hit records in June.

China’s Vision for Environmental Leadership
December 13, 2021

China’s Vision for Environmental Leadership

By Marina Kaneti
China’s climate diplomacy expands far beyond the COP process at this point, but its larger framework is often overlooked abroad.

Flooding in China’s Henan Province Kills at Least 25
July 21, 2021

Flooding in China’s Henan Province Kills at Least 25

By Associated Press
Historic rainfall in Henan province caused severe flooding, including in Zhengzhou, the provincial capital.

Climate Change Will Worsen the India-China Rivalry – But There’s a Better Way Forward
June 02, 2021

Climate Change Will Worsen the India-China Rivalry – But There’s a Better Way Forward

By Sarang Shidore, Alexandra Naegele, Natalie Baillargeon, Carl Churchill, Rachel Fleishman, Madeleine Holland, and Christopher Schwalm
A recent study shows the risk climate change poses to China-India relations, but also how the two powers can cooperate to mitigate the impact.

The Hidden Motive of China’s Zero Emissions Pledge: Energy Security
April 09, 2021

The Hidden Motive of China’s Zero Emissions Pledge: Energy Security

By Chan Kung and He Jun
China’s embrace of electric vehicles and the hydrogen economy is also about reducing its reliance on foreign energy sources.
Even Climate Change Is a Fraught Area for US-China Cooperation
March 20, 2021

Even Climate Change Is a Fraught Area for US-China Cooperation

By Deborah Lehr
Climate change is deeply intertwined with the technology competition that now bedevils U.S.-China relations.

China Announces Aggressive Climate Targets at United Nations
September 25, 2020

China Announces Aggressive Climate Targets at United Nations

By Steven Stashwick
Xi Jinping pledges China will be carbon neutral by 2060 in a bid to soften China's global image.

The China Climate Challenge
September 18, 2020

The China Climate Challenge

By Scott Moore
What are the prospects for renewed U.S.-China cooperation on climate issues?

China’s Policy Banks Need to Hedge Against Climate Risks
March 04, 2020

China’s Policy Banks Need to Hedge Against Climate Risks

By Divya Narain
China’s policy banks must re-evaluate the bankability of their fossil fuel projects, not just for their own survival but also that of the planet.
China’s Climate Diplomacy 2.0
January 02, 2020

China’s Climate Diplomacy 2.0

By Marina Kaneti
Why did China move from laggard to leader on climate change?

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