California-China Climate Institute Releases Updated Interactive Research Tool to Track U.S. Climate Action by State and Sector
The California-China Climate Institute today officially launched the latest version of its States’ Climate Action Map, an interactive tool to help policymakers and researchers track climate action by state and sector across America.
California-China Climate Institute Releases 11-Paper Series to Help Spur Further U.S.-China Climate Action
The California-China Climate Institute published new research authored by more than three dozen experts from across the U.S. and China identifying key opportunities for the world’s biggest emitters to accelerate climate action and deliver on the Joint Glasgow Declaration they agreed to at COP26. “This research provides a firm foundation for leaders in the U.S. and China to get back to work – together,” said former California Governor Jerry Brown, Chair of the California China Climate Institute. “Further climate action and collaboration can’t wait.”
California-China Climate Institute Pushes for Further U.S.-China Climate Collaboration and Dialogue at UN Climate Change Conference
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT – As the world’s leaders convened over the past two weeks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, the California-China Climate Institute led a series of events and meetings to advance collaboration and dialogue between the U.S. and China on climate – culminating in the announcement that both countries will resume climate talks.
California Advances Global Climate Leadership Through Expanded Partnership with China
Governor Newsom and China’s Minister of Ecology and Environment sign Memorandum of Understanding on climate change and the environment in virtual meeting. MOU includes new focus on collaboration and strategies to achieve carbon neutrality, promote nature-based solutions, and advance climate-resilient infrastructure.
New Report Unveils Strategy to Kickstart China’s Coal Phase-down
BERKELEY, Calif. and COLLEGE PARK, Md – The California-China Climate Institute (CCCI) at UC Berkeley and the Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) at the University of Maryland today released a groundbreaking new report – “A Decade of Action: A Strategic Approach to Coal Phase-Down for China” – that details how China can strategically, responsibly and rapidly phase-down coal-power generation over the next decade.
California Can Provide a Climate Roadmap for the World
In a guest commentary for CalMatters, California-China-Climate Institute Senior Advisor, Louise Bedsworth, outlines how California can use it's Climate Change Scoping Plan to advance a climate roadmap for the world.
How will the Dual-Credit Policy Help China Boost New Energy Vehicle Growth?
The California-China Climate Institute and the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) have released a policy brief analyzing China's New Energy Vehicle (NEV) Mandate, a regulatory approach to increasing new energy vehicles' share, and its role in shaping electric vehicle growth trends to 2025.
California-China Climate Institute Celebrates 2 Years of Research, Training and Dialogue
BERKELEY – Two years after its launch, the California-China Climate Institute celebrated its anniversary last week by convening two virtual Climate Week NYC events focused U.S. and Chinese subnational climate action and applauding new legislation – AB 39 by Assemblymember Ed Chau – signed by California Governor Gavin Newson, which recognizes, and codifies, the ongoing work of the Institute.
“Climate Dialogues with Jerry Brown” New Episodes Available
BERKELEY – The California-China Climate Institute today released the latest episodes of its audio and video podcast, “Climate Dialogues with Jerry Brown,” featuring conversations with former United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary and Global Optimism Founding Partner Christiana Figueres; former President of Ireland and The Elders Chair Mary Robinson; and Astronomer Royal and Cambridge University’s Center for the Study of Existential Risk co-founder Dr. Martin Rees.
California-China Climate Institute Reviews Deep Decarbonization Pathways in the U.S. and China
BERKELEY – As the U.S. and China chart a path to achieve their ambitious mid-century carbon neutrality targets, the California-China Climate Institute today released two new reports – one focused on the U.S. and the other on China – identifying institutional, policy and technology gaps and opportunities based on a comprehensive review and analysis of recent deep decarbonization studies in both countries.
California-China Climate Institute Releases Groundbreaking Report Detailing Shared Pathways to Carbon Neutrality for the U.S. and China
BERKELEY – Just weeks after the U.S. and China committed to cooperatively tackle the climate crisis, the California-China Climate Institute, in partnership with the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), today released a groundbreaking report, “Getting to Net Zero: U.S.-China Framework and Milestones for Carbon Neutrality,” detailing shared pathways to carbon neutrality for the world’s two largest economies.
California-China Climate Institute Launches New Podcast: "Climate Dialogues with Jerry Brown"
The California-China Climate Institute today launched, “Climate Dialogues with Jerry Brown,” a new audio and video podcast series featuring discussions between Institute Chair Jerry Brown and some of the world’s most thoughtful climate leaders.
Global Climate Leader Mary Nichols Joins California-China Climate Institute as Vice Chair
The California-China Climate Institute announced that Mary Nichols, longtime global climate leader and Chair of the California Air Resources Board, joined the Institute as Vice Chair.
California-China Climate Institute Explores Opportunities for Further Collaboration on Carbon Markets and Nature-Based Climate Solutions
BERKELEY – The California-China Climate Institute last week convened experts from across California and China on two webinars that explored how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through carbon markets and nature-based climate solutions.
California-China Climate Institute Stresses Importance of Subnational Cooperation at Events with Leaders from China’s Largest Province
Working to enhance and expand climate cooperation between the United States and China at the subnational level, the California-China Climate Institute joined leaders from across Guangdong Province, China’s most populous and economically prosperous region, at two virtual events, the Understanding China Conference 2020 (Guangzhou) last month and the Shenzhen International Low Carbon City Forum earlier this month.
California-China Climate Institute Chair Jerry Brown Calls on Incoming Administration to “Seize the Moment”
BERKELEY – Just days after the 2020 U.S. presidential election, former California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., chair of the California-China Climate Institute, called on the incoming administration to “seize the moment” and find a common pathway for greater climate action and collaboration with China in the new year.
Institute Hosts Virtual Two-Day Energy, Climate and Sustainable Investment Symposium with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
BERKELEY – Working to create opportunities for further global climate action and collaboration, the California-China Climate Institute partnered last week with the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business to host the two-day, “Energy, Climate and S
Top American and Chinese Officials Convene Remotely for CCCI Dialogue on Shared Global Challenges
The CCCI brought together top American and Chinese officials to identify opportunities for future collaboration on climate action.
California-China Climate Institute Joins World’s Climate Leaders at United Nations Climate Change Conference
MADRID—To strengthen bilateral ties between California and China, the CCCI convened a series of meetings and events.
California-China Climate Institute Hosts Dialogue Between Top Climate Officials From California and Beijing
The California-China Climate Institute hosted a dialogue between top officials from the Beijing Municipal Ecology and Environment Bureau (BEE) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB).