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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
The CCCI brought together top American and Chinese officials to identify opportunities for future collaboration on climate action.
MADRID—To strengthen bilateral ties between California and China, the CCCI convened a series of meetings and events.
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).
Jerry Brown and Xie Zhenhua—China’s top climate change official—announced the Institute on Monday.