California Gov. Gavin Newsom is forging ties with China during a particularly volatile time in the state’s long history of climate diplomacy.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom will try to reinforce his state's role as a global leader on climate change as he begins a weeklong visit to China on Monday, a trip that presents both political risk and opportunity for crucial international collaboration.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is kicking off a weeklong visit to China focused on climate change.
California governor Gavin Newsom will visit China next week to discuss climate cooperation, promote bilateral economic development and tourism and encourage cultural exchanges, his office said in a statement on Thursday.
Gavin Newsom has said he’s solely focused on climate policy and wouldn’t do anything to undermine the administration’s delicate relations with China.
As rising fossil fuel emissions continue to push global temperatures to record highs, California Gov.
California’s role as a shadow climate negotiator is only becoming more important as geopolitical tensions rise.
Clean energy has been a focus of cooperation between California and China in various sectors, said US officials who are looking forward to deepening the engagement to achieve ambitious climate goals and economic benefits.
"We learn to cooperate or we perish." Fmr. California Governor Jerry Brown says there will be "dangerous" consequences if the West doesn't engage diplomatically with China.
The ultimate elder statesman sees huge economic consequences to a superpower decoupling: “Another serious banking failure, mortgage meltdown . . . We can’t stabilize the world economy without China.”
Lower tiers of government in countries are playing an important role in boosting biodiversity, experts said ahead of a United Nations conference aimed at increasing protection for the natural world.
They met with leaders from all over the world, confronted a bevy of vital issues, and delved into their complexities. But throughout the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, Berkeley Law’s experts sounded a common theme. “We must work together to confront this crisis,” said Mary Nichols, vice chair of the school’s California-China Climate Institute.
The U.S. and China might resume climate talks soon, according to former California governor Jerry Brown.
Climate experts have urged more Sino-US cooperation in reducing carbon emissions from ships and aircraft.
Environmental experts at a recent online conference called on the US and China to collaborate to tackle global illegal deforestation, an issue that both nations pledged to support at last year's United Nations Climate Change Conference.
Researchers worry that a protracted stand-off could slow progress on tackling global warming and hamper research collaborations.
Jerry Brown weighs in on the climate bill and U.S.-China relations.
Beijing sees California as a climate leader, with some of the most advanced policies globally.
SACRAMENTO — Furthering California’s long-standing collaboration with China on climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom April 18, renewed a Memorandum of Understanding or MOU to advance ongoing cooperation on initiatives to protect the environment, reduce carbon emissions and air pollution, and promote clean energy development.
For Earth Week, "The Issue Is" is going green. Elex Michaelson is joined by former 4-term California Governor Jerry Brown. Brown, who has made environmentalism and climate change the cause of his life’s work, talks the state of the planet, dealing with high gas prices while decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels, and working with China.