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Quick Take: John Kerry’s Visit to China

Quick Take: John Kerry’s Visit to China

Quick Take: John Kerry’s Visit to China

Quick Take: John Kerry’s Visit to China

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Basilinna

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April 20, 2021

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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry, visited Shanghai from April 14 to 17 to “raise climate ambitions” ahead of President Joe Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate to be held virtually from April 22-23, and the U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) later this year.

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

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

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

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

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Deborah Lehr

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March 22, 2021

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The United States and China have a mutual interest in fighting climate change. There are no boundaries: Emissions in Tianjin affect temperatures in Texas, and vice versa. For this reason, many view climate change as a potential bright spot in the U.S.-China relationship – where the shared goal of reducing carbon emissions could lead to cooperative action or complementary policies.‍

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China as a Climate Leader

China as a Climate Leader

China as a Climate Leader

China as a Climate Leader

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CSIS

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December 16, 2019

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This week, Energy 360 looks at the role of China on the global climate stage. Deborah Lehr (Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Paulson Institute) and Han Chen (Manager for Energy Policy, International Program, NRDC), with Lachlan Carey (Associate Fellow, CSIS Energy & National Security Program), explain the actions China must take to meet its climate targets and be seen as a global leader on climate action.

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Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

Deborah Lehr on the Importance of Green Finance

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Deborah Lehr

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October 4, 2019

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The Paulson Institute’s Deborah Lehr joins the latest episode of our “All About the Green” podcast. Speaking with the IIF’s Managing Director and Head of Sustainable Finance, Sonja Gibbs, the conversation focuses on China and Deborah’s work at the Paulson Institute. Sonja and Deborah also focus on China – specifically the efforts to green the Belt and Road Initiative, but also what China is doing beyond the BRI.

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Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

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Deborah Lehr

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September 16, 2015

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As China’s President Xi Jinping prepares for his visit to the United States, pressure is mounting on both sides to identify potential areas of cooperation amid ongoing contention. Yet, intractable issues dominate the agenda for the two Presidents - accusations of cybertheft, military aggressiveness in the South China Seas and currency manipulation are among the hot topics.

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