Bridging Gaps in Durban: What can China do?

Bridging Gaps in Durban: What can China do?

This post originally appeared on ChinaFAQs. By Angel Hsu, Max Song, and Jonathan Smith on Dec 2, 2011 Interview with China energy expert Jiang Kejun, Energy Research Institute, NDRC As the first week of the UN climate negotiations in Durban are underway, one of the...
Talking Tactics

Talking Tactics

This article originally appeared in China Dialogue. China’s performance in Cancún points to a new, more conciliatory climate diplomacy from a country that knows the sharp end of the blame game, write Angel Hsu and Zhao Yupu. Last month’s UN-led climate talks in...
Seeing the carbon through the trees

Seeing the carbon through the trees

Escaping the frigid, air-conditioned corridors of the Moon Palace and Cancunmesse convention rooms, I had the rare opportunity to visit the site of a pilot forest carbon project managed by local Mayan campesinos or farmers. Called Reserva Ejidal, this 1,230 hectare...

Yale Delegation meets with U.S. Senate Staffer

Yesterday, a few members of our Yale delegation here at COP-16 in Cancun met with Jonathan Black, who is a member of Senator Jeff Binagman (D-NM), who is Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Our group was particularly interested in the...