Category Archives: climate change

Beijing’s ‘Airpocalypse’

Reported over the weekend, the pollution in Beijing went off the map’s edge. DCFR addressed this topic in the summer with Rajan Gupta of the Los Alamos National Lab. His slides with some interesting data are here.¬†And an interview here. … Continue reading

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Germany’s Green Push

We were honored to have Harald Leibrecht, coordinator of transatlantic cooperation of the German government, speak recently to DCFR and American Council on Germany members. His topic of discussion was Germany’s energy policy and its transition to renewables. Nuclear power … Continue reading

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Sustainable Growth in China

According to new research in The Chinese Economy by DCFR president Jennifer Warren and distinguished finance professor Andrew Chen, “the world’s economic system and ecosystem have everything to gain by teasing apart the issues related to infrastructure and climate change” … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Last week our guest David Victor of UC San Diego offered sage advice about climate change. His new book, “Global Warming Gridlock,” offers a road map toward a lower carbon future. He explained it is the academic’s job to find … Continue reading

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