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CENTER FOR CLIMATE STRATEGIES
SEPTEMBER 2018

US-China Low Carbon Development

CCS-China Partners Outline China and Southeast Asia Cooperation

The Center for Climate Strategies (CCS) and its long standing China partners, the Global Environmental Institute (GEI), the Chinese Academies of Science Institutes of Science and Development (CAS-ISD), and the Guangdong Institute for Energy Conversion (GIEC), will hold an Affiliate Event at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco on September 14 to recap the drivers of successful cooperation in China over the past decade, and chart new opportunities on Low Carbon Development and Renewable Energy Implementation in Southeast Asia.

Partners will provide lessons learned and collective strategies for bilateral cooperation based on their successful US-China partnership since 2009 along with emerging initiatives in Southeast Asia. The event will explore integration of low carbon development and financing with China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the South-South Climate Cooperation Fund, and emerging climate action initiatives. It will include special focus on expansion of renewable energy and private investment in low carbon programs at full market scale. The event is open by registration (details below) and will be held Friday, September 14 at the Boardroom of the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Speakers include:

  • WANG Yi, Standing Committee Member of the National People’s Congress, Deputy Director-General of Institutes of Science and Development (ISD) of CAS
  • Thomas Peterson, President and CEO of CCS
  • LIAO Cuiping, Researcher, GIEC of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • YU Qingchan, Program Manager of Climate Change GEI
  • Secretary Matt Rodriquez of California EPA
How to Attend:
  • Event Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, September 14, 2018
  • Event Place: Boardroom at the Contemporary Jewish Museum,
    San Francisco
  • This event is open to public but we highly encourage you to RSVP
    via this page
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