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Jan 25, 2014

Portland shares green approach with Kunming (China Daily)

Planning and design experts from Portland, the United States, are helping Kunming to promote walking and cycling to lower carbon emissions and alleviate traffic congestion. Energy Foundation China promotes the partnership of the two cities.
Jan 24, 2014

Experts preach walking to cure traffic headaches (China Daily)

Planning and design experts from Portland, Oregon suggested Kunming promote walking and cycling to lower carbon emissions and alleviate traffic congestions during rush hour, after a four-day visit to the capital of Southwest China's Yunnan province.
Jun 26, 2013

Foundation aims to improve China's cityscapes (China Daily)

"Our goal is really helping Chinese cities figure out the best way to tackle land-use patterns, transportation systems and building design," said Jiang Lin, senior vice-president of the Energy Foundation.
Mar 22, 2013

How Cities Can Save China (NY Times)

How Cities Can Save China By HENRY M. PAULSON Jr. Published: December 4, 2012 CHINA is experiencing its most severe economic downturn in decades, and revitalizing its economic model is critical to future prosperity — not only in China, but around the world. Central to that effort is the transformation of China’s cities. By adopting a new approach to urbanization, its leaders can assure more balanced investment, address a major source of debt, achieve a consumption windfall and clean up the country’s environment.

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Feb 4, 2017

MOU Signed to Launch an Urbanization Forum

China Academy of Urban Planning & Design (CAUPD) and EF China signed on January 19 a memorandum of understanding on establishing ‘China's Urbanization Think Tank Forum’
Dec 3, 2015

Supporting Chinese Cities to an early Peaking of Carbon Emissions — 22 Non-Profit Organizations Release the Ten Key Principles of Low Carbon Urbanization

The China Urban Sustainability Coalition, along with multiple non-profit organizations that advocate for sustainable urbanization in China, jointly released the Ten Key Principles of Low Carbon Urbanization on December 3rd in Paris, at China Pavilion of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21), offering recommendations for Chinese cities’ transition towards a green and low-carbon development model.
Dec 10, 2014

Climate Change and Urbanization: Challenges & Progress in China

On December 10th, 2014, five international environmental organizations jointly released the above titled report during the COP 20 climate conference in Lima, Peru.
Apr 26, 2013

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT (Program Analyst)

China Sustainable Cities Program (CSCP) Program Analyst

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Nov 12, 2018

Green Finance Systems for Energy Retrofitting of Public Buildings in Key Cities

Green finance has developed in a rapid way in China since seven central government agencies—including People’s Bank of China—issued a guideline to establish a green financial system for China.
Nov 12, 2018

Policy and Regulation System of Urban Transportation Sector on Climate Change and Air Quality Issues in California and the US

From 2016 to 2018, Energy Foundation China supported the China Center for Energy and Transportation at University of California, Davis to summarize policies and best practices for the public transportation sector from different levels of governments in the U.S.
Nov 12, 2018

Low Carbon Development and Early Emissions Peaking in Chinese Cities: Case Studies (2018)

In September 2018, the International Technical Supporting Platform for City Emission Peaking (ISP-CEP) released the case studies, with support from all members of the platform, including Energy Foundation China. Through literature reviews and interviews, this report illustrates how eight different Chinese cities try to push forward low carbon development at the local level and aim to peak their emissions early. The cases can provide practical lessons for other cities in China and developing countries around the world, as they explore innovative low carbon solutions that suit them. ISP-CEP was established in 2017 by 11 international non-governmental organizations in China, aiming to help Chinese cities achieve their carbon emissions peaking goals successfully.
Apr 16, 2018

Emerald Cities - Planning for Smart and Green China

“Planning for Smart and Green China” is the first comprehensive manual detailing how to build a sustainable city from the ground up in China, laying out green building and urban sustainability practices for low-carbon city planning and construction in China and abroad.
Dec 22, 2014

Promoting Transit-Oriented Development in China

TOD has been a priority for the China Sustainable Cities Program (CSCP) since 2008. The strategy has three components: pilot projects, providing technical support for policy formulation, and providing technical capacity training and publicity.
Dec 22, 2014

Revitalizing China’s Urban Pedestrian and Cycling System

To promote this model, the China Sustainable Cities Program (CSCP) formed partnerships with the cities of Kunming and Chongqing to expand pedestrian and cycling networks in Kunming’s Panlongjiang District and in Chongqing’s historic old quarter and the new districts to the north of the city.
Nov 26, 2014

Growing Green Buildings

Energy Foundation China has long focused on making buildings more energy efficient. The foundation funded work on China's first-ever Standard for Building Energy Efficiency in Hot-summer and Cold-winter Region, issued by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development (MOHURD) in 2001.
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