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Apr 3, 2018

Energy Foundation CEO shares views on China-Us climate cooperation

On 24 March, 2018, Energy Foundation CEO and Co-Founder Eric Heitz shares views on China-Us climate cooperation with CGTN reporter at China Development Forum
Apr 3, 2018

Carbon market to curb pollution

Eric Heitz, CEO of the Energy Foundation, said China's launch of a carbon market is a milestone that will help tackle pollution and climate change and suggested that in the future, more sectors should be covered in addition to power generation.
Jan 2, 2018
China Dialogue

Five things to know about China’s national carbon market

During a 2015 bilateral meeting with the United States, President Xi Jinping announced a plan to launch a nationwide emissions trading system (ETS) by 2017. This was something of a moonshot for the world’s biggest emitter: the creation of the largest carbon market in the world.
Jan 2, 2018
The Huffington Post

China Unveils World's Largest Carbon Market

As President Donald Trump’s administration takes steps backward in the world’s fight against climate change, China is ramping up its commitment.
Jan 2, 2018
Climate Home

China to launch nationwide carbon market next week: officials

China’s long-awaited nationwide emissions trading scheme (ETS) will be officially launched on 19 December, starting with the power sector only, according to a document from National Development Reform Commission (NDRC).
Jan 2, 2018
China Daily

Carbon trade system opens to utilities

China started the world's largest carbon trading system on Tuesday, sending strong signals that it plans to use the market as a key policy tool to curb emissions and also is keeping its Paris Agreement commitments.
Jan 2, 2018
Financial Times

China moves towards launch of carbon trading scheme

China has taken the first step towards launching its much-delayed carbon emissions trading scheme by setting emissions quotas for companies in the power sector.
Jan 2, 2018
The New York Times

China Unveils an Ambitious Plan to Curb Carbon Emissions

China released plans on Tuesday to start a giant market to trade credits for the right to emit planet-warming greenhouse gases. The nationwide market would initially cover China’s vast, state-dominated power generation sector, which produced almost half of the country’s emissions from the burning of fossil fuels last year. If it works as intended, an emissions market will give Chinese power companies a financial incentive to operate more cleanly.
Nov 3, 2017
China Daily

EF China to select role model from firms leading climate fight

Energy Foundation China, or EF China, has started its initiative Climate Leader Plants on Tuesday to select role model from enterprises in cutting emission and saving energy. The non-profit organization was formed under partnership of foundations including The Pew Charitable Trusts and The Rockefeller Foundation in 1999. Within its Climate Leader Plants initiative, it will assess qualified companies and enterprises in aspects such as carbon emission, reaction to climate change, corporation social responsibility and industrial impact.
May 25, 2017
New York Times

Fighting Trump on Climate, California Becomes a Global Force

LOS ANGELES — The environmental ministers of Canada and Mexico went to San Francisco last month to sign a global pact — drafted largely by California — to lower planet-warming greenhouse pollution. Gov. Jerry Brown flies to China next month to meet with climate leaders there on a campaign to curb global warming.
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