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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.
May 17, 2017
People's Daily

China’s Belt and Road Initiative offers opportunity, bodes well for future successes

The two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation concluded on May 15 in Beijing. A total of 68 nations and international organizations signed cooperation agreements with China over the course of the event. The forum also led to more than 270 outcomes and a joint communiqué.
Dec 14, 2016
Global Times

Beijing targets fossil fuel in fight against air pollution

While many are wondering whether US president-elect Donald Trump will keep the US in historic Paris Agreement on climate change, China has stepped up efforts to address the problem. Among those efforts has been shuttering coal-fired power plants or upgrading coal-burning technology, in order to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide. The Global Times recently looked into several coal projects in Beijing's eastern suburbs, where villagers have been dependent for years on coal-fired furnaces to heat their homes during the winter.
Sep 2, 2016
Zhenjiang News

Energy Foundation and Municipal Government of Zhenjiang Sign Green and Low-carbon Development Cooperation MOU

Zhenjiang Municipal People’s Government signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the US-based Energy Foundation (EF) to cooperate on green and low-carbon urban development. Both parties will work together to facilitate Zhenjiang’s green and low-carbon transformation. Ms. Zhu Xiaoming, the Mayor, attended the signing ceremony.
Aug 31, 2016

Buildings should be net zero, says architecture dean

Professor Lam Khee Poh, the new dean of Singapore's top architecture school, is an early advocate of green buildings. In the run-up to the International Green Building Conference next month, he tells Eco-Business why he wants his students to embrace sustainability in their education and work.
Aug 31, 2016
National Energy Administration

Li Yangzhe, Deputy Administrator of National Energy Administration of China, met with Eric Heitz, Co-founder and CEO of the Energy Foundation

On August 23, Mr. Li Yangzhe, the Deputy Director of the National Energy Administration of China met with Mr. Eric Heitz, the Co-founder and CEO of the Energy Foundation in Beijing. Both sides exchanged views on deepening cooperation on the field of renewable energy, power system reform and etc.
Mar 1, 2016
China Environment News

Chen Jining, Minister of the Ministry of Environment Protection of the People's Republic of China, met with Eric Heitz, Co-founder and CEO of Energy Foundation

Chen Jining, Minister of the Ministry of Environment Protection of the People's Republic of China, met with Eric Heitz, Co-founder and CEO of Energy Foundation, in Beijing on March 1, 2016.
Nov 12, 2015
China Radio International

Renewable Energy in China - “People in the Know” (China Radio International)

China Radio International’s flagship English radio interview program “People in the Know” featured EF China’s Lu Hong to talk about renewable energy in China. The program was first broadcast on November 11, 2015.
Sep 23, 2015

Major Cities Pledge Climate Action At U.S.-China Summit in California

Last week’s Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles, California, showcased clear commitments by U.S. and Chinese states, provinces, and major cities to address climate change—in many cases beyond national targets.
May 26, 2015

<2050 High RE Penetration Report> Experts: renewable energy may take up lion's share (CCTV)

On April 16, EF China and grantee China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC), jointly released the China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study in Beijing. The study shows that it is both technically and economically feasible for renewable energy to satisfy over 60 percent of China’s primary energy consumption and 85 percent of electricity consumption by 2050. CCTV News, the English-language news channel of China Central Television, broadcast this story.

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