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Feb 10, 2018

Mega-City Wuhan Issues Carbon Peaking Plan With Emissions Cap

Wuhan, a mega-city that has pioneered green growth strategies, has issued a Carbon Emissions Peaking Action Plan (2017-2022) with a quantified emissions cap—the first of its kind for a Chinese city. Wuhan’s plan sends a positive signal to peer cities and exemplifies how the 19th Party Congress' call for "ecological civilization" is quickly translating into local action.
Dec 20, 2017

Statement on China’s Launch of the National Emissions Trading System

Yesterday, China’s National Development and Reform Commission launched China’s national Emissions Trading System (ETS), with approval from the State Council. The launch, which fulfills a commitment first made by President Xi Jinping in September 2015, is a major milestone in China’s efforts to fight climate change, and a significant step towards a clean energy future.
Dec 11, 2017

Eric Heitz Report Back to CCICED on Recommendations by Clean Energy Strategy and Climate Change Forum

On Dec 11, 2017, as Member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), Energy Foundation CEO and Co-founder Eric Heitz reported back to CCICED Annual Meeting Plenary Session, on the findings and recommendations by CCICED Clean Energy Strategy and Climate Change Forum.
Dec 10, 2017

Energy Foundation China Held a “Clean Energy Strategy and Climate Change” Open Forum at CCICED’s Annual Meeting

On December 10, 2017, “Clean Energy Strategy and Climate Change,” an open forum on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED), kicked off in Beijing. Undertaken by the Energy Foundation, the forum was hosted by two vice chairpersons of CCICED: XIE Zhenhua, China’s Special Representative on Climate Change, and Catherine MCKENNA, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change.
Aug 19, 2017

EF China and China Southern Power Grid Signed a MOU

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Energy Foundation China (EF China) and China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd (CSG) on August 17 in Guangzhou.
Jul 19, 2017

Zou Ji to Serve as President of Energy Foundation China

We are delighted to announce that as of today, our new Energy Foundation China President, Prof. Zou Ji, has officially joined the staff in our Beijing Representative Office.
Jun 8, 2017

Clean Energy Transition becomes the new engine of economic growth – Energy Foundation holds Clean Energy Economy Transition Forum in Beijing

On June 6th – 8th, the Eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) and the Second Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-2), hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology was held in China National Conference Center. On June 6th, Energy Foundation, with the approval of the Ministry of Science and Technology, successfully organized the side event – Clean Energy Economy Transition Forum.
Jun 2, 2017

Trump's decision will not stop a global economy towards a low-carbon future

The president’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement undermines the efforts of states, cities, and American businesses to grow the economy and create jobs. America is retreating from its global leadership position on trade, national security, and climate change.
May 15, 2017

China’s Enhanced Global Leadership on Clean Energy Will Boost Its New Silk Road Initiative

Government officials, organization representatives, experts, scholars, and business leaders from over 130 countries and 70 international organizations recently gathered in Beijing to discuss topics like infrastructure, energy resources, environmental protection, trade, and economic cooperation at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. Eric Heitz, Co-founder and CEO of Energy Foundation, attended the forum and was invited to address the Fifth Global Think Tank Summit on the Belt and Road Initiative and clean energy.
Apr 6, 2017

EF China received Outstanding Contribution Award from VECC

EF China received prestigious award from the Vehicle Emissions Control Centre of the Ministry of Environmental Protection on February 28, 2017.

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