Beijing sees California as a climate leader, with some of the most advanced policies globally.
SACRAMENTO — Furthering California’s long-standing collaboration with China on climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom April 18, renewed a Memorandum of Understanding or MOU to advance ongoing cooperation on initiatives to protect the environment, reduce carbon emissions and air pollution, and promote clean energy development.
For Earth Week, "The Issue Is" is going green. Elex Michaelson is joined by former 4-term California Governor Jerry Brown. Brown, who has made environmentalism and climate change the cause of his life’s work, talks the state of the planet, dealing with high gas prices while decreasing our dependence on fossil fuels, and working with China.
China's new-energy vehicle market (NEV) is growing so rapidly that it has become the fourth-largest auto market in the world, experts said at a webinar.
Former California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) told The Associated Press in an article published Tuesday that the Biden administration should prioritize climate concerns, comparing the potentially disastrous effects of a climate crisis to war.
From the war in Ukraine to the United States’ increasingly strained relationship with China, former California governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Brown are getting attention for well-considered opinions about international affairs.
Jerry Brown has spent a lifetime warning us of our folly. The three-time presidential candidate and four-term California governor has been championing sustainable development since the 1970s. His philosophical, Jesuit- and Zen-influenced approach has made him a singular presence in American politics.
WILLIAMS, Calif. (AP) — Former California Gov. Jerry Brown is living off the grid in retirement, but he’s still deeply connected on two issues that captivated him while in office and now are center stage globally: climate change and the threat of nuclear war.
California-China Climate Institute Chair, Jerry Brown, writes that America needs the courage to think and act in new ways with its enagement with China, accepting that China’s system is different from our system and find arrangements including cooperation on climate change to co-exist peacefully.
Under Biden, Beijing appears to have kept its focus on maintaining and further developing subnational relationships.
Following Chinese President Xi Jinping's announcement at the UN General Assembly that his country will not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, climate activists say China must do more to reduce its own domestic coal emissions.
Few states support climate action as enthusiastically as California. But the Golden State isn’t sending a governor to the United Nations climate change summit this year. Gov. Gavin Newsom is not going, and neither are his predecessors in the office. That’s both unusual and a little telling
The largest climate package in state history, Governor Newsom highlights over $15 billion in funding to tackle wildfire and drought challenges, build climate resilience in communities, promote sustainable agriculture and advance nation-leading climate agenda.
One question looms above all others in United States climate envoy John Kerry's climate diplomacy agenda: What can the US do about China?
Former California Governor Jerry Brown discusses what it will take for countries, including the U.S. and China to act -- and collaborate -- on climate.
Xie Zhenhua, China’s special envoy for climate change, has said that the country aims to neutralise “all GHGs” before 2060. He noted that China intends to achieve the neutrality of “the emissions of greenhouse gases in all economic sectors, not just CO2”.
China and the United States would benefit from cooperation in tackling climate change, a forum has heard as reports aired at the gathering reinforced the need for the two biggest economies to coordinate their efforts.
In Breakthroughs, a publication of UC Berkeley's Rausser College of Natural Resources, Professor Dan Kammen, a former U.S. State Department science envoy who serves on the academic advisory committee for California-China Climate Institute, recently sat down with Governor Jerry Brown to discuss goals for the institute, how research can affect policy more quickly, and reasons for optimism on climate change.
China and the United States share a set of similar goals when it comes to climate change, which could help advance collaboration and inspire others around the world to work together toward curbing greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent report and climate experts.
Former California Air Resources Board Chair and California-China Climate Institute Vice-Chair Mary Nichols joins KQED to discuss how she arrived in California, working for Jerry Brown and Arnold Schwarzenegger, how Joe Biden has followed California's lead on climate policy and the potential for ongoing collaboration with China on lowering emissions.