The Heat: China’s greenhouse gas reduction race

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China is now the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, but China’s investment in clean energy has overtaken the U.S. and EU combined. Will the climate meetings in Paris make any difference?

The Heat: China's greenhouse gas reduction race pt1

The Heat: China's greenhouse gas reduction race pt1

China is now the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, but China’s investment in clean energy has overtaken the U.S. and EU combined. Will the climate meetings in Paris make any difference? The Heat began the discussion with: CCTV's Liu Xin joined The Heat from Paris to talk more about the climate change talks that are happening there. From Paris, Zou Ji, Deputy Director General of China’s National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation came on the show.

The Heat began the discussion with:

  • CCTV’s Liu Xin joined The Heat from Paris to talk more about the climate change talks that are happening there.
  • From Paris, Zou Ji, Deputy Director General of China’s National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation came on the show.

Can China’s economy grow without burning fossil fuels?

The Heat: China's greenhouse gas reduction race pt2

The Heat: China's greenhouse gas reduction race pt2

China is now the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, but China’s investment in clean energy has overtaken the U.S. and EU combined. Will the climate meetings in Paris make any difference? Can China’s economy grow without burning fossil fuels? To discuss China’s energy policy and growth strategy in Beijing, The Heat was joined by: Wang Tao, who is a Resident Scholar at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing. From Paris, Barbara Finamore is a senior attorney and the Asia Director at the U.S. Natural Resources Defense Council. In the Washington, D.C. studio, Tao Zhang is the founder and CEO of Dao Ventures, an investment group in green energy projects in China.

To discuss China’s energy policy and growth strategy in Beijing, The Heat was joined by:

  • Wang Tao, who is a Resident Scholar at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy in Beijing.
  • From Paris, Barbara Finamore is a senior attorney and the Asia Director at the U.S. Natural Resources Defense Council.
  • In the Washington, D.C. studio, Tao Zhang is the founder and CEO of Dao Ventures, an investment group in green energy projects in China.