Innovation, not cheap Chinese imports, is the real key to sustainable solar market growth, write Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon.
Video Center for American Progress China Analyst Melanie Hart explains what U.S. policymakers need to know about China's 2012 leadership transition.
Issue Brief Melanie Hart explains how combining our two markets can increase demand for U.S. clean energy products and provide the higher-paying jobs that we need to restore our economy.
Melanie Hart, Rudy deLeon, and Ali Fisher explain why next week’s visit by Xi Jinping is significant and requires the American people to take stock of the new China.
The upcoming transition in China's leadership is complex and matters greatly to U.S. interests, so U.S. policymakers should become familiar with the intricacies of the situation, writes Melanie Hart.
Rebecca Lefton, Andrew Light, Melanie Hart, and Adam James offer a new approach to bringing down global warming pollution that taps multiple international forums instead of just the United Nations conference.
Melanie Hart tries to make sense of rumors around China’s offer on global carbon emissions reductions and then offers a path forward she thinks China could (and should) embrace.
While some in the United States still pretend climate change isn’t real, China is getting serious about saving energy and curtailing emissions, observes Melanie Hart.
Issue Brief Melanie Hart and Daniel J. Weiss recommend ways to make shale gas developments safer in China and the United States.
Issue Brief Melanie Hart parses Beijing’s latest renewable energy five-year plan to illustrate China’s major push into solar power at our nation’s expense.
Green energy could be China’s “historic opportunity” to surpass the United States and become the next technology superpower, writes Melanie Hart.
While China and the European Commission hammer out a possible deal on aviation emissions and a potential foundation for global cap-and-trade, the United States sits on the sidelines, writes Melanie Hart.
Melanie Hart is a Director for Chinese Energy and Climate Policy at American Progress. She focuses on China’s science and technology development policies for energy innovation as well as its domestic energy efficiency program, environmental regulatory regime, and domestic and international responses to global climate change. Before joining American Progress, Melanie was a project consultant […]