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5 Myths and Realities About U.S.-China Solar Trade Competition

Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon present the reasons why the United States needs to display a steady hand in its solar trade dispute with China.

By Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon | Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Environmental Standards Give the United States an Edge Over China

If you want to know where the United States would be without our national environmental laws, just look at China, write Melanie Hart and Jeffrey Cavanagh.

By Melanie Hart and Jeffrey Cavanagh | Friday, April 20, 2012

The Complexities of the U.S. Decision on Chinese Solar Panel Imports

Innovation, not cheap Chinese imports, is the real key to sustainable solar market growth, write Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon.

By Melanie Hart and Kate Gordon | Thursday, March 15, 2012

Combating China’s Trade Subsidies Isn’t the Entire Answer

Adam S. Hersh examines China’s real competitive strengths due to its dynamic industrial policies and presents how the United States can up its game.

By Adam Hersh | Thursday, March 15, 2012

China’s Evolving Foreign Policy

article icon Issue Brief Ken Sofer explains why China's long-standing noninterventionist foreign policy strategy is changing with China's rising economic and political realities.

By Ken Sofer | Thursday, March 8, 2012

The Leap Day Deal with North Korea

Nina Hachigian examines the latest mini-breakthrough with the poor, isolated, and nuclear-armed northeast Asian dictatorship for its possible future consequences.

By Nina Hachigian | Thursday, March 1, 2012

Chinese State-Owned and State-Controlled Enterprises

CAP Economist Adam S. Hersh testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

By Adam Hersh | Wednesday, February 15, 2012

What China’s Leadership Transition Means for the United States

play_alt icon Video Center for American Progress China Analyst Melanie Hart explains what U.S. policymakers need to know about China's 2012 leadership transition.

By Melanie Hart | Friday, February 10, 2012

China’s Forthcoming Political Transition

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.

By Melanie Hart | Thursday, February 9, 2012

Shining a Light on U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation

article icon 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.

By Melanie Hart | Thursday, February 9, 2012

Getting Smarter on China

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.

By Rudy deLeon, Melanie Hart, and Ali Fisher | Thursday, February 9, 2012

Managing Insecurities Across the Pacific

book_alt2 icon Report The Obama administration's rebalancing toward Asia is confirming for many Chinese that the U.S. is trying to contain it. That's not good for either nation, writes Nina Hachigian.

By Nina Hachigian | Thursday, February 9, 2012

China’s Quiet Role in Pressuring Iran

Rudy deLeon and his national security team demonstrate that patient diplomacy with China is paying increasing dividends in global efforts to isolate Iran over its nuclear ambitions.

By Rudy deLeon, Brian Katulis, Peter Juul, and Ali Fisher | Wednesday, February 8, 2012

China Arrives in Durban Greener than Ever

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.

By Melanie Hart | Wednesday, November 30, 2011

China Goes Solar as America Stumbles

article icon 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.

By Melanie Hart | Wednesday, September 7, 2011