Melanie Hart, Pete Ogden, and Kelly Sims Gallagher discuss how U.S. and China could work to maximize economic benefits for developing countries while also minimizing environmental, social and climate risks.
Issue Brief Both the United States and China need to bolster domestic policy and steer overseas finance in climate-friendly directions.
Issue Brief China’s downshift in coal consumption makes way for cleaner energy sources and substantial emission reductions.
Melanie Hart, Director of China Policy at the Center for American Progress, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
New U.S.-China climate partnership commitments ease the path to international agreement later this year.
China’s growing assertiveness creates opportunities and challenges for the United States.
Issue Brief With U.S. engagement, new banks such as Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank could spur a race to the top in sustainable development financing.
Interactive CAP mapped Chinese direct investment activity across the U.S. energy economy to analyze where these investments are happening and what makes some regions more attractive than others.
Report Federal agencies should support U.S. governors, mayors, and private enterprises working to leverage foreign direct investment from China and other nations to build new clean energy projects in the United States.
CAP sends a delegation of policy experts to Beijing this week to continue the Center’s work on Chinese energy and environmental policy.
Report The United States and China are working together in many regions around the world, but cooperation has not reached the point where either nation is willing to depend on the other when critical interests are at stake.
Report The United States and China have many common interests in the Asia-Pacific region. On security issues, however, the two nations sometimes do not see eye to eye. Some of those differences can be resolved with better communication, while others are rooted in truly divergent views and therefore require careful management.
Report Energy and climate cooperation has become the new action track of the U.S.-China relationship, but the United States and China still do not consider each other to be true strategic partners in this space. It is time to kick cooperation up a notch and start chipping away at the truly difficult issues.
Video The Center for American Progress traveled to Beijing to film some of China's young pioneers in action. This video series presents an inside look at some of the opportunities and challenges China faces today, seen through the eyes of four young rising leaders.
Issue Brief The Center for American Progress recently convened a group of rising U.S. and Chinese foreign policy leaders to examine some of the most difficult issues plaguing the world’s most important bilateral relationship. They found that both sides need to better clarify their own intentions and address the other side’s suspicions.