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Apr 21, 2023

Is China ahead of the United States in developing green technology? Amid the tensions of great power competition and climate change, what can the U.S. and China learn from each other when it comes to protecting the environment? In this special edition Earth Day podcast, we pulled the best content from our 2023 Earth Month interview series to answer the most urgent questions on the U.S.-China climate relationship with insights from American and Chinese experts.

Joining us for this episode are the following four experts on China and the climate crisis:

Angel Hsu, assistant professor of public policy and the environment at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Joanna Lewis, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of Energy and Environment and director of the Science, Technology and International Affairs Program at Georgetown University

Zou Ji, president of the Energy Foundation China

Ma Jun, founding director of the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE)

About the speakers:

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Follow Angel Hsu on Twitter: @ecoangelhsu

Follow Joanna Lewis on Twitter: @JoannaILewis

Follow Ma Jun on Twitter: @MJ_GreenFinance

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