Chinese, California Policymakers Share Sustainability Tactics

September 18, 2018

Academics and policymakers from two of the world’s largest economies, China and California, gathered at Berkeley this week to trade strategies on how to tackle the global threat of climate change. Co-hosted by the Center for Economics, Resources and Innovation (CERI) at UC Berkeley and the Berkeley-Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change (BTJRC), the half-day conference highlighted experiences Chinese and Californian policymakers, researchers and non-governmental organizations who have partnered to address shared sustainability challenges. “By showcasing emerging leadership in climate-focused California agencies, we want to affirm the state’s initiative going into the next election cycle,” said ARE Professor David Roland-Holst, co-director of CERI.