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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and China Special Envoy for Climate Change Xie Zhenhua met in Shanghai on April 15 and 16, 2021, to discuss aspects of the climate crisis. At the conclusion of the discussion, the two Special Envoys released the following:
- Green Energy Innovation and International Collaboration in the Post-Pandemic World
The Summit will be held virtually on Zoom on Dec. 4th – 6th, 2020 (US time). It is free and open to all, but registration is required.
The Summit will address how to achieve a sustainable recovery in the near term, as well as how to deal with challenges of climate change in the long run.
Two Nobel Laureates have confirmed to deliver keynote speeches at the Summit.
|U.S.||Date: Friday, October 23
Time: 5:00 -7:30 pm Pacific time;
|China:||Date: Saturday, October 24
Time: 8:00 -10:30 am, China time
- US-China Green Energy Council (UCGEC) 2020 Seminar
Everyone’s eyes have been fixated on COVID-19 pandemic, which is one of the most serious challenges the world has faced since World War II. Countries around the globe are striving hard to restart their economy from the SARS-CoV-2 caused cliff-drop while, global warming, a deeper peril to our habitat on earth lies beneath the surface of this crisis. It is imperative that we take the road of further developing green energy to cope with the climate change.
On October 28, 2019, Dr. Steven Chu, the Nobel Laureate in physics and former US energy secretary, led a delegation from UCGEC to visit the China Association of science and technology. Wan Gang, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee and chairman of the China Association for science and technology, met with the visiting delegation at the China Science and technology hall.