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Lucia Green-Weiskel
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Lucia Green-Weiskel works with the Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET), an independent Chinese policy center dedicated to mitigating climate change through the advancement of low carbon policies and technologies. Her work has appeared in Chinadialogue.net, Grist, The Nation and the New York Times. She's has been interviewed about China's energy policy on Democracy Now!, This American Life and WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show. She holds a MSc in Asian Politics from SOAS, University of London, and a BA from Hampshire College and is currently working toward a PhD in Political Science at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York.

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C Plus: China's Civil Society Groups Stand Up and Get Counted in Durban

1 Comments | Posted December 1, 2011 | 15:03:24 (EST)

With greenhouse gas emissions hitting record levels and passing climate scientist's worst predictions, a new group of Chinese activists, traditionally silenced by an authoritarian government, is making its voice heard at the United Nations climate talks, the COP17, which began this week in Durban, South Africa.

China is...

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Electric Vehicles: Where Do the Emissions Go?

Posted April 4, 2011 | 14:50:42 (EST)

By Robert Earley, Dr. Feng An, Liping Kang and Lucia Green-Weiskel

Both the US and China have pledged to put 1 million electric vehicles on the road in the next decade (see here and here), citing the environmental and energy security benefits of this technology. But...

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In China, Concern for the Environment Means a Plan for Less Growth

Posted March 15, 2011 | 15:03:24 (EST)

Days before the opening of the meeting of China's top decision-making government bodies last week in Beijing - the annual convening of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Congress - Prime Minister Wen Jiabao called for a cap on China's growth rate at 7%,...

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Energy and Environment: China's Year of the Tiger in Numbers

Posted February 14, 2011 | 14:30:35 (EST)

As China bids farewell to the Year of the Tiger and rings in the Year of the Rabbit this month many Americans are wondering: Is China eclipsing the US and taking over as the world's new superpower? In last year's midterm election 29 candidates from both parties were

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How Business Interests Hijacked US-China Relations

Posted January 30, 2011 | 21:12:36 (EST)

The most concrete goods delivered by last week's bilateral state summit between President Obama and China's President Hu Jintao came not from heads of state but from CEOs, as US and China-based businesses signed a deal through which China agreed to buy $45 billion worth of American exports.

President Obama...

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