[13 November, 2012] When eight cities and five provinces in China were asked by the central government to develop a plan to become “low carbon,” many had no idea what to do. Some planted trees. Others decided to build up a solar panel industry. One city even thought about building a lake to be more “green.” Local government leaders were at a loss as to how to reduce their carbon emissions.
[30 January, 2012] China is the world’s leading textile and clothing exporter, manufacturing around 40% of the world’s textiles and clothes from cotton, man-made fibers, and silk. Textile and clothing is the largest manufacturing industry in China. China is also the largest importer of textile machinery.
Launched by the Institute for Industrial Productivity (IIP)
[9 January, 2012] The Institute for Industrial Productivity (IIP) has just released an interactive and easily searchable database of industrial energy efficiency and greenhouse gas mitigation policies.
[23 September, 2011] [September 23, 2011] Mark Levine gave the presentation entitled “Energy Efficiency Investments in China: Large? Small? Excellent prospects? Too many barriers?” at the US-China Clean Energy Forum on Financing Energy Efficiency in China organized by the Energy Foundation on February 23, 2010. In this presentation Dr.
As part of President Barack Obama’s commitment to strengthen cooperation with China in the area of clean energy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has entered into an agreement to provide training and other expertise to China’s National Energy Conservation Center (NECC).
[21 December, 2010] The amount of energy consumed by data centers is increasing rapidly around the world, and China is no exception. With its growing information technology and telecom industries and its emerging status as a supercomputer power, China continues to expand its data center capacity. In an effort to help reduce carbon emissions, the U.S.
[7 October, 2010] U.S. Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy & International Affairs David Sandalow announced today that Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will receive $12.5 million over the next five years to lead a consortium on energy-efficient building technologies under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC).
[13 September, 2010] In July 2010, China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) published revised energy production, consumption, and intensity data covering the years 1996 to 2008. Total Chinese primary energy use was revised upward for all years between 1998 and 2008.
[23 August, 2010] Dr. Mark Levine, the founder and leader of the China Energy Group gives presentation "Will China Overwhelm the World with its Greenhouse Gas Emissions?" at the 2010 American Council for An Energy-Efficient Economy's Summer Study on Energy-Efficiency in Buildings in Asilomar, California.
[1 June, 2010] China Energy Group members Mark Levine and Lynn Price have been invited to serve as Lead Authors for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) Fifth Assessment Report. Dr. Levine will serve on the Buildings chapter and Ms. Price will serve on the Industry chapter of the Working Group III report on Mitigation of Climate Change.