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China Energy Group Spoke at the 26th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade Strategic Dialogue in November 2015

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Dr. Nan Zhou, Staff Scientist and Deputy Group Leader of the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory participated and spoke at the 26th China-US Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) in Guangzhou, co-chaired by China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman in November 2015.

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Why Chinese cities are different

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Since becoming the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter in 2007, China now contributes nearly 20 per cent of global emissions. While 58 per cent of China's energy-related CO2 emissions are currently derived from cities, in the coming decades this figure is likely to climb closer to the 70 per cent global average, according to a report, issued by the China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory andStockholm Environment Institute with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies.

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Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley Partner with Tsinghua on Energy and Climate

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley announced they are partnering with Tsinghua University in Beijing to form the Berkeley Tsinghua Joint Research Center on Energy and Climate Change, a center that will aim to develop scientifically based clean energy solutions and the next generation of leaders to champion those solutions. 

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China Energy Group Participates in the 6th U.S.-China Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington DC

Friday, October 23, 2015

Eight staff members and two affiliates of the China Energy Group participated in the 6th U.S.-Ch

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China Energy Group Participates in Inaugural International Workshop for Asia Energy Efficiency Program and Policy Evaluation

Friday, October 16, 2015

The inaugural 2015 International Workshop for Asia Energy Efficiency Policy and Program Evaluation was held on October 13-14, 2015 in Beijing. For China and other rapidly developing countries in Asia, evaluation can play a key role in informing policy design, measuring the impact of various energy policies and programs and improving implementation and future development. Leading international evaluation experts, including the founders of the U.S.

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Berkeley Lab’s China Energy Group Provides Technical Support for U.S.-China Climate Change Announcements

Thursday, October 1, 2015

On Friday, September 25, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping made a Joint Presidential Statement on Climate Change and issued a related Fact Sheet.

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Zhejiang Province Governor, Delegation Visit the Lab

Monday, September 28, 2015

The governor of Zhejiang Province and a delegation of provincial officials visited last week, receiving an overview of the Lab from Deputy Lab Director Horst Simon then meeting with ETA’s China Energy Group to learn about their collaborations with China to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The group also toured the FLEXLAB building efficiency simulator. More> 

 

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The China Energy Group participated in the U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles

Monday, September 21, 2015

The China Energy Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) participated in the two-day U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit in Los Angeles this week.

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National Energy Conservation Center of China (NECC) Delegation visit LBNL

Thursday, September 3, 2015

A delegation from China’s National Energy Conservation Center and local energy conservation centers visited the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) on September 2nd, 2015. Mr. Wang Shancheng, Deputy Director of the Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) led the delegation team.

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EAEI’s Dr. Zhou Sees Secretary Zhang Jifu as a Visionary

Friday, August 7, 2015

While on a trip to New York and Chicago, Chinese Pinggu Party Secretary Zhang Jifu developed a strong interest in environmentally-friendly city design. Thereafter, he attended a two-week course in the U.S arranged by former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s Paulson Institute.

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