Thursday, January 20, 2011

U.S. – China Cooperation on Climate Change, Clean Energy, and the Environment

President Obama and President Hu agreed to enhanced cooperation on climate change, clean energy, and the environment. The leaders welcomed the announcement of joint work plans under the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC), which was launched by Presidents Obama and Hu in November 2009. The work plans cover energy efficient buildings, clean coal, and clean vehicles, and the U.S. research consortia for the three respective areas are led by the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, West Virginia University, and the University of Michigan. More>