What Would New Breakthroughs on Climate Change Mean for the U.S.-China Relationship?
A ChinaFile Conversation
Junjie Zhang, Joanna Lewis, Li Shuo, Angel Hsu, Barbara A. Finamore, Fei Teng, Jim Williams, Fredrich Kahrl
September 16, 2015
With just over a week to go before Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his first State Visit to the United States, there is much evidence to suggest that bilateral action to fight climate change is an area most ripe for meaningful Sino-U.S. cooperation. What’s on the table? What form might further breakthrough take? If there is progress, how could it affect the U.S.-China relationship more broadly? What’s possible? What’s likely to happen?—The Editors