Professor Alex Wang Quoted in Christian Science Monitor on China’s Commitment to Tackling Climate Change

December 8, 2015 – Professor Alex Wang was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor and New York Times about China’s standing commitment to cut coal usage in order to address both air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions. Beijing, with a population of more than 20 million people, uses energy that’s supplied mostly by coal-burning power plants, the dirtiest source of energy in the world. 

“This week in Paris, China is rightfully getting credit for its policies to tackle climate change,” said Professor Wang, who is attending COP 21, the United Nations Climate Change Conference. “But the extraordinary air pollution in Beijing right now demonstrates just how much remains to be done to make these policies work in practice.”

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