Professor Wang Cited in NY Times on Impact of Trump’s Reversal of US Climate Policy on China’s Efforts to Curb Emissions

Assistant Professor Alex Wang was cited in a New York Times article about the impact that President Trump’s anti-climate action policies might have on China’s efforts to curb emissions.  Wang pointed to how President Trump’s reversal of U.S. climate policy might empower business and political interests within China opposed to climate action, a shift which could cause China to slow its own environmental protections. 

 

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Professor Wang was also quoted in a second New York Times article, where he addressed administrative detentions enacted by Chinese regulators against employees of companies that were alleged to have committed environmental law infractions. 

 

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