CCTV America showcased the Alliance on their Global Business segment. Mark Niu from CCTV reports on China’s recent pledge to reduce the carbon intensity of its economy by 60 percent and to generate a fifth of its electricity from clean sources by 2030. These targets are ambitious and are expected to provide some big business opportunities for U.S. companies. Two of the Alliance Partners are highlighted for their energy efficiency technology: Nexant, Inc. and Opower. This segment coincides with Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. in September 2015. See more below.
Excerpts from our 10th Anniversary celebration:
We celebrated our 10th Anniversary in collaboration with Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) on April 22, 2015 (Earth Day).
Dr. Steven Chu, Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology, Stanford University
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy
Tseming Yang, Santa Clara University School of Law
Russ Drinker, HOK
Thomas Heller, Climate Policy Initiative
Barbara Finamore, Alliance President
Senior Attorney and Asia Director; Founder, China Program, NRDC