Will China and the US be partners or rivals in the new energy economy?
Will China and the US be partners or rivals in the new energy economy? / Daniel Kammen and Gang He. World Bank Development in a Changing Climate blog, 26/01/2011.
When Chinese president Hu Jintao visited the US this month, many issues made headlines, but one that didn’t is nonetheless important: clean energy cooperation, competition, or both. This issue is a litmus test for the two superpowers’ ability to build a partnership based on mutual needs and opportunities. The outcome will affect our global economic, environmental and geopolitical future, and may influence the range of clean energy opportunities for emerging economies in fundamental ways…