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Steven Chu Discusses Clean Energy Development by China and California (Complete)

Former U.S. secretary of energy and Nobel laureate discusses how systematic differences between China and the U.S. influence action on climate change. more

Governor Jerry Brown: California Can Show China That Clean Energy 'Makes Good Economic Sense'

California Governor Jerry Brown outlines how his state is taking a leading role in tackling climate change and setting a model for China to follow. more
California Governor Jerry Brown gives opening remarks to kickoff ASNC's CA-Climate Change event

California's State of Mind on Climate Change

CA Governor Jerry Brown touts the state's leadership on climate at launch of new Asia Society report more
Snub-nosed monkey. (Xi Zhinong)

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

China's leading wildlife photographer Xi Zhinong joins this special film screening and director Q&A, co-presented with PBS Nature. The film is narrated by actor BD Wong. more
A screen grab from Jia Zhangke's recent short film 'Smog Journeys.'

In Images and Video, Visualizing China's Environmental Crisis

In a chilling new short film, Chinese director Jia Zhangke illustrates the subtle effects of China's air pollution on everyday life. Here are five other attempts to visualize China’s dire environmental crisis. more

Sam Wu's 'dolphin song' Onstage at Asia Society

Musicians perform a four-movement chamber piece that the composer describes as a lament for the Yangtze River's recently extinct white dolphins. more
Runners in masks file past a soldier during the Beijing Marathon. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Ten of the Biggest Stories from China in 2014

The online magazine of Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations reflects on its most significant stories, conversations, and multimedia of the past year. more
COAL+ICE
A documentary photography exhibition, visually narrating the hidden chain of actions triggered by mankind’s use of coal. more
ZhongXiang Zhang: Environmental Policy Reform
“I am cautiously optimistic that China will be able to accomplish a great deal on the environmental front.” more
Henry Paulson (L) and Kevin Rudd (R) at Asia Society’s event in New York on September 11, 2014. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Paulson and Rudd: China's Economic Reform Is the 'Engine Room' for Xi's Political Vision

In a wide-ranging discussion at Asia Society, Henry Paulson and Kevin Rudd discussed President Xi Jinping’s vision for China, the country's economic reform agenda, its stance on climate change, and more. more