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January 9, 2018

Energy and Climate Policy
Green Giants? Sectoral Obstacles and Opportunities to Reduce Carbon Emissions in China and India

This guest post is co-authored by Joshua Busby, associate professor of public affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the LBJ School at the University of Texas a…

A coal-fired power plant is pictured near a construction site in Beijing, China, December 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee

January 3, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of January 3, 2014

Darcie Draudt, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top five stories in Asia this week. 1. Cambodian police fire on garment protesters, killing at least three. Police fired on garment workers…

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September 16, 2013

China
A Chill, Ill Wind Blows Across China

I have to give Beijing credit. When the Chinese leaders put Wang Qishan in charge of the anti-corruption effort, they knew what they were doing. Widely believed to be one of the most competent of the…

Pan Shiyi, chairman of SOHO China, attends a session at the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) annual conference in Boao town, Hainan province on April 8, 2013 (Tyrone Siu/Courtesy Reuters).

January 12, 2012

China
China’s Wukan Protest: The Story’s Not Over

It was easy to get swept up in the Wukan moment. A committed band of protestors stands up to corrupt officials and seizes control of the village. They demand that the officials return ill-gotten land…

A wounded villager from Wukan is seen after a riot with the police the day earlier on September 23, 2011.

December 15, 2011

China
Occupy Wukan: China’s 99 Percent

Residents observe a moment of silence for a local leader who died in police custody, during a demonstration in Wukan village on December 13, 2011. The banner reads: "Everyone has a responsibility in …

Residents observe a moment of silence for a local leader who died in police custody, during a demonstration in Wukan village on December 13, 2011.