Climate Action in the United States and China

This pamphlet sets the context and summarizes the actions taken by the United States and China to address the threat of global climate change. The purpose is not to judge the actions of one country against the other but to help each country understand the existing activities and accomplishments of the other as a foundation for dialogue.

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Climate Action in the United States and China (English)

Jeffrey Logan, Aaron Frank, Jianwu Feng, and Indu John
The United States and China together produce almost 40 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that now threaten to alter the global climate. Any successful global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will therefore require the direct support and participation of both countries.

Climate Action in the United States and China (Chinese)

Jeffrey Logan, Aaron Frank, Jianwu Feng, and Indu John
The United States and China together produce almost 40 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions that now threaten to alter the global climate. Any successful global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will therefore require the direct support and participation of both countries.

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