In the article entitled "China: how to rev up a clean-energy laggard," Dr. Jennifer Turner discussed with the Christian Science Monitor on how the recent solar panel trade war has impacted U.S.-China collaboration on clean energy development.
"A brewing trade war over alleged dumping of cheap Chinese solar panels has cooled those early promises of collaboration, according to Jennifer Turner, director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington. But last week's agreement is a step in the right direction, Ms. Turner said in a telephone message, and partnerships at the local level and in private industry help push the ball forward.
'While the federal governments are at loggerheads for various trade issues, we are seeing more state governments in the US encouraging Chinese clean energy investment,' she said."
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