At the height of President Xi Jinping's recent visit to the U.S., China announced a national carbon trading system to begin in 2017.

CEF Director Jennifer Turner discusses China's new market mechanism for curbing carbon emissions, examining issue areas and its role in the U.S.-China Climate Agreement made in November 2014. Turner cites transparency issues on the road ahead for implementation.

Dr. Turner's commentary is featured at 13:41-16:57. For full interview, please click here.