Ruyi Li (Hazel) is a research assistant for the China Environment Forum. Her recent focuses are plastic waste management & circular economy, climate change & carbon neutrality pathways. Her upcoming blog dives into China’s electric vehicle industry, especially the policy transition from a subsidy to a credit-based market mechanism and its potential contribution to China’s 2060 carbon neutrality goal.
Ruyi has three years experience in renewable energy policies, climate policies, and infrastructure finance modeling. She recently graduated from the Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with a Master of Arts degree. She double majored in Energy, Resources & Environment and International Economics. She holds a bachelor's degree from Renmin University of China (RUC), where she studied Journalism and International Relations.