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This article written by Joanna Lewis was featured in the Washington Post. This work is partially based on research from the initiative’s U.S.-China Research Group on Climate Change.

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April 22, 2021

Does the U.S.-China Climate Statement Mean Real Cooperation Ahead?

Author: Joanna Lewis

On Earth Day, 40 world leaders gathered virtually for U.S. President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, following Climate Envoy John F. Kerry’s trip to China and the release of the first U.S.-China joint climate statement in more than four years. What does the statement mean for bilateral climate engagement, given the significant tensions between the two countries?

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