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China’s Great Green Wager

From: A World of Possibilities
Length: 55:02

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China today is the most polluted nation on earth. But it’s also on its way to becoming the most environmentally advanced. And it’s no coincidence. Long seen as the Great Replicator, China is now becoming the Great Innovator in all things environmental. Join us as we explore how the world’s most populous nation is betting that the next economy will not be gray but green.

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China today is the most polluted nation on earth. But it’s also on its way to becoming the most environmentally advanced. And it’s no coincidence.  Long seen as the Great Replicator, China is now becoming the Great Innovator in all things environmental. Join us as we explore how the world’s most populous nation is betting that the next economy will not be gray but green.

Guests:
Barbara Finamore, China Program Director, Natural Resource Defense Council
Edward Steinfeld, Director of MIT-China Program; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ming Sung, Chief Asia Pacific Representative, Asia-Pacific Clean Air Task Force
Mark Levine, Senior Staff Scientist and Group Leader, China Energy Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


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China today is the most polluted nation on earth. But it’s also on its way to becoming the most environmentally advanced. And it’s no coincidence.  Long seen as the Great Replicator, China is now becoming the Great Innovator in all things environmental. Join us as we explore how the world’s most populous nation is betting that the next economy will not be gray but green.

Guests:
Barbara Finamore, China Program Director, Natural Resource Defense Council
Edward Steinfeld, Director of MIT-China Program; Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ming Sung, Chief Asia Pacific Representative, Asia-Pacific Clean Air Task Force
Mark Levine, Senior Staff Scientist and Group Leader, China Energy Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


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Host/Executive Producer: Mark Sommer
Senior Producer: Gregg McVicar
Associate Producers: Naihma Deady, Matt Fidler
Production Engineer: Michael Schwartz
Field Engineers: David Goodman, Sabiha Khan
Coordinator: Stacey Winslow
Credits: Gabriela Castelan

Funded by The Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Related Website

http://aworldofpossibilities.org/program/chinas-great-green-wager