The Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations has been extensively covering China's environmental shift for the China Green project. Worldfocus has selected four multimedia pieces from "Tibetan Plateau in Peril" that address climate change in Tibet, where glacial melting threatens Asia's water supply -- leading to potentially disastrous consequences.
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China and the U.S. are involved in a showdown at the international climate change conference in Copenhagen. At the heart of the dispute, the U.S. wants China to cut its greenhouse gas emissions more than China has proposed. Orville Schell, the director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society joins Daljit Dhaliwal to discuss the issue.
In the run up to international negotiations about climate change in Copenhagen, Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian argues that lumping India and China together is a tactical misstep, and offers China political cover to avoid committing to binding carbon emission targets.
Steven Cohen of the Earth Institute discusses the impact of the financial crisis on the Obama administration's approach to fighting climate change and the U.S. role in encouraging developing nations to reduce their carbon footprint.