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Clean energy is a hot topic in this week's visit by Chinese President Hu Jintau.
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 02:44 PM
Chinese President Hu Jintao is visiting the United States this week, and clean energy has quickly emerged as a hot topic of discussion during the visit. In this joint press conference with Hu and President
Barack Obama, clean energy comes up several times.
“We’re renewing our long-running cooperation in science and technology, which sparks advances in agriculture and industry. We’re moving ahead with our U.S.-China clean energy research center and joint ventures in wind power, smart grids and cleaner coal. I believe that as the two largest energy consumers and emitters of greenhouses gases, the United States and China have a responsibility to combat climate change by building on the progress at Copenhagen and Cancun, and showing the way to a clean energy future. And President Hu indicated that he agrees with me on this issue.” Source: The White House
The joint venture that Obama mentioned is the U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center (CERC). The CERC just launched a new website and new logo this week. To learn more about the $150 million research center, which will focus on building energy efficiency, clean vehicles, and advanced coal technology, visit the CERC website
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