This event was co-organised by the Grantham Research Institute (GRI) at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Energy Foundation.

This virtual workshop was held to launch the China Carbon Neutrality Policy Framework Research Report, in both English and Chinese.


Moderator: Bob Ward, Policy and Communications Director, Grantham Research Institute, LSE

9:00-9:30 am – Session 1: Presentations

  • Introduction – setting the scene
    – Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute, LSE (10 minutes)
  • Key study findings
    – ZHU Min, Chair, Vice Chairman of the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, former Deputy Managing Director of IMF (10 minutes)
  • How this study impacts China’s carbon neutrality agenda
    – Cameron Hepburn, Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford (5 minutes)
    – Chunping Xie, Senior policy fellow, Grantham Research Institute, LSE (5 minutes)

9:30-9:40 am – Session 2: Comments

  • ZOU Ji, CEO & President, Energy Foundation (5 minutes)
  • ZHANG Xiaoyan, Vice Dean of Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance (5 minutes)

9:40-10:00 am – Session 3: Panel Discussion and Q&A

  • Open the floor for questions from the audience (20 minutes)

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