China’s Climate Outlook Following COP28: ASPI China Climate Hub Director Li Shuo
On this special episode of China Field Notes, Scott Kennedy is joined by Trustee Chair Senior Fellow Ilaria Mazzocco for a timely conversation with Li Shuo, Director of the new China Climate Hub at the Asia Society Policy Institute. Li joins Scott and Ilaria at the tail end of the 28th UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. They discuss how Li became passionate about the environment and climate issues, the pros and cons of China’s “all of the above” energy strategy, US-China climate cooperation, and China’s evolving role in global climate governance.
Li Shuo is the Director of China Climate Hub at the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI). His work focuses on analyzing China’s environmental and energy policies and supporting the international community’s engagement with China’s climate agenda. Prior to joining ASPI, Li worked for Greenpeace in Beijing, where he directed policy work on China’s domestic environmental challenges. He has more than a decade of experience in United Nations environmental negotiations, including on climate change, biodiversity, ocean, plastic pollution, and the ozone.