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China Wants to Mainstream Environmental Protection

In the 2014 China-US joint announcement on climate change, China promised to peak its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions around 2030. Later this commitment was cemented in the Paris Agreement signed in 2016.

18 Oct 2019

Student life at Duke University

The second cohort of students from the international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program has settled down for their study abroad experience at Duke this semester.

12 Oct 2019

Growing demand for health services could impact climate action, scientist warns

In a commentary for The Lancet Public Health, Duke Kunshan’s John Ji says policymakers working on updating China’s commitments to slow global warming should take into account the potential rise in the health care sector’s greenhouse gas emissions.

09 Sep 2019

The First Cohort of iMEP Students Graduates at Duke

The iMEP graduating Class of 2019 are no strangers to being the first, and this past weekend they were the first students to graduate from the international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) program.

20 May 2019

Be an innovative force for healthy development, Class of 2019 told

Economist and entrepreneur Lawrence Tian says the latest crop of graduates from Duke Kunshan’s master’s programs have the unlimited potential and possibilities to pioneer efforts to tackle global challenges.

08 May 2019

The truth about life at Duke Kunshan University

I landed back on American soil in December after spending 16 months abroad, mostly at Duke Kunshan University, as a graduate student in the international master of environmental policy (iMEP) program.

06 May 2019

World-class experts on extinctions, illegal wildlife trade open film festival

The university’s first Water Towns Environmental Film and Arts Festival opened on Thursday with a red carpet reception attended by leading names in conservation and wildlife protection, and talks by international experts in “eco-cinema” and “smog art.”

12 Apr 2019