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A workshop on China’s Electricity Reform was held in Beijing on June 27, 2017. It began with an introduction to China’s energy and power industry and, following that entry point, the workshop went deeply into a discussion of the reform proposals in Decree No. 9 and other parallel policies, such as environmental taxes and the CO2 trading plans.

On June 28, Duke Kunshan University, Duke University, Resources for the Future (RFF), Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) Policy Research Center for the Environment and Economy and MEP Chinese Academy of Environmental Planning jointly organized a workshop on “Cost-Benefit Analysis in Environmental Policy” in Beijing. 

After the Trump government came to power, a series of basic principles and the consensus previously formed by China and the US has encountered challenges, and it’s certain this relationship will be under close scrutiny for the next few years. Under such background, professionals from academia, the media and the economic sector attended a “Symposium on US-China Relations in the Age of Trump” held recently at Duke Kunshan University. 

The 5th eoYouth Summer Field Trip was organized by Energy Observer magazine and organized by the Master of Environmental Policy at Duke Kunshan University. This Summer Field Trip supported student teams from top Chinese Universities to investigate environmental problems from different perspectives. Most of the teams have completed the first phase of researches. The research locations are mainly focused on North China, East China and Southeast China. Now let’s see what they have achieved....

Xin Li, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Duke University and Duke Kunshan University, has been appointed as the director of the new Institute of Applied Physical Science and Engineering (iAPSE) and the Data Science Research Center (DSRC) at Duke Kunshan University.

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