SMART Talks: Update on China Carbon Market
Jianyu Zhang is Executive President of the BRI Green Development Institute. He has been involved in establishing China’s Carbon Trading System since 2013. He helped found the China program of Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), a leading US environmental NGO, since 1999. Dr. Zhang serves on many advisory boards, including Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES) and is a special advisor for China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).
He has authored many peer-reviewed articles, columns and book chapters, and is a frequent commentator on environmental issues in the media in China.
About SMART Talks on Climate Change:
SMART Talks on Climate Change is a program jointly launched by Caixin Global and Yale Center Beijing in 2022. It aims to provide the leaders of the next generation with opportunities for cross-border, cross-discipline and cross-generation dialogue with top scholars and leading experts on the issue of climate change.