Essay Competition

Pre-Registration Essay Competition

The essay competition aims to spark thoughts and exchange of perspectives on possible strategies against climate change. Contribute your proposal and win the opportunity to join and speak as the Young Leaders’ Representative at the annual Caixin Summit.
Caixin Summit is Caixin’s highest-profile and largest conference series, and is recognized as one of the most authoritative and forward-looking annual events in the economic arena of China. Converse with opinion leaders and key policy-makers in the field, get ready to learn and be inspired.

Essay Topics

Topic 1:Climate change and my country
You can discuss how climate change is impacting your country, and how your country is, and should be, battling it.
Climate change is the 21st century’s biggest challenge. What recommendations do you have for any external stakeholders in your city/state/province that have a role to play in combating climate related issues?

Topic 2:Climate change and me
Climate change has had an impact on every human being regardless of location. What role has climate change played in your life? If you had to draft a policy consisting of three key changes and present it to an international panel of world leaders, what would you include in your plan?

For your contribution to be valid, the following criteria must be met:


Essay (max. 800 words, excl. abstract, bibliography, and footnotes)




October 25, 2021, 11:59 p.m. (GMT+8)


Individual work expected. The essay must be written exclusively for this contest, and the ideas must be the author’s own.


Standard MLA citation is required. All sources must be cited.

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