25 June 2019 - 26 June 2019
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Co-Benefits of Sustainable Energy Transition in China

IIASA's Bas van Ruijven is attending Tsinghua University's workshop, which seeks to address the challenges China faces regarding climate change whilst undergoing rapid economy development

Photo by zhang kaiyv on Unsplash

Photo by zhang kaiyv on Unsplash

Sponsored by Tsinghua University and The Energy Foundation, the workshop aims to provide an interdisciplinary and collaborative platform for the integrated analysis of China’s future energy system. The topic of the workshop will include China’s future energy scenario in global and regional models, mitigation pathways for China’s emissions, climate, environment and health benefits for sustainable energy system, and water-energy-food nexus under future energy system. 

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Bas van Ruijven

Research Group Leader

Sustainable Service Systems

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