Transportation

 
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    China’s Smog Problem
    Wang Tao March 3, 2014 CCTV World Insight

    High levels of smog persist throughout China due to weak enforcement of current environmental regulations. Environmental protection agencies are understaffed and do not have the power to oppose government officials that prioritize GDP growth over environmental protection.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    New Energy Development Key to Improving Air Quality
    Wang Tao February 26, 2014 CCTV News

    To solve the problem of air pollution in the long term, China must invest in electric vehicles and renewable energy sources.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    147 Industrial Companies Suspend Production
    Wang Tao February 26, 2014 CCTV News

    As continued air pollution forces the closure of factories in northern China, numerous questions remain about the effectiveness of these regulations.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Measures to Reduce Pollution
    Wang Tao March 2, 2013 CCTV

    Beijing's new fuel emission standards make the city a leader in improving China's air quality.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    Carmageddon and Global Congestion
    Deborah Gordon July 15, 2011 NPR's To the Point

    As the recent freeway closure in Los Angeles draws attention to America's reliance on the automobile, it should also prompt policymakers to consider the long-term challenge of global automobile proliferation.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Envision 2050: The Future of Transportation
    Deborah Gordon March 31, 2014 Ensia

    Transport is widely expected to be the last sector to wean itself off oil. But as oils get more difficult, dangerous and damaging, the world must be compelled not to repeat the same mistakes.

     
  • Event
    China's Role in International Energy Governance
    Wang Tao March 21, 2014 Beijing

    Since its establishment in the 1970s, the global energy market has gone through significant change while regulations have remained stagnant. The global energy market urgently needs systematic reform.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    China’s Smog Problem
    Wang Tao March 3, 2014 CCTV World Insight

    High levels of smog persist throughout China due to weak enforcement of current environmental regulations. Environmental protection agencies are understaffed and do not have the power to oppose government officials that prioritize GDP growth over environmental protection.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Impact of Automobile Emissions to Beijing’s Smog Might Be Underestimated
    Wang Tao February 28, 2014 Financial Times Chinese

    The almost ten-day period of heavy smog in Beijing in February completely erased locals’ illusion that the air pollution had already seen significant progress.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    New Energy Development Key to Improving Air Quality
    Wang Tao February 26, 2014 CCTV News

    To solve the problem of air pollution in the long term, China must invest in electric vehicles and renewable energy sources.

     
  • TV/Radio Broadcast
    147 Industrial Companies Suspend Production
    Wang Tao February 26, 2014 CCTV News

    As continued air pollution forces the closure of factories in northern China, numerous questions remain about the effectiveness of these regulations.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Munich Security Conference Is Indivisible from Asia-Pacific
    Akio Kawato January 31, 2014

    The recent developments in Asia-Pacific indicate a necessity to start serious talks for “stock-taking” of the military forces in the region. Also, Russia’s active involvement in regional security affairs is needed.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Doing Business in Pakistan
    Petr Topychkanov January 24, 2014

    Pakistan is not an important Russian trading partner in South Asia. However, with Eurasian integration involving Central Asia and traditional Russian-Indian economic ties revived, there is no sense for Pakistan to remain in a limbo.

     
  • Event
    Recharging China’s Electric Vehicle Policy
    Wang Tao October 23, 2013 Beijing

    Increasing concerns about pollution, health, and energy security in China highlight the need to improve the current electric vehicle policy and boost sales, usage, and technological development.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Plate Lottery Wrong Cure to Ease Pressure on China’s Crowded Roads
    Wang Tao October 7, 2013 Global Times 中文

    The key to relieving Beijing’s traffic congestion and high pollution levels is to manage the use of cars rather than to restrict their purchase.

     

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  • Wang Tao
    Resident Scholar
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Wang, an expert on climate and energy issues, runs a program at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy that examines China’s climate and energy policies, with particular attention to transportation and international climate negotiation.

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