Using technology to improve living standards in China


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Peggy Liu, the chairperson of the Joint U.S.-China Cooperation on Clean Energy (JUCCCE), dives into her work as a bridge builder between the United States and China in the sustainability sector. In this episode, she talks about her spearheading the first public dialogue between U.S. and Chinese officials on clean energy in 2006, helping to pioneer smart grid technology in China, and teaching at the National Academy for Mayors of China on building eco-cities.

6:41: What good can come with technological improvements?

17:18: How did JUCCCE come to be?

23:55: Building eco-cities with mayors across China

38:51: Food systems, nutrition, and climate change