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February 04, 2016

Purdue University Hosts Conference on Critical Zone Science, Sustainability, and Services in a Changing World

On Oct 20-24, 2015, Purdue University hosted a conference and workshop dedicated to Critical Zone Science, Sustainability, and Services in a Changing World.

January 29, 2016

New York Institute of Technology and Peking University Host “Sustainable Megacities” Conference and FEW Workshop in Beijing

Experts from China and the United States met at the Conference Sustainable Megacities: Food, Energy, Water, and the Built Environment, and the Workshop FEW Nexus and Sustainable Cities, in Beijing on Oct. 20 and 21, 2015.

January 29, 2016

Materials Marketplace Wins World Economic Forum's 2016 Circular Digital Disruptor Award for its Contribution to a Circular Economy

On January 20th in Davos, Switzerland, the U.S. Materials Marketplace received the World Economic Forum's 2016 Circular Digital Disruptor Award for its contribution to driving circular economy principles.

January 26, 2016

Sea Turtles 911 and U.S. Ambassador Release Endangered Sea Turtles in the South China Sea

The Sea Turtles 911 - Hainan Normal University EcoPartnership aim to save sea turtles from extinction in the Asia-Pacific region. They have been hard at work nurturing sea turtles to health, restoring critical habitat, and raising awareness.

August 14, 2015

U.S.-China EcoPartnerships: Approaches to Challenges in Energy and Environment Special Volume

The "U.S.-China EcoPartnerships: Approaches to Challenges in Energy and Environment" Special Volume – Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (July/August 2015) will be released this month!

June 25, 2015

Six New U.S.-China EcoPartnerships Announced During S&ED 2015

The United States and China announced six new EcoPartnerships today at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. The State Department-sponsored EcoPartnerships program brings together experts and innovators from U.S. and Chinese cities, companies, universities, and NGOs to work together, exchange best practices, and find solutions to challenges related to environmental protection, clean energy, and climate change. Since its inception in 2008, the program has facilitated 30 partnerships that serve as models for the tangible results that can be achieved through sub-national cooperation.

February 20, 2015

2015 EcoPartnerships Solicitation Open Through 4/5/15

The Joint Secretariat of the U.S. - China EcoPartnerships program is delighted to announce the 2015 solicitation for new partnerships. This annual opportunity draws a significant number of applications and is highly competitive.

January 21, 2015

U.S. – China EcoPartnerships Newsletter - Issue#2 - January 2015

Welcome to the January 2015 installment of the U.S. – China EcoPartnerships Newsletter. The six new partnerships formed in 2014 quickly joined the ranks of existing participants that are hard at work demonstrating innovative energy, environment, and climate-savvy concepts.

Exciting updates from across the portfolio are included in this issue.

June 27, 2013

EcoPartnerships Signing Ceremony and Workshop held July 11-12, 2013

Applications for new EcoPartnerships closed in late May, 2013. This year marked the greatest number of applications in the history of the program, which is indicative of the growing interest in EcoPartnerships.

December 06, 2012

Under Secretary Hormats Speaks on EcoPartnerships in Nanjing

The following is a selection from Under Secretary Hormats's speech in Nanjing.