China


China’s Carbon Commitment: Will a Commitment to Global Warming Stretch Around the Globe?

         Amidst the novelty of world leaders working from home at the first-ever virtual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in September, Chinese president Xi Jinping dominated headlines when he announced China’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2060. In the official translation, Xi Jinping specifically pledged “to have CO2 emissions more »


Why China Changed Its Tech Policy (And What It Means For Cybersecurity And Trade) – Part I

Late last year after the National People’s Congress, China made headlines by deciding to cut foreign-produced technology from all future government purchases. It also drafted its very first anti-terrorism law, which included stipulations requiring firms both domestic and foreign to provide the Chinese government with encryption keys, install “backdoors” in software more »


Why China Changed Its Tech Policy (And What It Means For Cybersecurity And Trade) – Part II 3

Part I of this post can be found here.  After undergoing readings in October and February, the draft anti-terrorism law was not submitted for a third round of discussion in March, without which it cannot be passed. So why did China back down (and has it really backed down)? It’s possible more »