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APSI faculty among the first recipients of Duke climate research innovation grants

APSI faculty members Shitong Qiao and Jackson Ewing are members of a six-person team that received an ideation award from the from the Duke Climate Research Innovation Seed Program (CRISP) for a project called “Understanding China’s Climate Change Mitigation Efforts: A Case Study of Its Carbon Emissions Trading System.” The project is the first of its kind to study China's emissions trading system and will concentrating its attention on questions of legislation, administrative regulation and judicial oversight.

They are among the forty-five Duke University scholars pursuing new research on sustainable, equitable solutions to address climate change and its effects, supported by grants CRISP. The research teams include experts from seven Duke schools and three interdisciplinary institutes, in addition to partners from a dozen other universities and environmental organizations.

For details about all of the twelve interdisciplinary teams engaged in research read the announcement from the Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability.