Dec. 7–20, 2019

GPS faculty are deeply committed to policy engagement. Discover featured news and media mentions related to our research and policy topical areas listed below.
Breaking down trade effects under USMCA
As discussed by  Renee Bowen , the USMCA deal will deeply impact California, which exported nearly $50 billion dollars in goods to Mexico and Canada just last year. New industries will be given more freedoms under the deal, and issues such as intellectual property, digital trade and labor standards will receive more attention. Interviewed on 89.3 KPCC (01:04 audio)
Creating climate institutions in China
Michael Davidson authors a new paper on the evolution of subnational institutions and decentralization of China's climate policy with relevance for carbon and ETS market creation. Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center
We don’t need leaders, we need followers
David Victor outlines his views at COP 25 about how climate summits feature leaders talking about leadership when what we need are followers who will ultimately determine the fate of the planet. Authored opinion in The New York Times
Dec. 5, 2019, Zoltan Hajnal cited in KRWG

Dec. 9, 2019, Richard Feinberg quoted in El Pais (Spanish)
Dec. 9, 2019, David Victor featured in UC San Diego News

Dec. 9, 2019, David Victor featured in Brookings
See also: Industry Ping

Dec. 11, 2019, David Victor cited in Yale Climate Connections

Dec. 13, 2019, David Victor cited in Brookings Institution 

Dec. 15, 2019, David Victor cited in The National

Dec. 16, 2019, David Victor cited in Yale Climate Connections

Dec. 16, 2019, David Victor cited in Carbon Brief
Dec. 7, 2019, Victor Shih cited in Market Research Base

Dec. 11, 2019, Gordon Hanson cited in Livingston Ledger

Dec. 12, 2019, Gaurav Khanna quoted in News-Decoder

Dec. 14, 2019, Victor Shih cited in Spring Hill Insider

Dec. 15, 2019, Victor Shih cited in Business Insider India
Dec. 18, 2019, Elizabeth Lyons cited in Stock Daily Dish
Dec. 15, 2019, Barry Naughton quoted in Gulf Today
See also:  The Manila Times