Outreach & Impact

Example platforms where we are invited to share our work, presentations

Policy engagement at multiple scales

International: Contributing to the U.S.-China Collaboration on Energy and Climate

National: EIA Annual Energy Conference

State: New York State Climate Action

Gang testified in the New York State Senate Hearings On The Climate And Community Protection Act, Feb 2019 (Photo by Ann Parry)

Gang testified in the New York State Senate Hearings On The Climate Leadership And Community Protection Act, Feb 2019 (Photo by Ann Parry)

Gang was invited to serve in the Technical Advisory Group for the NYS Climate Action Council Scoping Plan

Inform the public through media

"China–US climate collaboration concerns as Xie and Kerry step down" by Smriti Mallapaty | Nature News | March 12, 2024

"What the U.S.-China Agreement Means for Greenhouse Gas Emissions" by Benjamin Storrow | Scientific American/E&E News | November 16, 2023

"Can the U.S. and China Cooperate on Green Technology Again?" by Lili Pike | Foreign Policy | September 23, 2023

"Heads: He Gang researches the energy transition" by Clemens Ruben | Table.Media | April 6, 2023

"The U.S. is reducing its reliance on China for green technology. Could that slow progress on climate change?" by Lili Pike | Grid News | November 12, 2022. 

"How Biden’s made-in-America solar strategy may backfire",  by David Iaconangelo | E&E News | October 27, 2022.

"Asia's nuclear power dilemma: Ukraine war drives energy turnarounds", by Dominic Faulder | Nikkei Asia | April 20, 2022.

China creates vast research infrastructure to support ambitious climate goals”, by Smriti Mallapaty | Nature News | November 22, 2021

How China could be carbon neutral by mid-century”, by Smriti Mallapaty | Nature News | October 19, 2020

China Says It Will Stop Releasing CO2 within 40 Years”, by Jean Chemnick, Benjamin Storrow | Scientific American/E&E News | September 23, 2020

"Study Shows Huge Benefits of Transitioning Away from Coal in China", Stony Brook Press Release | August 21, 2020

"Surging coal use in China threatens global CO2 goals", by Benjamin Storrow | E&E News/ClimateWire | June 9, 2020

"China's Path to Clean Energy May Be Smoother than We Previously Thought", by Dan Gearino | Inside Climate News | June 4, 2020

"Study Shows Decrease in Renewable Energy Costs May Serve as an Accelerator for Clean Energy Expansion", Stony Brook Press Release | June 1, 2020

"Bill Calls For An Emissions-Free NY By 2050", by Jay Shah | WSHU Public Radio Group | February 18, 2019

"Global access to electricity has increased over the past two decades", by Michelle Bowman | Energy Information Administration | June 8, 2017

"Where is the world's greenest city?", by Hayley Birch | The Guardian | April 2, 2015

"Getting teachers to teach about China", by Lian Zi | China Daily USA | August 5, 2014

"Western companies gave China power projects a boost", by Hal Bernton | The Seattle Times | May 5, 2014

Innovation treads line between fact, dream”, by Chen Jia | China Daily USA | November 19, 2013

Chinese emission policy spells bad news for US coal exports”, by Charles West | China Dialogue | October 31, 2013

China's green ministry failing in its mission”, by Jing Li | South China Morning Post | July 9, 2013

Beijing's record smog poses health nightmare as China plans 'green' energy futures”, by Kandy Wong | E&E News | February 5, 2013

Government conflicts could slow shale gas development”, by Kandy Wong | E&E News/ClimateWire | May 9, 2012

Beijing Emission Cuts May Underestimate Use of Coal”, by Kandy Wong | Scientific American/ClimateWire | May 7, 2012

Seeking a Pacific Northwest Gateway for U.S. Coal”, by Stacey Schultz | National Geographic | October 20, 2011

As CDM Stalls, Wind Energy Drifts in China”, by Ruidan Zhang | Caixin News | April 8, 2010

Drop in CO2 in U.S. and Power Use in China – for Now”, by Andrew Revkin | The New York Times/Dot Earth Blog | May 21, 2009