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Green Public Diplomacy of the U.S. & China
A new article in the Public Relations Review by CPD Director Jay Wang, CPD Faculty Fellow Aimei Yang and Rong Wang looks at the "green public diplomacy" of China and the United States by exploring their participation in global climate networks. Their piece also examines the importance of relationships in achieving outcomes and explores the rising role of NGOs in the field of climate change.
The authors aim to address two main questions in their study: "1) what are the endogenous and exogenous factors that shapes the structure of this network; and 2) to what extent U.S and China gain network power in the public diplomacy activities."
The full article, "Green Public Diplomacy and Global Governance: The Evolution of the U.S.-China Climate Collaboration Network, 2008-2014," is available here.