Public Lecture

Global Warming: The China Trap

Thomas Heller | Author
Stanford University
August 22, 1995

Following the Earth Summit (aka “Rio”) in 1992, the task became to develop agreements on how to curb greenhouse gas emissions across the globe. One of the great challenges was, and still is, to address developing nation such as China that are ever growing emitters of greenhouse gasses. In this video, Dr. Thomas Heller discusses some of the major issues involved with international environmental law and how they relate to China.