Past Event

China’s Energy Transformation in the Era of Deglobalization

April 10, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, No. 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing

China is the world's largest energy producer and consumer. Given the scale of its economy and energy sector, as well as its weight in global affairs, the future path of China's energy industry has a tremendous impact on global energy trade and climate politics. Considering the current downturn in the world economy and the rise of anti-globalization, policymakers all over the world are embracing much greater uncertainty. At this historic key moment, how China's energy industry deal with many policy challenges, such as economic development, energy security, and environmental protection, through industry revolution turns out to be the spotlight at home and abroad.

On April 10, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites you to a public lecture on China's energy transformation in the era of deglobalization, featuring Jianjun Kevin Tu, Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia SIPA.



Jianjun Kevin Tu is a Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy. Prior to September 2018, he was China program manager at the Paris-based International Energy Agency, where he led the Agency's efforts to engage China in international energy governance and supervised the IEA China Liaison Office in Beijing. Before joining the IEA, Tu was director of China Energy & Climate Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington DC.

Previous to that, he served as partner at M.K. Jaccard and Associates, a premier energy and environmental consulting firm in Vancouver. Before moving from China to Canada, Tu was the director of marine operations at Shenzhen Sino-Benny, China's largest LPG importer and distributor. He also worked first as technical supervisor and then construction project manager for Sinopec, a Chinese national oil company.


  • The event will be conducted in Chinese.

  • Due to limited seats, registration will be verified through the QR code confirmation. Please present your QR code at the entrance. 

  • Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the program. Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time and no later than 20 minutes after the end of registration period.

  • If you are unable to attend the event, please inform us in advance. 

  • If you have any questions, please email [email protected]