The overarching question imparting urgency to this exploration is: Can U.S.-Russian contention in cyberspace cause the two nuclear superpowers to stumble into war? In considering this question we were constantly reminded of recent comments by a prominent U.S. arms control expert: At least as dangerous as the risk of an actual cyberattack, he observed, is cyber operations’ “blurring of the line between peace and war.” Or, as Nye wrote, “in the cyber realm, the difference between a weapon and a non-weapon may come down to a single line of code, or simply the intent of a computer program’s user.”
Bo Wang will discuss his research on how the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has played out in China, with particular attention given to the role of technology transfer. Wang will also explore the different factors that affect the extent of CDM-related technology transfer, and he will suggest several ways that the CDM could be improved.
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