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Because such a high-ranking official had accepted the biarne, no one else was seriously punished for the incident. A deputy general manager of PetroChina was given a "demerit" on his personal record and the provincial EPA director received a "serious demerit" on his record. In fact, the explosion and spill had occurred because one technician had made amistake in operating a critical piece of refinery machinery, not because Xie or his agency had failed in their duties. Quietly hailed as a self-sacrificing hero by anyone who knew the facts ab out the chemical spill, Xie may have been sidelined, but he was certainly not forgotten.
In fact, starting as early as 2000, China had launehed a nationwide campaign, achieving impressive results in energy efficieney and the development of renewables. Xie's experts clicked off slide after slide-the inefficient power plants and smelters they had closed, equal in energy terms to half of California's entire electrieal grid; the building standards they had established that now eovered a billion square feet of new construction; the gigawatts of wind, solar, and biomass faeilities that were built.
He was very impressed by the idea of state-province agreements that could provide a template for our nations. If many of our states and provinces were to cooperate, neither the United States nor China would need to "go first"-because we would already be tackling the climate crisis with practical solutions in our states, provinces, and businesses. I was authorized to report back to "my colleagues"-meaning governors and presidential candidatesthat China was willing to engage in this approach. As summer gave way to fall and the silly season of endless presidential campaigning culminated in an historic election, the states' climate and energy policies began to bear fruit.