The deal, a surprise to many, has been called, historic. Last month, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced both countries will curb their greenhouse gas emissions over the next two decades. Is this the game changer that those calling for action have been waiting for? Will this create momentum for increased international cooperation? And what does the deal address beyond carbon emissions? In this episode of NOW, China Environment Forum Director, Jennifer Turner provides analysis.GuestJennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 13 years. She has created meetings, exchanges and publications focusing on a variety of energy and environmental challenges facing China, particularly on water, energy and climate challenges, as well as environmental nongovernmental organizations, environmental journalism, and environmental governance in China. Jennifer also serves as editor of the Wilson Centers journal, the China Environment Series. She received a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Comparative Politics in 1997 from Indiana University, Bloomington. In her dissertation, she examined local government innovation in implementing water policies in the China. Her current research focuses heavily on water and environmental activism in China.