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Ye (Agnes) Li

Senior Associate
  • China

Agnes is a Senior Associate in RMI China, primarily working on energy transformation of industries and cities in China. She conducts modeling analysis and research on heavy industry energy consumption and carbon emission and provides advice to policy makers, investor and cooperates to act on energy transition. Agnes joined RMI in June 2017.


In 2016, Agnes interned in RMI’s Beijing office where she supported the early carbon-emission peaking project work. She helped write the Best Practice of Emission Reduction and Early Peaking of Cities report and helped organize the second US-China Climate Summit in Beijing. Agnes has also worked with several non-governmental organizations such as NRDC and WRI on sustainable city topics in China.


Master of Environmental Policy & Planning, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

BEc, Peking University



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