During his visit to the country Brown said he had signed an agreement for "increased collaboration and co-operation between China and the UK on carbon capture storage (CCS)."
This means informing China on the progress of efforts to develop post-combustion CCS, said Parsons Brinckerhoff engineering director Mike Wheeler.
The consultant is technical advisor for the competition to come up with a carbon capture technology which is being, run by the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.
He was visiting China last week to delivering a presentation on CCS to Chinese conference delegates.
"Post combustion technology is highly relevant for the Chinese given their large installed base of super critical and conventional coal-fired power stations," said Wheeler.