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Deborah Seligsohn Speaks at the China Card Conference

Deborah Seligsohn, an environmental governance researcher at the University of California at San Diego, spoke on the “Talk and Policy on Law, Human Rights, and the Environment” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
October 20, 2016

Deborah Seligsohn researches environmental governance at the University of California at San Diego, looking at air pollution regulation in China and India. From 2007 to 2012 she was based in Beijing as the Principal Advisor to the World Resources Institute’s China Energy and Climate Program. She also had over 20 years’ experience in the United States Department of State, working on energy and environment issues. She has a master’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy, and her BA is from Harvard University in East Asian Studies. She blogs regularly at, and the Huffington Post and has been published in the New Scientist, the Financial Times and the South China Morning Post.

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