Principal Advisor, China Climate and Energy Program
World Resources Institute
Deborah Seligsohn serves as Principal Advisor to WRI’s climate and energy program on issues in China as well as to the ChinaFAQs China Climate and Energy Network. She blogs regularly at www.chinafaqs.org, as well as researching and writing on a variety of issues connected on both China and international climate policy. Her recent publications have focused on Chinese emissions, technology issues and US-China relations. Prior to joining WRI, she served for over 20 years in the U.S. State Department, where she worked on energy and environment issues in China, India, Nepal and New Zealand. Her most recent position was as Environment, Science, Technology and Health Counselor on Beijing. 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 speaks fluent Chinese and some Hindi.