Deborah Seligsohn

Deborah Seligsohn researches environmental governance at the University of California at San Diego, focusing specifically on air pollution regulation in China and India., Asia Society

Deborah Seligsohn researches environmental governance at the University of California at San Diego, focusing specifically on 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 Environmental Program. She also had over 20 years’ experience in the United States Department of State, working 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 B.A. is from Harvard University in East Asian Studies. Always eager to learn more, she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in political science and international relations at UCSD.

Articles by Deborah Seligsohn

Was the U.S.-China Climate Deal Worth the Wait?
Ann Carlson and Alex Wang are right to emphasize the domestic commitments of both the United States and China in the joint announcement on climate change, which was announced last week in Beijing. While not a formal agreement, this document reflects a meeting of the minds of the world's two large ...