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Jan 8, 2016

This week on the Sinica Podcast, Kaiser Kuo and David Moser are joined by Deborah Seligsohn, former science counselor for the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and currently a doctoral candidate at the University of California, San Diego, where she studies environmental governance in China. With more than 20 years of China experience, Deborah is one of the most knowledgeable people in the world on the question of China's policy response to issues of air pollution and climate change.

Recommendations:

"How China, the ‘world’s largest polluter,’ is taking on climate change," by Deborah Seligsohn

(Non-pay walled version is on SCMP attached below)

http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1891794/how-china-worlds-largest-polluter-taking-climate-change

https://www.chinafile.com/contributors/deborah-seligsohn

http://www.chinafaqs.org/expert/deborah-seligsohn

David Moser

The Last Dalai Lama

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/06/magazine/the-last-dalai-lama.html?_r=0

The Age of Irreverence

http://www.amazon.com/The-Age-Irreverence-History-Laughter/dp/0520283848

Deborah Seligsohn

Hey, China, this is why democracies beat autocracies in a fight.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2015/12/15/hey-china-this-is-why-democracies-beat-autocracies-in-a-fight-so-back-off-the-south-china-sea/

Kaiser Kuo

ISIS is a revolution

https://aeon.co/essays/why-isis-has-the-potential-to-be-a-world-altering-revolution