Cecilia Springer is an associate at Climate Advisers. Her interests include energy security, U.S.-China relations, international environmental policy and energy resources. Her experience at Climate Advisers includes projects relating to global deforestation, carbon markets, and sustainable supply chains. She also manages the firm's emerging practice on health, population and development. Previously, Cecilia served as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar conducting research in China on green urban development and stakeholder perceptions on eco-cities. She is the founder and editor of the Eco-City Notes website platform, which facilitates discussion and provides local perspectives on eco-cities in China. Cecilia holds an Sc.B. in environmental science from Brown University, where she studied environmental health, toxicology and chemical regulation. At Brown she was a member of the Voss Environmental Fellows program, which applied scientific research to inform local policy making. She is proficient in Mandarin.