Scholars at Duke in DC Ponder Questions of China's Infrastructure Plans

July 5, 2019

Before a large audience of policymakers and researchers, a panel discusses the environmental consequences of China's ambitious global Belt and Road Iniitiative.On June 19, a panel of environmental policy experts spoke to a packed room of federal employees, congressional staff, think tank fellows and local college students about the environmental and ecological implications of massive global infrastructure projects, including China's Belt and Road Initiative. The panel included two scholars from Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Jackson Ewing and Elizabeth Losos.

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The Duke in DC program is a unique and exciting opportunity for Duke students to spend a semester living, studying, and working in the capital city of the United States. The program has a largely pre-professional focus and emphasizes connecting theoretical study to experiential learning, preparing participants to work in careers related to policy innovation and public leadership. This semester-long program is managed by the Duke Global Education for Undergraduates office and is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors in any academic major. Non-Duke students are also eligible to participate in the program.