Yu Jie

Meet the scientist video, grades 3–12



Yu Jie is the policy director for The Nature Conservancy China Program, specializing in climate-change-related issues including the important role of restoring forests for China's future. Yu Jie studied journalism at China's Nanjing University and has written for a number of prominent media outlets. She also has a Ph.D in public policy, and has worked for a number of organizations to advance clean energy and conservation policy. Her most memorable experience with nature was when she recently visited the Amazon rainforest and was amazed by its diversity of life. She lives in Beijing and enjoys breezing by the city's traffic as she bikes to work.

Published November 2013