Understanding the Nuances of Climate Change in the Indian Subcontinent: Impact and Way Forward- Event Outcome Report
Authors: Simi Mehta, Vibhuti Patel, Arjun Kumar, Priyanka Negi
Published on: October 17, 2023
About the Book
Welcome to the transformative world of climate change education and awareness in the Indian subcontinent. This book is a comprehensive report on the six-week immersive online introductory certificate training course titled “Understanding the Nuances of Climate Change in the Indian Subcontinent: Impact and Way Forward,” conducted by the IMPRI Center for Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (CECCSD) at the IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi. In a time when climate change poses unprecedented challenges, the course delves into the complexities of climate change, particularly in the Indian subcontinent and South Asia. The program featured a diverse range of experts from various fields who contributed their unique perspectives, fostering meaningful discussions and knowledge exchange. This collective effort represents a significant step forward in raising awareness and finding solutions to the challenges of climate change in the Indian subcontinent. As you explore this report, you will find a day-wise summary of the sessions, each offering a deep dive into the multifaceted aspects of climate change. From climate change’s impact on sustainable development and policy interventions to gender disparities, economic consequences, observable calamities, climate justice, alternative energy solutions, and the pursuit of a just transition to a sustainable planet, the book takes you on a journey through the critical issues of our time. We invite you to immerse yourself in the knowledge, insights, and transformative ideas presented in this report. May it inspire you to take action, raise awareness, and contribute to the collective effort to address climate change in the Indian subcontinent.
About the Author(s)
Dr Simi Mehta is the CEO and Editorial Director of IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute. She holds a PhD in American Studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and was a Fulbright Nehru Doctoral Research Fellow at Ohio State University, USA.
Prof Vibhuti Patel is the Visiting Distinguished Professor at IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi. She is currently Vice President of the Indian Association for Women’s Studies and a former professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
Dr Arjun Kumar is the Director of the IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
Priyanka Negi is a research intern at IMPRI.
Published by: ARJUN KUMAR
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