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Ashish Kothari

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Ashish Kothari is a globally recognized environmentalist who has spent over 40 years of his career tackling key environmental and climate change-related issues. Ashish is the Founder of Kalpavriksh, a non-profit organization working on environmental and social issues at local, national and global levels. He served as a member of the Steering Committees of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), and a coordinator for 'India’s National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan'. Ashish has authored and edited 30+ books and 300+ articles.

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India's energy transition: promise and peril

India has had a historically insignificant role in causing the climate crisis, with cumulative emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) estimated to be about 4% of the global amount. But, as the world’s third largest emitter of GHGs, India’s transition to a climate-friendly economy is crucial

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