Kamya Choudhary is an India Policy Fellow working on climate policy with a particular focus on renewable energy, climate finance and transition to zero emissions She’s currently supporting the India-UK Track II Dialogue on Climate Change and Energy.
Prior to joining Grantham Research Institute, she was an interdisciplinary social scientist conducting qualitative research on renewable energy solutions for farming in India. She holds an MSc and PhD in International Development from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She pursued her bachelors degree in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.
- Climate change and gender
- Food, Energy and Water Nexus Approach
- Sustainable development
Policy - 2023
News - 2023
Kamya Choudhary outlines the consequences of over-production and waste from the fast fashion industry and how policymakers and consumers in the UK can help the industry move towards a more sustainable model. Read more
Eleonore Soubeyran and Kamya Choudhary outline why a gender gap exists in climate policy and implementation, and why adopting an intersectional lens is crucial to addressing inequalities and achieving an effective green transition. Read more
The third episode LSE’s Women in Diplomacy podcast series features, the former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention... Read more
Linking compliance schemes to voluntary demand and supply could undermine integrity in India's new carbon market. This commentary suggests how to overcome these issues to encourage effective decarbonisation. Read more
News - 2022
This article includes a quote from Kamya Choudhary talking about India’s climate targets and it’s plans to reopen some coal plants to cope with the energy crisis. Read more