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INDIA: CoP26, Coal & The Years Ahead

Thursday | 27 January 2022 | 3.30pm UK

Roundtable on implications of India's continuing use of coal, after it succeeded in asking for its phasing 'down' (not 'out') at CoP26.

Speakers: Vaibhav Chaturvedi is Fellow, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (@ceewindia), New Delhi, and has been part of various committees & groups of the Government of India concerning India's energy and climate policy; Navroz K. Dubash (@NavrozDubash) is Professor, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, and publishes on climate change, energy, air pollution, water policy, and the politics of regulation in the developing world; Shweta Narayan (@CemShweta) is a climate and health campaigner at Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), based in India; Rahul Tongia (@DrTongia) is Senior Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress, New Delhi, and co-editor of Future of Coal in India: Smooth Transition or Bumpy Road Ahead? (2020)

Discussant: Swati Dhingra (@swatdhingraLSE) is Associate Professor in Economics at LSE.

Chair: Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre (@SAsiaLSE).

Image: Amrit Leone, 'A Coal Bonfire in Dark Surroundings', 2019, Unsplash.

Please click here to register free for the event; the Livestream link will be sent to you on the day of the event.