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Kartikeya Singh is an IDRC (International Development Research Centre) Fellow at Center for Global Development (CGD). He has over eight years of experience working with research institutions, start-ups, government, businesses, and intergovernmental organisations. At CGD, Singh continues to unpack the findings of his doctoral research on business innovations for energy access with a focus on Asia and Africa. During his time at the US Department of Energy, he worked across the US government inter-agency to support and manage US-India and US-Pakistan bilateral energy cooperation. Previously, Singh was a consultant with the Environmental Defense Fund.
He is the founder of the Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN), which has served as a forum for voices of the budding youth climate movement across South Asia. Singh has been involved with international climate negotiations since the United Nations climate talks in Bali in 2007 and has served as part of the negotiating team of the government of Maldives at the climate talks from 2009 to 2012. He received his B.S. in ecology and sustainable development from Furman University, master's in environmental science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. His research interests include climate change and energy policy, innovation, energy geopolitics, and wildlife management.
Posts by Kartikeya Singh
Government of India’s Akshay Urja programme sought to support the establishment of at least one shop per district for the sale of subsidised solar-powered technologies. Based on a survey of shop own...