• Department of Energy and Environment
Dr. Manish Kumar Shrivastava is an inter-disciplinary researcher by training. His research interests include theories and practices of justice with a particular reference to the interaction of energy, technology, and environmental policy in multi-level governance and fragmented society contexts. Prior to joining TERI SAS, he was associated with The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi for 10 years where he coordinated many research projects like preparedness of the Indian Oil & Gas sector to face challenges posed by climate change, implementing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions, key issues in climate change negotiations, and many international projects such as ADAM, CLIPORE, Global Climate Network, etc. His current research focuses on implementation of India's NDC and technology cooperation needs therein, mainstreaming gender into implementation of India's NDC, role of sub-national and non-state actors in scaling up climate action in developing countries. He assisted government of Nepal in accessing technical assistance from the CTCN, UNFCCC's technology mechanism. He holds Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degrees in Science Policy and a Masters Degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship, Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA. (August 2003 - May 2004)