Chandra Bhushan is the Deputy Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), one of India's leading environmental research and advocacy organizations. With an academic background in Engineering and Environmental Planning, he has been associated with CSE since 1997. He has a wide-ranging research and public policy interests. He heads the Industry, Pollution Monitoring Laboratory, Food Safety and Toxins, Energy, Climate Change, Waste Management and Environmental Governance teams at CSE. He is also a Consulting Editor for Down To Earth magazine, and columnist for the Financial Express. He has authored/ co-authored about 40 books and reports.

Bhushan advises a range of institutions as part of advocacy for environmental issues worldwide. He was the co-chair of the technical advisory committee, Global Reporting Initiative, USA/Netherlands till 2002. He is an expert member for the BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) group of countries on Climate Change. He is also on the Board of Governors, National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET). He was recently conferred with the Ozone Award (Partnership Award) by the United Nations for his contributions towards framing of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.

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Capitan America

Knowing that the threat of climate change is real and urgent, we take a close and careful look at the US government's action plan on climate change. The inconvenient truth is not that climate change is happening, but that what we are doing is too little and too late.


India's Climate Spiral

What Donald Trump's win means for Climate Change?

US withdrawal weakens Paris Agreement

Public Support for Renewable Energy