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Pooja Sehbag

The Energy and Resources Institute

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Pooja Sehbag is a Research Associate at the Centre for Climate Change Research, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India. Her research interests are International Climate Politics, Climate Diplomacy, and Evolution of Climate Change Regime. She has her masters in International Studies from the School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India. Further, she has completed her M.Phil. in International Organization from the Centre for International Politics, Organization, and Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her M.Phil Dissertation focused on negotiations of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) between 1990 and 1992. Recently, she submitted her PhD thesis at the same centre. The topic of her PhD thesis is “United Nations Climate Change Conferences: Case Studies of Copenhagen and Paris Processes”. She was a Doctoral Fellow at the Indian Council of Social Science Research and a Junior Research Fellow at the University Grants Commission. She has presented her research at international conferences convened by the International Studies Association (ISA), and the Association of Asia Scholars (AAS). She has published papers on issues of climate security, and the United Nations Security Council debates; and the governance of geoengineering.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States China India

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics History Geoengineering Climate Justice

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Kedia, Shailly, Swati Ganeshan and Pooja Sehbag. “Securitization of Climate Change: Issues for Global and National Security”, New Delhi: The Energy and Resources Institute and Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (2020).

Sehbag, Pooja. “Why is it crucial to have a Comprehensive Governance
Framework for Geoengineering?.” Inclusive, 2.22 (2023): 324-338.