Arunabha Ghosh

CEO, Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

Dr Arunabha Ghosh is CEO of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), one of South Asia's leading policy research institutions. With work experience in 36 countries and having worked at Princeton, Oxford, UNDP (New York) and WTO (Geneva), Arunabha advises governments, industry and civil society around the world. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Asia Society Asia 21 Young Leader, and fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. He is a founding board member of the Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) and is board member of the International Centre for Trade & Sustainable Development, Geneva. He writes a monthly column in the Business Standard. Widely published, Arunabha is most recently co-author of Climate Change: A Risk Assessment and the forthcoming Human Development and Global Institutions (Routledge, 2016). Among other areas of research, he continues to explore the linkages between energy, trade and climate change, including in one of his forthcoming co-edited volumes, the Palgrave Handbook on the International Political Economy of Energy. He has also recently authored two papers specifically on technology partnerships: Fixing Climate Governance through Effective Technology Partnerships; and Climate Technology Partnerships: Form, Function, and Impact. Dr Ghosh is associated with Oxford’s Global Economic Governance Programme and Oxford’s Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment. He was Policy Specialist at the United Nations Development Programme (New York) and author of three UNDP Human Development Reports. He holds a doctorate from the University of Oxford.


5 December 2016
On 15 October, after seven years of negotiations, 197 countries reached a historic agreement in Kigali, Rwanda, to amend the Montreal Protocol and phase-down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) . HFCs are refrigerant gases used for commercial, residential and automotive purposes, and are hundreds to...

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9 November 2011
International competition in the area of renewable energy is intensifying. On the flipside, investment is often lacking, due to uncertainties in the policy framework. Among the issues needing further clarification is the role of renewable energy subsidies, with potential new cases looming at the...