As the energy transition in India accelerates, how do decisionmakers ensure that the transition is a just and equitable transition? Neha Sharma, Ajay Mathur, Srestha Banerjee, and Mike Ward look at the underlying drivers of India’s energy transitions, and key considerations for creating a just transition, including the need for fairness and equity, geographic disparities, lack of social mobility, labor policy, and energy access.
- Neha Sharma: Evaluation and Learning Specialist, Climate Investment Funds; core member of the Just Transitions Initiative
- Ajay Mathur: Director General–designate, International Solar Alliance; former Director General, Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in India
- Srestha Banerjee: Program Head for Climate Justice and Natural Resource Management, iForest
- Mike Ward: Senior Sustainability Specialist, Climate Investment Funds