Dr Vaibhav Chaturvedi, an economist, pursued his Doctorate in Economics from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and postgraduation in Forest Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal.
Dr Chaturvedi leads CEEW’s work on Low-Carbon Pathways. His research focuses on energy and climate change mitigation policy issues, especially those impacting India, within the integrated assessment modelling framework of the Global Change Assessment Model (GCAM). His recent work includes studies on pathways and policies for achieving India’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Mid-Century Strategies within the context of sustainable development and national priorities, the climate policy–energy-water nexus, transportation energy and emission scenarios, HFC emission scenarios and mitigation policy, and nuclear energy scenarios for India. He has also been actively involved in global model comparison exercises like the Asian Modelling Exercise (AME) and the Energy Modelling Forum (EMF).
Dr Chaturvedi has been a part of various committees on energy and climate policy for the Government of India committees. He actively publishes and reviews articles for leading international energy and climate policy journals.