Mandakini Chandra is a Research Assistant at CPR’s Initiative on Climate, Energy and Environment. She researches the sources, impacts, and policy challenges of India's air pollution crisis. She also manages the climate team's social media and web presence. Her wider research interests include urban climate policy, environmental regulation and governance, and climate change communication.
Prior to joining CPR, she worked at the World Resources Institute in Mumbai as a consultant in the Climate Resilience practice. She has also interned at Al Gore's Climate Reality Project in Montreal and the UN-Food and Agriculture Organization in Uganda. She is a graduate of McGill University's interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts and Science in Sustainability, Science and Society.