Ishani Palandurkar is a young professional working in environmental development, mainly on climate action through climate policy and mainstreaming climate dialogue, Himalayan mountain sustainability, sustainable livelihoods and waste management. She is also a Climate Reality leader and currently hosting regional UNLEASH Hacks in India on SDG 13: Climate Action and SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.
In this episode:
- Why we need the right people at the panel when projects are designed
- Advantages of forest cover for climate control
- Repurposing trash into economic goods
- How COVID 19 is a force multiplier for good but also creating false perceptions about the environment
Relevant articles: https://diplomatist.com/2020/06/05/environmental-erosion-during-covid-19-what-the-world-needs-to-learn/?fbclid=IwAR2TTb8qluCz9H7dtyO7hli3p8tjhZ0vpx_n69XGLYzP2KOMEiBYpcEiN_8