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Harini Nagendra | Is Sustainability Universal? The influence of place and context on sustainability


Monday, April 18, 2022

20 Washington Place, Room. 143

Harini Nagendra is Director of Research Center at the University, and leads the University’s Center for Climate Change and Sustainability at Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India. Her publications include the books “Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present and Future” (Oxford University Press, 2016) and “Cities and Canopies: Trees of Indian Cities” (Penguin, 2019, with Seema Mundoli) as well as over 150 research publications including recent papers in Nature, Nature Sustainability, and Science.Harini has been a Lead Author on the IPCC AR5 reports, and a past Science Committee member of DIVERSITAS and the Global Land Programme. She engages with international science and policy through her involvement as a Steering Committee member of the Future Earth Programme for Ecosystem Change and Society, and the Future Earth Urban Knowledge Advisory Network.

She is on the Advisory Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Climate-KIC, the WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities, and the Earth Leadership Program (formerly the Leopold Leadership Program)