Aditya Valiathan Pillai | Associate Fellow

aditya@cprindia.org

Aditya Valiathan Pillai is an associate fellow at the Initiative for Climate, Energy and Environment at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR).

He studies the politics of climate change in India and South Asia. Recent inquiries span the history of India’s climate governance architecture, the state and adaptation politics, the emergence of climate federalism, and challenges to building a South Asian power pool, all with a focus on institutional themes.

In his previous role as a program officer at The Asia Foundation, he managed support to South Asian civil society on transboundary river governance in the Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra and wrote about the political economy of water and electricity in those Himalayan basins.