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Mahua Acharya is Asia Director for Climate Policy Initiative. She is responsible for leading CPI in Delhi and Jakarta, while also supporting high-level strategic planning and further build-up of the organization. She has extensive experience in green finance, renewables, and carbon markets. Mahua holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University. She is a guest lecturer at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad & frequently contributes to the Mint.
In this podcast, Mahua delves into the world of climate finance, including tools used, the biggest opportunities for Indian entrepreneurs and what the future holds for #climateaction in India.
01:21 – What is climate finance all about
07:19 – Challenges facing climate finance in India
09:40 – Tools of climate finance
13:40 – CPI’s role in climate finance
15:44 – Green bonds
18:18 – Renewable infrastructure
25:43 – The Lab at CPI and related projects
28:17 – Biggest opportunities for Indian entrepreneurs
30:32 – Future of climate action in India