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Ulka Kelkar @UlkaKelkar Bengaluru, India

Climate change researcher, book lover, mother. Knows how to use Oxford comma but not emojis. Views my own. RTs not endorsements.

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Joined Twitter 4/11/15


#Bangalore is lovely on Sundays #home #neighbourhood #liveablecity https://t.co/eDNgTgOdZGOn a #Feluda binge. After The Golden Fortress (Sonar Kella), The Curse of the Goddess. #SatyajitRay #WeekendReadinghttps://t.co/pTKrtWNEsTA book by #LabGirl on #ClimateChange !! Can't wait till March 2020! https://t.co/MhWuJ7jH43
10/20
2019
Great talk by Manu Mathai @azimpremjiuniv on political economy of #sustainability and fairness on a finite planet.… https://t.co/booY1YlhWCRewatched this @ChimamandaReal classic after 6 years - this time with my 11 year old daughter reading about… https://t.co/2fxQxulJx8
10/18
2019
@anoopzombie Our paper demonstrating the ERR methodology for India will be out soon. @AshwiniHingne is also doing t… https://t.co/BcQ65gmQPiThe second part of this webinar presents a new approach - an Economic Rate of Returns metric to internalize the ext… https://t.co/tAvYsYk6QqBut for a decision-maker, investor or planner, there is no single quantitative metric that captures all these SD im… https://t.co/nA23rbCxKNAt a micro level, RE is becoming financially viable. There is a lot of research on the sustainable development impa… https://t.co/EQA5nB2ef9In the @UN #ClimateActionSummit PM Modi announced that India will increase its #RE capacity from 175 GW in 2022 to… https://t.co/mOuClpMq6z @IPCC_CH tells us that limiting global warming to 1.5C requires the world to cut #GHG emissions to net-zero by 2050… https://t.co/rxZGPRp3LAA few days ago we did a webinar on #SustainableDevelopment considerations in #RenewableEnergy Decision Making with… https://t.co/J2BtYm3srKThings that should matter, but don’t. https://t.co/Hz6ke0PQur
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10/17
2019
@ShwetalPShah @WRIIndia @AshwiniHingne @ICLEISouthAsia @CANSouthAsia @UNEnvironmentAP @GCoMSouthAsia @IamChiragGajjar Thank you so much!
10/15
2019
Watch this TED talk from Esther Duflo – awarded the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences – where she explains the experi… https://t.co/mQ9PyLyaIi
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarBREAKING NEWS: The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel has been awarded to… https://t.co/xe58Jeg1U1
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10/14
2019
@SciGalleryBlr My daughter is excited to be bringing Yttrium, Magnesium, Lithium, Silicon and Aluminum! #BYOE https://t.co/QTPlhl6MKi
10/7
2019
I may have laughed too hard.... 😂😂 https://t.co/P8bk1RRiL0
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10/6
2019
Here's a sneak peek at what's in store for this Sunday, with our colleague, QuizMaster Berty Ashley! @bertyashley https://t.co/OKHOgUR2Wr
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarWant to know which trees and plants grow in NGMA Bengaluru premises! @NGMABengaluru invites you to ar-bo-re-tum To… https://t.co/u6NVobqHeD
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarIt’s out, after two weeks of intense work, my cover story for @Mint_Lounge on the @IPCC_CH report on the effect of… https://t.co/erMuc5zVfe
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10/5
2019
Congratulations @EpcoSkmcc https://t.co/jicnAB92V6You aren't stuck in traffic, you are the traffic. https://t.co/LycuxN8aYe
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10/4
2019
4 things to know about the IPCC Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere: 🌊The ocean is absorbing the world's heat and e… https://t.co/9ioB94PfgT
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar#mindfulness at work #Reading #thichnhathanh #gratitude #compassion #counttoten #Breathe https://t.co/h30dwBK6hS
10/3
2019
If you invest in a new power plant, will you choose #coal or #solar or #wind? Will you decide only on financial re… https://t.co/669rkksyve
10/2
2019
Fantastic discussion on financing resilience against natural disasters with @UlkaKelkar, Divya Sharma, and Neha Kum… https://t.co/SN23oz4PJx
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9/30
2019
Would love to help organize a similar #data #journalism fellowship in India @Dnyanada_D @a_khosla @rajbhagatt https://t.co/hgjSjc8SjqTimely new report by @ICRIER as India launches #CDRI Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infra at @UNSG #ClimateActionhttps://t.co/reVPoGFJfQ @dyoungbigmouth Panaji? South Bombay on Sunday mornings?
9/27
2019
Lively discussion by potential users of new @GHGPlatform_Ind emission estimates: state govts, media, donors @EPCO18https://t.co/fJJ56NACDyGood news! @Decathlon has joined the #Fashion Industry Charter for #ClimateAction & has committed to science-based… https://t.co/AsgAYJOLVa
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar#EVs offer a ‘disruptive’ alternative for cleaner and more #sustainable technology in #India’s #transport sector. A… https://t.co/FkjOaW1B41
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarWe hope that the @GHGPlatform_Ind provides a foundation that will enable India to reach up and be a #climate leader… https://t.co/y8NAje2t1a
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarFull house at the launch of @GHGPlatform_Ind Phase 3 today! We are proud to be a technical advisor and peer reviewe… https://t.co/Gv2GAHCyCJ
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarDr. JR Bhatt of @moefcc acknowledged @GHGPlatform_Ind and it's partner organizations contribution to inventorizatio… https://t.co/P9doFf2c9u
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarLatest GHG estimates released by @GHGPlatform_Ind shows that #India’s emissions grew at a CAGR of 5% between 2005 a… https://t.co/Fl6OF6hm6B
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9/26
2019
Privileged to be part of the introspection on #sustainability @AdityaBirlaGrp Thank you for inviting @WRIIndia to… https://t.co/POUkSFDXuX”People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinc… https://t.co/NATzTjhQFw
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9/24
2019
“This is not a climate talk summit. We have had enough talk. This is not a climate negotiation summit. You don’t n… https://t.co/5Rir1APdTG
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarWRI-DST-IESA session on battery storage technologies, with a focus on mitigating heating issues in light… https://t.co/SIMk7h13tj
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarThx for the opportunity & the initiative @a_khosla . 💡🗣️ Enlightened self-interest will accelerate #ClimateActionhttps://t.co/IlV1FkO1hn
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar"It may seem audacious for a country such as India to peak its emissions in 2040. But the promise of improved livin… https://t.co/6HRlcYjVv5#Battery storage also needs #circulareconomy @Attero_Tech highlights Li-ion battery #recycling from #laptopshttps://t.co/Q2r27GfhavIndia #EnergyStorage Summit organized by @iitmadras & UL discusses #battery safety, swapping & manufacturing for In… https://t.co/uxEDJPQ4xY4 million in the streets yesterday demanding #ClimateAction. Many of them young. Amazing. The day after I’m remin… https://t.co/DuCGQKWvTD
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9/23
2019
@JanakiLenin Please have a look at the methodology at https://t.co/NFvajEvy9z Happy to discuss
9/22
2019
Media workshop. #ClimateChange https://t.co/0AzdlXe8LK
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarAwesome video. Less than 4 min. 3 points I liked: - It's not just about #trees: marshes, swamps, mangroves - all co… https://t.co/X98hUWXx7hDid you hear? In a follow-up to Poor Economics, J-PAL co-founders Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo's new book, Good… https://t.co/OB4qjEH77j
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @UpsouthIndia traditional #thali #bangalore #oota https://t.co/u2scnGPVaOWull, what a commentary on the state of our nation! #patriotism #faith #media #cricket #TheZoyaFactor #mustwatchThis is not a #romcom This is all about #power #TheZoyaFactorOh my gods! Hindi mein bole to - एमेजिंग !Jogpal! Loki! Hairy! Shivee! But where is Rinku Chachi?!Off to the movies! #TheZoyaFactor The world needs more @anujachauhan books and movies! https://t.co/OsF7jIXWBF
9/21
2019
Inspiring #Teachin at #WRI on #Climatechange before the #ClimateStrike , the kids questions were awesome ..… https://t.co/u9Uk1pbmu2
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9/20
2019
The Warming Stripes on the front cover of @TheEconomist this week. https://t.co/Hlvefx25Rq
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarSchools - Measure the Earth! if you think it would be sunny next week here's a chance to participate in an ancient… https://t.co/JjHV1kNDpS
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar#India and #China will speak at the @UN #ClimateAction Summit. #UnitedStates #Japan #Australia #Brazil #SouthAfricahttps://t.co/bJaczn95r4Indian cork trees blooming all over #Bangalore बुचाचाझाड @seasonwatch_in https://t.co/2M7fTYSFTmHere's a link to the study https://t.co/q11yOi2s5O and another https://t.co/ufWgwUEU6UIn our two-decade-old study #Jhalawar #Rajasthan was one of the most vulnerable districts in India - due to… https://t.co/ShWCLbOmGg
9/19
2019
Watch this space! 👇#liveblog #UNSG #ClimateAction @bharathjairaj @Theruleoftherul @AshwiniHingne @a_khosla https://t.co/z6G95QnjVn"The real world is moving faster than the politicians" by @HMountford4 #UNSG #ClimateAction @JamwalNidhihttps://t.co/corQeEYkbzWhat a nice idea! @fridays_india https://t.co/juLWUu9asu @SumeteePahwa @apoliticalco Now they're called "blue-green infrastructure" :-)"Countries with more female politicians pass more ambitious #climate policies". It's so neat that they looked int… https://t.co/U1OzAqYdbZ
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9/18
2019
#Climatechange is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. On Sept… https://t.co/7QdTPD6HJc
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar"We just can’t keep throwing technologies at problems without a clear roadmap ahead of their need and application.… https://t.co/EPGnPd59dQ"another way of saying that it is less invasive is that it is harder for people to detect when it's being used on them" @elisethoma5Chilling insights into biometric tech by @elisethoma5 and @katinamichael #facialrecognition #surveillancehttps://t.co/GHbNU4i7PDNEW BLOG: #APClimateWeek was aimed at advancing regional #climateaction and providing inputs at the upcoming Climat… https://t.co/dWubsR6OjT
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9/17
2019
Yes, you can impose Hindi on Bengalis, par tum khub regret korega.
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9/16
2019
Mother tongue: Bangla Father tongue: Marathi Grew up speaking: Hindi Now learning: Kannada No, we dont need one la… https://t.co/utFnUBTE46I’m not a biologist but this sounds right to me... https://t.co/bLlrvCiSpj
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9/15
2019
Masterful point-by-point cross-examination of #autosectorslowdown #appbasedtaxi #publictransport @SidGadgil https://t.co/jNzKkliwwEIf I could only make one point—one point—about what an energy transition that solves climate change actually means,… https://t.co/2gE2IN3Clb
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarChilling message from a farmers group. If a Rs 10 lakh car is not selling, then, sell it for Rs 2 lakh. Why close t… https://t.co/u8pRQNlEvW
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarThe first time a chess grandmaster told me they lose around 10-20 pounds during the course of a *single* tournament… https://t.co/9HphwBmnLL
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarCongratulations @SaonRay and @ICRIER We would love to invite you to give a talk on this work at @WRIIndia Really l… https://t.co/ltDZpWap6p
9/14
2019
@The_IGC Would be good to compare this with @vidyut_rakshaka @TIDEBANGALORE1 @malaviyasumedha"If we delay mitigation any further we will never be able to adapt sufficiently to keep humanity safe. If we delay… https://t.co/3n4phMIpCQ
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @naaravind I remember your paper on impact of #climatechange on giant African snails distribution in india @naaravind IISc campus is full of them! @SidGadgil
9/13
2019
Yes! That's my father! :-) Talking about #monsoon #cyclones #water and #life Thanks for sharing @JamwalNidhi !… https://t.co/R4slPporgMThank you, for recognising and appreciating work of @WRIIndia #pccf planning #Uttarakhand #thinklandscapehttps://t.co/wVFhbx9PHa
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarIn our new episode of #MakingSense, @JamwalNidhi speaks with Dr R R Kelkar, former director general of… https://t.co/vWy2Ket7J4
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @SumeteePahwa @GhoshAmitav The problem is not,as @kathrynschulz writes so lucidly, that we can't imagine climate di… https://t.co/k0vNAUSgML @SumeteePahwa @GhoshAmitav Amitav Ghosh should watch Tum Mile (about the 2005 Mumbai floods) and Kedarnath (about t… https://t.co/pwNGHq3tg4 @abi_vanak @veenas_water C'mon! Not you! :-)Or economist enough for the economists :-) https://t.co/efikGKZnnA
9/12
2019
Let’s get this in perspective $1.8 trillion to adapt to climate change is really not that much. We spend that kind… https://t.co/GUX48xY4tr
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarIf you had any confusion about who is responsible for global CO2 emissions, this figure should help. https://t.co/DsjyKKmnpT
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9/11
2019
‘Long Shot’ is the first #climatechange #romcom - not only does it have a "Bees, Trees & Seas" policy at the heart… https://t.co/jJRrJyLvuUToday, the Global Commission on Adaptation @GCAdaptation released its Flagship Report and called on leaders around… https://t.co/PFdXkll7dv
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar“ #landrestoration is one of the cheapest solutions to #climatechange “- @ibrahimthiaw at the #GCA report launch @… https://t.co/5NRWFWbJPg
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @The_IGC Quoting Jonathan Franzen @khamoshrewa @globalforests @restoreforward happy to share your work at @The_IGC india conference https://t.co/zF71FxONSh
9/10
2019

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