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Ulka Kelkar @UlkaKelkar Bengaluru, India

#ClimateChange researcher, book lover, mother, #JNU alum. Knows how to use Oxford comma, but not emojis. Views my own, not my employer's. RTs not endorsements.

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Joined Twitter 4/11/15


@damandeep @CDP Congrats! Very timely - just before Davos. Look forward to reading the report.
1/20
2020
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1/17
2020
Demolition of Holyfaith H2O apartment at Kochi by Implosion technique as ordered by SC for CRZ violation...in a ma… https://t.co/foGcbpya7F
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarGrass growing around Mount Everest as global heating intensifies #GoogleEarthEngine #ClimateChange https://t.co/JYL6BtPH2q
1/13
2020
We have all clearly let down the elderly in our cities. Merely walking on most roads is nightmarish for most of us.… https://t.co/bCFHgkum78
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1/12
2020
Iridescent clouds over #Oslo. A colorful phenomenon caused by light diffraction at small ice crystals in transparen… https://t.co/LD1N4HBXjC
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarBrinkmanship, nerves and 176 civilian deaths: the Iran air disaster https://t.co/CuI0ELcBH5
1/11
2020
Protest Monitor is our new database of protests for & against the Citizenship Amendment Act (#CAA) & the proposed n… https://t.co/lqITfdwYol
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarI have read both books by #SallyRooney and bingewatched #LittleThings @NetflixIndia and now I totally understand ev… https://t.co/4XF2Z7VWuA"In its computations, the currently favoured development model will count not only quarrying, crushing, and truck t… https://t.co/n9Ui5nXKyd"The currently favoured development model...focuses exclusively on economic activity in the organised industries &… https://t.co/bknPtYlFHy"India...did not enjoy that kind of access to capital & natural resources,but had to ensure it did justice to its h… https://t.co/s5MaHn8D1K"western Capitalism had elaborated a capital-intensive economy highly wasteful of natural resources because western… https://t.co/Wp7qjvBF90"Democracy is not merely voting once in five years; it is the active involvement of us citizens in governing the co… https://t.co/fZsr5sBc8k
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarHow is India addressing #climatechange? It is investing more in renewables, electric vehicles, and reduction in coa… https://t.co/67cA8rp408
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1/10
2020
Bengaluru birder Suhel Quader has been making a simple birdlist on most weekdays: a 200m walk when dropping his chi… https://t.co/ONw1kdNjdC
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarThe term “net zero” gets thrown around a lot these days—but what is it, and how can we get there? WRI's… https://t.co/udD8RyV3El
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarAlways wanted to fly a drone? Sign up for our upcoming workshop with conservation scientist Shashank Srinivasan to… https://t.co/fBj8Pel9mp
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1/9
2020
"It's easy to get caught up in things that offend people and not the things that affect people" https://t.co/5TwUgKGOgSThe Faces of Extinction: The Species We Lost in 2019 https://t.co/7A7fvnVmJw
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarA new paper by David Blakeslee, Ram Fishman and ATREE's Veena Srinivasan in the American Economic Review discusses… https://t.co/2siN5YILCu
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1/8
2020
This is a #mustread article for those who can't comprehend the need for controlled #burning practiced by… https://t.co/5U74UtIzRh
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarAustralia: you have just experienced the future. https://t.co/5H0ab4tMzJ
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1/7
2020
Esther Duflo & Abhijit Banerjee at @BIC_Blr @juggernautbooks https://t.co/IfS5LuwsJY https://t.co/HhBjEmLQsM"Everything with the word smart in front of it has a data centre behind it" @digitalrealty And these data centres… https://t.co/OVgb4C8zdM
1/6
2020
If you thought you can silence us, you are wrong. No goon can stop the students of this University from raising the… https://t.co/f5NnIZRzno
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarIt’s 2pm in Auckland yet it feels like the sun is about to set. An eerie, dark orange tinted sky filled with smoke… https://t.co/UQv9B9VSVu
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar“I’m afraid we’ll have to carry o2 tanks instead of school bags.” Environmentally, the coming decade looks especial… https://t.co/tgRW3buiMA
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1/5
2020
Stunning movie - full of humour, stirring music, very enjoyable for all ages and whether you are a nature lover or… https://t.co/qFL9ugSKBY
1/3
2020
Claim: “We have put carbon tax on coal production at the rate of $6 per tonne:” @PrakashJavdekar Fact: True, but on… https://t.co/KevmMOZLEa
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1/2
2020
@Kanikachawla8 Happy new year Kanika! I look forward to reading your clear and forthright views in the new year also.Piercing analysis of what happens if economic growth and urban development increase the gap between the rich and th… https://t.co/iAXHE455o4
1/1
2019
Cubbon Park provides a feast to the eyes of the visitors with the Tabeubuia impetiginosa tree blossomed with flower… https://t.co/LXGDC5eRbL
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarEpigraph of 'Conversations with Friends' by Sally Rooneyhttps://t.co/FkyREnlTxZ
12/31
2019
Educating myself https://t.co/AR3Xbx7WZ4https://t.co/HsEdJwT0FS
12/30
2019
Winding down the year with family and books #2019 https://t.co/9nWGE8u1ck
12/29
2019
@SloganMurugan Thank you so much! I'm thrilled!
12/26
2019
So it was, that while they were there, the days were completed for her to be delivered. And she brought forth her f… https://t.co/eV7YMPG2HFJoseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Be… https://t.co/vqaSQkkH4I"And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registe… https://t.co/SQMfFb1CHw @mostlyeconomics enjoyed reading this article! @SidGadgil @TuggingdLuggage @Hosalikar_KS Yes like the Karachi ODI that was washed out due to a cyclone https://t.co/Iepb3vtTBK
12/24
2019
Weather has always been a factor in #cricket but the costs of weather disturbances are growing e.g. Star India lost… https://t.co/ghA0XZlCDcChennai: DMK president #MKStalin leads massive protest march against Citizenship (Amendment) Act. #DMKRallyhttps://t.co/pBZDDDlhkr
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarPeople gathered for a protest against the #CitizenshipAmendmentAct (CAA) at Idgah Maidan, Millers road in… https://t.co/zsvhxXjn2U
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12/23
2019
"हम काग़ज़ नहीं दिखाएँगे।" Inspired by the spirit of every protestor and India-lover. With hat-tips to Rahat Indor… https://t.co/0iHuuLJ9gN
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarSabarmati ke Sant tune kar diya Kamal plays amidst the waving Indian flags as Jaipur concluded its peaceful protest… https://t.co/uyhtIh6xzj
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarAnother major protest held in Dharavi Bombay peacefully. No police firing, no lathi charge, no vandalism.… https://t.co/yFQ2Nzq4Ce
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarPeople's persistence wins. Finally, Bangalore police allows protesters to march towards Town Hall. #Section144 https://t.co/DYkonsUgYV
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarSalam Mumbai for turning up in large numbers for a peaceful protest against #Citizenship Amendment Act. https://t.co/kWLiRLn61R
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar50,000 Indians reciting the Preamble to the Constituton in Hyderabad. https://t.co/q6aOx9ca1q
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarHyderabad roars against the #CitizenshipAmendmentAct Will KCR listen? . . #NaziIndiaRejected #CAA_NRC_Protestshttps://t.co/xt1K2gXUkN
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12/22
2019
“First they came for the.....” #PastorNiemöller #NeverForget https://t.co/DXkiR9AjGW
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12/21
2019
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12/18
2019
@AmanJSrivastava Congrats Aman!
12/17
2019
Why Delhi University is simmering | Education News,The Indian Express https://t.co/YJk0hmoJ3D
12/16
2019
Monsoon Updates .... https://t.co/jEHS8wJvoG
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12/15
2019
Unread emails are like organic sediments. If you let them pile up high enough, the bottom layers petrify into some… https://t.co/DVsW2vVQzp
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12/13
2019
https://t.co/XzZTvQOxyBhttps://t.co/hwxC5Mk1IRWill the transition from fossil fuels be a #JustTransition? What happens to coal miners, oil workers, truck drivers… https://t.co/zMs5NhzeOfThe Mountain guy and the Monsoon girl... #MadhavGadgil #SulochanaGadgil #Monsoon #theWesternGhatshttps://t.co/uruKlQ7Rs9
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarIn climate negotiations, countries account for their #GHG emissions from what they produce - not what they consume.… https://t.co/sI3ZDMCol9
12/12
2019
"People the most affected by #ClimateChange must be empowered to participate in #ClimateAction planning! This is a… https://t.co/GELVUL9jrk
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12/10
2019
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12/8
2019
@moefcc NABARD and Govt of Tamil Nadu shares #ClimateAction in #State #ClimateCrisis is priority to be addressed… https://t.co/ganBs8znWs
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12/7
2019
Developing countries were told that they would be compensated for reducing emissions, they have now been left with… https://t.co/wrjrgkZe7A
Retweeted by Ulka KelkarIf we really care about climate, we should be regulating video games & hot tubs, not power for poor people in Seneg… https://t.co/oGK3W13rga
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar#TamilNadu, #Rajasthan and #Karnataka are poised to meet their #energy requirements from #renewables and non-coal s… https://t.co/cRMAZDfiyc
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @ShaktiFdn @joydeepgupta @CliComm @themachinemaker @sharadha07 @ipshitanandi @CEEWIndia @icareforlungs @CSTEP_Indiahttps://t.co/VJkKfYfLxdNote to self https://t.co/8gew2SeuMA @JamwalNidhi Or a narwhal tusk Narwhal tusk and fire extinguisher used to tackle London Bridge attacker https://t.co/b7bEPae8Uh
12/6
2019
A highly contentious issue on the agenda of negotiators at #COP25 is the use of #CarbonMarkets. @AshwiniHingne expl… https://t.co/rsfG7C4g0YMy sister grew up wearing my hand-me-downs. Now we have the "cupboard-full-of-clothes-but-nothing-to-wear" syndrome… https://t.co/Ob9vtMLVkA @kkeya1988 explains the decline and fall of carbon markets as rules are negotiated at #Cop25Madrid2019 #Article6https://t.co/AaOqGySVSvNEW BLOG: #India's fashion industry needs to rethink its business model to minimise the overconsumption of resource… https://t.co/yRF98BypZv
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12/5
2019
@udupendra The book is (much) betterEnergy efficiency investments in Indian MSMEs can make supply chains more competitive and scale up climate action -… https://t.co/evNyfwb1D3Striking drop in battery prices - crucial for renewable energy and electric mobility. But can we also plan for e-w… https://t.co/9KAKJHaJ4BPower, transport, agriculture & forests account for more than 3/5 of global emissions. We know how to reduce emissi… https://t.co/bQDHuWJCyO
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @SanjayVashist15 I was just telling a colleague of mine how Eco is essential reading for anyone at the COP!!My colleague @AmanJSrivastava points out that developed countries need to demonstrate more ambition on the current… https://t.co/JBVGSgJEH1Today at #COP25: India's Corporate Green Leadership Alliance to scale up low carbon actions by Indian industry… https://t.co/iW0JWnFuxJLoved reading this vivid description of the research process! Nice to see familiar faces - Arabinda, Navarun, Suruc… https://t.co/2IlVMHzHSq
12/4
2019
Launched at #COP25: Today's power sector is the largest source of energy-related CO2 emissions, the leading cause o… https://t.co/C8lArmggye
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12/3
2019
@rinan_shah Hang in there. These things happen. Try not to take it to heart.
12/2
2019
Happy anniversary @SidGadgil !! For once we are on the same social network - till you switch to Mastodon. Thank y… https://t.co/HLdZF8iaOi
12/1
2019
This Thanksgiving, grateful to have a problem of plenty rather than of scarcity. #weekendreads #booksaboutfood https://t.co/D0E5zffot1Brazil’s president claims #LeonardoDiCaprio paid for #Amazon fires https://t.co/f0A13XJajX
11/30
2019
On the eve of #COP25 , my colleague @namginoya talks #ClimateAction with school and college students at Bangalore… https://t.co/LPsyCytt7SMy colleague Megha Nath motivates young researchers and students on the role of youth in #ClimateAction. With Dr Pr… https://t.co/7MIoD9fzws @OxIndiaCentre @oxfordgeography @oxmartinschool @TheSmithSchool @NavrozDubash Would love to know about the discussi… https://t.co/xGAv3YWjKKWe launched our Climate Change and India reading group, with @oxfordgeography @oxmartinschool @TheSmithSchool. Read… https://t.co/EdSX2t3Cqr
Retweeted by Ulka Kelkar @Hosalikar_KS Significant for winter wheat crop? @WRIClimate @HMountford4 @pankajwri @davidwaskow @Kelly_Levin_ @mathildebouye @YDagnet @NathanCogswell @cellio71https://t.co/ecoRqGsCg9 @payaldhar @labhopping @veenas_water works on AI in water and envtCurtain raiser on #COP25 at @EmbEspIndia @EUAmbIndia @EMBACHILEINDIA. Focus on ambitious climate action, carbon mar… https://t.co/VvJMWi8cIO
11/29
2019

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