Navroz Dubash ← Back


  • Senior Fellow, Centre for Research Policy, New Delhi, India

Navroz K Dubash is a senior fellow at CPR and coordinator of the Climate Initiative. His research and policy interests include climate change policy and governance at sub-national, national and international scales, the political economy of energy and water, the emergence of the regulatory state in the developing world and the role of civil society in global environmental governance. His current research focuses on governance mechanisms to operationalize ‘co-benefits’ in the context of national climate policy.

Navroz’s recent edited books include A Handbook of Climate Change and India: Development, Policy and Governance, and The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South. He has been a Lead Author and synthesis report author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (AR5), and has served on India’s Expert Committee on Low Carbon Strategies for Inclusive Growth and other national committees on water and energy policy. He is an associate editor of Climate Policy and serves on the editorial boards of Global Environmental Politics, Energy Research in Social Science, Environmental Policy and Governance, and the Journal of Environment and Development.

Dr Dubash has earlier served as associate professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, IDFC Chair Professor of Governance and Public Policy at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy in Delhi, and senior associate at the World Resources Institute in Washington, DC. He has a long history of engagement with civil society organisations, including as the first international coordinator of the Climate Action Network, from 1990 until 1992. Dr Dubash holds an MA and PhD in energy and resources from the University of California, Berkeley, and an AB in public and international affairs from Princeton University.


  1. Climate Policy Implications of data representation
  2. Building Productive Links between the UNFCCC and the Broader Climate Governance Landscape
  3. Who determines transformational change in development and climate finance?
  4. From Margins to Mainstream? State Climate Change Planning in India
  5. Measuring co-benfits of Climate Change mitigation
  6. Development in national climate  change mitigation legislation and strategy.

The “Handbook of Climate Change and India: Development, Politics and Governance” (published by OUP) can be accessed here.