Climate Correspondents

The Youth Ki Awaaz Climate Correspondents' Programme is a 12-week, work-from-home/anywhere programme for writers passionate about climate action and related issues. Through one-on-one interaction with and feedback from our team of experienced editors, the programme enables young changemakers in analysing and interpreting data around climate change, reporting local events and enhancing their understanding of crucial intersections.

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Meet The Climate Correspondents

Abhishek Pandeyar

Abhishek is an IIM Calcuta student who aims to create awareness about climate crisis, the impact of which he’s been experiencing in his home state, the once ‘untouched’ hills.

Location: Himachal Pradesh

Lilly Paul

Lilly, who is currently working with the Press Trust of India, wishes to establish herself as a climate reporter and wants her stories to reach out to young changemakers for maximum impact on environmental issues.

Location: Delhi

Nehara Pandey

Nehara is a college student who is deeply passionate about conservation. She is especially interested in marine conservation and has conducted many peer education workshops and online campaigns on the same.

Location: Goa

Priyanka Ganeriwal

Priyanka believes that to make a change it’s important to collaborate with civil authorities and local communities and wishes to make an impact through climate action with the same approach.

Location: Tamil Nadu

Saumya Rastogi

Saumya writes extensively on environmental issues in her endeavour to understand the correlation between human existence and nature and how both can coexist in harmony.

Location: New Delhi

Shilpita Mathews

Shilpita is currently pursuing Masters in Environmental Economics and Climate Change at the London School of Economics, and is passionate about using economic policy to engender climate justice.

Location: London

Sourajit Aiyer

Sourajit is a financial services professional, author, writer & guest-lecturer. He has worked with both traditional & sustainable finance organisations and has been ardently sharing his expertise on the economics of climate change.

Location: Tamil Nadu

Tejal S Deore

Tejal is a college student and an environmentalist, driven towards tackling climate crisis, which she believes is a small price humans have to pay for the massive destruction caused by them.

Location: Maharashtra

Latest by Correspondents ›
Saumya Rastogi in #WhyOnEarth
November 6, 2019
Tejal Suresh in #WhyOnEarth
October 29, 2019

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