"Dr. Shiv Someshwar is a research faculty at Columbia University, New York. At the Earth Institute, he is the Director for Climate Policy in the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development, and the Senior Advisor for Regional Programmes at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society. An expert on climate and development policy, Shiv has led numerous multidisciplinary projects that build resilience to climate risks in developing countries. He advises governments on identifying and implementing climate action priorities, and served as an advisor to UNDP’s Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery to integrate climate adaptation and disaster risk reduction efforts. He has helped develop Columbia University’s graduate program in Climate and Society. Previously, he was at the Rockefeller Foundation and has also worked at the World Bank. Shiv received his Ph.D. in environment and public policy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and was a MacArthur Bell fellow at Harvard University."
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