The four-part series ‘Environmental Health and Social Policy’ brings together researchers, grassroots and policy-makers to explore the convergence of heat and water stress in urban India.
This week, we learn from leading researchers in the field how they frame climate vulnerability around heat and water stress, what research is yet to explore, and what factors and constraints guide their research focus.
Dr Vidhya Venugopal Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, Sri Ramachandra University
Dr Gulrez Azhar Former Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Dr Janakarajan Srinivasan President, South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies
Dr Poornima Prabhakaran Deputy Director, Centre for Environmental Health, PHFI
Dr Radhika Khosla Research Director, Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development | Future of Cooling, Oxford University