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Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco

Anjali Jaiswal

Anjali I. Jaiswal is a senior attorney in the San Francisco office and works on the litigation team and India initiative. Her work focuses on litigation to protect the environment and NRDC’s new India initiative on increasing U.S. and India cooperation on climate change and energy. Prior to joining the San Francisco office, Anjali worked in NRDC’s Los Angeles Urban Program. In connection with her work at NRDC, Anjali was a fellow in the Fulbright Indo-American Environmental Leadership Program in 2005 based in New Delhi, India. Prior to joining NRDC, she clerked for U.S. Magistrate Louisa S. Porter in the Southern District of California. She is a graduate of the University of California’s Hastings College of Law.

Recent Posts

INDIA GREEN NEWS: Obama Visits India; Renewable Energy Collaboration; Climate Change Initiatives; Solar Investments; Air Pollution

Posted January 27, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India. Compiled by Ariel Cooper and Nehmat Kaur January 20-27th, 2015 CLIMATE CHANGE Obama's trip to India pushes climate change talks forward Until now, India...continued

Obama and Modi Signal a Shift Towards Action on a Global Climate Deal

Posted January 26, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC Energy Law and Policy Fellow Amidst the Republic Day celebrations on Monday, President Obama and Prime Minister Modi signaled a stronger relationship in fighting global climate change and growing clean energy markets. The leaders of...continued

How Clean Energy Can Power Climate Action During Obama's Visit to India

Posted January 24, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC Energy Law and Policy Fellow As President Barack Obama heads to India for his second meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in less than six months, two priorities top the agenda: expanding business opportunities and...continued

Obama and Modi's Opportunity to Strengthen U.S.-India Clean Energy and Climate Cooperation

Posted January 15, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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President Barack Obama heads to India to celebrate Republic Day on January 26th with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Climate change and clean energy are priority areas of discussion as the two leaders meet during this unprecedented second visit to India...continued

Opportunities for Greater Energy Savings in India's Growing Cities

Posted January 8, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Guest Blog Post by Bhaskar Deol Residents of India's capital city, New Delhi, welcomed the New Year with colder than usual temperatures. As leading building energy efficiency expert, Dr. Satish Kumar, connects the cold discomfort experienced every winter by millions...continued

India Green News: Government Initiatives on Renewables and Climate Change; Air Pollution Threatens Health

Posted January 8, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India. Compiled by Ariel Cooper January 1st - January 7th, 2015 CLIMATE CHANGE Coastal cities will be hit hard by climate change: Pachauri Cities like...continued

India's Green Bond: Bright Example of Innovative Clean Energy Financing

Posted January 8, 2015 by Anjali Jaiswal

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As a new year kicks off, India's renewable energy market is surging ahead. Prime Minister Modi's government just targeted $100 billion worth of investments to support reaching the ambitious goal of installing 100 gigawatts of solar energy by 2022....continued

Success Story from Vibrant Gujarat: Evaluating Ahmedabad's Heat Action Plan

Posted December 19, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Guest blog by Nehmat Kaur, NRDC India Representative Located in the hot and urbanizing northwestern corner of India, the state of Gujarat is abuzz with anticipation for the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat 2015 Summit that will be held in January. Vibrant...continued

Do Races in Smoggy Cities Pose Health Problems?

Posted December 12, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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This version of the article was originally published in Canadian Running on November 24, 2014. Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of the Delhi Half-Marathon and Great Delhi Run in the Indian city. The race has come to be known for producing...continued

Major Climate Victories for India are Achievable in 2015

Posted December 10, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Guest blog by Bhaskar Deol, NRDC India Representative based in New Delhi  India’s Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has joined ministers heading delegations of 196 countries currently meeting in Lima, Peru at the UN’s Climate Change Conference. They are tasked with...continued

From Delhi to Lima: India's Win-Win Opportunity to Grow a Low-Carbon Economy

Posted December 6, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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On Friday, I attended Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s press conference in Delhi before he departed for the 20th UN climate conference of the parties (“COP 20”) taking place in Peru’s capital, Lima. Minister Javadekar described the Lima conference as a “milestone,”...continued

Time for Solar Resource-Rich India to Capitalize on Financing Solutions

Posted December 1, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Co-authored by Nehmat Kaur and Meredith Connolly of NRDC’s India Initiative These are exciting times for India’s solar market. The solar resource-rich country just crossed the 3 gigawatt mark for total installed solar capacity. The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency...continued

Looking Ahead to 2015: Countries Move Forward on Phasing Down HFC Super-Pollutants

Posted November 21, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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The Montreal Protocol discussions concluded today with world leaders unable to achieve a definitive agreement toward a global phase down of HFCs, super potent heat-trapping greenhouse gases. On one hand, the talks were a major step forward with India along...continued

Moving Forward on Climate Protection: India Engages with World Leaders on Phasing Down HFCs

Posted November 20, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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This post is written with Bhaskar Deol at the Montreal Protocol Meeting of the Parties in Paris. After six years of gridlock, India is stepping forward in discussions with over 180 countries on protecting our climate and moving forward with...continued

Cooling India: Financing the Cost of Transition to Refrigerants with Lower Climate-Change Impact

Posted November 14, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal

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Joint guest blog with Bhaskar Deol, NRDC India Representative based in New Delhi With the world’s leading scientists finding that cutting climate change pollution is affordable and essential and with this week’s historic US-China announcement to reduce domestic greenhouse gas...continued

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