Sivan Kartha is a Senior Scientist at SEI US. He ison the Steering Group for SEI’s Gender Equality and Social Equity Programme.
Sivan’s research and publications for the past 25 years have dealt with policy strategies for addressing climate change, focusing on equity and effectiveness in the design of an international climate regime.Dr. Kartha has also worked on mitigation scenarios, market mechanisms for climate actions, and the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of biomass energy.
He is co-Director of the Climate Equity Reference Project, a research and outreach effort in partnership with civil society organizations on the political and ethical dimensions of equitably sharing the effort of an ambitious global response to climate change.
His work has enabled him to advise and collaborate with diverse organizations, including the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), various United Nations and World Bank programmes, numerous government policy-making bodies and agencies, foundations, and civil society organizations throughout the developing and industrialized world.