Executive Director, Third Pole
Director of The Third Pole and India Climate Dialogue run jointly by China Dialogue and the Internews Earth Journalism Network, Joydeep Gupta writes, commissions and edits articles on climate change, biodiversity, pollution and sustainable development. He also trains environmental journalists and used to teach science and development journalism at the Mass Communications Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He has a Masters’ degree in Environmental Economics and Environmental Management from the University of York (UK). He has reported earlier for Indo-Asian News Service, The Statesman, The Sunday Observer and Sunday Mail. Joydeep has been in India’s Project Tiger governing council and was a co-author of its first National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan. He is the Vice President of the Forum of Environmental Journalists in India. Joydeep has edited books for university students on biodiversity loss and biodiversity conservation and for school students on environmental studies. He has also co-authored studies on green technology transfer for UNCTAD and on water pollution from steel factories for the Confederation of Indian Industry.