Mamta Mehra is an environmental professional with more than nine years of research experience in the field of climate change adaptation and mitigation related to the agriculture and landuse sector. She has completed her Masters on “Water Resource Management” and PhD on “Sustainable Resource Use Management” from TERI University, India. As part of her PhD research, she has developed a GIS based framework for the delineation and characterization of resource management domain based on the integration of biophysical and socioeconomic parameters for sustainable resource use management. She has worked with many National and International organizations working on environmental issues. Currently, she is associated with Project Drawdown as a Senior Fellow, and working on various landuse and food sector based
Drawdown solutions. She has authored many peer reviewed papers and is one of the contributors to the New York Times bestseller book, “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming”. She is passionate about applied research and projects and joined Keeling Curve Prize project which promotes application based ideas.