Vishal B. Manve

Vishal Manve (Vishy) is a climate science and policy graduate student in the Climate School, with over eight years of experience in journalism, reporting, and policy. Vishy is a 2023 graduate of The Fletcher School at Tufts University and interned with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for COP 27.

Vishy is passionate about the intersectionality of transitioning to decarbonization pathways, climate finance, and issues of equity and justice in the international climate policy and development space, and believes that a just and equitable transition to a clean energy future is essential for the survival of our planet. At Columbia, Vishy is interested in campus-wide integration of sustainability efforts and centering and addressing issues of equity for students from diverse backgrounds, including international, BIPOC, and LGBTQIA+ students. Vishy believes in advocating for a better world through the power of storytelling and negotiations.