Falguni Tewari is a Research Assistant with the Centre for Strategic Studies at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. Her research focuses on paradiplomacy in Indian states, climate change and governance, domestic (electoral) politics in India and issues pertaining to global development. Her research interests also include sustainable development and international trade. A historian by training, Falguni did her undergraduate study at Delhi University’s St. Stephen’s College and graduated with a Masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2016. Her dissertation at the LSE focused on how India has evolved to the foreground and has mainstreamed climate change adaptation and mitigation within its developmental framework.