Krishna Krishnamurthy

Second Year D.Env. Student

Environmental Science and Engineering


Bio

Prior to pursuing the D.Env. degree at UCLA, Krishna was a climate risk and food security analyst at the United Nations World Food Programme – the largest humanitarian organization focusing on food assistance, where he worked in over fifteen countries in Asia and Africa. He received his Bachelors degree in Environmental Policy from the London School of Economics and his Masters in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford.

Krishna’s research interests are on extreme weather events such as droughts and storms, and how those affect the most vulnerable communities in the world. In his free time, Krishna enjoys playing the classical guitar (and more recently also the flamenco guitar) and exploring remote parts of the world.

Projects

The Green Bundle

The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet

The market for green products has expanded rapidly over the last decade, but most consumers need something more than eco-benefits to motivate their purchases. Magali A. Delmas and David Colgan argue that many green products now offer the total packageā€”a “green bundle” that checks the environmental box, but also offers improved performance, health benefits, savings,...