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Dr Annapurna Vancheswaran, Director- Sustainable Development Outreach, TERI

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Disaster risk management can no longer remain isolated from the overall strategy of sustainable development. It is important to ensure that all potential risks of disasters and the mechanisms of reducing the risks of disasters are factored into each of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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By 2030, more than 600 million people would be living in urban areas. The 6th GRIHA Summit presented ecological solutions for resource-efficient and sustainable habitats for healthier living.

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The recently-established TERI Prakriti School is founded on values, reverence for nature and a focus on sustainable development.

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The road to achieve sustainable development goals and tackling climate change is an intellectual process. The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2015 was a milestone to map our common destiny.

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The year 2014 was significant for TERI representing growth and change. A number of milestones were achieved during the year - from breakthrough Summits that furthered developmental pathways to the launch of 244 new projects; from signing 23 MoUs in 15 countries to publishing a range of valued knowledge products; from contributions to the IPCC's landmark reports to formulating insightful policy briefs; from global and community awards to the launch of an ecologically-sensitive school - reflecting the vision and work of one of the most respected institutions in the world.

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The study is part of the Eco-City project that will enable Navi Mumbai to move towards environmental sustainability.

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Institute of Transport Economics and Meteorological Institute in Norway and four Indian research institutions - TERI, New Delhi, SPA, New Delhi, IISc, Bangalore and IIT Bombay - will collaboratively work on developing mitigation and adaptation strategies for the transport sector in India.

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Sanitation systems cannot be planned in isolation or remain insensitive to local constraints. The Regional Dialogue of DSDS recently held in Chennai emphasized this.

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Excerpts from a new book to reduce air pollution in India.

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