Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar

The Teesta river is a highly emotive issue on both sides of the border. There is need for interaction at the level of experts outside the Governments from both countries to demystify the issue, and for the flow-back of suggestions to the respective Governments, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources Division,...

Ms Chitrangada Bisht

To make sustainable and high performance buildings, the right combination of passive and active design strategies must be used to minimise resource use, says Ms Chitrangada Bisht, Programme Manager & Area Convenor, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment Council, Sustainable Habitat division, TERI.

Dr Ajay Mathur

The challenge is to build a clean energy system that can simultaneously expand access to modern energy services on an affordable basis and tackle the environmental challenges, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General of TERI, and co-authors Lord Adair Turner, Chair of Energy Transitions Commission and Dr B N Suresh, President of Indian National...

Dr Pia Sethi

A new forest policy provides an opportunity to keep pace with the times, recognise important milestones in Indian forestry such gram sabha-based governance, the role of community-owned and managed areas or issues such as biodiversity lying outside protected areas, says Dr Pia Sethi, Fellow, Forestry & Biodiversity division, TERI.