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Given the global economic situation, turmoil in China's monetary system and a fall in oil prices, policymakers must carry out due diligence to define the kind of economic structure we must promote for sustained living, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

Particulate emission from cookstoves is killing rural women. It is worse than the pollution in Delhi, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

The global picture in the water and sanitation sector, although improved through various actions of UN Member States, still looks dismal, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

An appropriate approach to deal with air pollution is to carefully assess the nature and account of the sources of occurrence, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.?

The Manipur earthquake must push the state governments, the National Disaster Management Authority, the ministry of home affairs and the ministry for development of North Eastern Region to get their acts together, says Dr P G Dhar Chakrabarti, Distinguished Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI.

The unprecedented floods in Chennai, preceded by cyclone in Visakhapatnam and flood in Srinagar last year are, apart from devastating tragedies, indications of the growing risks of urban disasters in India, says Dr P G Dhar Chakrabarti, Distinguished Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI.

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi's opening to Pakistan, which has received widespread support from across the world, now requires active follow up in concrete terms, and the most suitable initiative that India could undertake is to first bring about cooperation in the energy sector.