5 record(s) found in 'March 2017'

India's history is witness to how well-planned cities of our ancient civilisation were equipped with outstanding systems of water harvesting and drainage, say Ms Sonia Grover, Associate Fellow and Dr Fayaz Ahmad Malla, Research Associate, Water Resources Division, TERI.

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.

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...

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.

Waste water is not just an ecological imperative, it opens up business opportunities as well, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Director, Water Resources division, TERI.