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India has a responsibility not only to its own people but to the whole world to establish a path of development which will at least help protect the eco-systems of this planet and the bounty of nature, says Dr R K Pachauri Director General, TERI.

Tags: India, natural resources, sustainable development, eco system, Mahatma Gandhi

It is surprising but true that of the three most energy efficient cement plants in the world, two are from India. In several sectors, like aluminum, steel, paper and power, Indian plants are among the most energy efficient in the world. Energy efficiency is also a reliable proxy for overall environmental performance, as modern energy efficient...

Tags: India, natural resources, sustainable development, eco system, Mahatma Gandhiindustrial pollution, industrial plants, India, energy efficiency, clean development mechanism

Rationalization of power tariff is one important aspect that needs to be seriously looked at if we are considering secure and equitable energy resources for future growth, says Shahid Hasan, Director, Human Resources, TERI.

Tags: India, natural resources, sustainable development, eco system, Mahatma Gandhiindustrial pollution, industrial plants, India, energy efficiency, clean development mechanismElectricity Act, subsidies, transmission and distribution losses, power sector reforms, access to electricity, tariffs, coal industry

No breakthroughs are likely in Rio. Can it still persuade nations, make a dent? This week the United Nations is holding the Conference on Sustainable Development, hosted by the government of Brazil. It was 40 years ago that the UN Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, in which only two prime ministers, Indira Gandhi from...

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Sustainable development and reducing vulnerability to climate change are not two sides of the same coin, but complementary, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, TERI.

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We need a diversity of policy inputs and participants for the right environment outcomes, says Shailly Kedia and, Supriya Francis TERI.

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Eliminating subsidies on petro-products shall improve the condition of oil marketing companies', says Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, TERI.

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For long-term benefits and sustainable growth, more focus should be on promoting green investment, even if it has adverse growth impacts in the initial phases, says Dr G Mini, Fellow, Social Transformation, TERI.

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With all the ongoing discussions on the topic of 'green economy', what do we really mean by the term and how different its implications could be for the developing and developed world in the context of sustainable development needs to be thought about, says Dr Shilpi Kapur, Associate Fellow, Resources, Regulation & Global Security, TERI.

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