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Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, shares his thoughts on how India needs strategies and policies that focus on environmental sustainability and equity while addressing its development needs.

Tags: gas, TERI, National Rural Electrification Programme, MSME, Small Industries Development Bank of India

A change in priorities and values of modern life has left us disconnected with the marvels of nature, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director General, TERI.

Tags: gas, TERI, National Rural Electrification Programme, MSME, Small Industries Development Bank of Indiasustainable development, renewable energy, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, energy consumption

The excessive dependence on coal is worrying not just for the social, environmental and climate change reasons, but is questionable purely on the economic ground as well. Given this, it would be prudent for India to reduce its dependence on coal and diversify its energy basket says, Nitya Nanda, Fellow, Resources, Regulation & Global Security,...

Tags: gas, TERI, National Rural Electrification Programme, MSME, Small Industries Development Bank of Indiasustainable development, renewable energy, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, energy consumptioncoal shortage, global coal market, ministry of environment and forests

The Rio+20 outcome includes a reaffirmation of the Rio Declaration, refers specifically to the principles of right to development, and to equity (in the context of climate change). It recognizes that poverty eradication is the greatest global challenge facing the world today.

Tags: gas, TERI, National Rural Electrification Programme, MSME, Small Industries Development Bank of Indiasustainable development, renewable energy, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, energy consumptioncoal shortage, global coal market, ministry of environment and forestsclimate change, sustainable development, Rio+20 summit, Outcomes of Rio+20