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The twenty years from 1972 to 1992 saw a remarkable change in the way in which mankind views its relationship with the planet it inhabits. Because of the rapid development of technology, human activities impose much greater stresses on the earth's resources than ever before, imperilling the livelihoods of future generations. At the same time,...

Any agency that claims to provide a news service ends up building a sizeable collection of news clippings, which continues to grow alarmingly rapidly. Given that newspapers have a limited shelf life, preserving the clippings is a difficult job; preserving them in a way that permits easy access to the information they contain is even more...

As environmental issues get set to take the centrestage at the forthcoming Earth Summit, scheduled for August 26 in Johannesburg, there is no other person in the country who is better equipped to talk about the climate change and global warming issues than Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, and the first representative of an...

A while ago, a ceremony was held in Rio de Janeiro for passing the torch to signal the inauguration of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), which is being held in Johannesburg shortly. A large number of world leaders will gather at Johannesburg, as was the case during the Rio Summit of 1992, though the expectations that preceded the...

The avowed purpose of TERI Newswire has always been, and continues to be, to bring to its readers a selection of relevant stories on energy, environment, and sustainable development as covered by leading Indian dailies. This brief helps us in that it defines our responsibility as essentially that of selecting from among the published stories.

The government's ambivalence towards independent regulation comes out yet again in the Electricity Bill 2001 now before the Select Committee in the Lok Sabha.