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The link between energy and climate change is significant, especially since the energy sector accounts for at least two-thirds of the global greenhouse gas emissions, says Ms Bigsna Gill, Associate Fellow, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

The country is rapidly expanding the share of renewables in its energy mix and is implementing the world's largest renewable energy capacity addition programme, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Social Transformation Division, TERI.

Poor waste management can affect not just the aesthetic beauty of the environment, but can severely impact a valuable resource base, its ecological function, and thus, the health of the environment, says Ms Shabana Mehmood Kazi, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education division, TERI.

Although Goa has emerged as one of the most progressive states in the country, it continues to face an enormous task of managing solid waste in a sustainable manner, says Ms Shabana Mehmood Kazi, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education division, TERI.

TERI has been working across India to educate, empower and engage youth from higher educational institutes on issues pertaining to sustainable development, says Ms Ragini Kumar, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education division, TERI.

Unsustainable use of natural resources and environment degradation has emerged as one of the greatest challenge that society faces at the global, regional and local level, say Ms Monmi Barua, Research Associate and Ms Shabana Mehmood Kazi, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education division, TERI.

There is no single solution that fits all when it comes to tackling the impact of climate change, says Ms Ashwini Pai Panandiker, Fellow, TERI Southern Regional Centre.

TERI is engaged in research for identifying adaptation measures for the hill community in terms of adjustments and diversification required for livelihood sustainability, says Dr Shresth Tayal, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

The world's coastal areas represent only 20% of the available land, but host more than half of the global population, says Ms Ashwini Pai Panandiker, Fellow, TERI Southern Regional Centre