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Climate change has increased the number and severity of natural disasters, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.

Even though fossil fuel demand from growing economies will rise in the coming decades, demand from the largest economies in the world is already falling due to improving efficiencies and an on-going transition away from coal, which is a part of their climate strategies, says Mr Siddharth Singh, Research Associate, Green Growth and Resource...

Oil exploration and production is a highly risky activity with no certainty of finding resources to pump out. Even when petroleum is found and proven to be viable for production, estimates of the reserves are often not accurate, says Mr Siddharth Singh, Research Associate, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency division, TERI.

The immediate challenge is to ensure that policy makers realize that effective groundwater management is as crying a need for India's development as socio-economic reforms, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Even as village after village in India is 'electrified', many households within them, equal to the US population, are not, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation division, TERI.

Biodiversity concerns must be integrated into urban plans, says Dr Pia Sethi, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change division, TERI.

Technological advancements have made renewable energy-based lighting systems so cost-effective that the latter can now be introduced in villages, where there is no electricity and no prospect of grid-based power, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.