3 record(s) found in 'November 2013'

The building and construction sector contributes to about one third of global CO2 emissions and over a third of all energy and material resources are used to build and operate buildings and over a third of the total waste results from construction and demolition activities (UNEP, Green Economy report Report, 2011).

Not much can be done to limit rising water demand. But industry, agriculture and the domestic sector can all take steps to plug supply side loopholes, writes Mr Anshuman, Associate Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

The human condition in the future would depend on how we manage the scarcity of water, energy and food, writes Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI.