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India will need to coax agreement on benchmarks to assess progress on adaptation, which is of greater importance to us (and other developing countries) than to most developed countries, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

NRDC, TERI and other partners are working in India to advance strategies that will help keep India cool while protecting its citizens from the impacts of global warming, writes co-author Mr Karan Mangotra, Fellow, Growth, Diversification & Commercialisation, Division, TERI along with Ms Nehmat Kaur, India Consultant and Mr Karan Chouksey, NRDC...

Many countries and the private sector have seen climate action as an opportunity to catalyse economic yet sustainable practices, says Ms Neha Pahuja, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

The Centre's thrust to invest in blue-green infrastructure in urban areas will improve the quality of life for urban dwellers. Such efforts must be complimented with implementation systems, says Ms Raina Singh, Fellow, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

A new forest policy provides an opportunity to keep pace with the times, recognise important milestones in Indian forestry such gram sabha-based governance, the role of community-owned and managed areas or issues such as biodiversity lying outside protected areas, says Dr Pia Sethi, Fellow, Forestry & Biodiversity division, TERI.

A recent study by The Energy and Resources Institute showed that the whole Indo-Gangetic plain is severely polluted on account of particulate matter. The study concludes that the situation would relentlessly worsen and spread to other parts of the country if remedial actions are not taken immediately, say Mr Jai Kishan Malik, Research Associate...

The on-board diagnostic system (OBD) could be an important development and game changer for inspecting on-road vehicles, say Mr Jai Kishan Malik, Research Associate and Mr Sumit Sharma, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

A step forward towards building resilience and addressing climate risks is to bridge the gap between science and policy across administrative levels, says Mr Ganesh Gorti, Consultant, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI

Rising temperatures and sea levels are amongst climate threats to tourism in Goa, say Mr Ganesh Gorti, Consultant, and Mr Nehru Machineni, Associate Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

India's ratification of the Paris Agreement on October 2 is a reaffirmation of the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi – the importance of leading a sustainable lifestyle – that is so central to the Indian ethos, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI.

 

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