Opinion

Resolving water-sharing disputes: Legal approach has limits

15 Feb 2018 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| Deccan Herald

The resolution of water-sharing disputes should not be only in the domain of governments. All stakeholders must come forward to discuss and crystalise issues for their effective resolution, says Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Why take away the cess meant to Clean India's mess?

12 Feb 2018 |
Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar
,
Dr Suneel Pandey
| The Wire

Instead of doing away with the Swachh Bharat cess, the Centre should have made sure that the money made its way to the municipalities, say Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar, Associate Fellow and Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

For sustainable buildings

10 Feb 2018 |
Ms Minni Sastry
| The Hindu

TERI's 2018 Sustainable Buildings R&D Summit in Bengaluru highlights innovations being carried out by prominent institutions for built environment, says Ms Minni Sastry, Associate Director, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.

Is India serious about 100GW of solar power by 2022?

17 Jan 2018 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| Daily O

While we in India must feel proud having achieved a solar power capacity of over 15GW so far-and justifiably so - it would be useful to keep the goal of 100GW by 2022 too in sight, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

A tag is not enough

04 Dec 2017 |
Mr Nitya Nanda
| The Telegraph

Bringing a large number of producers to the initiative and maintaining the standards of quality would be some of the other challenges that Banglar rosogolla has to meet in order to benefit from its GI status, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Sustainable housing needs to be affordable too

03 Dec 2017 |
Mr Sanjay Seth
| Hindustan Times

Investment in clean and efficient infrastructure can contribute to decarbonisation and rational resource usage, says Mr Sanjay Seth, Senior Director, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.

Antimicrobial resistance, a threat

29 Nov 2017 |
Dr Banwari Lal
,
Dr K Nanthakumar
| Deccan Herald

Antimicrobial resistance has emerged as a global public health problem as antibiotics are becoming inefficient against a wide range of disease-causing pathogenic bacteria, say Dr Banwari Lal, Senior Director and Dr K Nanthakumar, Fellow, Environmental & Industrial Biotechnology Division, TERI.

New India electrification target daunting, but doable

22 Nov 2017 |
Mr Debajit Palit
| Powering Rural India

The newly announced government scheme 'Saubhagya' is a step in the right direction to electrify all households in India, but only with change management at state-owned distributors, says Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Combating vehicular pollution: Delhi has to learn much more from Beijing

21 Nov 2017 |
Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate
| Daily O

China has been successful in arresting the number of private cars, says Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate, Associate Director, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Preparing for the Future: Climate Products and Models for India

20 Nov 2017 |
Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj
| Earth & Space Science News

Reducing uncertainty when predicting such extreme climate events has taken on growing importance, says Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI alongwith co-authors Mr Michel d S Mesquita, Uni Research, Norway; and Naurinete J C Barreto, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil.