Opinion

Financial solutions for promoting recycling

19 Nov 2017 |
Dr Shilpi Kapur
,
Mr Nitish Arora
| Business Standard

In developing countries such as India, at least for the foreseeable future, increased demand is likely to be met from virgin resources, say Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division and Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Paddy stubble: The ‘burning’ conundrum

17 Nov 2017 |
| Ms Shailly Kedia
| Voices, Times of India

Both central and state policy stakeholders need to together take stock of various state and central schemes related to crop residue management but also of crop diversification, says Ms Shailly Kedia, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Invisible threat of antimicrobial resistance

16 Nov 2017 |
Dr Banwari Lal
,
Dr K Nanthakumar
| The Hindu Business Line

The impact of pathogen resistance even to last-resort antibiotics can be alarming. This calls for a multi-disciplinary response, says Dr Banwari Lal, Senior Director and Dr K Nanthakumar, Fellow, Environmental & Industrial Biotechnology Division, TERI.

Delhi air pollution: What kind of a challenge is stubble-burning? The crisis decoded

16 Nov 2017 |
Dr Shilpanjali Deshpande Sarma
| The Financial Express

Paddy residue burning is as much a socioeconomic challenge as it is one of technology improvisation, says Dr Shilpanjali Sarma, Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Bad air isn’t just a Delhi problem, a lot more than ‘odd-even’ is needed..

15 Nov 2017 |
Mr Nitya Nanda
| Asian Age

Factors other than vehicular emission are more important in determining air quality in Delhi, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Fellow & Area Convenor, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI

Universal electricity access in India: Leveraging modern information technology solutions

13 Nov 2017 |
Mr Martand Shardul
| The Practitioner Hub For Inclusive Business

Application of modern approaches for reporting, assessment and delivery of elecricity services will bring a new paradigm to India's stride for universal electricity access, says Mr Martand Shardul, Associate Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

What makes the Bonn meet on climate critical

08 Nov 2017 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| Hindustan Times

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.

District Mineral Foundations: Fetching a Good Deal for Mining-Affected Communities?

01 Nov 2017 |
Mr Nitish Arora
| Terra Green

The role of community participation in the decision-making process needs to be acknowledged and for that capturing people's perception is instrumental for District Mineral Foundations to become people centric, says Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate, Resource Efficiency & Governance Divison, TERI.

Access to clean cooking: Is there a business case

27 Oct 2017 |
Amit Kumar
| TERI

Moving away from subsidy based approach, TERI has demonstrated through its various field level interventions how to blend CSR funding with other sources, including micro financing, to make clean cooking and solar lighting devices affordable to a common, rural user, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Is cheaper clean energy sustainable?

25 Oct 2017 |
| Mr Kumar Deo
| Deccan Herald

Given that the renewable technology is still in evolution stage, further developments and growth in the segment are likely to make clean energy cheaper and thereby further reduce tariff, says Mr Kumar Deo, Research Associate, Integrated Assessments & Modelling Division, TERI.