Opinion

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.

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.