Opinion

There's one simple thing India can do to check pollution

06 Feb 2017 |
Mr Jai Kishan Malik
,
Mr Sumit Sharma
| DailyO

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.

What is riverbank filtration?

14 Jan 2017 |
Ms Kavita Vithal Patil
| The Goan

Most rivers in developing countries serve as waste water conduits, contaminated with high loads of pathogenic microorganisms released from sewage, agriculture runoff and other hazardous compounds from industrial effluents, says Ms Kavita Vithal Patil, Research Associate, TERI Southern Regional Centre

Using Nature's Tools to Feed 7 Billion: Why we need biopesticides

05 Jan 2017 |
Dr Neetika W Chhabra
| The Quint

There are indications that biopesticides will gain a foothold in the future of agriculture.us, says Dr Neetika W Chhabra, Fellow, Biotechnology & Bioresources Division, TERI.

Engineer the End

01 Jan 2017 |
Mr Nitish Arora
| Down to Earth

A mechanism needs to be put in place that offers incentives to garner the support of both consumers and manufactures for the effective management of End of Life Vehicles, say Mr Nitish Arora, Research Associate, Integrated Policy Analysis Division, TERI.

Automobile industry in India: resource consumption & efficiency opportunities

01 Jan 2017 |
| The Goan

In the coming years factors such as growing population, rising aspirations of a growing middle class, increased per-capita income, access to affordable finance etc. will make the automobile sector all the more relevant for the Indian economy, says Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya and Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellows, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division; Mr Prahlad Tewari, Fellow and Mr Ganesh Chandra Mouli, Research Associate, Energy Environment Technology Development Division; and Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division, TERI.

Automobile industry in India: issues and challenges

31 Dec 2016 |
| The Goan

Considering an insatiable demand for vehicles in an economy that is expected to grow at an average of 7% for the next 20 years, the automobile sector in the country will require disproportionate amounts of natural resources which will not only have economic cost implications, but also have strong environmental and social impacts, say Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya and Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellows, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division; Mr Prahlad Tewari, Fellow and Mr Ganesh Chandra Mouli, Research Associate, Energy Environment Technology Development Division; and Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division, TERI.

An easy mode to travel, but safety comes first

30 Dec 2016 |
Ms Akshima Tejas Ghate
| The Pioneer

Regulating the manufacture of e-rickshaws, to bring about standardisation and uniformity in design, is essential, says Ms Akshima T Ghate, Associate Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI.

Why we need to measure how electricity empowers women

26 Dec 2016 |
Mr Debajit Palit
,
Dr G Mini
| DailyO

While policies are gender-neutral and provide equal opportunities, it does not always result in equal outcomes, say Mr Debajit Palit, Associate Director, Social Transformation Division and Dr G Mini, Fellow, Green Growth and Resource Efficiency Division, TERI.

Celebrating a Green Christmas

25 Dec 2016 |
Ms Taru Mehta
,
Ms Saltanat M Kazi
| The Goan

Consumption always increases during festivals, and in India given the religious diversities, these patterns upsurge on several occasions all year through, say Ms Taru Mehta, Fellow and Ms Saltanat M Kazi, Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education Division, TERI.

Demystifying Sustainable Consumption & Production

24 Dec 2016 |
Ms Saltanat M Kazi
,
Ms Taru Mehta
| The Goan

Growth and development has revolutionised trade and commerce globally and has improved the standard of living in several countries across the world, say Ms Saltanat M Kazi, Fellow, and Ms Taru Mehta, Fellow, Sustainable Development Outreach & Youth Education Division, TERI.