Discussion Paper

Challenges and opportunities - plastic waste management In India With MOEFCC and UNEP, TERI releases discussion paper on the state of plastic waste management in India.

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Policy Brief

Understanding vulnerabilities using a hotspot approach Study shows higher temperature increase in India's mountains affects agriculture, water resources and the millions of people living in the mountains and its foothills

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Article

Consumer is king in ensuring resource efficiency in India A panel discussion on Enabling Ecosystem for Sustainable Choices and Consumer Engagement

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Publications

Assam and the economic costs of climate change

Article
| November 19, 2018

Assam, due to its geographic location and poor socio-economic conditions, offers a good example of the need to take into account the economic burden of climate change

Modern bioenergy to lead renewables growth till 2023: IEA

Article
| November 16, 2018

IEA's five-year forecast report on renewable energy has termed modern bioenergy the 'overlooked giant' of the field

Lighting homes and futures

Article
| November 6, 2018

Initiatives to provide clean and affordable energy, such as 'Lighting a Billion Lives©' (LaBL), are not only helping electrify rural areas but also contributing to the entrepreneurial journey of the village youth.

Aligning India's water resource policies with the SDGs

Policy brief
| November 6, 2018

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. At its heart are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are an urgent call for action by all countries. The SDGs recognize that ending poverty and other deprivations must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – all while tackling climate change.

Here's how to celebrate a resource efficient Diwali

Article
| November 5, 2018

A little attention to the material being used and thrown away during the festival can contribute a lot to a cleaner Diwali that utlises resources effectively.

Loss and Damage: The Gradual Progression and the Road Ahead

Policy brief
| October 31, 2018

Loss and damage, in the context of climate change, is associated with the particular impacts of climate change in developing countries vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and extreme weather events. In this article, Kavya Bajaj helps us understand the milestone developments that have taken place in various climate conferences regarding this controversial mechanism.

Producing hydrogen from agriculture waste - the microbial way

Article
| October 29, 2018

Intensive research explorations are being carried out at TERI for hydrogen production from agri-residue woody biomass

The Call Of The Chengu: An odyssey into the heart of community conservation

Research Paper
| October 26, 2018

​In a remote area of the Zunheboto district of Nagaland, village communities are creating community conserved areas to protect their forests. They are also working to put an end to hunting and unsustainable fishing. Author writes of the people’s creative efforts to develop bird and biodiversity-based ecotourism