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

Linking Carbon Markets: A case study of India's PAT and REC Schemes

Policy brief
| July 31, 2018

Following the enactment of the Paris Agreement, the carbon markets in national and international spheres are poised for revival. Although the global carbon market dependent on the Kyoto Protocol have nearly collapsed, many voluntary or national carbon markets are still functioning in several countries under relevant regulations or voluntary arrangements. These include markets and trading systems such as Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) and Perform Achieve and Trade (PAT) in India.

Market-based approaches of the Paris agreement: Where are we now?

Policy brief
| July 31, 2018

Article 6 of the Paris Agreement (PA) focuses on a framework for countries to voluntarily cooperate using market and non-market based approaches to raise climate ambition. In the process there is also recognition of the need to establish an emissions accounting framework that will promote sustainable development, and environmental integrity.

Distributed renewable energy transforms women’s lives in rural Bihar

Article
| July 25, 2018

TERI-JEEViKA create market for clean energy access at the bottom of the pyramid; light up 50,000 households through self-help groups in Bihar

Creating the charging infrastructure to power EVs in India

Article
| July 25, 2018

Charging stations for EVs can help drive demand for the sector's growth in the country

Replacing Bengaluru's auto fleet with electric autos will clean up the air and save LPG

Article
| July 24, 2018

TERI study suggests 1200 tonnes of carbon dioxide is emitted daily from total fleet of auto rickshaws in Bengaluru

Fortifying the collection and recycling system of Post-Consumer Tetra Pak Cartons

Article
| July 24, 2018

Study recommends a well established value chain for collectors and awareness among recyclers of the potential of cartons

Making micro-credit financing a vehicle for clean energy in rural India

Article
| July 13, 2018

Partnership with a local micro-finance institution helps take clean cooking and lighting technology into poor homes in a village in Bihar

Losing the benefits of forests to degradation?

Article
| July 12, 2018

The study examines the value of Uttarakhand's forests to local communities and to tourists

Nagaland uninterrupted

Article
| July 12, 2018

Civil society conservation groups receive special recognition at Government of India-UNDP India Biodiversity Awards 2018

Estimating vehicular emissions from auto rickshaw plying in Bengaluru

Policy brief
| July 11, 2018

The growing vehicular pollution has caused serious health hazard in Indian metropolitan cities, Bengaluru being one of the major victims. There are various reasons accounting for the vehicular emissions. The objective of this research paper is to estimate the vehicular emissions in form of carbon dioxide (CO2), particulate matter 10 (PM10) and nitrogen oxide (NOX) emitted by the auto rickshaws plying in Bengaluru city and recommend policy based solution based upon the estimated alternative scenarios.