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

Framework for sustainable management of end-of-life vehicles management in India

Research Paper
| August 14, 2018

Automobile manufacturing requires different metals-steel, aluminium, copper, lead, chromium, nickel and zinc, as well as significant amounts of plastic, glass, rubber and fabric. Analyzing the direct and indirect raw material requirements in the Indian automotive sector during the period 1997–2007, it was found that the material requirement of the sector doubled in a period of 10 years [1].

Framework for sustainable management of end-of-life vehicles management in India

Research Paper
| August 13, 2018

Automobile manufacturing requires different metals-steel, aluminium, copper, lead, chromium, nickel and zinc, as well as significant amounts of plastic, glass, rubber and fabric. Analyzing the direct and indirect raw material requirements in the Indian automotive sector during the period 1997–2007, it was found that the material requirement of the sector doubled in a period of 10 years [1].

What after Petcoke?

Article
| August 8, 2018

A look at options for the cement industry in the face of a possible petcoke ban

Maharashtra govt. sets up TERI's biomass gasifier at landfill site to manage waste

Article
| August 8, 2018

Energy generated from plant supports power requirements of the site

We need to mine in India to Make in India

Article
| August 8, 2018

Mining in India has to be guided by perspectives based on minerals security and sustainable development

Storm Havoc: Better to worry now than regret later

Article
| August 6, 2018

Natural events are no more a national concern; rising impact requires international collaborations

Commercial coal mining: Good news for increased coal production?

Article
| August 6, 2018

The opening of coal sector in India for commercial mining may not be the panacea for increased production

The women of Ujjwala

Article
| August 3, 2018

Evaluating the Ujjwala scheme through the lens of women empowerment and gender equality

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.