20 Dec 2023| Dr Suneeti Singh| | Dr Pushplata Singh
Urbanization and industrialization have placed a heavy load on the environment by generating billion tons of harmful garbage every year. A study by TERI found India, in a year, produces over 62 million tons (MT) of waste, making it a leading cause of environmental and public health concerns in the country.
13 Dec 2023| Dr Pushplata Singh| | Dr Palash Manna
03 Nov 2023
Director General brings focus on TERI’s multiple initiatives during visits to Japan, Guyana and the United States
TERI director general Dr Vibha Dhawan met heads of government of Japan and Guyana, and the Indian Ambassador to the United States of America (USA) in the month of October.
Assessment of the adverse effect of crop residue burning on respiratory health: a case study of Patiala, India
15 Sep 2023| Sujit Kumar Ghosh| | Anand Krishnan
15 Sep 2023
Air pollution is one of the five leading causes of death worldwide. An eminent cardiologist associated with the Harvard Medical School presents terrifying statistics on worldwide deaths linked to air pollution. Air pollution-linked illness was found to be seven crores globally, and 70 lakh people lost their lives, according to the WHO. Out of these deaths, about 24 lakh deaths were associated with Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD), and 13 lakh deaths were due to heart strokes, that is, a total of 37 lakh deaths from heart-ailments.