Articles

Carbon finance is a way to conserve India's tigers and their habitat

28 Jul 2020

Ahead of International Tiger Day on 29th July, our ecologist Yatish Lele highlights TERI's efforts to measure the value of ecosystem services in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh, reducing human-wildlife conflict in protected areas of India, and public awareness towards wildlife conservation.

The impact of stubble burning and poor air quality in India during the time of COVID-19

27 Jul 2020 | Ms Rita Pandey| | Ms Anuja Malhotra

A holistic approach by government and farmers alike is needed to address the problem of burning crop stubble, which comes at a huge environmental and health cost

Reduce marine plastic litter now to turn challenges into opportunities

27 Jul 2020

Marine plastic litter is a global result of our local actions and inactions. The focus should not only be on removing plastic but also on the creation of economic models, development of strategies, and proper prediction of future consumption patterns.

कोल्ड चेन इंफ्रास्ट्रक्चर: कोविड 19 महामारी में गरीबों को खाद्य सुरक्षा एवं स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं के लिए ज़रूरी

24 Jul 2020 | Mr Gaurav Phore

विकासशील देशों में बड़े स्तर पर खाद्यान उत्पादन के बावजूद बहुत सारा खाद्यान सप्लाई चेन में ही नष्ट हो जाता है। इसका एक बड़ा कारण अच्छे कोल्ड चेन ढाँचे की कमी माना जाता है।

Bringing down the sun to power India's small enterprises

24 Jul 2020

A study by TERI explored the feasibility and potential of solar PV applications in the MSME sector in rural India. Here's what it found

COVID-19 and food insecurity: How social schemes will help migrant workers?

22 Jul 2020

With no source of income in the COVID-19 lockdown, an unprecedented migrant crisis unfolded in India. Government aid can reduce the impact of coronavirus pandemic on the food security of migrant workers.

The RFCTLARR Act, 2013: Are the outcomes fair?

14 Jul 2020

The land acquisition regime created by The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RFCTLARR) Act, 2013 seeks to make the affected persons partners in development leading to an improvement in their social and economic conditions. Six years since its enactment, it is worthwhile to critique the Act and the implementation practices with respect to the livelihood-dependent families and women.

Fuel price hikes and choices for sustainable transportation in India

13 Jul 2020

What will be the possible impact of a rise in fuel costs, especially diesel, and some of the sustainable solutions for the short term and medium-to-long term horizons? Which mode of transportation would suffer most from higher fuel prices in India?

जलवायु परिवर्तन: बढ़ती गर्मी में कूलिंग ऐशोआराम नहीं बल्कि एक ज़रूरत

10 Jul 2020

आने वाले वक़्त में तापमान बढ़ेगा। बढ़ती हुई गर्मी के साथ देश में कूलिंग की ज़रूरत कई गुना बढ़ जाएगी। कूलिंग की आवश्यकताओं को नियंत्रित करने के लिए हमें एनर्जी कंज़र्वेशन बिल्डिंग कोड्स और ग्रीन बिल्डिंग रेटिंग को बड़े पैमाने पर अपनाने की ज़रूरत है। "कूलिंग इंडिया" को एक अभियान की तरह आगे बढ़ाना होगा।

Vulnerability Index Tool: Vulnerability assessment for health

09 Jul 2020

A prototype digital tool is being developed for state health departments in India to upload data, and the vulnerability index can be generated using the tool.