India can become a leading hydrogen export hub: Cristian Valdes Carter, Director, Innovation Norway said at TERI’s technical session at the International Climate Summit 2021
10 Sep 2021
TERI organised four virtual technical sessions on 'Powering India's Hydrogen Ecosystem' at the International Climate Summit 2021 where discussions focused on the scope, potential, and policy and regulatory impetus needed to boost green hydrogen application in India.
Skilling the Youth Ecosystem: Can It Be an Antidote to Society's Overstretched Job Scenario?
10 Sep 2021
International Youth Day is celebrated annually on August 12 to bring youth issues to the focus of the international community and to celebrate the potential of youth as active partners in the global society. In this article, Dr Livleen K Kahlon expounds on the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and feels that we need to act now to catch the 'potential workforce' at an early age and equip them with soft skills and technical expertise so that once they step out of their formal education stage they are able to earn their living.
Bioplastics - A Sustainable Solution to our Plastic Waste Problem
07 Sep 2021
Environmental pollution due to commercial plastic waste mismanagement has been compounding, making it crucial to find an alternative. The article highlights TERI's bioplastic research and how bio and bio-based plastics could act as a sustainable alternative to conventional plastics.
CSR during COVID-19: Experience and learnings
03 Sep 2021
CSR interventions have served as appropriate models of providing aid to vulnerable sections of society during the COVID-19 pandemic
TERI launches The Bulbul, a Pan Himalayan Network of Climate Change Journalists
27 Aug 2021
The Bulbul, a multimedia platform that will focus on climate change reporting in the Himalayan region kicked off with an inception meeting on June 11. Conceptualised by TERI, with the support of Internews' Earth Journalism Network, this initiative will provide fellowship to fourteen journalists and scholars from the Himalayan region in India and Nepal to undertake a six month online training in climate change communication.
Greening the Grid - How Close is India to Meeting its Renewable Energy Targets?
12 Aug 2021| Mr Dhruv Suri| | Mr Jai Shekhar| | Mr Azade Y Aria
In this article, Dhruv Suri, Jai Shekhar, and Azade Y Aria discuss India's trajectory towards planned renewable energy targets and describe the implications of myopic thinking on future progress. They also stress on the fact that merely increasing renewable energy targets and installing new capacity is simply not enough. Economically maintaining a balance of supply and demand and designing technically reliable grids while adopting an overarching systems-level approach are the need of the hour.
अपशिष्ट जल किसानों के लिए बन सकता है संसाधन
08 Jul 2021
किसान उपलब्ध मीठे पानी के संसाधनों का अति उपयोग नहीं करना चाहते, वे भूजल का संरक्षण करना चाहते हैं। सीवेज का पानी आसानी से उपलब्ध है लेकिन बुनियादी ढांचे और उचित उपचार की कमी के कारण, आंशिक रूप से उपचारित नगरपालिका अपशिष्ट जल और अनुपचारित सीवेज ने समय के साथ मिट्टी की गुणवत्ता, दूषित भूजल और फसल की उपज को कम कर दिया है।
Hope on Climate Change: Reasons to be optimistic
05 Jul 2021
The total commitments made under the Paris Agreement were too little to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, whereas scientists agree that limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is vital. Ajay Shankar says that recent developments give cause for optimism for the first time as the President of the USA has brought the USA back into the Paris Agreement and is providing leadership for a net carbon-neutral global economy.
Tourism in the new normal post Covid-19: Is eco-tourism the solution?
05 Jul 2021| Mr Jonathan Donald Syiemlieh| | Dr Mini Govindan
The acknowledgement by policymakers, host communities, and even some travellers on the negative effects of mass tourism have led to formulation of policies on sustainable tourism
Sustainable tourism builds on the basic principles of local procurement while assimilating local culture.