Articles

Energy efficiency and renewables' share up, so is air pollution and untreated waste

12 Apr 2018

Latest data in energy and environment paints a favourable picture of the status of renewable energy in India, energy supply and demand

Clean cooking challenges in rural India

09 Apr 2018

Complete penetration of clean cooking fuel and cookstoves in rural India requires a multi-pronged approach

Exploring linkages between health and climate change

06 Apr 2018

With the direct and indirect impacts on health becoming equally challenging, what are some of the solutions we have

Comprehensive efforts are needed to achieve full impact of BS-VI fuel

02 Apr 2018

Despite being a welcome step, the introduction of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) grade fuel in Delhi, earlier than the April 2020 deadline, will have only marginal impact on vehicular emission and air quality in the city.

Lighting and providing cooking solutions to a billion lives

08 Mar 2018

The National UJALA Dashboard of the Government of India recently reached a milestone of disseminating over 270 million LED bulbs, thereby saving 35,008 mn kWh of electrical energy and affecting CO2 reductions of 28,356,232 tons per year (Source: National DELP Dashboard http://www.delp.in/ as of October 16, 2017).

Fungi central, the mycorrhiza haven

08 Mar 2018

The facility in Gurugram has a production capacity of over 600 billion propagules per annum, which can be expanded to 1,000 billion propagules per annum in two years.

Touring Goa's precious wetlands

07 Mar 2018

The knowledge hub will re-acquaint visitors with coastal ecosystems and the environment

It takes a village – Surat’s united effort to embrace solar power

07 Mar 2018

Leaders, students and residents came together for a project by TERI and Surat Municipal Corporation to popularise rooftop solar power in Surat Smart City

India has set for itself the goal of generating 175 gigawatts (GW) through renewable energy by 2022, of which around 100 GW has to come from solar power. This goal has been further broken down region and state-wise targets.

A People’s Biodiversity Register of Village Ghukhuyi, Zünheboto, Nagaland

06 Mar 2018

With a forest cover of 171964 sq km, the north-eastern part of India harbours a significant portion of the country's floral and faunal bounty - nearly 13,500 plant, 430 mammal and 1277 bird species, many of which are endemic to the region.

Paddy Residue Burning: Drivers, Challenges and Potential Solutions

05 Mar 2018

Paddy residue burning has been viewed mainly as a challenge of residue management. Its mismanagement in the states of Punjab and Haryana has led to annual winter smog and health problems in Delhi and other places in North India.