Articles

Changing role of chief sustainability officers in the services sector

22 Jan 2020 | Mr Mahesh Pratap Singh

The role of a sustainability officer, particularly in the services sector, becomes multi-dimensional as all players in the ecosystem have to be taken along

Sustainable Building Materials: Accelerating the journey towards low carbon development

14 Jan 2020

Over the next 20 years, more than half of new buildings expected to be built by 2060 will be constructed. To achieve the ambition of keeping the global warming to 2°C or below, it is necessary to address energy and emissions from buildings. It is imperative to deploy energy-efficient and low-carbon building technologies to meet the growing demand for energy services.

Can cleaner air reduce respiratory illnesses?

14 Jan 2020

The prototype tool has been developed by researchers at TERI, NCSU, AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir College, Statconsulta with support from DST.

Bringing Back Tigers to Mukundara

06 Jan 2020 | Dr AJT Johnsingh

The big cat is India's pride but its dwindling population is a serious concern today. In this piece, the author writes about his observations on the behavioural ecology of tigers in the Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR) — Rajasthan's recently established tiger reserve and gives suggestions for the successful management of the reserve.

TERI develops blockchain-enabled prototype to help you sell solar power — through your phone

31 Dec 2019

TERI has developed a platform to facilitate peer-to-peer transactions of solar energy among consumers in the same neighbourhood

Understanding barriers to energy efficiency: Decoding consumer behaviour

24 Dec 2019 | Ms Rajshi Vallabhi

Apart from easy availability of energy efficient technologies, consumers require a nudge to bring about behavioural change regarding energy conservation in daily life