Opinion

Union Budget FY22: Giving tourism priority this year

20 Jan 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Financial Express

The investment required for developing the tourism potential in India is so large that a separate development financial institution for tourism may well be warranted, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

The environmental challenge posed by cigarette butt litter

09 Jan 2021 |
Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar
,
Dr Suneel Pandey
| Hindustan Times

Falling under the category of post-consumer waste, cigarette litter could easily be categorised as a public nuisance, especially for those that have fewer resources to clean it, write Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar, Associate Fellow and Dr Suneel Pandey, Senior Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

Regionally Tweaked Policy: As India Grapples Climate Change, 'Science of Where' is the Next Best Move

27 Dec 2020 |
Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj
| Md. Irfan
| News18

Understanding the multitude of risks and then using them for designing robust, holistic and integrated early warning tools is the key for any adaptation and mitigation action and are imperative for the success of Sendai Framework and COP pledges, write Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj, Fellow and Area Convener, Earth Science and Climate Change Division and Md. Irfan, Project Associate, Center for Climate Modelling at TERI.

A push to sort out the urban waste crisis

26 Dec 2020 |
Mr Sourabh Manuja
| Mr Jai Gaurav
| The Pioneer

Local, State and Central governments will have to work cohesively to look at mechanisms to bring all stakeholders on board to turn garbage into a resource, write Mr Sourabh Manuja , Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI and Mr Jai Gaurav, Technical Advisor at GIZ India.

Making Our Cities Sustainable

22 Dec 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| BW Smartcities

It is time that our state urban planners started treating SDG 11 targets and indicators as basic building blocks of city master plans, helping sustainable urban development in letter and spirit, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow & Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

Build an indigenous arsenal

17 Dec 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| The Pioneer

Research and development in India requires greater attention of the Government in the critical areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow and Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI

Data-driven solutions required for better transport planning

17 Dec 2020 |
Ms Palak Thakur
,
Mr Shri Prakash
| Money Control

There is a need for set templates for data collection and monitoring to help evaluate the utilisation of mass infrastructure projects, write Ms Palak Thakur, Research Associate and Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance, TERI.

How India can accelerate its energy transition

17 Dec 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

Given the trajectory on which we are moving forward, the time has come to start a discussion on making India net carbon neutral, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

What the Paris Agreement means for the climate crisis

11 Dec 2020 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
,
Ms Ritu Ahuja
| Hindustan Times

India is well-equipped for a new chapter of climate collaboration and competition. The Paris Agreement gives it an opportunity to build on this and create a template for climate change behaviour and action in developing countries, write Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI and Ms Ritu Ahuja, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI

Prevention better than cure

03 Dec 2020 |
Mr R Suresh
,
Mr Shanmuganathan K
| Mr M A Emmanuel
| The Pioneer

The importance of curbing air pollution activities over reduction measures cannot be stressed enough. It is the most effective and economically-feasible option for the long-term, write Mr R Suresh, Fellow, Mr Shanmuganathan K, Associate Fellow and Mr Mrinal Alexander Emmanuel, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.