EV Adoption – Time to up the ante

11 Dec 2023 |
Mr Sharif Qamar
| The Economic Times

Though Indian cities have tremendous potential to accelerate EV adoption, the impact of city-level actions at large has been relatively under-explored with limited successes says Mr Sharif Qamar, Fellow and Associate Director, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI

India Charting a Sustainable Future amid Climate Change

11 Dec 2023 |
Dr Yogesh Gokhale
| Employment News

India has submitted its National REDD+ Strategy, it is yet to develop a robust, monitorable social and environmental safeguard mechanism. It is crucial for India to present the broader picture of REDD+ to develop sub national level projects tailored to the country's needs and those of other developing nations says Dr Yogesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow, Land Resources Division, TERI.

Knowing more about air pollution encourages people to help control it. Here's how

08 Dec 2023 |
| Mr Justin Jacob and Mr Md Hafizur Rahman
| WION News

Public awareness and sensitisation are the cornerstone of addressing the pressing challenge of air pollution. It is crucial for us to understand the sources of air pollution, ranging from vehicular emissions to industrial processes, and their impact on our immediate surroundings says Mr Justin Jacob, Research Associate and Mr Md Hafizur Rahman, Associate Fellow, Air Quality Research Division, TERI.

COP28: How Dubai meet may shape future climate pledges

02 Dec 2023 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| Deccan Herald

CoP 28 in Dubai marks a mid-term review of the impact of the actions taken under the first cycle of national commitments under the Agreement finalised in 2015 says Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguish Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Stubble—No More A Trouble— A Commitment Towards Women Hygiene and Health

30 Nov 2023 |
| Ms Prabhpreet Kaur and Dr Ruchi Agrawal
| Shaswat November 2023

Menstrual products accrue heavy taxes and this extends their access further. Many a times, to avoid the expense of sanitary napkins, women resort to crude and unhygienic methods for managing their monthly cycle. This exposes them to various infectious. It not only makes us aware about this relevant topic but also provides sustainable solutions says Ms Prabhpreet Kaur, PhD Scholar and Dr Ruchi Agrawal, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Agriculture Division, TERI.

Outlook on Hemp— A No-waste Miracle Plan

30 Nov 2023 |
| Ms Mehak Kaur and Dr Mayurika Goel
| Shaswat 2023

Human-induced climate change has become a major concern for the world community. If not addressed suitably, it will yield catastrophic results. At the same time, it will pose a threat to human health, food security, living, and environment. The world is looking for environmentally benign remedial solutions. In this worthy attempt, hemp has received a lot of attention because of its multi-purpose usability and carbon-negative transformation. The article by Ms Mehak Kaur, Research Scholar, TERI-SAS and Dr Mayurika Goel, Fellow, Sustainable Agriculture Division, TERI, enlightens us on the significance of hemp as a very promising renewable resource.

Decarbonizing the built environment: COP28 and cement’s challenge

24 Nov 2023 |
| Ms Sheen Pandita
| The Financial Express

India's position as the world's second-largest cement producer, closely trailing China, merits attention. It boasts a emission intensity of 0.627 tCO2/ton for cement, a figure that, while only marginally lower than the global average, sharply contrasts with the notably higher values of 0.781 in the United States and 0.739 in the United Kingdom, says Ms Sheen Pandita, Project Associate, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.

The Sanitation and Climate Nexus

18 Nov 2023 |
Dr Suneel Pandey
| Outlook India

Inadequate management or mismanagement of sanitation services has direct as well as indirect impacts on climate change says, Dr Suneel Pandey, Senior Fellow and Director, Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI.

Recognizing Food & Land-Use Systems as Contributors to Climate Change

10 Nov 2023 |
Dr Vibha Dhawan
| Inter Press Service News

The world is ready to make a transition towards sustainable food and land use practices, and national leaders should seize this opportunity to intensify their fight against climate change. COP28 offers an important platform to accelerate the transformation of our food and land-use systems towards a better, progressive future says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

Curing the persistent winter cough in Delhi

07 Nov 2023 |
| Dr Arindam Datta; Mr Prabhat Sharma
| The Hindustan Times

Addressing air quality issues in Delhi requires a comprehensive, apolitical and integrated approach that involves the active participation of various stakeholders, from the governments to the general public, says Dr Arindam Datta, Senior Fellow and Mr Prabhat Sharma, Research Associate, Air Quality Research Division, TERI.