Approaches to Mitigate the Danger of Plastics to Marine Ecosystems

30 Dec 2022 |
Dr Neha
| Mr Prahlad Tewari
| View Point

Many plastic products are for single use and reach the ecosystem as waste in a short time. Most of it is nonbiodegradable and non-compostable and accumulates in the environmental ecosystem.

Protecting ground water through safe sanitation

29 Dec 2022 |
| Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar; Dr Girija Bharat
| The Hindu Business Line

Despite significant achievements, more needs to be done for the complete eradication of fecal pollution. The ongoing SBM programme can be strengthened further if the effect on groundwater quality and human health conditions are quantified and used for policy decisions. Climate-resilient sanitation technologies need to be developed so that septic tanks and sewerage systems are not affected by frequent floods, which helps in protecting the groundwater aquifers, writes Mr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

How will India as G20 President steer Energy Transition?

28 Dec 2022 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Economic Times

The growing climate change crisis requires that major economies of the world intensify their shift to cleaner and renewable energy. It is moot how India shapes G20 response in this matter while protecting the needs of energy security and energy access, says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.

Produce coal, not coal stations

22 Dec 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

The cost of power from new thermal plants will exceed renewables, while pump storage is promising, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

What is climate change governance?

12 Dec 2022 |
Dr Neha
Mr R R Rashmi
| Teacher Plus Magazine

The Earth's temperature has risen by 1.1°C since pre-industrial times. While this rise may appear minuscule, the world is already feeling its effects. A solution to this problem requires cooperation and coordination between a variety of players both at the global and national level. Building climate change solutions calls for a multilevel climate governance process that involves participation from all relevant societal segments, write Dr Neha, Senior Fellow and Area Convenor, Environment Education and Awareness, and Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, Centre for Global Environmental Research, TERI.

Food and nutritional security: Can science provide a helping hand?

28 Nov 2022 |
Dr Vibha Dhawan
| Dr Kiran Kumar Sharma
| Rising Kashmir

In the Indian context, since the late 1980s, the Government of India has given high priority and strong support to the development of agro-biotechnology in the country, write Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, and Dr Kiran Kumar Sharma, Programme Director, Sustainable Agriculture, TERI.

Why impact investing in social enterprises is the way forward for sustainable businesses

25 Nov 2022 |
| Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya, TERI; Ms Mahima Mall, TERI School of Advanced Studies
| ETEnergyworld

Impact investing in the social enterprises sector pursues the dual aims of providing net positive financial returns along with creating socio-economic value for the marginalized, and provides the promise of a future for sustainable businesses, write Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI and Ms Mahima Mall, TERI School of Advanced Studies.