Opinion

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.

Governments must act decisively at COP27 to build a safer world for all

11 Nov 2022 |
| Dr Maria Mendiluce, We Mean Business, and Dr Vibha Dhawan, TERI
| Business Green

The needs of women and communities most vulnerable to climate change should be front and centre of negotiations in Sharm el Sheikh, writes We Mean Business CEO Dr Maria Mendiluce and TERI's Dr Vibha Dhawan.

COP-27: Payback time for rich nations

11 Nov 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Indian Express

The advanced industrial economies need to act now to decarbonise rapidly on a war footing. Their actions must match their rhetoric. That is the only hope to restrict global warming to 1.5 degrees, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

How do we pay for climate change adaptation?

07 Nov 2022 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| 360 info

Loss and damage due to climate change is still an inexact science, so the controversy over the scale and nature of assistance for meeting loss and damage is likely, says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

COP27: How to fund the clean-up

06 Nov 2022 |
| Mr Dipak Dasgupta
| The Economic Times

Discussions at the high-level ministerial dialogue will centre on setting new long-term financial goals for 2025 and beyond says Mr Dipak Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI

Vanuatu's big plea does little to arrest climate change

04 Nov 2022 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Hindu

Having a universal Non-Proliferation Treaty banning the use of fossil fuels globally would do very little to arrest the problem of climate change, writes Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Consumer choice for faster decarbonisation

29 Oct 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

By giving consumers, firms, and individuals the choice of reducing the carbon intensity of their consumption basket, India could further accelerate the decarbonisation of its economy without any claims on the scarce fiscal resources with government, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Harvest rainwater for water security

27 Oct 2022 |
| Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar and Dr Snehlata Tigala
| The Hindu Business Line

Reducing dependency on groundwater through rejuvenation and recharge of natural and constructed water bodies and increased reuse of treated wastewater can enhance water security, write Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Senior Director and Dr Snehlata Tigala, Associate Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI. 

Gurugram rising water crisis demands immediate attention

25 Oct 2022 |
Ms Tarishi Kaushik
| Moneycontrol

The Millennium City is developing its way into a severe water crisis unless it focuses on preserving and expanding water bodies, on rainwater harvesting, on wastewater generation, among others, writes Ms Tarishi Kaushik, Associate Fellow, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.