Opinion

Shift to EVs, E2Ws is inevitable

14 Jan 2020 |
Mr Shri Prakash
| Ms Megha Kumar, former Associate Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division
| The Pioneer

The shift must be done gradually by giving the industry time to develop competitive products and the country to set up charging infrastructure, say Ms Megha Kumar, former Associate Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI and Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance, TERI.

Two big ideas towards green growth: The only viable path to development left to us

11 Jan 2020 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| The Times of India

Resource efficiency and waste management will need to be the key drivers of a green strategy, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI

Do more with less

03 Jan 2020 |
Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya
,
Dr Shilpi Kapur
| The Pioneer

Resource efficiency is a key strategy that can transform the linear production-consumption system to one that is circular, thereby preventing wastage and overuse of virgin materials, say Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Fellow and Associate Director, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division and Dr Shilpi Kapur Bakshi, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

सांस में ज़हर घोलती हवा होगी 10 सालों में और भी खतरनाक, मिलकर उठाने होंगे कदम

31 Dec 2019 |
Mr Martand Shardul
| Ms Rozita Singh
| Live Hindustan

Necessary steps need to be taken urgently to improve the air quality, say Mr Martund Shardul, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI and Ms Rozita Singh, Head of Solutions Mapping, Accelerator Lab at UNDP in India.

Why is the stock of green buildings so low in India?

18 Dec 2019 |
Mr Sanjay Seth
| Realty+

Despite a spike in the number of rating systems in India, the stock of green buildings remains disappointingly low because there is a persistent misconception among the end-users that green buildings are expensive — they can be only constructed at exceptionally high costs and, therefore, can be afforded only by the affluent. The lack of consumer awareness and the shortage of critical mass of green building professionals only compound the problem further.

Fixing the power sector

15 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Business Standard

The electricity sector's ills call for sustained intervention by the Central government, which should engage with the states to draw up turnaround strategies, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

India's bane is its non-competitiveness

11 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Imports from China have curbed capacity creation and utilisation. This malaise must be addressed for economic revival, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Becoming net carbon neutral

10 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Financial Express

With solar and wind now being the cheapest source of electricity, India must take leadership to join industrialised nations in becoming net carbon neutral, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI

Wipe the pollution

06 Dec 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| IndiGo's inflight magazine, HELLO 6E

People walking the streets with N95 masks on, odd-even scheme coming into action for vehicles, schools shutting down to avoid further trouble... we're talking about that time of the year when air pollution becomes a major topic of discussion. The problem exists throughout the year and the reasons are plenty. All that is required is some administrative measures and small steps by individuals to curtail air pollution.

NITI Aayog isn't doing enough to make India more water-use efficient

02 Dec 2019 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| The Wire

The Composite Water Management Index is a good step, but not foolproof, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources Policy & Management Division, TERI.