Beyond policies, the ASTRA India needs to defeat pollution and claim clean air

28 Feb 2021 |
Mr Shivang Agarwal
Dr Sumit Sharma
| News18

The lockdown has provided us with an opportunity in disguise to reassess our activity patterns. It would be essential to use ASTRA as a weapon to eliminate the devil masked as air pollution, write Shivang Agarwal, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division and Dr Sumit Sharma, Director & Senior Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

India's Tricky Path To Cooling Itself Without Warming the World

27 Feb 2021 |
Mr R R Rashmi
Mr Manjeet Singh
| Science the Wire

Transitioning to climate friendly cooling access would potentially be the best business model for India to build back better and perhaps help in achieving net zero emission goals by the mid-century, write Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI and Mr Manjeet Singh, Associate Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

India needs a standard metric for the social cost of GHG

26 Feb 2021 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| The Pioneer

We must also develop a metric for quantifying the social cost of other components so that the impact of local air pollution, too, can be monetised for policy formulation, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow & Senior Director, Social Transformation , TERI

India will have to step up climate diplomacy

24 Feb 2021 |
Mr Manjeev Singh Puri
| Hindustan Times

It's time for climate diplomacy by India, writes Mr Manjeev Singh Puri, Honorary Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division TERI.

Social security for faster growth

16 Feb 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Providing social security to unorganised sector workers will be key to India becoming a global manufacturing hub, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Uttarakhand Tragedy: Climate change and its imperatives for energy security

12 Feb 2021 |
Dr Shresth Tayal
| Money Control

Natural calamities cannot be controlled, but we can better adapt our communities, our constructions, and our resources balancing the economic growth with environmental conservation, writes Dr Shresth Tayal, Senior Fellow , Water Resources Division, TERI

Reducing air pollution from transport

11 Feb 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

The conditions for bringing air pollution down to acceptable levels in less than five years now exist and with some more measures, potential benefits can be achieved fully in a few years, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Improving Power Plant Energy Efficiency

28 Jan 2021 |
Dr G R Narasimha Rao
| Energetica India

It is important to understand that thermal power plant operations at part load operates close to its design performance parameters at partial loads using simulation. This can be done by using simulation tools for optimum operation and compares with actual measurements, writes Dr G R Narsimha Rao, Director, Industrial Energy Efficiency Division, TERI Bengaluru.

Time for a different approach to crop burning

28 Jan 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energy World

The way forward is to pay the farmer a price for the crop waste that covers his cost and gives him a reasonable margin in the same way as the MSP for procuring rice does, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Covid, Cyclones, Migrants' Crisis: India Must Update Risk Management Strategy to Deal with Multiple Threats

28 Jan 2021 |
Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj
| Ms Dhriti Pathak
| News18.com

The current disaster management mechanisms, while having started to focus on risk preparedness, still have a long way to go in terms of managing compounding risks, write Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj is Fellow and Area Convener, Centre for Climate Modelling, Earth Science and Climate Change and Ms Dhriti Pathak is Project Associate, Centre for Global Environment Research, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.