Opinion

Time to reinforce SDGs

27 Jul 2020 |
Ms Aishwarya Raj
,
Ms Vani Rijhwani
| The Pioneer

The UN-DESA has reiterated the necessity of fulfilling SDGs for post-COVID-19 recovery and ensuring preparedness for the monumental crisis of global climate change, say Ms Aishwarya Raj, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI and Ms Vani Rijhwani, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

COVID-19 | Is India prepared to tackle the plastic waste the pandemic produces?

23 Jul 2020 |
Mr Karan Mangotra
,
Mr Sourabh Manuja
| Money Control

Along with fighting the outbreak and resuscitating the economy, the focus on protecting the environment-mainly the indiscriminate use and disposal of single-use plastic-must be kept, say Mr Karan Mangotra, Associate Director and Fellow, Growth, Diversification & Commercialization Division, TERI and Mr Sourabh Manuja, Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI

Airplanes can give wings to self-reliance

08 Jul 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

A National Mission for design and development of passenger aircraft can help India create a globally competitive industry, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Remote working hits informal workers in cities

30 Jun 2020 |
Mr Promit Mookherjee
,
Ms Aakansha Jain
| The Pioneer

If work from home is to become a sustainable strategy, there is a need to understand and plan for the effects of this on the whole urban ecosystem, say Mr Promit Mookherjee, Research Associate, Centre for Sustainable Mobility, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI & Ms Aakansha Jain, Research Associate, Centre for Sustainable Mobility, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI

Renewable Energy - Lowering tariffs, mounting challenges

20 Jun 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| ETEnergyworld

The Centre and the states should co-own the vision of achieving 175 GW of renewable power by 2022 and not see it as an imposition on states, says Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow & Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

A long-term, climate-resilient development pathway should guide India's development

18 Jun 2020 |
Mr Karan Mangotra
,
Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj
| The Hindustan Times

It should look at strengthening institutions, both at the national and sub-national levels, along with providing smart incentives to promote state-of-the-art climate-resilient infrastructure, say Mr Karan Mangotra, Fellow and Associate Director of Growth, Diversification & Commercialization Division, TERI and Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj, Fellow and Area convener, Centre for Climate Modelling, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

Agriculture | Decentralised cold storages are a key to a self-reliant rural India

17 Jun 2020 |
Mr Sunil Dhingra
| Money Control

Decentralised cold storage has the potential to create more jobs and livelihoods opportunities, says Dr Sunil Dhingra, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Renewable Energy Technology Applications, TERI.

Public procurement can lift manufacturing

15 Jun 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Creating jobs, getting investment in manufacturing and increasing value addition in India have to become explicit goals of public procurement, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Need To Conserve Biodiversity By Conserving Water Resources

05 Jun 2020 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| Smart Water & Waste World

There is a need to conserve biodiversity by conserving water resources. Similarly, by conserving water, biodiversity can be conserved, says Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

India's transition to a low carbon economy

04 Jun 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Indiainc

India stands at the crossroads of development and cutting back emissions. If the country succeeds in its ambition to becoming a net carbon neutral economy, it would be a leader and on the frontier of tackling climate change, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.