Opinion

There is always a solution

09 Nov 2019 |
Dr Vibha Dhawan
| The Pioneer

Instead of cribbing about stubble-burning polluting the air in Delhi-NCR, we need to work together to develop out-of-the-box solutions for a better tomorrow, says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Distinguished Fellow & Sr. Director, TERI

Kyoto Protocol's emission trading mechanisms could become redundant after 2020

08 Nov 2019 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| Indian Express

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), a product of the Kyoto Protocol, is one such market instrument that can help industry as well as climate, says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

Making EVs an attractive buying proposition

04 Nov 2019 |
Mr Alekhya Datta
| Energy World

The government has been trying to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) through an array of measures but their widespread adoption is hindered by range anxiety among users. Awareness of the varied consumer benefits of EVs, conducive policymaking, and swift establishment of charging infrastructure would do well for India's e-mobility ambitions.

Tackling volatility in the supply of water

25 Oct 2019 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| The Telegraph

Increasing disruptions in hydrology would further stretch our ability to produce food for all, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

Band-Aids on stubble burning pollution won't do. India must tackle it as food security issue

17 Oct 2019 |
Ms Meena Sehgal
| The Print

While there are limited technological solutions, stubble burning needs responsible rectification. Band-Aid relief every winter will not help, says Ms Meena Sehgal, Senior Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI

A double-edged sword

16 Oct 2019 |
Ms Megha Kumar
| The Pioneer

While cities that experimented with free public transport achieved positive results for a while, sustaining them beyond a few years proved to be a problem, says Ms Megha Kumar, Associate Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI.

How India can enter global supply chains

14 Oct 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

India should engage with the world by inviting investment, rather than entering into FTAs, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Fuel wood use and climate challenges

12 Oct 2019 |
Dr Yogesh Gokhale
| Mr Kundan Burnwal
| The Assam Tribune

The use of fuel wood has been a consistent driver of forest degradation and respiratory health problems in all parts of India, says Dr Yogesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow & Area Convenor, Forestry & Biodiversity, TERI.

Construction sector looks for supplemental water sources as natural water resources deplete

01 Oct 2019 |
Ms Sonia Rani
| EPC World

Construction sector need to ensure optimum utilization and consumption of water at all stages of development, says Ms Sonia Rani, Research Fellow, Sustainable Buildings, TERI.

Market participation via innovative product pricing is needed

25 Sep 2019 |
Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya
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Dr Shilpi Kapur
| Mint

Decoupling economic growth from resource use is possible only through a gradual transition to a resource-efficient and circular approach, and a shift from the traditional linear growth model of take, make and dispose, say Mr Souvik Bhattacharjya, Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division and Dr Shilpi Kapur, Fellow, Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI.