Opinion

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
,
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.

Getting the economy to turn around

09 Sep 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Lowering the exchange rate to boost exports, a grant-based stimulus for auto sector and reviving stalled power projects will help, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Crafting a fiscally neutral stimulus

10 Aug 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Business Standard

A stimulus to generate demand for domestic goods and services is imperative to reverse the slowdown, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Seeing bankruptcies as opportunities

06 Aug 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Insolvencies in promoter-run firms can be turned around with professional management, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

The geopolitics of climate action

05 Aug 2019 |
Mr Nitin Desai
| Business Standard

The command of climate-friendly technologies will become the source of geopolitical power in the future, says Dr Nitin Desai, Chairman, TERI.

Modi govt's promise of water for all faces monsoon challenge, infrastructural woes

01 Aug 2019 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
,
Dr Shresth Tayal
| The Print

Government's Jal Jeevan Mission is commendable but overcoming India's challenges in terms of water availability and its demand is a daunting task, say Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director and Dr Shresth Tayal, Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Getting investment activity buzzing again

10 Jul 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Restoring the financial sector to good health may alone not be sufficient for creating the virtuous cycle of rising investments, exports and growth. Creative sectoral policy interventions could be decisive in turning hopes into reality, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

From Electric Vehicles Subsidy to Ending Crop Burning, How Budget Can Help Clean India's Apocalyptic Air

04 Jul 2019 |
Dr Sumit Sharma
| News 18

Union Budget 2019 is expected to highlight the government's intent on reviving growth. However, failure to urgently act on air pollution can derail these efforts by jeopardising public health, agricultural productivity, and sustainable development, says Dr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.