Opinion

Reusing Treated Wastewater To Overcome Water Shortage In Delhi

06 Apr 2022 |
Ms Apoorva Bamal
,
Ms Niyati Seth
| Smart Water & Waste World

There is a need for proper monitoring and management system in order to provide treated water to potential users, write Ms Apoorva Bamal, Research Associate, Project Management Unit Division and Ms Niyati Seth, Associate Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Green hydrogen is the means to an end, not an end in itself

28 Mar 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

The goal should be rapid movement down the cost curve in a competitive industry structure in each hard-to-abate sector, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office, TERI.

Time to Focus on Biomass

24 Mar 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Energetica India

As the use of biomass for cooking declines, there emerges the potential of using it in modern ways as a source of renewable energy, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office, TERI.

Indian Railways transporting FMCG is good. But it has on-ground challenges to address

24 Mar 2022 |
Ms Palak Passi
| The Print

Indian Railways needs a flexible policy framework to move away from the traditional rigid structure so that it can grow its 'smalls' traffic, writes Ms Palak Passi, Research Associate, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Groundwater depletion must be arrested

22 Mar 2022 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
,
Dr Shresth Tayal
| The Hindu Business Line

Institutional reform in the form of creating water user groups, besides pricing water realistically, should be seriously pursued, write Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Senior Director and Dr Shresth Tayal, Senior Fellow and Area Convenor, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Two contrasting trends in the India State of Forest Report

07 Mar 2022 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Economic Times

It is useful to raise the share of trees outside forests in green cover from 2.9% to at least 5% over the next 10 years, writes Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.

Make carbon markets work for the developing world

27 Feb 2022 |
Dr Prodipto Ghosh
| The Hindu Business Line

The Clean Development Mechanism, which was a huge success from the perspective of developing countries, is perceived less favourably by the developed world, writes Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.  Prodipto

Ploughing a new channel for India’s food systems

25 Feb 2022 |
Dr Manish Anand
,
Mr S Vijay Kumar
| The Hindu

The siloed approach of 'agriculture' serving 'food security' needs to give way to a science-society-policy interface, write Mr Manish Anand, Senior Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division and Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow and Lead, Food and Land Use Coalition (India), TERI.

Let’s build resilient urban centres with data-driven governance

18 Feb 2022 |
Ms Rhea Srivastava
| Moneycontrol

With the smart city swing causing the integration of data in urban management, a promising approach being adopted is data-driven governance-one where data is leveraged in the planning, management, and decision-making aspects of governance, writes Ms Rhea Srivastava, Research Associate, Transport & Urban Governance, TERI.

The strategic positioning of climate negotiations

17 Feb 2022 |
Mr Manjeev Singh Puri
| Hindustan Times

While the outcomes of the COP26 meet can be debated, it has brought the climate crisis back to the top of the global agenda, writes Mr Manjeev Singh Puri, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.