Opinion

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.

Union Budget FY22: Giving tourism priority this year

28 Jan 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Financial Express

The investment required for developing the tourism potential in India is so large that a separate development financial institution for tourism may well be warranted, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Our Journey Towards Energy Access Using Solar Domestic Systems in North-eastern India

26 Jan 2021 |
Mr Ramchandra Pal
| Dr Manjushree Banerjee
| AltEnergyMag

The benefits go much beyond quality illumination. Eventually, the un-electrified households received grid connection, write Mr Ramchandra Pal, Senior Field Manager, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division and Dr Manjushree Banerjee, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.

The environmental challenge posed by cigarette butt litter

09 Jan 2021 |
Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar
,
Dr Suneel Pandey
| Hindustan Times

Falling under the category of post-consumer waste, cigarette litter could easily be categorised as a public nuisance, especially for those that have fewer resources to clean it, write Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar, Associate Fellow and Dr Suneel Pandey, Senior Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.

Regionally Tweaked Policy: As India Grapples Climate Change, 'Science of Where' is the Next Best Move

27 Dec 2020 |
Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj
| Md. Irfan
| News18

Understanding the multitude of risks and then using them for designing robust, holistic and integrated early warning tools is the key for any adaptation and mitigation action and are imperative for the success of Sendai Framework and COP pledges, write Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj, Fellow and Area Convener, Earth Science and Climate Change Division and Md. Irfan, Project Associate, Center for Climate Modelling at TERI.

A push to sort out the urban waste crisis

26 Dec 2020 |
Mr Sourabh Manuja
| Mr Jai Gaurav
| The Pioneer

Local, State and Central governments will have to work cohesively to look at mechanisms to bring all stakeholders on board to turn garbage into a resource, write Mr Sourabh Manuja , Fellow, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI and Mr Jai Gaurav, Technical Advisor at GIZ India.

Making Our Cities Sustainable

22 Dec 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| BW Smartcities

It is time that our state urban planners started treating SDG 11 targets and indicators as basic building blocks of city master plans, helping sustainable urban development in letter and spirit, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow & Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI.