Climate change is having a bad effect on children's health

07 Dec 2021 |
Dr Kanhaiya Lal
| DownToEarth

The ever-increasing incidents of drought, floods, summer and winter are the direct effects of climate change, but now the effect of climate change has reached our food, writes Dr Kanhaiya Lal, Associate Fellow, Environment & Waste Management, TERI.

Towards a greener future of freight

03 Dec 2021 |
Ms Palak Passi
| Energetica India

Though India's foremost effort to decarbonize the transport sector- the electrification of road vehicles – is being pursued vigorously by both central and state governments, writes Ms Palak Passi, Research Associate, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI.

India's stake in the global hydrogen economy

25 Nov 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Auto.com

The pursuit of a hydrogen economy has become the new frontier in technologically advanced countries, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office, TERI.

Glasgow Climate Conference: Did climate win?

23 Nov 2021 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Economic Times

Looking back, COP26 is a mixed bag of successes and lost opportunities, writes Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.

Glasgow Climate Pact: Unpacking Underrated Adaptation and ‘Loss & Damage’ Components of Climate Change

19 Nov 2021 |
Dr Shailly Kedia
Ms Nivedita Cholayil
| The Weather Channel

With the lack of ambitious 2030 commitments from developed countries, and considering that the world may have as less than a decade to act within the existing carbon space, it would be unfair to say that 1.5C temperature goal has been kept alive, write Dr Shailly Kedia, Associate Director and Ms Nivedita Cholayil, Research Associate, Sustainable Development and Outreach Division, TERI.

Why India's net-zero commitment matters for the world

30 Oct 2021 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| Indian Express

It could make all the difference in humankind’s challenge to avoid climate catastrophe, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, Director-General's Office, TERI

View: With changed climate goals likely in Rome, India has to fight to own its national emission pathway

27 Oct 2021 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| Economic Times

Britain, as COP26 president, will have be careful not to get distracted by the 'net zero goal by 2050' announcements - unless the countries supposed to have peaked decades ago advance this goal proportionately to 2030 as per their fair share, writes Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.

Climate: What can be done about India’s energy and resource consumption?

26 Oct 2021 |
| Mr Deepak Singh Rana
| Ms Tarishi Kaushik
| Hindustan Times

Over the years, numerous factors — rapid urbanisation, growing population, economic growth, and rising purchasing power in India — have led to the high consumption of energy and resources in buildings, write Mr Deepak Singh Rana, Associate Fellow and Ms Tarishi Kaushik, Research Associate, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.

India needs a comprehensive and integrated action plan on marine litter

18 Oct 2021 |
Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar
Ms Mehar Kaur
| MoneyControl

With close to 80 percent of marine litter being attributed to land-based sources, there is a definite case for linking existing plastic waste rules to marine plastic litter, write Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar and Ms Mehar Kaur are Associate Fellows, Environment and Waste Management Division, TERI.

View: On the road to taking carbon emissions off the road

13 Oct 2021 |
Mr Sharif Qamar
| Mr Promit Mookherjee
| Economic Times

Under a business-as-usual scenario, the transport sector could be responsible for around 1.5 gigatons of annual carbon emissions by 2050, write Mr Sharif Qamar, Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI and Mr Promit Mookherjee.