Opinion

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.

Build an indigenous arsenal

17 Dec 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| The Pioneer

Research and development in India requires greater attention of the Government in the critical areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow and Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI

Build an indigenous arsenal

17 Dec 2020 |
Mr Amit Kumar
| The Pioneer

Research and development in India requires greater attention of the Government in the critical areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, writes Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Fellow and Senior Director, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI

Data-driven solutions required for better transport planning

17 Dec 2020 |
Ms Palak Thakur
,
Mr Shri Prakash
| Money Control

There is a need for set templates for data collection and monitoring to help evaluate the utilisation of mass infrastructure projects, write Ms Palak Thakur, Research Associate and Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance, TERI.

How India can accelerate its energy transition

17 Dec 2020 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| ET Energyworld

Given the trajectory on which we are moving forward, the time has come to start a discussion on making India net carbon neutral, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

What the Paris Agreement means for the climate crisis

11 Dec 2020 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
,
Ms Ritu Ahuja
| Hindustan Times

India is well-equipped for a new chapter of climate collaboration and competition. The Paris Agreement gives it an opportunity to build on this and create a template for climate change behaviour and action in developing countries, write Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI and Ms Ritu Ahuja, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI

Prevention better than cure

03 Dec 2020 |
Mr R Suresh
,
Mr Shanmuganathan K
| Mr M A Emmanuel
| The Pioneer

The importance of curbing air pollution activities over reduction measures cannot be stressed enough. It is the most effective and economically-feasible option for the long-term, write Mr R Suresh, Fellow, Mr Shanmuganathan K, Associate Fellow and Mr Mrinal Alexander Emmanuel, Research Associate, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

India must not let global pressure force it off growth path

18 Nov 2020 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
,
Mr Karan Mangotra
| The Indian Express

India must initiate a narrative, discussion and dialogue which focuses on each country taking on commitments that move their carbon trajectory towards the Paris agreement goal of limiting global warming to well below 2°C, write Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI and Mr Karan Mangotra, Associate Director & Fellow, International Implementation, Growth, Diversification & Commercialization Division, TERI

A green industrial revolution

16 Nov 2020 |
Ms N R Mekhala Sastry
,
Ms Aishwarya Raj
| The Pioneer

A decarbonisation pathway for industries can fulfil the twin objectives of sustained, inclusive economic growth while mitigating climate change, write Ms N R Mekhala Sastry & Ms Aishwarya Raj, Research Associates, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI.

Are we at sea on marine plastic pollution?

11 Nov 2020 |
Mr Karan Mangotra
,
Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar
| The Financial Express

Verifiable traction on marine plastics beyond the rhetoric has also been challenging, owing to the scarcity of India-specific data and action-oriented research, write write Mr Karan Mangotra, Associate Director & Fellow, International Implementation, Growth, Diversification & Commercialization Division, TERI and Mr Kaushik Chandrasekhar, Associate Fellow, Centre for Waste Management, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.