Treading a Conservation Path - Community Reserves in Zunheboto, Nagaland

11 Feb 2019 |
Dr Pia Sethi
| Conservation India

In just a couple of years, the local communities of three villages, Sukhai, Ghukhuyi and Kivikhu in the heart of Nagaland have banded together to protect their river and forests from hunting and fishing, says Dr Pia Sethi, Senior Fellow, Forestry & Biodiversity Division, TERI.

Clean, green and viable: Tomorrow's electricity system

08 Feb 2019 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| Energy World

We can make the best use of low-cost renewable electricity if we can simultaneously create a market, which enables price discovery, for capacity availability, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

Potential climate risks to Oil and Gas Infra and Operations

31 Jan 2019 |
Mr Saurabh Bhardwaj
Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava
| Infraline Plus Magazine

The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has once again emphasized on the risks we face by unmitigated climate change. Global instances of extreme climatic events show that long lasting, economic impact takes the form of damage to infrastructure, and suspension of fundamental infrastructural services. The primary techno-economic transformation required to abate climate change relates to fossil fuel-based energy infrastructure. Fossil-fuel based energy infrastructure, therefore, is vulnerable, with or without climate action.

Profit for some

29 Jan 2019 |
Mr Nitya Nanda
| The Telegraph

If agriculture is to become sustainable, it must be profitable, says Mr Nitya Nanda, Senior Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance, TERI

River linking is no smooth-sailing exercise

18 Jan 2019 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| The Hindu Business Line

Disagreement between States, absence of a legal framework for Central intervention and environmental issues are obstacles, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Modi government flagship Saubhagya scheme achieves 95% target; universal electricity access close to reality

16 Jan 2019 |
Ms Bigsna Gill
| Ms Astha Gupta
| The Financial Express

On the eve of 2019, the dashboard of Saubhagya scheme reflected 95% achievement of the target, indicating remarkable progress in a relatively short period of time, say Ms Bigsna Gill, Fellow, Rural Energy and Livelihoods Division, TERI and Ms Astha Gupta, lead country analyst and coordinator (India) at the International Energy Agency.

Comprehensive crop-residue management is needed to improve air quality

09 Jan 2019 |
Dr Arindam Datta
| ET Energy World

It is important to deploy different strategies for stubble management at different places based on the available technology, says Dr Arindam Datta, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

Towards a clean Ganga

30 Dec 2018 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| The Statesman

To overcome the challenges for bringing about a clean Ganga by 2020, as per the government’s promise, a mass movement must be launched straightaway with the goal of achieving this within the target date, says Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, Water Resources Division, TERI

New rules, old games

19 Dec 2018 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Indian Express

Katowice climate conference offers flexibility to developing nations but also familiar platitudes, says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI

Revisit PPPs for reviving investments

15 Dec 2018 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

The risk of uncertain cash flows through user charges should be borne by the State rather than the private investor, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.