Centre-state coordination must for cleaner air

26 Apr 2022 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Tribune

The successful use of briquettes/pellets made from crop waste as a substitute for coal in thermal power plants offers a viable solution, writes Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Adapting Indian agriculture to climate change

11 Apr 2022 |
Mr S Vijay Kumar
Dr Manish Anand
| The Hindu Business Line

The scale and scope of potential climate impacts in the agriculture sector warrant a shift from the current practice of individual sector-specific programmes and schemes, write Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow and Lead, FOLU (India) and Dr Manish Anand, Senior Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.

The climate financing gap needs to be bridged fast

07 Apr 2022 |
| Mr Dipak Dasgupta
| The Hindu Business Line

Accelerated financial support from developed to developing countries and realigning the financial sector's resources towards low-emission investments will help, writes Mr Dipak Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

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