The geopolitics of climate action

05 Aug 2019 |
Mr Nitin Desai
| Business Standard

The command of climate-friendly technologies will become the source of geopolitical power in the future, says Dr Nitin Desai, Chairman, TERI.

Modi govt's promise of water for all faces monsoon challenge, infrastructural woes

01 Aug 2019 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
Dr Shresth Tayal
| The Print

Government's Jal Jeevan Mission is commendable but overcoming India's challenges in terms of water availability and its demand is a daunting task, say Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director and Dr Shresth Tayal, Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Getting investment activity buzzing again

10 Jul 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| The Hindu Business Line

Restoring the financial sector to good health may alone not be sufficient for creating the virtuous cycle of rising investments, exports and growth. Creative sectoral policy interventions could be decisive in turning hopes into reality, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

From Electric Vehicles Subsidy to Ending Crop Burning, How Budget Can Help Clean India's Apocalyptic Air

04 Jul 2019 |
Dr Sumit Sharma
| News 18

Union Budget 2019 is expected to highlight the government's intent on reviving growth. However, failure to urgently act on air pollution can derail these efforts by jeopardising public health, agricultural productivity, and sustainable development, says Dr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

As Clock Ticks on Water Emergency, a Four-Pronged Efficiency Plan Can Help Tackle the Crisis

03 Jul 2019 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| News 18

What is needed to cope with the water crisis is a comprehensive strategy and a roadmap for implementation including feasible measures that need to yield significant results as soon as possible, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

A transformative change needed

02 Jul 2019 |
Mr Shri Prakash
| The Pioneer

A major policy thrust towards the development of low-carbon transport technologies is essential to overcome the problem of air pollution, says Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance Division, TERI.

Collaborative Solutions for Promoting Environment Ethos in Schools and Society

01 Jul 2019 |
Dr Livleen K Kahlon
| Director Today

In order to make a meaningful change in society we need to systematically orient children and youth towards an environment friendly behaviour, says Ms Livleen K Kahlon, Associate Director, Environmental Education and Awareness Division, TERI.

UN climate change meet could provide industry a roadmap for low carbon growth

25 Jun 2019 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Indian Express

Whichever coalition India may offer to join, it will be useful for the country to think of its sectoral actions as part of a long-term low carbon national growth strategy, says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

Enhancing prosperity through resource efficiency in India

18 Jun 2019 |
Dr Ajay Mathur
| Down to Earth

We need to enhance resource efficiency and promote the use of secondary raw materials as a strategy to minimise the potential trade-off between growth and sustainability, says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI

Managing India’s waste key to energy, climate benefits

18 Jun 2019 |
Dr Suneel Pandey
| Deccan Herald

Maximising resource recovery from waste, both material and energy, along with proper disposal will not only ensure proper management but also reduce GHG emissions, say Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI.