27 Nov 2019
| Ms Ritu Ahuja
Article 6 of the Paris Agreement focuses on a framework for countries to voluntarily cooperate using market and non-market based approaches to raise ambition, thus providing an opening for carbon markets in the post-2020 regime.
22 Nov 2019
The idea of transparency for reporting and reviewing information on climate policies and measures taken by Parties has emerged as one of the key elements gaining attention and weight under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The transparency framework has been evolving in detail and complexity aimed at maximizing mutual confidence between Parties while ensuring that the Parties are not unduly stretched beyond their capacities.
08 Nov 2019
Climate change has a strong influence on the precipitation over the Himalayas as well as melting response of glaciers or snow cover in Himalayas. This, in turn, affects the runoff pattern of rivers draining from the glaciated catchments of Himalayas. Three major river catchments along with their several tributaries originating from Indian as well as Nepal part of Himalayas receive a significant contribution from the Himalayan cryosphere, especially during the non-rainfall lean period of the year.
04 Oct 2019
An overview of the emerging transition of the Indian power sector to higher share of renewable energy
03 Oct 2019
The paper looks at the need for Indian industry to transition to resource efficient, sustainable and low-carbon production, especially in hard-to-abate sectors
09 Sep 2019
Exploration needs to be strongly incentivised using the private sector's risk taking ability if we are to find all the minerals we need for our development
13 Aug 2019
The paper recommends development of 15 GW full value chain solar manufacturing capacity in India by 2024 Silicon crystals and ingots used for solar cell manufacturingTERI has come up with a policy paper titled ‘Solar PV Manufacturing in India: Silicon Ingot & Wafer PV Cell - PV Module' which suggests that India should take up full value chain solar manufacturing in a phased manner.
01 Aug 2019
The increasing demand of water in agriculture, along with inefficient methods of irrigation, has aggravated the problems of water scarcity in India. There is a huge potential for micro irrigation systems (drip and sprinkler) to improve water efficiency in agriculture.
25 Jun 2019
TERI's policy proposal on building climate resilient infrastructure to inform the discussions at G20 summit 2019
24 Jun 2019
TERI's policy proposal on resource efficiency and circular economy to inform the discussions at G20 summit 2019