Discussion Paper

Challenges and opportunities - plastic waste management In India With MOEFCC and UNEP, TERI releases discussion paper on the state of plastic waste management in India.

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Policy Brief

Understanding vulnerabilities using a hotspot approach Study shows higher temperature increase in India's mountains affects agriculture, water resources and the millions of people living in the mountains and its foothills

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Article

Consumer is king in ensuring resource efficiency in India A panel discussion on Enabling Ecosystem for Sustainable Choices and Consumer Engagement

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Publications

Resource efficiency for a sustainable e-vehicle sector

Article
| August 16, 2019

The latest blog in our ongoing series explores material use and resource efficiency potential in India's e-vehicle sector

Full value chain solar PV manufacturing in India - TERI's recommendations

Policy brief
| August 13, 2019

The paper recommends development of 15 GW full value chain solar manufacturing capacity in India by 2024

Liveability of Indian cities: Turning urban legend into reality

Article
| August 9, 2019

'Liveability' of late is an inherent part of planning.

Solid waste pollution in the South Asian Seas (SAS)

Article
| August 9, 2019

Marine litter is a major issue in the coastal areas of South Asian countries.

Here is how marine pollution is challenging environment and economy of South Asian Seas region

Article
| August 9, 2019

Coastal populations of countries in South Asian Seas region are constantly expanding, leading to further degradation of its marine environment.

Time for a strategy on ocean development and Indian maritime security

Article
| August 5, 2019

The United Nations has called for 2021-2030 to be marked as the 'Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development'

​An Audit of Municipal Solid Waste Management in a Mega-City (East Delhi): Challenges and Opportunities.

Research Paper
| August 2, 2019

Municipal Solid waste management in developing countries is a gigantic task and its improper management can lead to severe environmental concerns and immense economic loss.

Distributed solar photovoltaics landscape in Uttar Pradesh, India: Lessons for transition to decentralised rural electrification​.

Research Paper
| August 1, 2019

​The energy poverty cycle continues to pose a major challenge for governments in emerging economies. Electrification has typically been delivered through centralised generation and distribution that has not always afforded equitable or efficient access. Decentralised solar technologies are fast approaching financial parity and have certain environmental advantages over grid extension, especially in rural and remote societies. We explore the emergence of decentralised energy systems in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India's most populated state with notable energy access and equity challenges.

Reversing land degradation in India

Article
| July 30, 2019

Nearly one-third of area in India faces the threat of land degradation