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

Climate change impacts on Himalayan glaciers and implications on energy security of India

Policy brief
| November 8, 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.

'Digital India has the potential to create a $1 trillion digital economy'

Article
| November 7, 2019

Hon'ble Minister of State for HRD, Electronics and IT was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the sixth International Conference on Digital Landscape 2019 being organised by TERI on November 6, 2019. He spoke exhaustively on how digital transformation can help create an agile environment, elucidating it with the example of government's Digital India programme, and how digitalisation has enormous power to address many of the socio economic challenges leading to a more equitable society.

रूफटॉप सोलर - अपने बिजली के बिलों को कम करें और पर्यावरण बचाएं

Article
| November 6, 2019

सूरत, नई दिल्ली और अन्य शहरों में उपभोक्ताओं ने सोलर रूफटॉप को अपनाकर अपने बिजली के बिलों को कम किया है और साथ ही भारत के नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा लक्ष्यों को पूरा करने में भी मदद की है।

क्या आप दिल्ली की प्रदूषित और जानलेवा हवा से बच पाएंगे?

Article
| November 6, 2019

दिल्ली एक बार फिर से ज़हरीली हवा की चपेट में हैं। दिल्ली सरकार ने वायु प्रदूषण की इस समस्या से निपटने के लिए एडवाइजरी जारी की है। लेकिन इससे निपटने के लिए आमजन को भी अपनी भूमिका निभानी होगी।

E-Waste Management in India: Challenges and Opportunities

Article
| November 6, 2019

Growth in the IT and communication sectors has enhanced the usage of the electronic equipment exponentially. Faster upgradation of electronic product is forcing consumers to discard old electronic products very quickly, which, in turn, adds to e-waste to the solid waste stream. The growing problem of e-waste calls for greater emphasis on recycling e-waste and better e-waste management.

EVs can help curb vehicular emissions and improve air quality

Article
| November 5, 2019

The Government of Delhi had released the draft of Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy on November 27, 2018. Against the backdrop of the worsening air quality in the Capital, it's time to revisit this draft policy and explore measures that need to be addressed for the growth of electric transport infrastructure in the Capital.

How wise choices can help enhance the indoor air quality?

Article
| October 31, 2019

International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action: Paint is a source of indoor pollution, and it has a considerable bearing on one’s health and wellbeing. So, if you're getting a paint job done, switch to eco-friendly paints that are available in a variety of attractive colours, are durable, and provide long-lasting coverage.

Mainstreaming non-state climate action

Article
| October 25, 2019

Youth and industry voices delivered clear messages at the UN Climate Action Summit

How to reduce air pollution and waste generation this festive season?

Article
| October 23, 2019

Because it is during this season when air pollution rises to dangerous levels, energy and food wastages increase exponentially, plastic packaging and cracker debris litter the roads and several children, sick and older people and animals suffer too. That's how we have been celebrating festivals, year on year. But this time around, let's do it with a difference.

Ujjwala achieves target of 8 cr LPG connections but a lot remains undone

Article
| October 16, 2019

Providing LPG is necessary but not sufficient. The government needs to adopt supplementary measures to incentivize higher utilization of LPG to succeed in its objective of providing clean fuel.