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Emerging role of bike (motorcycle) taxis in urban mobility

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Mineral auctions in India: Winner's curse or owner's pride?

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Food safety during Coronavirus: How to clean fruits and vegetables at home

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Publications

जलवायु परिवर्तन: बढ़ती गर्मी में कूलिंग ऐशोआराम नहीं बल्कि एक ज़रूरत

Article
| July 10, 2020

आने वाले वक़्त में तापमान बढ़ेगा। बढ़ती हुई गर्मी के साथ देश में कूलिंग की ज़रूरत कई गुना बढ़ जाएगी। कूलिंग की आवश्यकताओं को नियंत्रित करने के लिए हमें एनर्जी कंज़र्वेशन बिल्डिंग कोड्स और ग्रीन बिल्डिंग रेटिंग को बड़े पैमाने पर अपनाने की ज़रूरत है। "कूलिंग इंडिया" को एक अभियान की तरह आगे बढ़ाना होगा।

Vulnerability Index Tool: Vulnerability assessment for health

Article
| July 9, 2020

A prototype digital tool is being developed for state health departments in India to upload data, and the vulnerability index can be generated using the tool.

Air Pollution Health Effects online tool

Article
| July 9, 2020

This tool was created in collaboration with researchers from North Carolina State University (NCSU), All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Statconsulta and sponsored by DST.

कोविड 19 और शहरी यातायात: बढ़ेगा वायु प्रदूषण और होगी भीड़भाड़

Article
| July 7, 2020

टेरी (द एनर्जी एंड रिसोर्सेज इंस्टिट्यूट) के एक सर्वे के अनुसार मौजूदा कोविड-19 संकट के चलते लोगों के शहरों में यात्रा करने के तौर-तरीकों में बड़े बदलाव आएंगे

Securitization of Climate Change- Issues for Global and National Security

Research Paper
| July 7, 2020

The Energy and Resources Institute and the India Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung aim to bring together a diverse set of perspectives on aspects of global security by involving experts through research and dialogue; the experts range from scientists to practitioners drawn from the domains of climate change, governance and security. The objective of this policy study is to discuss various aspects of ‘securitization of climate change’, which include non-traditional security, external security, internal security and political dynamics.

TERI conducts water monitoring of the Yamuna River during COVID-19 lockdown

Article
| July 6, 2020

During COVID-19 lockdown, a study was conducted by TERI to observe the metals/heavy metal concentration in the Yamuna River.

जलवायु परिवर्तन: भारत को खिलाने की समस्या, कृषि को कमाई का ज़रिया बनाना दिक्कत

Article
| July 3, 2020

1960 के दशक से भारतीय कृषि में भारी वृद्धि हुई है। हमने भारत की खाद्य असुरक्षा को दूर किया है लेकिन साथ ही नई चुनौतियां सामने आई हैं। भारत की खाद्य समस्या ने एक नया रूप ले लिया है। जलवायु परिवर्तन से हुए असर ने पहले से मौजूद कड़ी चुनौतियों को और बड़ा बना दिया है। जलवायु परिवर्तन (सूखा, बाढ़, ओलावृष्टि, भारी बारिश) के प्रभाव में जोखिम प्रबंधन एक बड़ी चुनौती है।

Climate Change, COVID-19 Burden India's Fisherfolk: Sustaining Livelihood in Lockdown

Article
| June 30, 2020

While the fishing community in India was still grappling with the previous year's losses, COVID-19 emerged, denting their incomes further. Even after the lockdown ends, the fisheries will take much longer to recover.

Biodiversity, Pandemics, and the Web of Life

Article
| June 29, 2020

India can restore biodiversity in urban and rural areas by creating green corridors in cities and rejuvenating water bodies in rural areas.

Addressing Air Quality Spurts due to Crop Stubble Burning during COVID19 Pandemic: A case of Punjab

Research Paper
| June 24, 2020

World over the headlines are centred on COVID-19. The World Health Organisation (WHO), various subject experts, and governments across the world see this pandemic sticking around in some measure until a cure or a vaccine has been found. In view of this, there is an urgent need that all stakeholders – governments, industry, people, and civil society – shift their strategy from largely reactive, so far, to proactive.