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

Residents of Gujarat can install rooftop solar power plants with I-SMART

Article
| July 25, 2019

Gujarat announces new solar rooftop subsidy for its residential consumers

​Marginalisation of Off-grid Energy Sector in Sri Lanka: What Lessons could be learnt?

Research Paper
| July 23, 2019

Renewable energy-based off-grid projects have played a crucial role in Sri Lanka’s universal electrification effort. The paper, in this context, unravels two crucial and quite interrelated aspects of decentralised off-grid electrification in the country: a) it critically analyses the off-grid electricity sector development and assesses its contribution to the universal electrification in the country and; b) it examines the current set of challenges associated with the off-grid electrification in the larger context of massive grid expansion.

Have a sweet tooth? Treat yourselves to a spirulina chocolate bar

Article
| July 16, 2019

When it comes to chocolate, resisting temptation is futileChocolate is the ultimate comfort food and the one food source that can make most pe

Way forward from Bonn 2019

Article
| July 5, 2019

In the midst of increasing appeals for bold climate action across the globe by students and civil society, and a resounding call from the scientific community to urgently address the devastating impacts of climate change, the 2019 Bonn Climate Change Conference marked an intermediate stage in the build up to implementation of the Paris Agreement.

A 'green division' in Delhi to reduce residents' carbon footprint

Article
| July 2, 2019

A Model Green Division project by a discom in East Delhi's Mayur Vihar could reduce 2100 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent

हरित एजेन्डा: भारत में वायु को स्वच्छ करना

Article
| July 2, 2019

The true extent of air pollution in India may become more evident when air quality monitoring is expanded to cities where it isn’t yet conducted.

हरित एजेन्डा: भारत की पानी की स्थिति में सुधार करना

Article
| July 2, 2019

Falling water levels and poor water quality point towards a grave future.

हरित एजेन्डा: अपशिष्ट या कचरे को संपत्ति में बदलना

Article
| July 2, 2019

In India, packaging plastics constitute around 43% of total plastic demand.

हरित एजेन्डा: स्वच्छ ऊर्जा के लिए तेजी से परिवर्तन

Article
| July 2, 2019

बड़े पैमाने पर नवीकरणीय विद्युत प्रणाली में परिवर्तन के लिए एक स्पष्ट, दीर्घकालिक और स्थिर नीति की आवश्यकता होगी

Recovery of antioxidants from sugarcane molasses distillery wastewater and its effect on biomethanation.

Research Paper
| June 28, 2019

Antioxidants (melanoidins and polyphenols) present in sugarcane molasses distillery wastewater are not readily biodegradable. However, these compounds exhibit potential physiological properties which may be tapped for food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications. Recovery of these compounds from distillery wastewater could thus lead to products of commercial interest while improving the conventional biological (anaerobic) treatment step. Three processes viz.