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

Water management in the hills needs a serious rethink

Article
| March 2, 2020

The available water resources in the hills should not be taken for granted and the urgency of caution with regard to the exploitation of water – a critical resource – must not be underplayed.

​No Access Exploring usefulness of meteorology data for predicting malaria cases in Visakhapatnam, AP

Research Paper
| February 27, 2020

Malaria and dengue fever are among the most important vector-borne diseases in the tropics and subtropics. The average weekly meteorological parameters, specifically, minimum temperature, maximum temperature, humidity, rainfall were collected using hundred automated weather station data from Indian Meteorology Department. We obtained district level weekly reported malaria cases from Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP), Department of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh, for three years, 2014 - 16.

खाद्य सुरक्षा संकट को मिटाना है तो पोषण, भुखमरी और सतत कृषि को एक साथ समझना ज़रूरी

Article
| February 25, 2020

भारत की जनसंख्या अभी 1.04% की सालाना दर से बढ़ रही है। 2030 तक जनसँख्या 1.5 अरब तक पहुँचने का अनुमान है लेकिन इतनी बड़ी जनसँख्या का पेट भरने के लिए खाद्यान उत्पादन में अनेक समस्याएं हैं। जलवायु परिवर्तन न सिर्फ़ आजीविका, पानी की आपूर्ति और मानव स्वास्थ्य के लिए खतरा पैदा कर रहा है बल्कि खाद्य सुरक्षा के लिए भी चुनौती खड़ी कर रहा है। ऐसे में यह सवाल पैदा होता है कि क्या भारत जलवायु परिवर्तन के खतरों के बीच आने वाले समय में इतनी बड़ी जनसँख्या का पेट भरने के लिए तैयार है?

Keeping oceans healthy to keep the blue economy running

Article
| February 21, 2020

The significance of oceans for the global economy is immense and the progress of blue economy will depend on the achievement of sustainable development

Emissions control in thermal power stations: Issues, challenges, and the way forward

Policy brief
| February 21, 2020

As per TERI's analysis, of the total environmental pollution in 2016, the power sector reportedly accounted for 51% of sulphur dioxide (SO2), 43% of carbon dioxide (CO2), 20% of oxides of nitrogen (NOx), and 7% of PM2.5 emissions.

A story of disconnections: Civil unrest in Chile

Article
| February 20, 2020

From climate change to the lack of interdisciplinarity in academic and policy spaces — a natural scientist explores the unseen reasons behind the social unrest in Chile

TERI analyses NFHS-4 data for child morbidity and chronic illnesses

Article
| February 20, 2020

It suggests three response strategies for accelerating improvements in child health and reducing risk of chronic morbidity.

Regulatory mechanisms for electric three-wheelers

Policy brief
| February 18, 2020

Electrification of auto-rickshaws plays an important role in meeting the transport requirement of many large and medium Indian cities and is critical for reducing air pollution and providing clean mobility solutions. The electrification of auto-rickshaws may result in lower operation and maintenance costs as compared to Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles making them economically viable for the owner/driver.

Why Green Ratings for Buildings Matter?

Article
| February 18, 2020

An exponential increase in the population over the past decade has led to the emergence of rapid urbanization as a key global trend of prominence and concern. It is expected that more than 40% of the Indian population will be dwelling in urban cities by 2030, and the total urban population of India is anticipated to hit the three quarters of a billion mark by 2050.