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

समुद्र में फैले प्लास्टिक प्रदूषण के खिलाफ एक पहल ''Rethink Plastic''

Article
| January 27, 2020

भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद-केंद्रीय मत्स्य शिक्षा संस्थान (सीआईएफई), वर्सोवा के एक अध्ययन के अनुसार मुंबई के मछुवारे जब मछली पकड़ते हैं तो 17 किलोग्राम मछली के साथ 1 किलोग्राम प्लास्टिक भी साथ में आता है। ये वो प्लास्टिक है जो नदी, नालों और लोगों की लापरवाही की वजह से समुद्र में पहुँच रहा है।

अगले 10 साल हैं ज़रूरी: WSDS में होगी 2030 के लक्ष्यों को पूरा करने के लिए चर्चा

Article
| January 24, 2020

20 देशों के प्रतिनिधि आएंगे साथ एक ही मंच पर वायु प्रदूषण, ई-गतिशीलता, नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा, ऊर्जा दक्षता, हरित वित्त, नीली अर्थव्यवस्था, टिकाऊ खपत, कई मुख विषयों पर होगी चर्चा। सतत विकास में योगदान की होगी पहचान, सस्टेनेबल डेवलपमेंट लीडरशिप अवार्ड से नवाज़ा जाएगा।

Changing role of chief sustainability officers in the services sector

Article
| January 22, 2020

The role of a sustainability officer, particularly in the services sector, becomes multi-dimensional as all players in the ecosystem have to be taken along

Sustainable Building Materials: Accelerating the journey towards low carbon development

Article
| January 14, 2020

Over the next 20 years, more than half of new buildings expected to be built by 2060 will be constructed. To achieve the ambition of keeping the global warming to 2°C or below, it is necessary to address energy and emissions from buildings. It is imperative to deploy energy-efficient and low-carbon building technologies to meet the growing demand for energy services.

Can cleaner air reduce respiratory illnesses?

Article
| January 14, 2020

The prototype tool has been developed by researchers at TERI, NCSU, AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir College, Statconsulta with support from DST.

Clean fuel for cooking: Solution to achieve better air quality

Policy brief
| January 13, 2020

The discussion paper 'Clean Fuel for Cooking: Solution to Achieve Better Air Quality' aims to analyse and estimate the financial support that may be required to encourage Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) consumers to switch to LPG for cooking their major meals, over and above the existing subsidy and other financial incentives, as well as to identify a suitable financing strategy to support th

Bringing Back Tigers to Mukundara

Article
| January 6, 2020

The big cat is India's pride but its dwindling population is a serious concern today. In this piece, the author writes about his observations on the behavioural ecology of tigers in the Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR) — Rajasthan's recently established tiger reserve and gives suggestions for the successful management of the reserve.

TERI develops blockchain-enabled prototype to help you sell solar power — through your phone

Article
| December 31, 2019

TERI has developed a platform to facilitate peer-to-peer transactions of solar energy among consumers in the same neighbourhood

Gender and climate change: Assessing the evolution of gender mainstreaming tools

Policy brief
| December 27, 2019

Framing any climate action needs to take stock of the social contract in a community. Given the diversity in risk, resilience, preparedness, and levels of development, different communities will likely be affected non-homogeneously (Denton, 2002). Intersecting social stressors like class, caste, age, and gender, will likely become starker against the onslaught of disturbances in the form of air pollution, floods, and droughts (Rao and Hans, 2018).