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

Build confidence among users towards safety of treated waste water

Article
| May 29, 2019

Delhi survey suggests willingness of consumers for non potable uses of treated wastewater

Rooftop Solar: Consumer demand aggregation is the way to go

Article
| May 14, 2019

Solar rooftop systems for consumers in Surat and New Delhi have helped in reducing electricity bills as well as achieving India’s renewable energy goals.

A biomass-solar combination for cold storage of farm produce

Article
| May 9, 2019

A novel way of utlising biomass and solar power to create cold storage facility in rural areas

Kiribati - The Land of No Tomorrow?

Article
| May 9, 2019

The 33 islands of Kiribati are extremely shallow; the highest point on many of the islands such as South Tarawa is just a couple of metres above sea level. Rising ocean waters are threatening to shrink Kiribati's land area and displace its people long before the islands are submerged. However, there is silver lining in the form of the visionary Kiribati Adaption Program of the World Bank and judicious help from New Zealand and Australia.

Discussion Paper: Rural Roads and the SDGs

Policy brief
| May 8, 2019

All the trends and patterns put together in this paper have long-term implications for incomes and new livelihood opportunities not merely for the farm and off-farm sector but also for a range of people who directly or indirectly depend on the rural road network, and constitute new classes of stakeholders in the network, including industry, service sector, those who access local labour markets, primary producers including mining and quarrying; as well as manufacturers of consumer durables and consumer products.

Solar rooftops spell savings for power distribution companies

Article
| May 8, 2019

Rooftop solar PV systems benefit power distribution companies by reducing their technical, financial and operational burden

What does a growing economy consume? Breaking down India's resource appetite

Article
| May 8, 2019

This blog series shall explore India's current material use and resource efficiency potential across various sectors

A green agenda: Converting waste to wealth

Article
| May 2, 2019

A key issue in management of urban waste streams is to generate reliable data on waste inventory.

A green agenda: Sustainability imperatives for India's next government

Article
| May 2, 2019

India's growth story should be balanced with sustainability.

A green agenda: Realising gains from resource efficiency for India

Article
| April 29, 2019

Rising costs of accessing resources, shrinking geological availability, and risk of material exhaustion can be addressed with an integrated resource efficiency policy