Discussion Paper

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

Earth Day turns 50: Our obligation to endure and nurture

Article
| April 21, 2020

Earth Day in 1970 began like any other movement: obscure and unpretentious at its genesis; gained momentum fed by other streams of thought; and eventually broadened by pressing environmental issues of the time.

In fight against Coronavirus, be aware of malnutrition's role in increasing vulnerability

Article
| April 17, 2020

The linkage between malnutrition and susceptibility to viral infections becomes especially important in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic

Creating awareness among school children for leveraging the use of treated wastewater in India

Article
| April 16, 2020

The per capita water availability depends upon the population of the country and with the increasing population; the per capita availability of India is reducing and is expected to reach 1,367 cubic meters in 2021. As per Niti Aayog, 21 major cities (including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad) are racing towards zero groundwater levels, affecting access for 100 million people. In such a situation we need to look for alternate sources of water to meet our ever-increasing demands as water conservation and efficient use will not suffice.

What can the Coronavirus response teach us about dealing with climate change?

Article
| April 13, 2020

Can we learn any lessons from the COVID 19 response in order to handle similar existential problems facing the world - such as climate change

Exploring the Usefulness of Meteorological Data for Predicting Malaria Cases in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Research Paper
| April 12, 2020

Malaria and dengue fever are among the most important vectorborne diseases in the tropics and subtropics. Average weekly meteorological parameters—specifically, minimum temperature, maximum temperature, humidity, and rainfall—were collected using data from 100 automated weather stations from the Indian Space Research Organization. We obtained district-level weekly reported malaria cases from the Integrated Disease Surveillance Program (IDSP), Department of Health and Family Welfare, Andhra Pradesh, India, for three years, 2014–16.

TERI conducts a study to identify the sustainability route for the management of used straws

Article
| April 8, 2020

The study was conducted to assess the value chain of plastic straws generated with used beverage cartons (portion packs) and help identify mechanisms to make this single-use plastic item sustainable

Effects of COVID-19 on Transportation Demand

Article
| April 8, 2020

Transportation sector has been one of the primary victims of COVID-19. From rickshaw pullers to airlines, all have been affected economically by the pandemic. India's overall energy demand fell by 11% in March 20201. Due to lockdown in many countries, the demand for passenger transport has been adversely hit. The freight segment has had a mixed short-term effect in terms of transportation demand. There is a surge in demand for truck drivers in transportation of essential goods.

जेवर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा: महिलाओं पर विस्थापन के प्रभाव

Article
| April 7, 2020

प्रस्तावित अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डे के लिए भूमि अधिग्रहण के बाद एक नई जगह पर विस्थापन और पुनर्वास पर महिलाओं की धारणा को समझने के लिए टेरी का एक अध्ययन ।

क्या कोरोना के कहर से बच पाएंगे रिसाइक्लिंग से जुड़े अनौपचारिक क्षेत्र के कूड़ा इकठ्ठा करने वाले लोग?

Article
| April 2, 2020

कोरोना वायरस की इस वैश्विक आपदा में न सिर्फ़ कूड़ा प्रबंधन की बल्कि अनौपचारिक क्षेत्र से जुड़े कचरा इकठ्ठा करने वाले लोगों की दशा दयनीय है। कचरा प्रबंधन के इस दौर में, भारत में लगभग 40 लाख अनौपचारिक कूड़ा इकठ्ठा करने वाले हैं। जहाँ भारत की राजधानी दिल्ली में अकेले ही लगभग 5 लाख अनौपचारिक कूड़ा इकठ्ठा करने वाले रहते हैं, वही भारत के प्राचीन शहर वाराणसी में ये लोग लगभग 12000 हैं जो कि इस अचानक से हुए लॉकडाउन में यथा स्थिति में फंसे हुए हैं।