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

Coalition of industries and countries needed to decarbonise high-emission industry sectors

Article
| June 3, 2019

Coalition of industries and countries are required to decarbonise high-emission industry sectors. We need to move outside the electricity box. Read Dr Ajay Mathur's speech on the next steps needed for energy transitions, delivered earlier in China

Journal of Resources, Energy, and Development

Research Paper
| May 31, 2019

Land Acquisition Law, 2013 tries to do justice to affected project families, but much needs to be done This volume of the Journal of Resources, Energy, and Development is devoted to reviewing the implementation issues surrounding The New Land Acquisition Law, 2013 and to examine whether the objectives of the law are being met. The six articles in this issue analyse various aspects of land acquisition - displacement, gender issues, provisions of the new law, tribal community issues, and social impact assessment as provisioned under the new law.

A new kind of chicken feed can help poultry farm owners boost nutrition and livelihood

Article
| May 30, 2019

TERI develops feed from locally sourced ingredients such as Azolla, drumstick leaves and egg shells

Bulk procurement in room air conditioning: A critical analysis of the EESL programme

Policy brief
| May 30, 2019

Bulk-procurement programmes can help the next generation energy efficient technologies penetrate the market by aggregating demand for the technology and establishing a demand market for participating manufacturers, thereby leading to rapid reduction in prices.

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