Yearender 2020

Policy Brief

Plastic Waste Management: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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Climate Action: What's Next for India?

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Publications

Till when will we let our cities drown?

Article
| September 9, 2020

As climate change worsens heavy downpours and water logging in ill-planned urban areas, India needs city-specific policy and scientific interventions such as early warning systems to reduce the losses and damages caused by urban floods.

India's energy transition: The challenge with decision-making at a time of rapid change

Article
| September 4, 2020

India has set ambitious targets towards the achievement of the dual goals of climate action and sustainable development through its nationally determined contributions and energy access commitments. As India starts a new decade of energy transition, it is an opportune time to assess where India stands in achieving its targets as well as to identify the key challenges being faced during this transition.

TERI continues to deliver technological options that provide the path to sustainable development: Nitin Desai, Chairman, TERI

Article
| August 28, 2020

Nitin Desai, Chairman, and Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI started off the proceedings of the 19th Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture by speaking on what TERI stands for in these challenging times

COVID-19 and climate discourse: Sustaining momentum

Article
| August 28, 2020

Since the COVID-19 was declared as a pandemic, it has spread across 200 countries and has had massive ramifications on political, economic, financial, and social structures across the world. Governments, businesses, and organisations have had to take drastic measures to curb the spread of the disease.

पानी की होगी कमी: वर्षा जल संचयन को बनाना होगा एक जन आंदोलन

Article
| August 18, 2020

जल संसाधन सीमित और दुर्लभ हैं। पानी घट रहा है और साल 2050 तक यह कमी एक बड़ा संकट बन सकती है। ऐसे में हमें वर्षा जल संचयन जैसे जल संरक्षण के स्थायी तरीकों को अपनाना चाहिए। वर्षा जल संरक्षण न सिर्फ मैदानी बल्कि पहाड़ी इलाकों के लिए भी ज़रूरी है।

झारखण्ड: क्वारंटाइन लोगों की ज़िंदगी सोलर से चमकी

Article
| August 17, 2020

लॉकडाउन के बाद दूसरे राज्यों से अपने घर लौटने वाले लोगों के लिए क्वारंटाइन सेंटर्स की कमी एक समस्या बन गयी थी। इस समस्या को देखते हुए प्रशासन ने विद्यालयों को भी क्वारंटाइन सेंटर्स में बदलने का फैसला किया। झारखण्ड के सोलर स्कूलों में रहने वाले प्रवासियों के लिए सोलर प्लांट एक बड़ी सुविधा है अगर यहाँ पर ये सुविधा नहीं होती तो यह जगह लोगों के लिए जेल के समान होती।

Future of electric auto-rickshaws in India

Article
| August 14, 2020

In the post-COVID scenario, the predicted demand of the three-wheeler sector might increase and a shift of commuters from app-based taxies may be expected. To promote electric mobility in India, auto-rickshaws can play a vital role as frontrunners.

Nursing the economy back to health: A fiscally responsible green stimulus package

Policy brief
| August 6, 2020

The discussion paper 'A Fiscally Responsible Green Stimulus' has proposals for a stimulus package to revive the economy hit by Covid19, through demand-side interventions instead of subsidies

TERI's Waste NAMA project collaborates with The Goan to spread awareness in Panaji

Article
| August 6, 2020

GIZ India and TERI under the Indo-German project titled 'Development and Management of Waste NAMA (Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action) in India' have adopted the city of Panaji for pilot demonstration of better waste management practices.

Guidelines for Evaluation of Nano-based Agri-input and Food Products in India

Policy brief
| August 6, 2020

Nanobiotechnology applications in food production and agriculture have a lot of potential. However, India did not have adequate guidelines to regulate the same. Until now.