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.

Read more

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

Read more

Article

Consumer is king in ensuring resource efficiency in India A panel discussion on Enabling Ecosystem for Sustainable Choices and Consumer Engagement

Read more

Publications

A look at mining through the SDG lens

Article
| December 6, 2018

Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, gave the keynote address at the Conference on Contemporary Mining Issues by the Mining Engineers Association of India (MEAI) in New Delhi

'India can manage a progressive transition from coal to renewables'

Policy brief
| December 4, 2018

In the coal vs renewables question in India, a more flexible power system can help manage a progressive transition, according to TERI's new discussion paper 'Coal Transition in India'

Reimagining the Role of the Chief Sustainability Officer

Article
| November 27, 2018

Sustainability is a relatively new subject and the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer is newer still. The increase in regulations in the climate change space, need for non-financial business disclosures for investor organizations and the intensification of the international dialogue has made many organizations reposition the head of sustainability practice as a Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO).

De-risking solar investments in India

Article
| November 26, 2018

There is a need for financial de-risking instruments to keep up the momentum of the country's progress in solar energy.

Carbon and hydrogen isotope analysis of parathion for characterizing its natural attenuation by hydrolysis at a contaminated site.

Research Paper
| November 22, 2018

The applicability of compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA) for assessing in situ hydrolysis of parathion was investigated in a contaminated aquifer at a former pesticide wastes landfill site. Stable isotope analysis of parathion extracted from groundwater taken from different monitoring wells revealed a maximum enrichment in carbon isotope ratio of þ4.9‰ compared to the source of parathion, providing evidence that in situ hydrolysis took place.

A tomorrow unlike yesterday: Transitions in the energy sector in India

Article
| November 21, 2018

Two key determinants of energy transition - technology and finance - have space for business intervention

Assam and the economic costs of climate change

Article
| November 19, 2018

Assam, due to its geographic location and poor socio-economic conditions, offers a good example of the need to take into account the economic burden of climate change

Modern bioenergy to lead renewables growth till 2023: IEA

Article
| November 16, 2018

IEA's five-year forecast report on renewable energy has termed modern bioenergy the 'overlooked giant' of the field