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

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

Holistic approach needed for India's resource efficiency policy

Article
| April 26, 2019

Better resource efficiency and material recovery can reduce India's import dependence and waste generation

An implementation plan for a kerosene-to-solar subsidy swap

Policy brief
| April 25, 2019

A new report provides a six-step implementation plan for governments to switch kerosene subsidies to solar and ensure clean energy for all

A green agenda: Accelerating India's transition to clean energy

Article
| April 24, 2019

The transition to a largely renewable power system will require clear, long-term and stable policy

A green agenda: Destressing India's water situation

Article
| April 24, 2019

Declining water levels and over-exploited groundwater reserves point towards a grave future

Data collection is key to implementing conservation measures in energy intensive sectors

Article
| April 18, 2019

Buildings are energy guzzlers India is facing formidable challenges in meeting its energy needs. Domestic and commercial building sectors account for approximately one-third of total electricity consumption and these sectors are likely to consume around 37% of electricity in 2020-21. The commercial buildings sector which comprises office buildings, hotels, hospitals, educational institutes, retails malls, etc., consumes 9% of total electricity consumption in India.

A green agenda: Clearing India's air

Article
| April 18, 2019

TERI's analyses suggests that industrial sector and secondary particulates are key sources of air pollution that should be focussed on