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

Transcending the challenges: Provisioning universal access to electricity

Article
| September 17, 2018

Bridging the electricity access gap has necessitated innovation in terms of product design, business models, service delivery systems, tariffs, financial instruments, and capacity building strategies

Right to clean environment has emerged as a new human right in India: Dr Ajay Mathur

Article
| September 12, 2018

The Director General, TERI, gave a public address on 'Clean environment as a Human Right: Exploring synergies between the environment, SDGs, and human rights' at the Silver Jubilee Lecture of the NHRC, in New Delhi on 10th September

How safe is the water that is supplied in our homes?

Article
| September 11, 2018

Understanding groundwater contamination in India - Conversation with Anshuman, Associate Director, Water Resources, TERI

Site visit to Delhi and Pune organic waste management facilities

Article
| September 11, 2018

TERI recently implemented a project in partnership with Climate and Clean Air Coalition to reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) from the municipal solid waste sector. The mandate of the project included establishing a network of six Indian cities for building capacities towards this objective.

Greening the solar PV value chain

Policy brief
| September 7, 2018

A report on opportunities for resource saving along the value chain in the solar PV sector

Towards resource efficient electric vehicle sector in India

Policy brief
| September 7, 2018

A report on resource efficiency in India's EV sector

Green Growth Intervention on Employment Generation in India: Dynamic CGE Model Approach

Research Paper
| September 7, 2018

This article highlights the possible impacts of green growth strategies and interventions on skilled and unskilled employment generation in India. Additionally, it indicates how income generation from selected green growth-related potential interventions can have a ripple effect on selected development indicators, like literacy rates, infant mortality rates, poverty. Job creation might translate to an economic gain for households of different income class across rural and urban India both in the short

​Methodology for Determining Minimum Support Price for Minor Forest Produce in India

Research Paper
| September 6, 2018

Minor Forest Produce obtained from forests are a crucial commercial resource in the lives oftribals and other forest dwelling communities. More than 100 million rural people depend on the sale of minor forest produce for their livelihoods. These communities are legally empowered with governance of forests as well as ownership of the resource. Yet, not only do the communities remain impoverished, but also the unsustainable harvest of the resource from forests is a major cause of ecological stress.

​Economics, Finance, and the Private Sector

Research Paper
| September 6, 2018

​Since cities are the locus of large and rapid socioeconomic development around the world, economic factors will continue to shape urban responses to climate change. To exploit response opportunities, promote synergies among actions, and reduce conflicts, socioeconomic development must be integrated with climate change planning and policies. Public-sector finance can facilitate action, and public resources can be used to generate investment by the private sector. But private-sector contributions to mitigation and adaptation should extend beyond financial investment.

Enabling India's energy transition towards low-carbon pathways

Article
| August 28, 2018

Electricity, transport, and industry will be key enablers