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

Fortifying the collection and recycling system of Post-Consumer Tetra Pak Cartons

Article
| July 24, 2018

Study recommends a well established value chain for collectors and awareness among recyclers of the potential of cartons

Making micro-credit financing a vehicle for clean energy in rural India

Article
| July 13, 2018

Partnership with a local micro-finance institution helps take clean cooking and lighting technology into poor homes in a village in Bihar

Losing the benefits of forests to degradation?

Article
| July 12, 2018

The study examines the value of Uttarakhand's forests to local communities and to tourists

Nagaland uninterrupted

Article
| July 12, 2018

Civil society conservation groups receive special recognition at Government of India-UNDP India Biodiversity Awards 2018

Estimating vehicular emissions from auto rickshaw plying in Bengaluru

Policy brief
| July 11, 2018

The growing vehicular pollution has caused serious health hazard in Indian metropolitan cities, Bengaluru being one of the major victims. There are various reasons accounting for the vehicular emissions. The objective of this research paper is to estimate the vehicular emissions in form of carbon dioxide (CO2), particulate matter 10 (PM10) and nitrogen oxide (NOX) emitted by the auto rickshaws plying in Bengaluru city and recommend policy based solution based upon the estimated alternative scenarios.

Clean cooking in India: Will methanol cookstoves work?

Article
| July 11, 2018

Factors like access are important while considering clean cooking fuels for the masses

The Green School project - the journey begins for phase 2

Article
| July 4, 2018

A task force meet for Tata Steel SPOCs was held for monitoring and evaluation of The Green School project

The mathematics of energy efficient ACs in India

Article
| June 29, 2018

Gains of energy efficient ACs laid out in numbers

Modeling the Economics of Grassland Degradation in Banni, India

Article
| June 26, 2018

Banni grasslands was once the finest tropical grassland in Asia, but with the encroachment of the landscape by Prosopis juliflora has rendered the region unsuitable for several of its activities such as cattle rearing that has hit the livelihood of its people.

Water-food-energy nexus in India

Article
| June 15, 2018

In these times of agriculture crisis and falling water tables, it is important to rework policies to better address key challenges in the irrigation-power space