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

The Noxious Fumes of Fuel

Article
| March 3, 2018

If you manage to break away from the maddening Delhi traffic for a fuel-refill, don't heave the sigh of relief. In fact, if possible, don’t breathe at all! That is what was revealed when TERI assessed air pollutants at 40 fuel refilling stations or 'petrol pumps' in Delhi.

Know, grow and fortify daily food at your own premises

Article
| March 3, 2018

Against severe malnutrition in Maharashtra, TERI's model is making communities "food and nutrition sufficient" using local resources

Taking Alwar for a ride: Mini passenger public transport service in Alwar

Article
| March 3, 2018

With a population of about 315,310 persons in 2011 (Census, Government of India), the city of Alwar is one of the fastest growing urban areas in Rajasthan state as well as the National Capital Region (NCR) in India. The rapid pace of industrialisation in the city is accompanied by increasing residential, commercial and industrial areas in the city, which have increased pressures on the existing infrastructure.

Highways to hell: The saga of unsafe Indian roads

Article
| March 3, 2018

With the growing number of vehicles and increase in road lengths, Indian roads are spattered with blood as accidents resulting in injuries and fatalities have been mounting over the past twenty years.

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services

Article
| March 3, 2018

Identifying a Database Management System (DBMS) to support the Goa government to address the impacts of sea-level rise in its planning strategies

Urban Farming: The Navi Mumbai Eco-City project

Article
| March 3, 2018

Eco–city broadly means a human settlement modelled on the self–sustaining structure and functioning of natural ecosystems. It is developed on the lines of integrated urban planning and management programmes addressing social and ecological health of the city.

Making our cities smart and resilient

Article
| March 3, 2018

As of Census 2011, there are 7,935 towns, 475 Urban Agglomerations (UA) and 981 outgrowths in the country. There are 468 Class- I UA/Towns that have a population of more than 100,000 residents and 53 UA/Towns housing a population of one million or above. Among the million-plus UA/Cities, there are three ‘Megacities’ with more than 10 million population (Census, 2011).

Towards Sustainable Irrigation

Article
| March 3, 2018

Agriculture is one of the major sources of livelihood for Indian farmers and contributes to the country’s GDP by 30% which is enormous this year.

Are our industries water smart?

Article
| March 3, 2018

The prospective water availability scenario is set to be the greatest challenge of the 21st century amongst all the users or sectors due to continued rising and competing demand, inefficient use, pollution, and added risks due to climate change.