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

Comprehensive efforts are needed to achieve full impact of BS-VI fuel

Article
| April 2, 2018

Despite being a welcome step, the introduction of Bharat Stage VI (BS-VI) grade fuel in Delhi, earlier than the April 2020 deadline, will have only marginal impact on vehicular emission and air quality in the city.

Causes, Human Health Impacts and Control of Harmful Algal Blooms: A Comprehensive Review

Research Paper
| April 1, 2018

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are increasingly attracting attention all over the world. A diverse set of algal species including diatoms, flagellates, chrysophytes and dinoflagellates can cause harmful blooms, and many produce toxins that harm other organisms and human health. Intensive cyanobacterial blooms, in particular, have been associated with high costs for society due to their potential toxicity. Algal blooms can produce different toxins. These toxins present a long-standing threat to human and environmental health.

Lighting and providing cooking solutions to a billion lives

Article
| March 8, 2018

The National UJALA Dashboard of the Government of India recently reached a milestone of disseminating over 270 million LED bulbs, thereby saving 35,008 mn kWh of electrical energy and affecting CO2 reductions of 28,356,232 tons per year (Source: National DELP Dashboard http://www.delp.in/ as of October 16, 2017).

Fungi central, the mycorrhiza haven

Article
| March 8, 2018

The facility in Gurugram has a production capacity of over 600 billion propagules per annum, which can be expanded to 1,000 billion propagules per annum in two years.

RCC check dams boost farmer incomes

Article
| March 8, 2018

Crops did not receive sufficient water during critical growth stages due to poor water retention in the fieldsFarmers in Jhapusabari Pt.

Traditional uses of the wild plants by the tribal communities of Jawhar, Palghar, Maharashtra, India

Research Paper
| March 8, 2018

Abrus precatorius commonly known as Rosary pea, act as a poison for the fish and cause - the state of unconsciousness

Touring Goa's precious wetlands

Article
| March 7, 2018

The knowledge hub will re-acquaint visitors with coastal ecosystems and the environment

It takes a village – Surat’s united effort to embrace solar power

Article
| March 7, 2018

Leaders, students and residents came together for a project by TERI and Surat Municipal Corporation to popularise rooftop solar power in Surat Smart City India has set for itself the goal of generating 175 gigawatts (GW) through renewable energy by 2022, of which around 100 GW has to come from solar power. This goal has been further broken down region and state-wise targets.

A People’s Biodiversity Register of Village Ghukhuyi, Zünheboto, Nagaland

Article
| March 6, 2018

With a forest cover of 171964 sq km, the north-eastern part of India harbours a significant portion of the country's floral and faunal bounty - nearly 13,500 plant, 430 mammal and 1277 bird species, many of which are endemic to the region.

Paddy Residue Burning: Drivers, Challenges and Potential Solutions

Article
| March 5, 2018

Paddy residue burning has been viewed mainly as a challenge of residue management. Its mismanagement in the states of Punjab and Haryana has led to annual winter smog and health problems in Delhi and other places in North India.