NATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Environmental Education needs to take centrestage to achieve sustainability goals

12 Jan 2024 |
Dr Livleen K Kahlon
| The Times of India

It is crucial to shape the youth's behaviour for promoting sustainable choices in decision-making, says Dr Livleen K Kahlon, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Environment Education and Awareness Division, TERI.

Energy Policies for India

04 Jan 2024 |
Mr Ajay Shankar
| India Foundation

The transition away from fossil fuels and reaching net zero is imperative to save mankind, including ourselves, from the impending disaster of global warming. The simultaneous pursuit of these objectives in a coordinated, harmonious and mutually consistent manner have to propel energy policies which need to evolve, adjust and adapt based on experience and the needs of changing circumstances, says Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

Adaptation goals agreed upon in Dubai are insufficient

02 Jan 2024 |
| Dr Shailly Kedia and Ms Ishita Srivastava
| The Hindustan Times

A paradigm shift in the climate regime is needed for adaptation. There is a need to peg vulnerability from being viewed in terms of the country, says Dr Shailly Kedia, Senior Fellow and Associate Director and Ms Ishita Srivastava, Consultant, TERI.

Water governance reforms overdue

01 Jan 2024 |
Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar
| The Hindu Business Line

A regulator for the entire water sector at the State level is needed. Only 5 States have water regulators, says Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Leachate treatment plan for the Bandhwari Landfill

22 Dec 2023 |
Dr Nupur Bahadur
| The Financial Express

About 2100 metric tonnes per day (MTD) of waste from the adjoining populated cities of Gurugram and Faridabad, is added to an existing 35,00,000 tonnes of untreated legacy waste. This results into generation of 350 kilo litres per day (KLD) of leachate. In response to ongoing environmental crisis at the Bandhwari Landfill, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board and Municipal Corporation of Gurugram involved NMCG-TERI Centre of Excellence on Water Reuse, Environment and Waste Management Division of TERI, Delhi to initiate a holistic study on possible adequate and sustainable onsite treatment of the leachate.

Climate-friendly power strategy

14 Dec 2023 |
| Mr Nitin Desai
| Business Standard

Nuclear power development must become a major element in India's climate strategy says Mr Nitin Desai, Chairman, TERI.

At COP28, much talk but incremental gains

11 Dec 2023 |
Mr R R Rashmi
| The Hindustan Times

A resolution is not expected but the template is likely to be set in Dubai for future negotiations on global climate finance says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.

EV Adoption – Time to up the ante

11 Dec 2023 |
Mr Sharif Qamar
| The Economic Times

Though Indian cities have tremendous potential to accelerate EV adoption, the impact of city-level actions at large has been relatively under-explored with limited successes says Mr Sharif Qamar, Fellow and Associate Director, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI

India Charting a Sustainable Future amid Climate Change

11 Dec 2023 |
Dr Yogesh Gokhale
| Employment News

India has submitted its National REDD+ Strategy, it is yet to develop a robust, monitorable social and environmental safeguard mechanism. It is crucial for India to present the broader picture of REDD+ to develop sub national level projects tailored to the country's needs and those of other developing nations says Dr Yogesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow, Land Resources Division, TERI.

Knowing more about air pollution encourages people to help control it. Here's how

08 Dec 2023 |
| Mr Justin Jacob and Mr Md Hafizur Rahman
| WION News

Public awareness and sensitisation are the cornerstone of addressing the pressing challenge of air pollution. It is crucial for us to understand the sources of air pollution, ranging from vehicular emissions to industrial processes, and their impact on our immediate surroundings says Mr Justin Jacob, Research Associate and Mr Md Hafizur Rahman, Associate Fellow, Air Quality Research Division, TERI.