Apr 17, 2014 03:03 PM By 2050, humanity could devour an estimated 140 billion tonnes of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year, said Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director.
Apr 07, 2014 06:15 PM
The agent that assists an effective control of vector born disease the ‘Trained Medical Entomologist’ is now on the verge of extinction, writes Deepak Saxena.
[Health] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 03, 2014 10:55 AM
Tragically, in many parts of the world, these individuals are denied their fundamental human rights, said The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s in his message on World Autism Awareness Day. Read his message below:
[Ban Ki-moon] [India] [Disability]
Mar 04, 2014 12:17 PM
Domestic work is a crucial livelihood option for millions of women in the country, said Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
[Domestic Workers] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Feb 28, 2014 06:06 PM Philippines is the third most vulnerable country to global warming and climate change, says Heherson Alvarez, commissioner of the Philippine Climate Change Commission.
Feb 06, 2014 08:05 AM A myriad of problems and challenges need to be addressed to ensure food security, out of those, ground water management is the most important, says Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI
Feb 05, 2014 01:25 PM India, in order to meet its energy requirements, has shown good potential in utilising the solar energy resource, said, Amit Kumar, Director, Energy Environment Technology Development, TERI.
Feb 05, 2014 11:15 AM DSDS- 2014 is all set to bring a remarkable and unique solution for sustainable development, says John Gummer, Former Member of Parliament, UK
Feb 04, 2014 01:05 PM Indian agriculture needs customized solutions and DSDS-2014 provides a platform for taking this idea ahead, say Dr Alok Adholeya, Dr Reena Singh and Gautam Anand.
Feb 04, 2014 12:45 PM The primary concern of DSDS- 2014 would be to focus on water resource use and allocation in the agricultural sector, write Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI and Dr Girija Bharat, Fellow, TERI.
Jan 31, 2014 03:40 PM
Increasing air pollution has become a great health hazard and is responsible for increase in respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, writes Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.
[Sustainable Development] [Enviornment] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
Jan 30, 2014 12:35 PM
Violence against women and violence against the earth seems to originate from the same hatefully exploitative economic system, writes Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future.
[Enviornment] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit]
Jan 29, 2014 12:15 PM
Sustainable Development Goals must incorporate targets for both developing and developed countries, writes Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.
[South Asia] [MDGs] [Sustainable Development]
Jan 27, 2014 08:00 AM
It would be prudent to adopt a flexible approach in moving forward since consumer behavior is often hard to predict, writes K Ramanathan, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.
[South Asia] [TERI] [Sustainable Development]
Jan 24, 2014 11:20 AM
The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit can be a catalyst for such change, writes Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility, USA.
[Environment] [DSDS 2014] [DSDS] [Sustainable Development]
Jan 21, 2014 03:35 PM
Rajendra Pratap Gupta, President, Disease Management Association of India speaks on the need for an effective National Health Policy and the aspects to be considered while framing it.
[Health MDGs] [India] [Health] [South Asia]
Jan 07, 2014 07:00 PM
The renewable energy sources remain underutilized despite being cost effective and less hazardous for the environment, says Rafi Amir-ud-Din from the School of Economics, International Islamic University. Following is an excerpt from a paper presented at Conference on ‘Energy Security and Economic Sustainability: The Way Forward’ held at Islamabad.
[Pakistan] [South Asia] [Renewable Energy]
Dec 26, 2013 03:35 PM
There is ample prima facie evidence of Justice A K Ganguly having sexually harassed a young woman with impunity, say women’s rights activists across India.
[Sexual Harassment at workplace] [Gender Sensitivity] [Sexual harassment India] [Gender Empowerment]
Dec 12, 2013 11:50 AM
The Supreme Court judgement upholding Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a relic of British colonial law, invalidates the lives of multitudes, writes Shaleen Rakesh.
[South Asia] [Gays] [Lesbians] [Supreme Court of India]
Dec 02, 2013 05:20 PM
As a virus, AIDS has proved remarkably resourceful, outwitting scientists and keeping a vaccine or cure out of reach, says James Robertson, Executive Director of India HIV/AIDS Alliance.
[AIDS] [Health MDGs] [India] [Health] [South Asia]