TERI's Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), organized annually since 2001, is an international platform for exchange of knowledge on all nuances of sustainable development.
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An effective governance mechanism is of paramount importance for water management and water use efficiency. The issue of governance is multidimensional, encompassing social, economic, political, and legal institutions, and supported by a responsive policy framework to ensure sustainability and water use efficiency.
World leaders will gather in Delhi for the Sustainable Development Summit that is being organised by global think tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. The gathering is said to influence the global discourse on sustainability issues.
The introduction of HSR is opposed on the grounds that they are expensive, and they can wait for some more years till the paying capacity of the people increases considerably to afford it.
India provides a classic example of an apparently highly technically evolved huge potential workforce that still is categorised to be of low employability.
Amongst the fastest growing economies over the last decade, Africa has been creating its own set of concerns centred around resource consumption and production.
The demand for edible oils in India has shown a compounded growth of 4.5 per cent over the last 10 years.
Providing adequate and quality mobility options to the urban population is one of the key challenges that our cities face today. The trends that we are witnessing in terms of explosive motorisation are leading to major threats to environment, health and social well-being.
Cities across the world, due to their rapid population growth and large-scale developmental and economic investments, are at high risk from the impacts of climate change.
One often comes across observations made by even responsible policy makers that climate change negotiations over the past 25 years have achieved nothing.