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9 record(s) found in 'February 2009'

  • Ninth Delhi Sustainable Development Summit seeks timely multilateral and collaborative approach amongst countries to combat climate change and ensure concrete acceptable solutions at Copenhagen

    7 February 2009

    Sending a clear message to the global community that scientific evidence of climate change has become stronger and more compelling, the ninth Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) concluded that climate change will...

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  • Pranab Mukherjee calls for a collaborative approach amongst nations to combat Climate Change at the 9th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

    7 February 2009

    The great global challenges of our time: food security and climate change must be urgently addressed to avoid grave consequences in the future – Ban Ki-moon Stressing the gravity of climate change and energy security Sh. Pranab Mukherjee Hon’ able Minister for...

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  • Green buildings have enormous potential to combat climate change

    4 February 2009

    Rapid urbanisation and construction of buildings have impacted the environment and contributed to climate change. As one of the fastest growing construction sectors in the world, India has put enormous pressure on natural resource use materials, water, and energy) and led to...

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  • India Inc decides a ‘Corporate Strategy’ for climate change at the CEO Forum hosted by TERI’s Business Council for Sustainable Development

    4 February 2009

    While climate change will become increasingly central to the policy preoccupations of the government, the corporate sector in order to participate in the eight missions under India's National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) will have to move beyond treating climate change...

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  • India needs an adaptive and integrated strategy on water and food security to combat potential impacts of climate change

    4 February 2009

    In India, agriculture is the largest user of water, using more than 80% of usable freshwater, and a large proportion of the population derives its livelihood directly or indirectly from it. As concerns over water scarcity have mounted, accentuated by possible impacts of climate...

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  • REEEP holds talks to scale up renewable energy and energy efficiency in South Asia

    4 February 2009

    The Renewable Energy and Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) discussed 'Scaling up renewable energy and energy efficiency in South Asia: Focus on financing, investment and technology' to address and stimulate the use of renewable sources of energy that are abundant in South Asia. The...

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  • Norwegian Government collaborates with TERI to promote climate and ocean research

    3 February 2009

    At a high level stakeholder’s discussion the Norwegian government has committed to collaborate with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to promote climate and ocean research in India.In the workshop "Scientific Cooperation in Climate Change Research: An...

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  • Power sector to focus on role of regulators and utilities for combating climate change

    3 February 2009

    To combat climate change, there is an urgent need to make concerted efforts to reduce the carbon footprint of the Indian power sector by encouraging greater efficiency and use of renewable/cleaner sources of energy in the system in line with India's sustainable development...

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  • YUVA encourages youth to be the flag bearers of climate change at DSDS 2009

    3 February 2009

    Today, the world grapples with climate change. The youth, future decision makers have an immense potential to lead the march against it. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India organises the first...

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