Can't see red over Brown Cloud now
The Indian Express, 15 February 2006
Faced with evidence that the haze of pollutants over the Indian Ocean could adversely affect monsoons, agriculture and even public health, New Delhi has decided to join the international Atmospheric Brown Cloud project. Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, is one of the two Indian scientists working on the project
Govt powersave plan: Peak hour, peak tariff rate
The Indian Express, 13 February 2006
Delhi's Principal Secretary (Power) Mr Rakesh Mehta has asked TERI to look at the logistics of introducing Time of Day metering in Delhi. Director-General of TERI Dr R K Pachauri has been advocating the concept for the past two decades.
Hot days are here, and hotter days ahead
The Hindu, 13 February 2006
The surface temperature at the end of the century is likely to increase anything between 1.4 degrees Celsius to 5.8 degrees Celsius,'' said Director-General of TERI, Dr R K Pachauri.
GRC releases summary of Green Gulf study
AME Info, 13 February 2006
The Gulf Research Center (GRC) released the executive summary of the Green Gulf study, a joint research project with New Delhi-based TERI that addresses various environmental concerns in the Gulf region such as biodiversity, water, air pollution, marine and coastal environment and solid waste management.
Solar power: Bengali women usher change
NDTV, 10 February 2006
In the remote reaches of the Sunderbans in Bengal, where rural electrification is still a distant dream, six women are ushering in a dual revolution. They are harnessing solar power to bring light into the lives of fellow villagers and in the process empowering themselves like never before. They are part of a project by TERI and the Ram Krishna Mission.
Study urges longer, more frequent Metro trains
Business Standard, 10 February 2006
The Metro Railway System in Kolkata has been running at a loss as costs have always exceeded earnings right from 1985 to 2004, revealed a study conducted by The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) and commissioned by the Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC), which had funded Japanese Yen 125,363 million for the Metro railway project.
Mercury to dip, harsh summer looms
The Indian Express, 9 February 2006
Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General at TERI, says: "... it will be premature to say that summers have set in... it is quite possible we will see a dip in temperature in the next couple of days."
Public-private partnership vital for MDGs
Kuenselonline.com, 9 February 2006
The active participation of public private partnerships and civil society, apart from political actors, was vital to deal with the concerns addressed by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to ensure a sustainable future. This was the agreement reached at the ministerial session of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) held from February 2-4, where decision makers from different countries with varying levels and structures of socio-economic development, environmental consciousness and political frameworks met.
High WBCSD visibility at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit
WBCSD Update, 9 February 2006
Since its inception six years ago, the WBCSD has been a partner and an active contributor to the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), the most important global platform to discuss the sustainability of emerging economies. As in previous occasions, the WBCSD, in cooperation with its Indian partners organization TERI-BCSD India, ensured a strong and constructive business presence at this year's DSDS.
Flyovers fine but Metro doesn't shine
The Statesman, Kolkata, 8 February 2006
According to a survey commissioned by Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and conducted by TERI, a majority of the beneficiaries claimed that flyovers have brought about a positive change in the city