Ethanol is fuel of the future
The Hindustan Times, 7 February 2006
The consistent themes running through the discussions and debates in DSDS 2006 were water, energy and climate change. Keeping the three aims as the key focus in the summit, Mr Vinod Khosla, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, asserted the need for alternative fuels for the automobiles. He emphasized on the importance of ethanol as the answer to multiple issues.
Media could help achieve MDGs
Kuenselonline.com, 7 February 2006
The media could help governments fulfill the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of 2015 journalists from several south Asian countries were told in a one-day meeting in New Delhi, India. According to a majority of speakers at the workshop organized by TERI, a leading research institute in India, MDGs as a subject for the media seemed trivial to cover.
Victorian govt seeks Indian talent pool: Health, construction & mgmt services under stress
The Economic Times, 7 February 2006
The state government of Victoria in Australia is going it alone in seeking skilled Indians. "We are, now, following a very proactive strategy to attract skilled Indian immigrants to our state. This is because of the severe skills shortage that we are facing," says Mr John Thwaites, deputy premier, government of Victoria. Mr Thwaites, was in New Delhi for TERI's Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.
Britain to step up campaign to save wildlife
Newkerala.com, 6 February 2006
The British Government has joined the worldwide campaign to save wildlife, British Biodiversity Minister Mr Jim Knight said here during his visit to the Ranthambore national park, home of the endangered Indian tiger. Jim Knight attended the Delhi summit on sustainable development, an annual event hosted by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) as a major forum for governments, corporations, NGOs and academics to discuss sustainable development issues and challenges.
'Green Revolution needed again': Interview with Jeffrey Sachs
The Times of India, 6 February 2006
Interview with Dr Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Colombia University and author of The End of Poverty, who was in Delhi to attend the DSDS 2006.
A book for urban area crisis
The Hindustan Times, 6 February 2006
"Indian cities have great potential," declared Frannie Leautier, Vice President of the World Bank Institute. Leautier was speaking at the sixth conference of the three-day Delhi Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI.
Closing ranks to achieve sustainable development: DSDS 2006 focused on innovative partnerships and governance to achieve MDGs
The Financial Express, 6 February 2006
The recently culminated Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2006 (DSDS 2006) organized by TERI focused on 'Linking across MDGs: towards innovative partnerships and governance.'
Millennium goals not on track
The Times of India, 6 February 2006
A galaxy of leaders from governments, development organizations, community groups, business, academic and research institutions and international agencies say the world just isn't on track to meet the millennium development goals (MDGs) aimed at reducing poverty and hunger, improving lives and ensuring environmental sustainability. A Delhi Declaration at the end of the three-day Delhi Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI regretted the lack of progress in meeting these goals and integrating them into national development plans.
Sustainable Development Summit sees no headway in meeting MDGs
Webindia123.com, 6 February 2006
Participants in the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit, 2006 have emphasized that peace should be acknowledged as a basic remise for development and the poor should be recognized as an integral part of global growth by designing low-cost and state-of-the-art technologies for meeting their needs.
Conservation can be profitable, too: PCRA gives oil conservation awards for 2004-05
The Financial Express, 5 February 2006
TERI, Bangalore, bagged the award for its initiative towards identifying energy-saving potential and suggesting measures to help realize the savings identified.