TERI in the News

22 record(s) found in 'January 2006'

  • TERI holds training programme on rural electrification

    23 January 2006| Assam Tribune

    TERI, North Eastern Regional Centre, organized a training programme on distributed generation (DG) technologies for village electrification from January 18 to 20 at the TERI office in Guwahati. The programme sought to explain the extent to which DG technologies could technologically and economically fill the demand-supply gap created by the limitation of grid extension in the region.

  • Cynicism greets Sino-Indian deal to end rivalry over oil supplies

    21 January 2006| Financial Express (Bangladesh)

    In India and China, the reaction on the agreement between China and India to quell their global rivalry for oil has been generally more positive, perhaps because both countries fret that they already operate at a huge disadvantage to resource-rich countries and the oil majors. Dr R K Pachauri, the Director-General of TERI, a prominent think-tank in New Delhi, said: "It will keep prices at reasonable levels. It will no longer be a zero-sum game".

  • Chill out this weekend

    21 January 2006| The Times of India

    "Global warming leads to extreme precipitation like excessive snowfall and causes a drop in temperatures. It does not necessarily mean warming in a linear fashion," said Dr R K Pachauri, who heads the IPCC and is the Director-General of TERI.

  • MCD wants foreign help in Yamuna clean-up

    21 January 2006| The Indian Express

    The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), responsible for implementing the Yamuna Action Plan-II, has shortlisted four agencies to manage the major projects. The MCD is also expected to finalize a Non-Government Organization (NGO) for the project. It has already shortlisted TERI, We for Yamuna, Accord, Sulabh International and Cure.

  • 'No fascination for dual citizenship'

    20 January 2006| The Hindustan Times

    The recent offer of dual citizenship by the Indian government doesn't seem to amuse Lord Meghnad Desai, renowned economics scholar of Indian origin. "I have no plans to apply for the Overseas Citizen of India card," he said when asked about his interest in holding a dual citizenship. Lord Desai was speaking after launching the fifth edition of the Global Civil Society Yearbook in New Delhi. The impetus behind the publication, according to Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, is in view of global civil society becoming the "most dominant institutional innovation in the 21st century and what has really characterized development and social activities".

  • Energy conservation, the new mantra

    20 January 2006| The Hindu Business Line

    Efforts to reduce dependency on power are finding institutional support. TERI offers consultancy for energy efficiency for both existing and to-be-constructed buildings in the residential and commercial sectors. It has even come out with its own ratings for power efficiency and environment friendliness of buildings.

  • Garbage bins and the Kyoto Protocol

    18 January 2006| The Financial Express

    Capitalise on carbon credit trading to solve urban solid waste disposal problem. A national strategy study of the issues surrounding greenhouse gases, led by the ministry of environment and TERI showed that MSW emissions account for 2.5% of total emissions in the country.

  • The greatest threat, not just to our generation but to future generations as well, is not terrorism-it's climate change (Excerpts of Walk the Talk with Dr R K Pachauri on NDTV 24x7)

    17 January 2006| The Financial Express

    "Dr R K Pachauri runs the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and, yes, he's a fellow Indian. Founder and Director-General of TERI, he feels public pressure is imperative, given the "paralysis" of governments, to stop us hurtling towards natural disasters like the Mumbai, Bangalore flooding or even Hurricane Katrina. Speaking to The Indian Express' Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, on NDTV 24X7's Walk the Talk, Dr Pachauri says what we need is to educate the people in order to bring about a change".

  • Given our resources, we've to adopt a lifestyle that leaves a smaller footprint on nature than West' (Excerpts of Walk the Talk with Dr R K Pachauri on NDTV 24x7)

    17 January 2006| The Indian Express

    "Dr R K Pachauri runs the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and, yes, he's a fellow Indian. Founder and Director-General of TERI, he feels public pressure is imperative, given the "paralysis" of governments, to stop us hurtling towards natural disasters like the Mumbai, Bangalore flooding or even Hurricane Katrina. Speaking to The Indian Express' Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, on NDTV 24X7's Walk the Talk, Dr Pachauri says what we need is to educate the people in order to bring about a change".

  • Green light for solar project: Rs 120-cr project for Sunderbans Islands

    16 January 2006| The Times of India, Kolkata

    WBREDA did a survey along with TERI to compute the demand for electricity and also identify the suitable technology and equipment for power generation and distribution.

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