TERI in the News

53 record(s) found in 'February 2006'

  • How to have sufficient food and energy

    28 February 2006| Deccan Herald

    If the eight millennium development goals (MDGs) set by the UN in 2000 are to be achieved by 2015, two areas that need special attention are energy and agriculture. The sixth DSDS (Delhi Sustainable Development Summit) identified both these areas as the two cornerstones of sustainable development. Urgent measures that need to be taken now to tackle the energy demand and increase agricultural productivity are vital to reaching the MDGs.

  • TERI ties up with Yale

    27 February 2006| The Times of India (Education Times)

    The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, US and TERI have forged an alliance for collaborative research and exchange programme on 'Building capacity for environmental resource management in India'. Funded by the V Kahn Rasmussen Foundation of Boston, the programme will emphasise on teaching, training and research in the areas of energy, climate change and carbon sequestration, environmental law and policy, joint forest and watershed management and industrial ecology.

  • Extreme weather raises concerns

    24 February 2006| NDTV

    If the weather in several parts of the country in the last 48 hours is anything to go by, it seems there's going to be a long, hot summer. Experts say a contribution of factors point to an emerging pattern. Across the country, rising temperatures have ushered in summer almost two months too early. "In fact, we have seen that it is a contribution of factors which point to an emerging pattern. We should be prepared for the worst, because these temperature extremes will continue," said Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Director-General of TERI.

  • Power plants facing problems: Govt

    21 February 2006| The Economic Times

    Pointing out that gas-based power plants are facing problems, the Government said new capacities could only be added when there is greater predictability on gas availability and prices of fuel. "New capacities are planned when we have greater predictability on availability of gas and greater predictability on prices of fuel," Power Secretary Mr R V Shahi said at a TERI-sponsored seminar on renewable sources of energy.

  • Corruption in wind energy sector: Govt

    21 February 2006| The Economic Times

    The government has said it was aware of some unfair trade practices in the wind energy sector. Speaking at a seminar organized by TERI, the union secretary in the Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources Mr V Subramanian said there were some unfair practices that were going on, but refused to divulge details.

  • TERI to offer MBA in infrastructure

    20 February 2006| The Times of India (Education Times)

    TERI School of Advanced Studies will offer a full-time two-year MBA programme in infrastructure from the 2006 academic year.

  • Friends of the earth

    20 February 2006| The Economic Times

    A three-year, $825,000 grant will establish a research and exchange programme between the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in the United States and TERI in India.

  • Yale-TERI collaborate for environmental studies

    19 February 2006| The Financial Express

    A three-year, $825,000 grant will establish a research and exchange programme between the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in the United States and TERI in India.

  • Go green

    18 February 2006| Hindustan Times, HT Estates

    The RETREAT in Gurgaon has 24 solar water heating panels that provide up to 2000 litres of hot water everyday. RETREAT is one of TERI's experiments in sustainable buildings.

  • JBIC pollution projects a success, says TERI

    17 February 2006| Business Standard

    The Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC) had disbursed loans in the amount of Japanese Yen 3951 to the West Bengal government in 2002 for its industrial pollution control project. The objective was to strengthen monitoring and law enforcement capacities of the West Bengal Pollution Control Board by providing monitoring and analytical equipment and staff training programmes in an attempt to improve the environment of the state. An ex-post study conducted by TERI showed that the project has been successful on most counts.

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