TERI in the News

53 record(s) found in 'February 2006'

  • New tie-up to boost research

    16 February 2006| The Hindu

    To create a new model of international higher education that will emphasize on teaching, training and research in the areas of energy, climate change and environmental law among others, a new research and exchange programme has been launched by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and TERI.

  • Multilateralism key to growth

    16 February 2006| Deccan Herald

    Experts from across the globe convened at TERI's Delhi Sustainable Development Summit during the first week of February 2006. Economists, ministers, CEOs, leaders, NGO activists and policy makers tackled problems ranging from poverty to climate change to energy security and agreed that equity and development are compatible. Everyone agreed that to meet the MDGs there was need to examine connections between the various goals and sustainable development. Poverty and resource management cannot be divorced.

  • India's Iranian gas: Talk about a non-starter

    15 February 2006| Asia Times

    Along with the possibility of international sanctions hanging over Iran, the future of a 2,600-kilometer pipeline to transport natural gas to India from Iran through Pakistan, which is actively opposed by Washington, has fallen into jeopardy. "I don't foresee the pipeline being built in a hurry," said Mr Ravi K Batra, distinguished fellow at TERI.

  • Can't see red over Brown Cloud now

    15 February 2006| The Indian Express

    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

    13 February 2006| The Indian Express

    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

    13 February 2006| The Hindu

    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

    13 February 2006| AME Info

    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

    10 February 2006| NDTV

    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

    10 February 2006| Business Standard

    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

    9 February 2006| The Indian Express

    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."