TERI in the News

22 record(s) found in 'February 2011'

  • TERI organizes 3rd YUVA Meet for youth to understand the 'Road to Global Sustainability via Local Initiatives'

    1 February 2011| India Education Diary

    The world is grappling with serious issues of Climate Change with far-reaching consequences for our forthcoming generations. Until now, much emphasis has been laid on understanding atmospheric and scientific changes resulting from climate change. However, the role of youth, their perspective, solutions for change and social implications of Climate Change has gained attention. Against this background, TERI in partnership with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and The British Council organized the 3rd YUVA Meet on 'Road to Global Sustainability via Local Initiatives', a special two-day event and a part of TERI's annual flagship initiative 'Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2011'. This annual meet for the youth, aims to provide them with a holistic overview of the emerging environmental challenges and to encourage them to play a vital role in spreading awareness on key environment concerns and collectively voice their views and exchange ideas.

  • Small island nations to be focus of Delhi environment summit

    1 February 2011| MSN News

    Small island-states which are facing the biggest challenge from global warming will be at the focus of Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2011. The DSDS is the first major global meeting after the Cancun climate summit in December 2010 and will see participation of several world leaders. Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh will inaugurate it. The theme of the three-day meet, being organized by TERI, is 'Tapping Local Initiatives and Tackling Global Inertia'.