TERI in the News

30 record(s) found in 'March 2006'

  • Maldives will be "Completely Devastate" by Rising Sea Levels, Warns UN

    9 March 2006| Minivan News

    The head of the United Nations panel on climate change warned that the Maldives and other low-lying states could be "completely devastated" by rising sea levels, caused by greenhouse gas emissions which lead to global warming. Dr R K Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Director-General of TERI, said that while there is mounting evidence that human activity is to blame for global warming, governments are doing too little to counter the threat.

  • OneWorld South Asia report on South to South ICT4D travelling workshop

    9 March 2006| Digital Opportunity Channel

    ARAVIS, TERI and MSSRF from India and Eastern Province Women's Development Association, Zambia; Mazumbuka Community Radio Station, Zambia; KFM, Uganda; Kubatana and SAFIRE, Zimbabwe from Africa participated in the Exchange Programme, which was organized from 18th March - 23rd March, 2005 in India. The six-day learning exchange programme gave participants a practical overview of various ICT initiatives in India and, more importantly, gave an insight into various models of ICT intervention in rural India. Achieving sustainability was the key to all the initiatives.

  • Power for Sunderbans islands

    7 March 2006| The Telegraph

    Work to bring electricity to 15 villages in the 20 Sunderbans islands is finally set to begin soon. The West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency is implementing the project. The agency had assigned the task of developing the master plan to TERI.

  • Global warming evidence grows - UN expert

    7 March 2006| The Age, Australia; Seven.com.au, Australia

    Evidence that humans are to blame for global warming is rising but governments are doing too little to counter the threat, the head of the United Nations climate panel said. Dr R K Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Director-General of TERI, also said that costs of braking climate change in coming decades might be less than forecast in the IPCC's last report in 2001.

  • Going up in smoke

    7 March 2006| Deccan Herald

    TERI has developed a modern wood gasifier, which is cheaper as well as being user friendly. Using a simple technology to convert wood to gas, this cone shaped oven's smoke output level is zero percentage.

  • A helping hand in rainwater harvesting

    4 March 2006| The Hindu, Property Plus (Bangalore edition)

    The Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology in the Indian Institute of Science campus gives details of the techniques and also suggest models that suit specific needs of houses or business complexes. The southern regional office of TERI can also be approached with the measurements of the building. Its experts will provide a RWH design and will also suggest the names of the persons who can implement it. TERI also takes up implementation of water management systems - with RWH being an essential part of it - for corporates and big institutions. It has put such systems in place for Bharat Electronics Ltd. and Tata BP Solar in the city and Microsoft Systems in Hyderabad.

  • Solar technologies to be popularized

    4 March 2006| The Hindu (Bangalore edition)

    TERI, along with three European partners, will design courses to impart knowledge about popular solar technologies so that the needs of the Indian energy sector can be met. Funded by the EU-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme, the project will have Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Solar Institute Juelich(Germany), Handwerkskammer Aachen (Germany) and Zentrum fur Aus-und Weiterbildung des Mittelstands, Eupen (Belgium) as the European partners.

  • Budget more media event: experts

    4 March 2006| Deccan Herald

    Speakers who provided valuable insights on Budget 2006-07 at Bangalore International Centre, at TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) complex in Domlur, included B K Bhattacharya, Former Chief Secretary, Dr Vinod Vyasulu, Director, Centre for Budget & Policy Studies, and Rostow Ravanan, Head-Finance, MindTree Consulting Pvt Ltd, and Prof S L Rao, Distinguised Fellow-TERI who moderated the discussions.

  • Courses on solar technology soon

    3 March 2006| Deccan Herald

    TERI, along with three European partners, will design courses to impart knowledge about popular solar technologies so that the needs of the Indian energy sector can be met. Funded by the EU-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme, the project will have Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Solar Institute Juelich (Germany), Handwerkskammer Aachen (Germany) and Zentrum fur Aus-und Weiterbildung des Mittelstands, Eupen (Belgium) as the European partners.

  • Deal set to alter global energy matrix

    3 March 2006| The Economic Times

    The Indo-US civil nuclear cooperation treaty is set to change India's energy matrix. the challenge of the new energy matrix lies in getting consumers to switch to non-fossil fuel. Says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI: "We need to pursue all our energy options, including the imported LNG and piped gas options as India needs to get all supplies it can on a sustained basis. The whole challenge is to get the fuel supplies without disruptions."

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