TERI in the News

37 record(s) found in 'April 2006'

  • Winter Olympics could be Ford ski village spin-off

    23 April 2006| DailyIndia.com

    India could take a shot at hosting the Winter Olympics once American billionaire Alfred Ford's $300 million dream ski village in the upper reaches of this Himalayan resort takes shape. Indian Institute of Forest Management and TERI are to submit reports on the project that will be dovetailed into an Environmental Impact Assessment. This will be submitted to the state government after the Implementation Agreement is signed.

  • Worldly wise

    23 April 2006| The Economic Times

    Daniel C Esty, Hillhouse professor of environmental law and policy at Yale University, feels that in the realm of interdisciplinary studies that engulf economics, politics, ethics, philosophy, environmental studies and law, Indian institutions too should carve out a niche for themselves. "We are currently working on the Yale-TERI collaborative environmental studies programme. Such joint research and exchanges help in building sustainable North-South models. The exchange of faculty and students from both sides also adds a lot of value," he feels.

  • India ranks 118 on environment chart

    19 April 2006| The Asian Age

    India ranks 118th among 133 countries scored for their performance related to environment and protection of the ecosystem, according to an international study Environmental Performance Index 2006. "In every case, countries with low EPI scores have under-invested in environmental infrastructure and lack the capacity for aggressive pollution control or systematic natural resource management," said Director, Yale Centre for Environmental Law and Policy, Prof. Daniel C Esty. Prof. Esty was in New Delhi for an educational initiative between Yale University and TERI.

  • Expert for reforms in forest sector

    18 April 2006| The Tribune

    Climatic changes may affect floriculture and biodiversity, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI. Asserting that the forestry research and development should be given prime importance, he also stressed that economic development should not be at the cost of ecological security.

  • Water going down drain, railway to build recycling plant

    18 April 2006| The Times of India

    At a time when Delhi cannot afford to spare a single drop, a survey has revealed criminal wastage of water at New Delhi railway station. The station is facing a daily shortage of 24 lakh litres, says a survey done TERI. A TERI study proposes to construct a water recycling plant as a pilot project.

  • Recreating green from history

    18 April 2006| Deccan Herald

    If using passive solar energy to offset foul smell from a drain is the innovative aspect of TERI, at CII it is the passive downdraft environmental cooling. This is used in place of air conditioning. It makes use of the design used in ancient public buildings and palaces of India.

  • Expert for reforms in forest sector

    18 April 2006| The Tribune

    Climatic changes may affect floriculture and biodiversity, says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI. Asserting that the forestry research and development should be given prime importance, he also stressed that economic development should not be at the cost of ecological security.

  • Beleaguered Coke trying to make amends

    17 April 2006| The Statesman

    The University of Michigan accepted a proposal from the Coca-Cola company which ostensibly paves the way for a third party, independent investigation into the issues surrounding Coca-Cola in India and Colombia. The Coca-Cola company has proposed that an organization in India that it funds and sponsors, TERI, "develop a transparent and impartial independent third party assessment of water resource management practices at Coca-Cola company facilities in India," according to the company's letter to the university.

  • Greenhouse effect

    16 April 2006| The Times of India

    Making your dream house and caring for the environment is no longer a distant dream. The US Green Building Council awards internationally recognized certificates and TERI has come up with TERI Griha.

  • Michigan drops ban; Coke agrees to investigation

    14 April 2006| The Mac Weekly

    The University of Michigan accepted a proposal from the Coca-Cola company which ostensibly paves the way for a third party, independent investigation into the issues surrounding Coca-Cola in India and Colombia. The Coca-Cola company has proposed that an organization in India that it funds and sponsors, TERI, "develop a transparent and impartial independent third party assessment of water resource management practices at Coca-Cola company facilities in India," according to the company's letter to the university.

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