TERI in the News

37 record(s) found in 'April 2006'

  • Coca-Cola: University ignores community concerns

    14 April 2006| Scoop

    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.

  • Wind energy has a bright future

    14 April 2006| The Economic Times

    The high going rates for naphtha and natural gas - on the back of soaring crude prices - makes wind power attractive. Already, a veritable gale in valuations has seen wind-power stocks soar. A TERI study found that by the tenth year of operations, the Centre can fully recoup its subsidy from a wind-farm.

  • Yale Prof. in Capital to finalise research programme with TERI

    14 April 2006| The Indian Express

    Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale University Daniel C. Esty is in New Delhi to finalise a three-year 825,000 US dollars initiative to establish a research and exchange programme between the Yale School of Forestry and TERI.

  • TERI, Yale School enter into partnership

    14 April 2006| NewKerala.com

    TERI and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies in the US have entered into a partnership to initiate a research and exchange programme. The collaborative programme will emphasize on teaching, training and research in areas of energy, climate change and carbon sequestration, environmental law and policy, joint forest and watershed management and industrial ecology, Daniel C Esty of the Center for Environmental Law and Policy at the Yale University told reporters.

  • Oil companies' sops bill mounts to Rs 2000 crore

    13 April 2006| Business Standard

    Even as international crude oil prices have touched $70 a barrel, the price of Indian basket of crude has rocketed to $66 a barrel. With companies continuing to incur losses on account of selling petroleum products below cost prices, experts feel that urgent steps must be taken to address the situation as the price rise is expected to continue. "There is a trend of unprecedented energy demand growth and at this rate, the prices may continue rising further," Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI said. He added that the government needed to phase out subsidies and increase the prices of petroleum products to prevent oil marketing companies from bleeding further.

  • DJB and TERI host Jal Jaagrukta award ceremony

    13 April 2006| Hindustan Times

    An award ceremony to felicitate the students and teachers who participated in various events conducted under the "Jal Jaagrukta", a school education programme initiated by TERI with support from the Delhi Jal Board, was organized recently. Chief minister Ms Sheila Dikshit gave away the prizes and released the resource material - handouts, bookmarks, notebook labels, and other dissemination information developed during the project.

  • CM gives tips on water usage

    10 April 2006| The Pioneer

    Speaking at an award ceremony at TERI, Delhi Chief Minister Ms Sheila Dikshit said that while the Delhi Jal Board should bear the responsibility of supplying water an ensuring equitable distribution, water conservation must be made every consumer's mission. At the award ceremony, students and teachers who participated in various events conducted under "Jal Jaagrukta", a school education programme initiated by TERI with support from the Delhi Jal Board, were felicitated.

  • Global warming

    9 April 2006| The Pioneer

    An acutely alarming analysis of data collected from the Greenland glaciers, the world's biggest source of fresh water, virtually suggests that Earth is hurtling towards a speedy end. According to Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, the reason for panic among climatologists is the rate at which the ice cap is melting.

  • Sheila presents water conservation awards

    8 April 2006| The Hindu

    Speaking at an award ceremony at TERI, Delhi Chief Minister Ms Sheila Dikshit said the Delhi Jal Board produces approximately 685 million gallons per day of water and presently this cannot be increased due to raw water constraints. At the award ceremony, students and teachers who participated in various events conducted under "Jal Jaagrukta", a school education programme initiated by TERI with support from the Delhi Jal Board, were felicitated.

  • Go in for rainwater harvesting straightaway

    8 April 2006| The Hindu, Property Plus, Bangalore

    TERI also takes up implementation of water management systems - with rainwater harvesting 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 Bangalore city and Microsoft Systems in Hyderabad.

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