TERI in the News

6 record(s) found in 'April 2012'

  • India, US must pool their resources on energy and climate issues: Pachauri

    27 April 2012| Zee News

    India and the US must pool in their resources to develop policies and solutions to address challenges being faced in the fields of climate change and clean energy, Dr R K Pachauri has said. "It is imperative for India and the US to pool their resources, the skills, technological capabilities and innovativeness, to develop policies and solutions to the challenges of energy security," Dr Pachauri, Director-General of TERI said in his address to the third India-US Energy Partnership Summit.

  • Green champs from schools honoured

    23 April 2012| Hindustan Times

    TERI launched Phase IV of a joint initiative, Project Search (Sensitisation, Education and Awareness on Recycling for a Cleaner Habitat), with a vision to create awareness among school students and teachers about waste and popularise reducing, reusing and recycling garbage. The Phase IV of the project, which envisages setting up of collection centres in member schools for the collection of dry waste and recyclables, aims to reach 1.70 lakh children in 170 schools in Delhi, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune as well as in the Dhaka. Packaging major Tetra is a partner in the initiative.

  • Gujarat has 749 gw of renewable energy potential: TERI

    20 April 2012| The Economic Times

    Gujarat's overall integrated renewable energy potential is estimated to be around 748.77 GW, according to a study conducted by TERI. Gujarat's potential for concentrated solar power (CSP) with water availability stands at 345.71 gw, solar photovoltaic (SPV) wind hybrid excluding CSP at 240.60 gw, only SPV excluding wind and CSP at 21.36 gw, only wind excluding solar potential at 139.21 gw and biomass at 1.89 gw.

  • Himachal Pradesh to have first govt 'green building'

    14 April 2012| The Tribune

    Keen to popularise the concept of "green buildings" which is yet to catch up in the hill state, the Department of Environment has decided to make its Centre of Climate Change building, in the Bemloe area as the first structure, which will be environment-friendly and non-degrading. The building for Centre of Climate Change being set up here with the assistance of TERI, New Delhi, will be the first building in the state capital and among the very few in the state to qualify as a "green building".

  • TERI organizes 'Climate Change Forum' to facilitate public discussions on key climate change issues

    11 April 2012| India Education Dairy

    TERI has established a Climate Change Forum with a view to promote informed discussion on the issues that include NAPCC (National Action Plan on Climate Change), state-level plans and other domestic responses addressing climate change; the state of international negotiations on climate change and the major issues in debate; and inter-linkages between climate change and other major global concerns, for example, trade, intellectual property rights, human rights, and human security. The Forum also discussed about how a promising start has been made at the domestic level with the launch of the Prime Minister's National Action Plan on Climate Change. The Action Plan sets out a comprehensive response to climate change in the overall context of development, identifying "measures that promote India's development objectives while also yielding co-benefits for addressing climate change effectively".

  • MBA in urban management

    9 April 2012| The Times of India (Education Times)

    A two-year MBA in urban management has been launched by TERI University. Rapid urbanisation and expansion of our cities has brought in new challenges in management and governance. These challenges require a radical change in the way we have been managing urban development in our country. The subjects that will be taught over the four semesters include managerial economics, urban policies, urban legislation, municipal accounting and financial management, project development, management and financing and SEZ and township development, among others.