TERI in the News

3 record(s) found in 'May 2017'

  • India vows to strengthen ties with Pacific Islands countries

    25 May 2017| Hindustan Times

    India hosted 'India-Pacific Islands Sustainable Development Conference' in the Fijian capital of Suva and pledged to strengthen its partnership with the countries of the region as part of efforts to create a sustainable world. The conference is being held under the framework of the Forum for India Pacific Islands Co-operation (FIPIC), with TERI as its key knowledge partner. The conference will focussed on issues such as the blue economy, adaptation- mitigation practices for climate change, disaster preparedness, health, the International Solar Alliance as well as finding practical solutions to Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) implementation.

  • ARAI, TERI study ambient air quality in Delhi and NCR

    23 May 2017| Mint

    The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) and TERI are conducting an ambient air quality study to identify sources of pollution in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). Commissioned by the ministry of heavy industries last year, the study, expected to be concluded by August, is the first-of-its-kind in terms of scope and takes into account sources of pollution not just in Delhi but the entire NCR. The study has monitored air quality at 20 locations in the NCR. The study will have a model that can be used to a test an intervention by the legislators to gauge its impact on the air quality.

  • Negligible fall in Delhi pollution after odd-even formula, shows new study

    11 May 2017| Hindustan Times

    The odd-even vehicle restriction scheme introduced in Delhi for the first time in January 2016 could reduce pollution level by just around 2-3%. The study was done by a six member team of scientists from IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology in Pune, Environmental and Biomedical Metrology division of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and TERI.