TERI in the News

36 record(s) found in 'August 2007'

  • Delhi government calls upon people to preserve natural resources

    23 August 2007| India EduNews

    Chief Minister Ms Sheila Dikshit speaking at Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Divas-2007 celebrations, stated that the Delhi Government, which has been providing grants of Rs 6000 for purchase of solar water heater to individuals to promote alternative source of energy, would now be constituting teams of school children and energy conservators to inspect hotels and other buildings where installation of solar energy equipment has been made compulsory. The programme was organized by TERI and the Union Ministry for New and Renewable Energy to mark the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister.

  • Mukesh Ambani emphasizes innovation as key driver for excellence at TERI's Foundation Day Lecture

    23 August 2007| Business Wire India

    Celebrating 25 years of Research and Innovation, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) sought inspiration and guidance from the world’s 14th ranked billionaire Mukesh Ambani in defining the path towards inclusive development. Faced with the threat of climate change that would exacerbate the vulnerabilities created by economic and resource poverty, the poor in India and the world urgently need the participation and intervention of the resource rich to mitigate both their threats and vulnerabilities. Speaking at the 6th Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture organized by TERI, Mr Mukesh Ambani, shared his vision and ideologies for the country and spoke about the need of innovation to achieve excellence in the changing global scenario of rapid economic integration.

  • Global warming and the future of lighting

    23 August 2007| The Times of India

    To discuss the way forward for lighting industries and its impact on the global ecology, ET in association with Philips organized a Think Turf event to mull over issues on global warming and the future of lighting. At the event, Dr Leena Srivastava, TERI, emphasized the need for initiatives from the government on energy conservation.

  • Green fuels, N-energy to power country: Mukesh Ambani

    22 August 2007| The Economic Times

    Speaking at the sixth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture organized by TERI, Mr Mukesh Ambani said that renewable energy sources and nuclear power would be the driving factors for building energy security in the country in future.

  • Ambani bats for biofuels to boost rural prosperity

    22 August 2007| Hindustan Times

    Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman and managing director Mr Mukesh Ambani said technology could help marginal farmers breed agricultural produce which in turn can meet critical energy needs. "A convergence between energy and agriculture can address energy security while raising income levels of farmers. This can be done through a biofuels revolution. It is possible to develop hybrid and transgenic technologies to use marginal lands for producing biofuel crops,"said Mr Ambani while delivering the sixth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture organized by TERI.

  • Mukesh spells 4-point development agenda

    22 August 2007| The Financial Express

    The next direction of growth for the Indian Inc is a convergence of sectors varying from energy to farm to civil engineering. And the colour of growth is green. From the farm sector to bio-fuels to placing higher incomes at the bottom of the pyramid, it is all green. These were the thoughts of corporate czar Mr Mukesh Ambani. Speaking at the sixth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture organized by TERI, Mr Ambani laid stress on conceptualizing a new development model for propelling a double-digit growth.

  • The price of clean air

    21 August 2007| Business Standard

    As part of a project conceived by TERI, around half of the 90-odd boat-owners at Mumbai's Gateway of India have begun using blended diesel in their boats. The boat-owners who ply rides to Mandwa and Alibag on the mainland, Elephanta island and the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, and ferry tourists around the harbour buy the cleaner fuel at slightly less (around 80 paise less) than regular diesel which costs around Rs 34 a litre. Tests conducted by TERI on the boat emissions show that using the 5 per cent blended fuel cuts significant levels of air pollution, so it is worth figuring a way to continue to use

  • Rich should share wealth with poor: Mukesh Ambani

    21 August 2007| India eNews

    Reliance Industries chairman Mr Mukesh Ambani, touted as India's second-most wealthy man, said the rich must share wealth with the poor. He also pushed for a new development model for India to reduce disparities. 'India is definitely turning a new leaf though there are concerns on many fronts,'Mr Ambani said, delivering the sixth Darbari Seth Memorial Lecture organized by TERI.

  • Climate change laws need a rethink, says TERI chief

    20 August 2007| The Times of India

    Warning of dire consequences of global climate change, Dr R K Pachauri, Director General of TERI and Chairman of IPCC, urged the legal fraternity use tenets drawn from laws of different countries to expose the global disconnect, which has led to lack of action in solving the problem. Delivering the 15th convocation address of the National Law School of India University in Bangalore, Dr Pachauri called for adequate teeth to ensure proper response by those responsible for the problem and penalties for those who do not comply with the provisions of the global agreements like the UNFCCC.

  • Stress on need for global action on climate change

    20 August 2007| Deccan Herald

    Law professionals should motivate decision makers to begin global action to protect lives of people who would be affected by climate change, Dr P K Pachauri, Chairman of Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change and Director-General of TERI, said. In his convocation address at the 15th convocation of the National Law School of India University in Bangalore, Dr Pachauri said surface temperature has been increasing at an alarming pace at the global level.