TERI in the News

3 record(s) found in 'September 2015'

  • Experts call for a roadmap to develop smart cities

    24 September 2015| Deccan Herald

    Experts in the field of environment, public health and urban development have called for a roadmap to make cities smarter in India, to make them energy efficient and ecologically sustainable. Speaking at a workshop on Sustainable Cities and Climate Change organised by Consulate General of Federal Republic of Germany, Fraunhofer and the TERI in Bengaluru, the Consul General of Germany (Karnataka and Kerala) Mr Jorn Rohde said that there is urgent need for an international agreement between cities to handle global warming and climate change. Mr Pronab Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow & Director of Southern Regional Centre, TERI, said that big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru shared many features. The carrying capacity of the cities have been deteriorating and depleting, so that a new map of how the cities should cope with global issues has to be drawn.

  • India is well-suited to lead energy transformation: US official

    22 September 2015| The Economic Times

    As the world moves towards renewable energy, India is "well-suited" to lead energy transformation to a clean and renewable energy future, Mr Amos Hochstein, US Special Envoy for International Energy Affairs said in his address at the Sixth Annual India-US Energy Partnership Summit organised by TERI in Washington DC, USA. Mr Hochstein said that the world is at a historic period of transformation in energy because of the rapid changes across the spectrum.

  • New Sanitation Block inaugurated at St Bartholomew's School, Chorao as part of the Project STARS initiative

    21 September 2015| Goa Newswire

    Project STARS, a TERI-Dempo partnership, is working towards encouraging schools to practice the principles of sustainability by focusing on its environmental and social performance - both tied together with a strong cultural thread. As part of this initiative, Chorao based St Bartholomew's School received a new sanitation facility for the benefit of its young students. Project STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Action and Reporting in Schools) consolidates the TERI-DEMPO partnership by carrying forward and building upon the work carried under the previous TERI-Dempo initiative, "The Vasudeva V. Dempo Climate Change Awareness Programme for Goan School Children 2010-2012".