TERI in the News

14 record(s) found in 'October 2007'

  • Nobel committee recognises IPCC’s contribution

    14 October 2007

    The Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 was awarded to the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and to the former Vice-President of the US, Albert Arnold Gore by the Nobel Prize Committee. more

  • Carbon-heavy growth 'suicide' for India, says climate expert

    9 October 2007| AFP

    High incomes and high carbon dioxide emissions go hand-in-hand all over the world, but the head of the globe's top scientific body on climate change says India can be different. India is drafting a climate change strategy due next month, ahead of a key United Nations meeting in Bali, Indonesia, in December to begin talks on post-2012 emissions-cuts commitments. "India shouldn't emulate the path that has been established by developed countries. It would be suicide for us," Dr Rajendra K Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), told AFP in an interview.

  • TERI sets up solar powered IT Knowledge Center in rural Gurgaon

    5 October 2007| India eNews

    Treading ahead with initiatives towards nurturing and building capacities amongst village communities, TERI gave rural Gurgaon its first ever solar powered IT knowledge Center. The highlight of the IT Knowledge Centre is its capacity of providing clean and reliable power solutions to a variety of rural applications, through a Hybrid Universal Solar Power Pack developed by TERI that uses solar energy to charge batteries and provide reliable power for appliances like computers etc.

  • Mumbai's ferry boat owners going green

    3 October 2007| IBN Live

    Ferry owners who have been ferrying tourists to the Elephanta Caves have shifted to a new five-per cent blend of biodiesel and it is reflecting on their bottom line. Awareness programmes like the one conducted by TERI have popularized the green fuels. After the Green Boats project came into practice, the emissions have drastically reduced.