TERI in the News

5 record(s) found in 'October 2013'

  • Yes Bank, TERI-BCSD launch knowledge paper

    29 October 2013| India Blooms

    Private sector bank Yes Bank along with TERI BCSD has launched a knowledge paper on the challenges of harnessing energy in a cleaner manner, titled 'Low Carbon Industrial growth in India' at the Leadership Summit for Sustainable Development.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee pitches for stricter regulation to conserve water

    28 October 2013| The Economic Times

    Amid prediction of acute water shortage in the country by 2050 due to limited potential of 'utilizable' quantity of this resource, President Pranab Mukherjee called for a broad over-arching 'national legal framework' to deal with the situation and appealed the users to work for cutting down wastage. He was speaking after inaugurating the second 'India Water Forum' (IWF), which is being organized by TERI in association with different central ministries, including ministry of water resources, and World Bank.

  • Freak weather offshoot of climate change: experts

    25 October 2013| The Times of India

    Intermittent showers in Hyderabad have flummoxed Met officials, while climate change experts said it is increasingly becoming difficult to predict future weather events in the country, considering how ambiguous the weather systems are turning out to be. The changes could be offshoots of climate change and global warming, the experts said. Terming rains in Hyderabad during this time of the year as unusual; Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal are also getting rainfall, but due to the after-effects of Cyclone Phailin, said Ms Suruchi Bhadwal, Associate Director, Earth Sciences and Climate Change division, TERI.

  • Climate change affecting major food crops

    19 October 2013| The Hindu Business Line

    Agricultural production has seen a significant dip due to the effects of climate change, such as increased temperature, floods and drought. Climate change has resulted in 70 per cent of the country's land becoming drought-prone, 12 per cent flood-prone, while eight per cent is affected by cyclones. In a country struggling with rising population and the need to feed more mouths every year, farm production is taking a big hit, according to Dr Sanjoy Bandyopadhyay, Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, who was addressing a meet on 'Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture', organised by TERI.

  • Effective Environmental Legislation Crucial To Deal With Climate Change, Says Experts

    18 October 2013| India Education Diary

    The need to bring out the best practices, common modalities of approach in addressing climate change from a regional perspective cannot be missed. Keeping this in view, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and TERI kick started a two-day conference entitled 'Environmental Legislation and Climate Change: Effective Response in Asia'.