TERI in the News

14 record(s) found in 'December 2008'

  • Initiative to tackle climate change

    9 December 2008| The Hindu

    A programme aimed at inspiring young people to spread awareness about climate change, its effects and steps to mitigate them has been launched by the British Council in partnership with TERI. The International Climate Champions 2009 has been launched, which will witness 60 young Indian and five Sri Lankan students being selected to become ambassadors for spreading awareness on climate change. They will also get an opportunity to work towards mitigating its effects in India. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the British Council and TERI to jointly manage and implement the 'International Climate Champions Programme' across India, a release said.

  • Khandeshwar lake gets Environment Resource Centre

    9 December 2008| Indian Express

    In Mumbai, the City and Industrial Development Corporation launched the Environment Resource Centre - a Rs 35-million project, near the Khandeshwar lake, Panvel. The center, conceptualized by TERI, will be developed according to a sustainable model inside a 4000 sq ft bungalow near the lake. According to Dr Anjali Parasnis, TERI Mumbai, who has been working on the concept, the idea is to develop and maintain the water body and its surrounding area in such a way that it becomes a livesource for bankable water as well as aid educational and research programmes in the future. In a four-hour launch programme called 'Reflection', school students from Panvel were taken on their first nature trail along the Khandeshwar lake and through the 200-year-old temple area.

  • British Council starts climate championship

    4 December 2008| The Asian Age

    British Council and TERI have launched the International Climate Champions 2009. The programme is aimed at inspiring young, especially students, on the issue of climate change. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the British Council and TERI to jointly manage and implement the this programme across India and Sri Lanka. Under the programme, 60 young Indians and five Sri Lankan students will be selected as ambassadors for communicating the message of limate change and work towards mitigating its effects in India.

  • Youth to spread climate change message

    4 December 2008| The Hindu

    60 youngsters from India and five from Sri Lankan nationals will be chosen as ambassadors for communicating the message of climate change as part of the International Climate Champions-2009. The British Council in partnership with TERI has launched the youth-oriented programme aimed at inspiring young people, especially students, to spread word about climate change, its effects and what can be done to mitigate them.

Archives