TERI in the News

  • TERI bags PCRA award

    10 February 2005| Deccan Herald

    TERI has won the Petroleum Conservation Research Association's Award for Excellence and Best Performance Improvement for the year 2004, for the second consecutive time.

  • Focus on sustainable development

    6 February 2005| The Hindu

    Showcasing environment-friendly technologies, the TERI Technology Exhibition for Sustainable Development was inaugurated by the President of Iceland Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, at Dilli Haat. The exhibition will be open from 6 to 9 February 2005.

  • Next ozone hole only waiting to be found, says Nobel laureate

    5 February 2005| The Indian Express

    Prof. Sherwood Rowland, recipient of the 1995 Nobel prize for his role in making the world aware of the danger of ozone-depleting CFCs, says he is waiting for the discovery of the next ozone hole. Prof. Rowland was in Delhi to attend the DSDS 2005.

  • Development summit begins

    4 February 2005| The Statesman

    New partnerships must be established if the motives of sustainable development were to be achieved, minister of state for environment and forest, Mr Namo Narain Meena told the fifth annual Delhi Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI.

  • Warning from Iceland Prez on global warming

    4 February 2005| The Indian Express

    The Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2005 was inaugurated by the President of Iceland Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson who called for the setting up of a "new open network of those who care" to combat catastrophic climatic changes like global warming.

  • TERI launches World Sustainable Development Forum

    28 January 2005| The Hindu

    TERI has launched the World Sustainable Development Forum to mobilise action worldwide to address the issues of sustainability on a global scale.

  • TERI to launch new project

    24 January 2005| The Times of India

    TERI is soon going to launch a project, YEARN (Youth for Ethical Action and Respect for Nature), which is aimed at inculcating among youth a sense of respect and responsibility towards the environment and the world around them.

  • Warming news is the big chill

    24 January 2005| The Times of India

    Global warming has hit the danger point and immediate steps are needed to reduce pollution to prevent extinction of human race, Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC and Director-General, TERI, said at a recent conference of Small Island Developing States in Mauritius.

  • Pig manure and hot air

    18 January 2005| Business Standard

    "India has the world's largest number of CDM (Clean Development Mechanism) projects that have been approved by the government," says Dr Prodipto Ghosh, secretary, ministry of environment and forests, explaining that the country is off to a good start while chasing the opportunity that's come about now that the Kyoto Protocol is going to come into force. "While there,s money to be made from carbon trading," says Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, "it's not large enough to make a project viable in itself." At most, Dr Pachauri explains, it could improve a project's viability by a couple of percentage points.

  • Overhaul IMD on UK, Chinese models: expert

    9 January 2005| Deccan Herald

    Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI, said that India needs to overhaul the working of its meteorological department based on the Chinese and UK models to predict disasters and improve the warning system if it has to avoid the devastation in the future as the one created by the tsunami disaster on December 26.