TERI in the News

  • 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.

  • Better fuel, stricter norms needed to curb air pollution: R K Pachauri

    30 November -0001| NDTV

    There is an urgent need to improve fuel quality and implement stricter norms to check vehicular emissions and poor air quality in Indian cities. The unconstrained growth of motor vehicles in recent years has become a major source of pollution, which not only affects air quality adversely wherever vehicles ply, but also adds to emissions of greenhouse gases at the global level, said Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General, TERI. Dr Pachauri was speaking at a workshop on Reducing Vehicular Emissions and Improving Fuel Efficiency.

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  • Chandigarh first to get solar power tool

    30 November -0001| The Times of India

    Chandigarh has become the first city to offer rooftop mapping facility through web-GIS; (geographic information system), a tool launched by TERI. The announcement was made during the national meet on solar cities held recently. Representatives of TERI said Chandigarh has total 1.10 lakh rooftops, where 400 megawatt capacity solar plants could be installed.

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  • Conserve resources: Sheila

    30 November -0001| The Hindu

    Delhi's Chief Minister Ms Sheila Dikshit exhorted the people to involve themselves in conservation of resources, particularly power and water, stating that Delhi was a land-locked territory with limited resources of its own. Speaking at the inauguration of the three-day Delhi Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI, Ms Dikshit said there was a need to fully understand the importance of conservation of all natural resources, including water, as otherwise there would be a world war-like situation on the issue of water.

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