India must be alert to changing climate politics
January 4, 2023
| Hindustan Times
The next COP will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and politics is bound to be at the centre stage. There are several reasons for this. The initial concern is operationalizing the loss and damage fund, including mandatory/assessed contributors and its obvious political overtones and implications. A bye for oil and gas is also possible, given that COP28 is being hosted in a significant oil-producing country which will put more pressure on coal.
Tackling climate action roadblocks in 2023
December 31, 2022
| The New Indian Express
The government has reiterated in the Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy that it is keen to encourage green hydrogen and biofuel investments. However, this entails a clear assessment of the demand from various sectors and investments within a timeframe. Managing the transition in all sectors affected by climate change is a complex process. Taking the proper steps will make it easier.
Climate expert Dipak Dasgupta guest at Explained Live today
December 21, 2022 |
December 21, 2022
The Indian Express
To be meaningful, the loss and damage fund would need large amounts of money flowing in. The financial needs of developing countries to fund reconstruction activities after being hit by climate disasters runs into tens of billions of dollars every year, says, climate expert Mr Dipak Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, during Explained Live talk.
TERI's Outreach on 'Challenges and Opportunities from COP27: Experts Sum up Key Takeaways'
December 14, 2022 |
December 14, 2022
Asian News International
TERI with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies organised a session on "COP-27 Outcomes: From the perspectives of Policy, Research & Businesses" summing up views and setting expectations from a wide range of experts from the government, think-tanks and the industry. Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, highlighted the core contributions of the COP besides stressing on the fact that while developments with regard to certain key discussion agendas of the COP did happen, the implementation part is yet to be visible.
What is climate change governance?
December 12, 2022
| Teacher Plus Magazine
Climate change is a major global environmental issue with severe local consequences. The Earth's temperature has risen by 1.1°C since pre-industrial times. While this rise may appear minuscule, the world is already feeling its effects. Building climate change solutions calls for a multilevel climate governance process that involves participation from all relevant societal segments. India is the world’s third-largest producer of greenhouse gases, making it one of the most climate-vulnerable countries. According to Ms.
India can achieve Net Zero by 2047: Experts
December 9, 2022 |
December 9, 2022
The 4th Annual Energy Finance Conference India, 2022, hosted by IIT-Madras, Centre for Financial Accountability, Indo-German Center for Sustainability and Climate Trends, features discussions on a variety of topics relating to Energy and Finance. According to Mr. Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, in his keynote talk, India should have the national ambition of achieving net zero by 2047 at 100 years of Independence and in time to restrict global warming to 1.5 degrees.