G20 nations need to amp up emission cut targets: Report
November 11, 2019 |
November 11, 2019
The New Indian Express
Among the G20 countries, India has the most ambitious NDC. However, it still needs real action now to prepare the different sectors for stringent emission reductions, says Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, TERI
Kyoto Protocol's emission trading mechanisms could become redundant after 2020
November 8, 2019
| Indian Express
The next climate conference to be held in Madrid in December has the challenge of deciding how markets can be deployed in the service of climate. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), a product of the Kyoto Protocol, is one such market instrument that can help industry as well as climate. Along with China and Brazil, India is a leader in CDM since its inception in 2007. A number of small and medium projects in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, set up in India in the last two decades, owe their origin to the financing support available from CDM.
TERI to study impact of climate change on farm sector
September 1, 2019 |
September 1, 2019
The Hindu Business line
TERI is undertaking a study on the impact of climate change and sustainability on the agriculture sector in India and come out with probable solutions to address these.
State finally takes climate change seriously
August 24, 2019 |
August 24, 2019
In October 2017, the Maharashtra Cabinet gave approval to a climate change policy based on an action plan submitted by TERI. The policy had cautioned of adverse impacts of climate change on agriculture, and possible floods and health-related problems.
The geopolitics of climate action
August 5, 2019
| Business Standard
June and July this year have been some of the hottest months in recorded history and 2015-2019 was also the hottest five-year period on record. In India, Delhi recorded a record temperature of 48°C on June 10 this year at Palam and temperatures in excess of 50°C were recorded in Rajasthan. Europe and the United States sweltered in unprecedented heat. The extraordinary heat was accompanied by dramatic ice melt in Greenland, in the Arctic and on European glaciers.
Climate-resilient traditional practices can protect rural livelihood
July 21, 2019 |
July 21, 2019
Imprudent use of water in the agriculture sector, said Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, TERI.