Decarbonizing the built environment: COP28 and cement’s challenge
November 24, 2023
| Ms Sheen Pandita
| The Financial Express
India's position as the world's second-largest cement producer, closely trailing China, merits attention. It boasts a emission intensity of 0.627 tCO2/ton for cement, a figure that, while only marginally lower than the global average, sharply contrasts with the notably higher values of 0.781 in the United States and 0.739 in the United Kingdom, says Ms Sheen Pandita, Project Associate, Sustainable Buildings Division, TERI.
COP28 will be more decisive on climate change issues
November 19, 2023 |
November 19, 2023
The conference will focus on issues like greenhouse emissions, loss and damage funds, climate finance, and health security and address other issues like CBAM says Ms Suruchi Bhadwal, Director, TERI.
Heat on UAE to give COP28 ambitious edge we need
October 23, 2023
The UAE, as holder of the COP presidency, will have to deal with four other major tasks: getting agreements on the Global Stocktake of climate action; building consensus on Global Goal on Adaptation; setting up the Loss and Damage Fund; and advancing climate finance commitments beyond 2025 says Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency and Governance Division, TERI.
Ahead of COP28 Summit, experts discuss plan to bridge Rs 16 tln gap in MSME sustainable finance
October 20, 2023 |
October 20, 2023
The Economic Times
TERI has launched the Expert Group on financing MSMEs for Long Term Low Carbon Development Strategy in association with Bloomberg Philanthropies, said Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava, Associate Director, TERI.
Loss and Damage Fund talks deadlocked before COP28 as rich nations push for World Bank control
October 19, 2023 |
October 19, 2023
Private sector capital can be leveraged and other multilateral financial institutions can be asked to contribute to the Fund if it’s operated by the World Bank as a facility. The World Bank facility will offer loans rather than grants. This could lead to countries accumulating debt, said Mr R R Rashmi, former lead climate negotiator and Distinguished Fellow at TERI.
Climate lessons from G20 for Dubai COP28
October 16, 2023
| The Hindustan Times
At COP28, the UAE will have to ensure that these issues of immediate importance are not lost at the altar of future transition says Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, Resource Efficiency & Governance Division, TERI.