The COP26 Notebook is TERI’s ongoing effort to analyse the outcomes of COP26 with respect to India and the global community. It will see Distinguished Fellows, Senior Researchers, and TERI colleagues deliberate on the announcements made by Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the "Glasgow Climate Pact", and its implications on the fight against climate change.
Dr. Vibha Dhawan, DG, TERI on India's ambitious and bold stand on climate action and equity
Considering the urgency of actions needed to address climate change, it is encouraging to see India announcing ambitious 2030 targets along with initiatives such as the Infrastructure for Resilient Island States (IRIS) and Green Grids Initiative— One Sun One World One Grid (GGI-OSOWOG).Read more
COP26 outcomes are a mixed bag
Two areas where COP26 completed its work with a reasonable degree of efficiency are related to finalising the carbon market mechanisms under Article 6, and completing the residual transparency arrangements under Article 13 of the Paris Agreement.Read more
Reflections from COP26 - Relevance for India Inc.
The twenty-sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the UNFCCC, that is, The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference has sent a clear message to global corporates and executives—to direct their investments in innovative projects and new technologies, reassess their business models and carbon footprint in order to make a rapid and necessary transition to sustainability and guarantee a cleaner, safer, and healthier planet.Read more