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In Last Seven Months, India Generated Around 33,000 Tonnes COVID-19 Waste, Maharashtra Biggest Contributor: Report

12 Jan 2021
| Swachh India NDTV

According to Mr Sourabh Manuja, Fellow, Centre for Waste Management, Environment & Waste Management Division at TERI, our cities need appropriate training and capacity building along with the infrastructure to manage the bio-medical waste they generate, including domestic hazardous waste.

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About 14 per cent cut in CO2 emissions possible in small commercial vehicle segment with EV push: Study

18 Dec 2020
| ET Energy World

The study by TERI has come up with various recommendations, including setting up of a nationwide vehicle scrappage policy programme, with a focus on electric vehicle replacement.

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How green is my fertiliser?

17 Dec 2020
| Forbes India

Working towards researching and manufacturing these nano-fertilisers for a variety of crops is the TERI Deakin Nano-Biotechnology Centre in Gurugram. It has field-tested some of these fertilisers, and found improvements in the crop yields of tomatoes, paddy and soybean, and is conducting further field trials in many states across India.

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Is 'dynamic' Paris Agreement proving enough to combat climate change?

14 Dec 2020
| China Dialogue

Dr Ajay Mathur, Indian negotiator in Paris, Director-General of TERI and member of the Prime Minister's council on climate change, points to the Indian Nationally Determined Contribution - the country's Paris pledge - that at least 40% of electricity generation capacity would be non-fossil fuels by 2030.

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Solar technical training concludes at Yognilayam

09 Dec 2020
| The Sentinel

Under the umbrella initiatives of Green Skill Development Programme supported by Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, TERI -- one of the ENVIS Resource Partners -- started a six-week long solar energy certificate course for 30 rural and unemployed youths of Assam at Yognilayam, Abhaypur, North Guwahati, Assam in collaboration with Seva Bharati Purbanchal.

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Indian government forms national panel to drive Paris Agreement goals

02 Dec 2020
| Mongabay

The Government of India has formed a national-level committee for a coordinated approach to pursue the country’s climate change goals under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Mr R. R. Rashmi, a former senior climate change negotiator and Distinguished Fellow, TERI, believes that this panel will encourage inter-sectoral exchanges through a formal platform and help the government in deciding its approach to updating or enhancing the NDCs, on which a decision has to be taken before the next CoP.

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India has a Great Foundation and Suitable Environment to Develop EV Ecosystem Further

02 Dec 2020
| Saur Energy International

Speaking at the webinar on 'Future of E-Mobility in India: Strategies to Drive Demand' - part of COP26 Webinar Series organised by TERI and the British High Commission, Regional Ambassador for Asia-Pacific and South Asia for COP26, Mr Ken O'Flaherty said that electric vehicles are already cheaper to run than ICE vehicles and they are expected to be cheaper to buy within the next few years.

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India will exceed global warming target if it does not limit carbon emissions, according to G20's climate change report

18 Nov 2020
| Business Insider

The 2020 Climate Transparency Report is an annual collaboration between 14 think tanks, including TERI, and NGOs across G20 countries.

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Gurugram: Gains lost? Farm fires spike after 3-year dip

13 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

According to data compiled between 2016 and 2020 by TERI, September this year was the worst since 2016 in terms of stubble burning cases recorded.

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Gurugram’s October air poorer than last year, but major pollutants saw a decline

05 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

The presence of major pollutants is low this year because of the lockdown. High temperature combustion resulting from emission of vehicles, power plants, DG sets and industries are the prime sources of nitrogen oxide in the air. But fortunately, a lower number of vehicles and factories were operating this year, said Mr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI.

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