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Holistic Wellness Centre & Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal launched

22 Feb 2024
| The Shillong Times

On February 22, 2024, a significant milestone was achieved in Meghalaya with the inauguration of the Holistic Wellness Centre and the launch of the Meghalaya Traditional Knowledge Portal. A Collaborative programme of Bio-Resource Development Centre, an autonomous R&D institution under Planning Department, Government of Meghalaya, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi and the Meghalaya Basin Development Agency.

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Climate justice should be North Star in fight against climate change: VP Jagdeep Dhankhar

08 Feb 2024
| The Economic Times

Vice President Mr Jagdeep Dhankhar on 7 February 2024 said climate justice should guide the efforts against climate change, considering its disproportionate impact on the most-vulnerable communities. Addressing the World Sustainable Development Summit organised by independent think tank TERI, Mr Dhankhar highlighted India's leading role in global environmental protection and climate justice initiatives.

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India a global force multiplier in climate change fight: PM lauds

08 Feb 2024
| Business Standard

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his best wishes to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for the 23rd edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) and said that India has emerged as a global force multiplier in the fight against climate change. In his message for the summit on 7 February 2024, Prime Minister Modi highlighted that the World Sustainable Development Summit has evolved into a pre-eminent platform to foster dialogue, collaboration, and action on

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India force multiplier in global fight against climate change: PM

07 Feb 2024
| Moneycontrol

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi said on 7 February 2024 that India has emerged as a global force multiplier in the fight against climate change. In a written message for the launch of the World Sustainable Development Summit by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), he said that the country's focus on clean energy highlights its keen sense of responsibility for the future.

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Electricity use in agriculture sector jumps to 37.1 per cent since 2009-10

25 Jan 2024
| The Economic Times

The share of direct energy use in the form of electricity in the agriculture sector in India rose from 28.75 per cent in 2009-10 to 37.1 per cent in 2019-20 of the total energy use, according to a new data yearbook by The Energy Research Institute (TERI).

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India's renewable energy supply on the rise: Report

25 Jan 2024
| The Hindustan Times

The share of renewable energy (wind, solar and other RE) increased to 30.1% in 2023 compared to 27.5% in 2022 with the share of coal-based power plants decreasing from 51.1% to 49.3%, marking a change in the energy supply mix, according to the TERI data book which sources information from various government and non-government sources. The book tracks various energy sectors, including coal and lignite, petroleum and natural gas, and renewables.

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EESL Signs MoUs with Partner Organizations to Boost Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

19 Jan 2024
| Energetica

These initiatives are poised to double energy efficiency and triple renewable energy, in alignment with the ambitious targets set at COP28 and G20. MoU with TERI for Partnership Development; EESL and TERI join forces to identify collaboration areas in energy efficiency and clean energy. The partnership encompasses prioritizing policies, technical studies, large-scale program implementation, and training. This collaboration focuses on capacity building, knowledge product development,

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TERI partners with Kaizzen for World Sustainable Development Summit 2024 outreach

18 Jan 2024
| Indian Television

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) partnered with Kaizzen, a leading integrated communications agency, to curate the media and social media outreach for the upcoming World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2024 to be held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi in February. The 23rd edition annual flagship event of the not-for-profit, policy research organisation is scheduled to be held from 7 to 9 February 2024. WSDS 2024 will focus on the umbrella theme: 'Leadership for Sustainable

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COP28 delivered but what happens in the next COP will matter

18 Jan 2024
| The Week

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), hosted a discussion on the outcomes of COP28 and way forward for COP29 on 16 January 2024. In the opening remarks, Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, emphasized the need to prioritize the initiatives necessary to be undertaken between the COPs, stating the urgent need for action on decisions. Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, highlighted some of the key decisions made at COP28, including decisions made on the Loss and Damage Fund, the

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PM2.5 down by 7% in Faridabad, but it's still 3rd most polluted city

11 Jan 2024
| The Times of India

Faridabad is the only Haryana city listed as a 'non-attainment city' by the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), as its air quality didn't meet the national ambient air quality standards between 2011 and 2015. According to NCAP data, Faridabad's average PM2.5 concentration was 94.5 µg/m3 in 2019, which dropped to 87.6 µg/m3 in 2020 due to the lockdowns imposed during the pandemic. The number, however, spiked to 95.6 µg/m3 the following year. 'Non-attainment' cities have to reduce PM2.5

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Delhi Metro emerges as 'Reliable Mode of Transport', earns praise for its social, economic, and environmental contributions

08 Jan 2024
| The Economic Times

Surpassing expectations, the Delhi Metro has experienced an 8 percent increase in ridership, accommodating around 67 lakh passenger journeys on weekdays. Despite projecting 6,218,861 daily passenger journeys for 2023, the actual figure reached 6,721,020 (weekdays average only) in October 2023. It has earned recognition for its social, economic, and environmental contributions. The various reports from EPCA, the Parliamentary Committee, and TERI emphasize DMRC's crucial role in combating

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