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Budget 2024: Import duty on renewable sector components a double-edged sword, need gradual transition, say experts

11 Jul 2024
| The Economic Times

Citing the Prime Minister's announcement in Glasgow at COP26 that India would have 500GW of fossil fuel-free energy generation capacity by 2030, Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, noted that most of this capacity has to come from renewables, and renewables now need storage. An announcement of a steep rise in annual capacity addition of renewables along with storage and ensuring provision of necessary green finance for this purpose would send the right signals.

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211cr projects approved for Clean Ganga mission

09 Jul 2024
| The Times of India

The study to be conducted by a consortium of institutions, including IIT Roorkee, IIT-BHU, TERI and Hokkaido University, under the Namami Gange programme, aims to assess the temporary impact of population on sewage infrastructure and river water quality and to develop better strategies for future collective projects along riverbanks.

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Aaranyak-TERI holds capacity building training for grassroot leaders in Kohora

04 Jul 2024
| The Shillong Times

A two-day workshop on participatory mapping for grassroot leaders for implementation of seventh operational phase of GEF small grants was organised collaboratively by TERI (The Energy and Resource Institute) and region's premier biodiversity conservation organisation Aaranyak recently. The workshop was organised during June 27-28 at the Community Resource Centre, Chandrasing Rongpi Memorial High School, Chandrasing Rongpi of Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong landscape in Assam. A diverse group of 10

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TERI, GCCI to target zero emissions by ’70

04 Jul 2024
| The Times of India

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) have signed a MoU to build a sustainable roadmap for Goa to achieve net zero emissions by 2070. GCCI president Mr Shrinivas Dempo, on the 50-year celebrations of TERI, stated GCCI has been inclusively working on the sustainable development of Goa with the roadmap of 2047. Chief Minister of Goa Mr Pramod Sawant said that TERI has equipped policymakers, businesses, and communities with tools to

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Must conserve 20% of water for future: WRD

04 Jul 2024
| The Times of India

The chief engineer of the water resources department (WRD), Mr Pramod Badami, said that to ensure sufficiency for Goa in the future, the state must start conserving 20% of the water available in the state. Mr Badami said The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) should carry out a study on the water usage patterns in Goa at present.

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Goa's green push: TERI, GCCI partner to accelerate sustainable industries

03 Jul 2024
| Navhind Times

The president of the Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI), Mr Shrinivas Dempo, and the Director General of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Dr Vibha Dhawan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 2 July 2024 aimed at conducting baseline assessments and providing consultancy services on environmentally sustainable practices for industries. The signing took place at the golden jubilee celebration of The Energy and Resources Institute. The gathering brought together

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Assess carrying capacity of state, Goa turning into Delhi's extension

03 Jul 2024
| The Times of India

Former Union minister Mr Suresh Prabhu on 2 July 2024 said Goa govt should assess the carrying capacity of the state, as people from across the country particularly North India want to settle in Goa. Mr Prabhu made the statements while speaking at the golden jubilee function of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in Panaji.

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Carrying capacity study for Goa coast in progress: Goa minister Aleixo Sequeira

02 Jul 2024
| The Hindustan Times

The Goa government is in the process of conducting a carrying capacity survey for the coastal belt with the help of the National Institute of Oceanography to understand the environmental impacts of the state's tourism industry, state environment minister Mr Aleixo Sequeira said on 2 July 2024 during the 50th anniversary function organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

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Carrying capacity study for Goa coast in progress: Goa minister Aleixo Sequeira

02 Jul 2024
| The Hindustan Times

The Goa government is in the process of conducting a carrying capacity survey for the coastal belt with the help of the National Institute of Oceanography to understand the environmental impacts of the state's tourism industry, state environment minister Mr Aleixo Sequeira said on 2 July 2024 during the 50th anniversary function organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

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Is pine the real ‘Villain’ in the Uttarakhand forest fire saga?

28 Jun 2024
| Carbon Copy

Mr Yogesh Gokhale, a biodiversity expert and senior fellow with the New Delhi based The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) says that the invasive nature of pine, which is causing significant changes to the landscape of Himalayan forests, cannot be ignored. Multiple types of pine can be found in the Himalayan region, but the Chir Pine specifically poses a significant concern. It is significantly changing the composition of the forest landscape in Uttarakhand. The regeneration of species,

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India Climate Summit 2024: Environmentalists Discuss Delhi's Heatwave, Flooding, and More

28 Jun 2024
| Times Now

The special address at the Summit was delivered by Mr Bhupender Yadav, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. The Insightful sessions were delivered by distinguished speakers including, Erik Solheim, former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UNEP; Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI; Mr Mozaharul Alam, Regional Climate Change Coordinator (UNEP) and APAN Secretariat amongst others.

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TERI to set up institute in Guwahati to conserve Eastern Himalayan natural resources

27 Jun 2024
| Mint

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is planning to set up an institute in Guwahati in collaboration with the government of Assam to conserve natural resources in the eastern Himalayas, one of the world's most biodiversity-rich regions, a top official said. This comes after TERI, an independent, not-for-profit this February announced that it would set up a world class institute on energy transitions in Hyderabad in collaboration with the union power ministry. Setting up a second

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