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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Methane curbs: A bullet India cannot avoid biting

01 Jan 2024
| Outlook Business

India, the fourth-largest emitter of methane, has so far refrained from making any commitment at the global level to reduce emission of the greenhouse gas. Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment and Waste Management TERI said uncontrolled methane emissions happen from poor management of food waste and other biodegradable waste. For cities, there is a need to improve segregation at source and ensure that biodegradable waste is managed at the ward level itself preferably by feeding it

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IUST hosts program on solar power generation

29 Dec 2023
| Rising Kashmir

The Islamic University of Science and Technology organised an Awareness Generation Program on Solar Energy Intervention for Sustainable Lifestyle aimed at enhancing awareness regarding solar energy adoption for a sustainable lifestyle on 8 December 2023. The program was organized by the Centre for Innovations and Entrepreneurship Development, in collaboration with The Energy and Resources Institute, Electrical Energy Department, Mantaqi Centre of Science and Society, and the Centre for

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The problem with EVs

17 Dec 2023
| The Indian Express

India Electric Vehicle Report 2023 notes that EVs could make up more than 40 percent of India's automotive market and generate over $100 billion of revenue by 2030. One of the key concerns is the high share of conventional fuel-based electricity or high-grid emission factor powering EVs. A slight improvement in the efficiency of the thermal power plants has the potential to wipe out the negative burden says Mr Sharif Qamar, Associate Director, Transport and Urban Governance Division,

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Indian Cement Industry Set to Build 100-150MT Capacity

15 Dec 2023
| Construction World

The prestigious Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi, came alive on the morning of December 14th, as luminaries, exhibitors, visitors and delegates converged for the grand inauguration of the 14th Cement Expo and 9th Indian Cement Review Conference 2023. The momentous occasion witnessed the ceremonial ribbon-cutting by Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI; and Ali Emir Adiguzel, Founder and Director, World Cement Association, initiating two days of insightful discussions and collaborative

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Fueling progress: How ‘dirty’ coal will help the world’s most populous country go green

15 Dec 2023
| RT News

CoP28 resolutions are a forward step in curbing carbon emissions in many ways but there is a need to do more. In India, we are on the right path to meeting energy transition targets as per the announcements made by PM Mr Modi in the past, said Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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COP28 deal promises to 'transition away' from fossil fuels but finance and equity concerns remain

14 Dec 2023
| Mongabay India

There's nothing available within the system to support the actions and ambition proposed in the global stocktake said Mr R. R. Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, TERI.

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COP28 exposes the long arms of the oil and gas lobby

13 Dec 2023
| Outlook

The decision highlights the need for orderly and just transition in all energy systems, but singles out the need of phasing down unabated coal plants. This tilts it against the developing countries says Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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COP28 Dubai races against time to broker climate deal as negotiations enter last day

12 Dec 2023
| News 18

The text on GST at this stage is merely a collection of multiple options on actions for mitigation, adaptation and financing. It lacks clear recommendations on the extent by which developed countries should reduce their emissions consistent with global goal. It needs a lot of work to bring target oriented focus on adaptation and financing. For a change, it includes a language on prevention of unilateral trade actions which is welcome, said RR Rashmi, Distinguished fellow, TERI.

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COP28 Diary (December 8): Text on adaptation by December 11; new text on GST released

09 Dec 2023
| Down to Earth

Mr Manish Kumar Srivastava from TERI highlighted the issue of Medium and Small Scale industries in the Global South and the scale of their challenge which is still out of discussions on industrial decarbonisation. He also highlighted that in India even the decarbonisation technology with technology readiness levels of 8 and 9 are unable to get finance. He mentioned the example of Dalmia Cement in India which announced a CCUS project back in 2019 but has not been able get financers on

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TERI launches policy briefs on Green Budgeting and Internationalising Lifestyles for Sustainable Development at COP28

07 Dec 2023
| TheCSRUniverse

On the Energy thematic day at COP28, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launched two policy briefs on Green Budgeting and Internationalizing Lifestyles for Sustainable Development at its event on 'Just Energy Transitions and SDGs: Tools and Enablers'. The event was organized in collaboration with the TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS), the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI), and the Center for International Climate Research (CICERO). The discussions focused on tools to

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COP28 Climate Summit | Global Stocktake draft calls for phasing out fossil fuels

05 Dec 2023
| The Hindu

Negotiators say that COP 28's location in the UAE, a petro state, has influenced language in the document, whose draft text includes a clause committing to an orderly and just phase out of fossil fuels. The text as it stands now is too large, vague and lacks clear language on how countries should report their progress and goals said Ms Suruchi Bhadwal, Senior Fellow and associate editor at The Energy Resources Institute.

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