TERI to study impact of climate change on farm sector

01 Sep 2019
| The Hindu Business line

TERI is undertaking a study on the impact of climate change and sustainability on the agriculture sector in India and come out with probable solutions to address these.

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State finally takes climate change seriously

24 Aug 2019
| The Hindu

In October 2017, the Maharashtra Cabinet gave approval to a climate change policy based on an action plan submitted by TERI. The policy had cautioned of adverse impacts of climate change on agriculture, and possible floods and health-related problems.

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Climate-resilient traditional practices can protect rural livelihood

21 Jul 2019
| Outlook

Imprudent use of water in the agriculture sector, said Dr S K Sarkar, Senior Director, TERI.

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Fijian PM receives an internationally recognized award

09 Apr 2019
| FBC News

Prime Minister of Fiji, Mr Voreqe Bainimarama, has received the 2019 Sustainable Development Leadership Award from TERI.

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TERI signs MoU with WAPCOS on power, water, and infra

05 Mar 2019
| ET Energy World

TERI has signed an agreement with WAPCOS, a consulting firm, under the aegis of Ministry of Water Resources, to pursue opportunities in areas of power, water, and infrastructure development.

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Fiji given top award by Indian institute

02 Feb 2019
| Fiji Sun

Fiji has been awarded the 2019 Sustainable Development Leadership Award by TERI. In a letter to Prime Minister Mr Voreqe Bainimarama, TERI's Director-General Dr Ajay Mathur has invited the head of Government to New Delhi to attend the World Sustainable Development Summit on Fiji's behalf. Dr Mathur said that TERI greatly admires the Government of Fiji's effort to recognise the potential of the global community to increase the proportion of finance available for climate adaptation and

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Pollution is now a political subject, that's its big success: TERI chief Ajay Mathur

21 Nov 2018
| The Hindu

Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI is also a member of the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority and has been part of India's negotiating team in earlier editions of the United Nations-convened Conference of the Parties (COP). In this interview, Dr Mathur speaks about the expectations from the Katowice Climate Change Conference and how to tackle pollution.

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India can't achieve 2-degree reduction in global warming by 2030: Study

16 Nov 2018

The 2016 Paris Agreement’s aim is to strengthen the global response to climate change by restricting the rise in global temperature this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. The 'Brown to Green Report' has been compiled by Climate Transparency -- a global partnership of 14 climate research organisations and NGOs from the majority of G20 countries, with many from emerging economies. TERI

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Weather alarms highlight need to accelerate low-carbon economy

12 Aug 2018
| Business Standard

India has to offer a lot of positive examples of climate ambition and clean energy development, Director-General, TERI, Dr Ajay Mathur said. The growth of renewables, the increase in energy efficiency, scaling up of electric mobility and even the recognition of linkages between air quality and climate change all demonstrate the country's climate action, Dr Mathur said. The challenges posed by climate change offer a slew of opportunities for corporate houses to take the lead.

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India may hit Paris climate targets ahead of schedule: TERI

28 Jun 2018
| The Hindu Business line

India may well achieve the national targets set to address climate change under the Paris Agreement before 2030, as around 30 per cent of the country's installed electricity generation capacity is now non-fossil-based. India's target is 40 per cent non-fossil-based power capacity by 2030. "We can meet the targets ahead of schedule if we are able to meet our solar battery cost challenges," says Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI and a member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate

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PM Narendra Modi inaugurates World Sustainable Development Summit 2018

16 Feb 2018

Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2018, organized by TERI. The Prime Minister, addressing the gathering at the inaugural speech, laid emphasis on the major current environmental problems that are being faced by the developing nations. Mr Modi added that successful climate action needs access to financial resources and technology. Technology can help countries like India to develop sustainably and enable poor to benefit from it.

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PM to inaugurate WSDS 2018

12 Feb 2018
| Business Standard

The World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2018 will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi on February 16. The event being organised by TERI aims to bring together global leaders on the issue of sustainable development, energy and environment. Themed 'Partnerships for a Resilient Planet', WSDS 2018 aims to create action frameworks to resolve some of the most urgent challenges facing developing economies in the backdrop of climate change.

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