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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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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 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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2020 could be turning point for climate change: TERI director-general Ajay Mathur

16 Sep 2020
| Hindustan Times

In an interview with the Hindustan Times newspaper, Dr Ajay Mathur, co-chair, ETC and Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said that it is possible that the global CO2 emissions have already peaked in 2019.

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Guwahati gets an experimental flood warning system

07 Sep 2020
| The Third Pole

TERI, along with the National Disaster Management Authority, launched a fully automated web-based flood warning system for Guwahati.

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Flood early warning system for Guwahati launched

13 Aug 2020
| The Assam Tribune

In the first-of-its-kind initiative in the Northeast, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) launched the urban Flood Early Warning System (FEWS) to predict floods in Guwahati, Assam. The system has been developed by TERI in association with Assam State Disaster Management Authority.

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Climate collaborators

09 May 2020
| Business Standard

Some of the biggest names in Indian philanthropy have teamed up with researchers and more to craft an India-specific response to the climate crisis. More than 40 stakeholders, including TERI, have joined this growing collaboration.

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Allowing glaciers to retreat will be nothing less than a Himalayan blunder

08 Apr 2020
| The Hindu Business Line

A shrinking glacial mass could compromise our water and energy security, cautions a TERI study.

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Developed nations not taking action to reduce carbon emissions: Javadekar

29 Jan 2020
| Business Standard

Speaking at the 20th edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI, Union Environment Minister Mr Prakash Javadekar said that "the world has reduced annual carbon emissions only by half per cent and a lot needs to be done".

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Scholastic India, TERI launch book on environmental issues

06 Jan 2020
| India Today

Scholastic India in association with TERI launched "Our Environment: Threats, Challenges and Sustainable Solutions", a timely book that focuses on environmental issues that we are faced with today due to years of indiscriminate human activities.

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