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India's 2030 stronger climate targets set momentum

26 Sep 2022
| ET Energyworld

Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI said that we should be focussing on 2030 instead of net-zero in the long run. While net zero is of course part of the discourse now, it needs to be seen from the context of strategic and sectoral decarbonisation policies, which are part of the long-term strategy and India is also moving in that direction.

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Vanuatu Calls for Treaty to End Fossil Fuel Use

23 Sep 2022
| The Wire

The resolution is 'misplaced' and may even deter sustainable development for countries such as India, experts said. Climate justice requires that we ensure equal energy access and energy security to all nations, said Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI. While western countries have already developed enough secure access to alternative energy to make a phase-out successful, poorer nations such as India have not.

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India may be net zero by 2065, if external factors don't hit plans

22 Sep 2022
| The Times of India

Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI said the issue of mitigation is not expected to be in the spotlight now. The focus of COP27 should be on adaptation.

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Green Attracts Green In India’s ESG Era

01 Sep 2022
| Outlook Business

Green finance in grossly inadequate in India, considering the ambition expressed in India's climate change goals, observes Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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India' enhanced climate pledges fall short of expectations

30 Aug 2022
| Gas Outlook

India has improved the targets under the NDCs in response to anticipation of the international community as also the requirement of the Paris Agreement, noted Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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India enhanced ambitions when world seeing less action on climate change: Experts

04 Aug 2022
| The Hindu

Mr R. R. Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, said the decision by India to update its NDCs is in line with the Prime Minister's Glasgow announcements.

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India is reinventing its energy strategy—and the climate may depend on it

15 Jul 2022
| National Geographic Magazine

As the changing climate sparked increasing alarm in the mid-2000s, India became more willing to search for solutions. There was a growing feeling that we need to go beyond ascribing blame, said Mr R. R. Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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Mumbai turns to Twitter for help mapping India's monsoon floods

04 Jul 2022
| Thomson Reuters Foundation

Crowdsourcing information can validate forecasts, help tweak predictions and improve relief and rescue operations, "he said, adding that information garnered on social media could also be fed into historical data sets, said Mr Prasoon Singh, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

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CM meets with Director General, Dr Vibha Dhawan of The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI)

23 Jun 2022
| Goa News Hub

A delegation of TERI representatives along with the Director General Dr Vibha Dhawan had a meeting with the Chief Minister of Goa to brief him about TERI’s activities in various field of sustainable research, which could be implemented for the betterment of Goa such as renewable energy, climate change.

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Delhi: Pragati Maidan Road Project to cut Co2 emissions by 12,400 tonnes/year

20 Jun 2022
| The Times of India

An analysis by TERI shows that the Pragati Maidan Integrated Road Project, which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister recently, will reduce Carbon dioxide emissions by around 12,400 tonnes each year.

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SMEs should be given soft loans to go green: TERI chief

04 Jun 2022
| Deccan Herald

Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director-General, TERI spoke on how people's perception on climate change has evolved and whether enough money is available on the table for adaptation and mitigation works.

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India's Net-Zero Goal Struggles For Lack Of Qualified Climate Change Experts

28 May 2022
| Outlook India

Companies are looking at technical skills such as energy audits, waste management, policy advocacy and compliance. Sustainability requires both hard skills and soft skills, says Dr Shailly Kedia, Senior Fellow and Associate Director, Sustainable Development and Outreach Division, TERI .

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