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Clean air mantra: Consume less to combat pollution

08 Sep 2022
| The Hindustan Times

Dr Vibha Dhavan, Director-General, TERI said that not just reducing activities that cause pollution, such as excessive use of air conditioners, vehicles, construction work but even manufacturing in factories needs to be controlled by way of controlled purchase and making reusable items instead of use-and-throw ones.

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Media Sensitization workshop on Climate issues organized in state capital

07 Sep 2022
| The Lucknow Tribune

A Media sensitization workshop was organized in Uttar Pradesh by the Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in collaboration with TERI and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

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Experts discuss air pollution, innovation, India’s climate targets at environmental innovations conference

25 Jul 2022
| ET Energyworld

The air quality management commission has been set up by the Government of India and has started its work; ultimately everything is dependent on state coordination, said Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, TERI.

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Air is bad outside? You might not know that it’s probably bad inside as well.

05 May 2022
| Science The Wire

Regulating indoor air quality is "very important" but developing a framework will be challenging, Mr R Suresh, Senior Fellow and area convenor of the Centre for Environment Studies in TERI, said.

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Kaizzen partners with TERI for World Sustainable Development Summit 2022

24 Jan 2022
| Exchange 4 Media

WSDS is TERI's annual flagship event, which will be virtually held from 16-18 February 2022. The umbrella theme of the year is 'Towards a Resilient Planet: Ensuring a Sustainable and Equitable Future'.

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RR Rashmi: 'If we don’t adopt technology or other sources of energy, meeting targets will be problematic'

22 Jan 2022
| The Indian Express

In this article, Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director, Earth Science and Climate Change division, TERI, discusses how climate mitigation pledges would fall flat without climate finance and the absence of strategies in developed countries.

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In a flux over smog towers

19 Jan 2022
| The Hindu

According to Ms Anju Goel, Fellow, TERI, the air closest to the tower should be the cleanest because it sucks in the dirty air from the top of the tower and releases filtered air near the surface through fans on the sides of the tower.

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TERI and EDF launch catalogue of Indian Emission Inventory reports

14 Jan 2022
| Construction Week

The 'Catalogue of Indian Emission Inventory Reports' will give policy-makers and scientists an open-source one-stop snapshot for referring published emission inventory reports.

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Delhi's PM2.5 Emissions Came Down by 22% in 2019 Against 2016: TERI Report

24 Dec 2021
| The Weather Channel

Despite the growth in contributing sectors, PM2.5 emissions for Delhi have decreased by 22% in 2019 as compared to 2016. This is due to the closure of the Badarpur station, the introduction of Euro-IV standards across India, a ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles, construction of eastern and western peripheral highways, and shift of industries to CNG. This was stated by TERI in its latest report on the cost-effectiveness of interventions for the control of air pollution in Delhi.

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75% of adolescents in East Delhi feel breathlessness, finds study

20 Sep 2021
| The Times of India

According to TERI report, titled "PM2.5 in ecologically different districts in India:characteristics and health effects," around 75% of adolescents aged between 14 and 17 years in east Delhi complained of breathlessness.

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Delhi: Building sites could be fined, shut under new dust rules

04 Aug 2021
| The Times of India

A Dust Management Committee, comprising of experts from IIT Delhi, TERI and Delhi Pollution Control Committee has submitted a dust management plan to the Delhi government, under which warnings will be issued to the project proponent if the PM10 and PM2.5 levels at the site are more than 25% of the air quality readings at the nearest monitoring station.

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Gurugram: Gains lost? Farm fires spike after 3-year dip

13 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

According to data compiled between 2016 and 2020 by TERI, September this year was the worst since 2016 in terms of stubble burning cases recorded.

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