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Delhi's air quality improves on back of winds, rains in Rajasthan, Haryana

09 Nov 2022
| Business Standard

A smoky haze had lowered the visibility levels to 800 metres at these places on 8 November. Southeasterly winds gusting up to 30 kmph barrelled through parts helped improve the situation. According to a study conducted by The Energy and Resources Institute in 2018, vehicular emissions account for around 40 per cent of the PM 2.5 pollution in the capital.

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Delhi air pollution: Biggest culprit this year, and possible solutions

04 Nov 2022
| The Indian Express

As per the CSE analysis, local sources caused around 32.9 percent of the pollution in Delhi from October 21 to 26. The analysis used the model developed by IITM using an emissions inventory prepared by TERI in 2018.

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Delhi air severe, likely ban on public construction

03 Nov 2022
| The Hindustan Times

A 2018 study conducted by TERI, showed that vehicle emissions account for 24%-28% of the city's pollution.

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Noxious air sinks life expectancy by 10 yrs, yet action plans remain a wish-list

22 Oct 2022
| Indo Asian News Service

As per the recent data from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), 95 of the 132 non-attainment cities covered under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) have seen an overall improvement in PM10 levels in 2021 compared to 2017, said Dr Anju Goel, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI.

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Spotty policies, Ukraine war darken India's climate change targets

19 Oct 2022
| Business Standard

The Russia-Ukraine conflict will further slow down India's progress in meeting key goals. India has a very good track record in combating climate change compared to other countries, said Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow, TERI.

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Explainer: Delhi's Air Quality Dips, but Only Weather Conditions to Blame – Yet

22 Sep 2022
| The Week

Dr. Anju Goel, Fellow, Earth Science and Climate Change Division, TERI said that air pollution in the national capital stems from several sources such as stubble burning, construction, vehicular traffic and thermal power plants. However, meteorological conditions also play a huge role in the levels of these pollutants in the air.

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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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