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Experts to frame climate action plan for Mumbai Metropolitan region

22 Nov 2022
| The Times of India

A climate action plan is being prepared for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) to enable authorities to tackle potential challenges posed by the likelihood of floods and rising temperature. As per the Environment Impact Assessment report of 2015 prepared by TERI, approximately 671.2 sq.km (15%) of MMR's total area is covered with wetlands and water bodies.

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TERI's Vibha Dhawan says switch to renewables gives India environment and economic advantage

17 Nov 2022
| The Financial Express

Speaking the FE Electric Mobility Summit, TERI Director General Dr Vibha Dhawan highlighted the challenges with respect to faster EV adoption in the country and how alternative tech can make a difference.

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₹27k cr loss in 30 yrs in ecosystem services

17 Nov 2022
| The Times of India

Researchers from international climate research agency, Zero Carbon Analytics, estimate a loss of Rs 27,000 crore in "ecosystem services" of the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve in the last 30 years, over 80% of which is mangroves. Mr R R Rashmi, distinguished fellow, TERI, said if the money needed to mitigate the effects of climate change isn't found soon, the fragile ecosystem would get affected faster than

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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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Goa eyes German investment, expertise for renewable energy projects

07 Nov 2022
| The Times of India

TERI, Goa, and Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Germany, organised a conference to explore opportunities for implementing sustainable energy and technology-driven projects in Goa.

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COP27 climate summit: What India can expect at UNFCCC meet in Egypt?

06 Nov 2022
| Business Standard

Climate finance is necessary for mitigation because large-scale investments are required to reduce emissions significantly. Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute, said India hasn't benefited much from the $100 billion climate finance.  

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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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Tracking methane emissions for mitigation

31 Oct 2022
| Mongabay India

Methane-monitoring satellites that zoom in on sources of the climate-warming gas show that landfills contributed to more than 25% of methane emissions in Mumbai and 6% in Delhi. According to Dr Suneel Pandey, Director, Environment & Waste Management Division, TERI, scientifically any landfill which is more than six metres deep has the potential to generate methane.

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At UN climate summit, India to flex its negotiating muscles

28 Oct 2022
| The Washington Post

Some groups of countries tend to think that all the financing for fossil fuels should be stopped and restricted. The problem with this, among other things, is that it ignores the efforts to achieve the sustainable development goals that many countries are making. Moving away from fossil fuels has to be a country-driven process. It is best left to them to decide which sectors to address first rather than addressing it globally, said Mr R R Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow at TERI.

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इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन वायु प्रदूषण संकट का सर्वश्रेष्ठ समाधान, कार्बन उत्सर्जन शून्य करने में होगी बड़ी भूमिका

27 Oct 2022
| The Economic Times

The air quality in Delhi and surrounding areas is very poor. Especially in winter, the level of PM 2.5 becomes three to four times the average level of the year. According to TERI's Source Apportionment Study, the transport sector accounted for 23 percent of Delhi's air pollution in 2019. Two-wheelers account for 70 percent of the total vehicle sales in India, said Mr IV Rao, Visiting Senior Fellow, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI.

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