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Reducing waste is key as phase-out won't be easy

13 Oct 2019
| Hindustan Times

According to a TERI and environment ministry fact sheet released in 2018, around 43% of manufactured plastics are used for packaging purpose and most are of single-use.

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Delhi's air quality to hinge on tech to curb paddy burning

05 Oct 2019
| The Tribune

Dr Sumit Sharma, Senior Fellow and Director, TERI says that air quality in Delhi is slowly starting to deteriorate now after remaining within or close to the prescribed limits during the monsoon season.

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India's Pledge To Restore 26 Mn Hectare Degraded Land Could Fuel Land Conflicts

05 Oct 2019
| India Spend

Involvement of private players is ideal only outside forest areas and in agroforestry, opined Dr Pia Sethi, Senior Fellow, TERI.

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Taj Mahal Trick Helps India Cool Buildings Smartly

25 Sep 2019
| BloombergNET

The Center-of-Excellence for Sustainable Habitats, set up by Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd. and TERI, aims to recommend building materials and technologies that are energy-efficient. It has looked at the thermal conductivity of bricks and found that red bricks are not the best option for construction in India.

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REI 2019: Insights About Session on Impact of Solar Energy in 2030

19 Sep 2019
| Saur Energy

Talking about the future of solar energy in 2030, Mr Shirish Garud, Senior Fellow, TERI, pointed out that there will be a significant impact on grid operation.

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Incentivising private sector crucial for mining and mineral exploration: TERI

16 Sep 2019
| ET Energy World

Given the complex and widespread nature of regulatory deficit in the mining sector, the time has come to create independent Mining Regulatory Authorities and Tribunals.

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Tata Steel signs MoU with TERI for Phase III of Green School

06 Sep 2019
| The Avenue Mail

Tata Steel has signed MoU with TERI for the third phase of Green School project that will increase the project’s area of influence to 34 schools in Jharkhand and Odisha.

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Government looks to junk plastic water bottles

01 Sep 2019
| Mint

A 2018 report by TERI states that plastic accounts for 8 per cent of the total solid waste generated in the country annually.

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TERI to study impact of climate change on farm sector

01 Sep 2019
| The Hindu Business line

TERI is undertaking a study on the impact of climate change and sustainability on the agriculture sector in India and come out with probable solutions to address these.

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Restoring land will not only make ecological sense, but money too

01 Sep 2019
| Asian Age

Detailing the highlights of a study, Economic Costs of Land Degradation in India, vis-a-vis a 2018 study, both by TERI, Dr Pia Sethi, Senior Fellow, TERI , said that the annual cost of degradation is greater than what would be the total cost of reclamation in 2030.

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277 farmers join save water initiative

30 Aug 2019
| The Tribune

The 'Paani Bachao, Paise Kamao' campaign, launched by the Punjab government to check depletion of underground water by offering financial benefits to the farmers for every unit of power they save, has started yielding good results. A total subsidy of Rs 15.74 lakh for saving 3,93,645 units has been disbursed among the enrolled consumers of six pilot feeders so far, as per reports of TERI.

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Sikkim urges Centre to withdraw notification opening up peaks

27 Aug 2019
| Business Standard

Delivering the keynote address at the eastern regional consultative workshop organised by TERI under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy, Sikkim Chief Secretary Mr AK Shrivastava, said state governments need to be consulted on economic activities before national policies are framed on sectors such as tourism that involve local sentiments around mountain peaks and forests.

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