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An electrifying future for power plants

27 May 2020
| EPR Magazine

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Public transport usage to see decline after Covid-19 outbreak ends: Study

19 May 2020
| Hindustan Times

A perception study, based on a survey across 51 cities in the country from April 7 to 26 by TERI, revealed that 35% commuters are likely to change their mode of transport for work after the outbreak ends.

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Climate collaborators

09 May 2020
| Business Standard

Some of the biggest names in Indian philanthropy have teamed up with researchers and more to craft an India-specific response to the climate crisis. More than 40 stakeholders, including TERI, have joined this growing collaboration.

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Emissions set for a record fall due to Covid-19 this year. But it’s not a good sign

01 May 2020
| The Hindustan Times

Experts said that Covid-19 comes with an important opportunity. While countries are facing a public health crisis in the near-term, the world has an opportunity to show resilient character in how it deals with the issues of climate change in the long term, said Mr Karan Mangotra, Associate Director, TERI.

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The Future of Electric Vehicles May Ride on Two Wheels

25 Apr 2020
| The Wall Street Journal

Electric motorcycles and scooters could soon have their moment in India, China and other emerging markets, according to projections from TERI.

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Allowing glaciers to retreat will be nothing less than a Himalayan blunder

08 Apr 2020
| The Hindu Business Line

A shrinking glacial mass could compromise our water and energy security, cautions a TERI study.

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TERI and Maithri Aquatech sign MoU to generate water from air moisture

02 Mar 2020
| Construction Week Online

The key focus of the partnership will be to assess the adaptability of this technology for different climatic zones as well as habitations in India.

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Indias 18K sq km reservoir surface area has potential to generate 280 GW solar energy

18 Feb 2020
| The Economic Times

The report 'Floating Solar Photovoltaic (FSPV): A Third Pillar to Solar PV Sector?' by TERI has found that India's reservoirs have 18,000 sq km of area with the potential to generate 280 GW of solar power through floating solar photovoltaic plants.

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Gurugram: Leopard study, animal census await funds as conflict escalates

16 Feb 2020
| Hindustan Times

A statewide animal census and an ecological study of leopards and hyenas, in Gurugram and adjoining districts, have been gathering dust for one and over two years, respectively, as the state government is yet to allocate funds. Experts and environmentalists said a targeted ecological study on leopards was more important than a census count, given the rising number of wild animal deaths in Gurugram and Faridabad. According to Dr Pia Sethi, of the Centre for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

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Bamboo, the builder

08 Feb 2020
| The Tribune

A tony bamboo house installed near the open lawns at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi has been the centre of attraction for visitors since mid-December 2019. Installed on the sidelines of the annual GRIHA Summit, this is a 240 sq feet bamboo cottage for a 'cosy and comfortable living space'. TERI, which had installed the aptly named 'VenuKutir' (bamboo in Sanskrit is Venu), said the idea was to highlight the fact that the use of steel, concrete, aluminium and glass in construction ends up

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Developed nations not taking action to reduce carbon emissions: Javadekar

29 Jan 2020
| Business Standard

Speaking at the 20th edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit organized by TERI, Union Environment Minister Mr Prakash Javadekar said that "the world has reduced annual carbon emissions only by half per cent and a lot needs to be done".

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TERI Press' book on energy conservation 'Why Should I Save Energy?' released

22 Jan 2020
| India Education Diary

The book on energy conservation for children titled "Why Should I Save Energy?" by TERI Press introduces children to various forms of energy, history of fossil fuels, great scientists and their inventions, and more importantly, to the problems our planet faces with a steady depletion of natural resources.

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