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State finally takes climate change seriously

24 Aug 2019
| The Hindu

In October 2017, the Maharashtra Cabinet gave approval to a climate change policy based on an action plan submitted by TERI. The policy had cautioned of adverse impacts of climate change on agriculture, and possible floods and health-related problems.

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Sustainability is a matter of lifestyle, says Delhi architect Neelanjan Bhowal

23 Aug 2019
| New Indian Express

Green One, a house constructed by architect Neelanjan Bhowal in CR Park is the first residence in India to achieve the five-star SVAGRIHA (Simple Versatile Affordable Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) rating of TERI.

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Sources and factors influencing air pollution

22 Aug 2019
| The Hindu

At the India Clean Air Summit 2019, Dr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI, mentioned how different scientific tools can help design accurate strategies to deal with air pollution.

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The right to water

21 Aug 2019
| Mumbai Mirror

TERI has recently published a piece titled 'India's rampant urban water issues and challenges', explaining how growth in urban population leads to additional water demand. "In 2001," the piece says, "urban population was 285 million and assuming water supply of 135 litres per capita per day, the domestic water demand is estimated at around 38,475 million litres per day.

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Now you see it, but do you really?

18 Aug 2019
| The Statesman

The book "Hide and Seek Tiger" is the fourth in the Anjana-Jim Corbett series published by, based on a rather cruel incident at Lalgarh in West Bengal when a tiger wandered into a locality. Therefrom the book takes the readers on a very detailed description of life in a village adjacent to a forest and thence to adventures.

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Intensive irrigation, chemical use add to land degradation

16 Aug 2019
| The Hindu Business Line

"Perverse incentives" such as free power for groundwater pumping, nitrogenous fertiliser subsidy, minimum support price only for a few crops, which influences crop choice, may be causing degradation of farmlands, according to TERI Base Paper on land degradation.

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To meet future energy demands, India is promising a push toward sustainability

16 Aug 2019
| CNBC

TERI is all about providing innovations for sustainable development, Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General of TERI, told CNBC's Sustainable Energy.

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India must set up 15 GW of solar panel manufacturing capacity over 2-3 years: TERI

08 Aug 2019
| ET Energy World

India should take up full-value chain of solar manufacturing from polysilicon to modules in a phased manner where 15 gigawatt (GW) capacity could be targeted over two to three years for manufacturing of cells and modules to begin with, according to TERI.

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Ghugus air most toxic in Maharashtra: Study

05 Aug 2019
| The Times of India

According to The Status of Maharashtra 2018-19 prepared by TERI for the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Pune is the third-most polluted in the state when it comes to deadly pollutants like benzene and sulphur dioxide SO2 .

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Mumbai air's toxicity worst in Maharashtra, Bandra and Sion are choking: Study

04 Aug 2019
| The Times of India

Mumbai is also facing increasing air pollution due to unplanned development and vehicular emissions, according to The Air Quality Status of Maharashtra 2018-19 prepared by TERI for Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.

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Focus on Sustainable and Resurgent Agriculture: CM Sarbananda Sonowal

03 Aug 2019
| The Sentinel

A day-long Northeast regional conference on Transformation of Indian Agriculture organized by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh, in association with TERI and FICCI, was held in Guwahati recently.

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Lessons From The Various Researches

03 Aug 2019
| Guwahati Plus

TERI and Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) carried out a risk and vulnerability assessment of Guwahati and found reduction in green cover to be the reason behind the increased vulnerability of the city towards climatic hazards.

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