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Indian government forms national panel to drive Paris Agreement goals

02 Dec 2020
| Mongabay

The Government of India has formed a national-level committee for a coordinated approach to pursue the country’s climate change goals under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Mr R. R. Rashmi, a former senior climate change negotiator and Distinguished Fellow, TERI, believes that this panel will encourage inter-sectoral exchanges through a formal platform and help the government in deciding its approach to updating or enhancing the NDCs, on which a decision has to be taken before the next CoP.

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India has a Great Foundation and Suitable Environment to Develop EV Ecosystem Further

02 Dec 2020
| Saur Energy International

Speaking at the webinar on 'Future of E-Mobility in India: Strategies to Drive Demand' - part of COP26 Webinar Series organised by TERI and the British High Commission, Regional Ambassador for Asia-Pacific and South Asia for COP26, Mr Ken O'Flaherty said that electric vehicles are already cheaper to run than ICE vehicles and they are expected to be cheaper to buy within the next few years.

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India is the only G20 country which is on a track consistent to move the world to a 2-degree Celsius warming future, though not a 1.5-degree warming future, said Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI.

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India will exceed global warming target if it does not limit carbon emissions, according to G20's climate change report

18 Nov 2020
| Business Insider

The 2020 Climate Transparency Report is an annual collaboration between 14 think tanks, including TERI, and NGOs across G20 countries.

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Gurugram: Gains lost? Farm fires spike after 3-year dip

13 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

According to data compiled between 2016 and 2020 by TERI, September this year was the worst since 2016 in terms of stubble burning cases recorded.

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Gurugram’s October air poorer than last year, but major pollutants saw a decline

05 Nov 2020
| The Times of India

The presence of major pollutants is low this year because of the lockdown. High temperature combustion resulting from emission of vehicles, power plants, DG sets and industries are the prime sources of nitrogen oxide in the air. But fortunately, a lower number of vehicles and factories were operating this year, said Mr Sumit Sharma, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI.

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'Waste Nama' will write a new version of clean India, know what is the plan for the city of Varanasi

29 Oct 2020
| Jagran

According to TERI, which is actively involved in solid waste management at Varanasi, the Solid Waste Emissions Estimation Tool (SWEET) is being used for emissions estimates for Varanasi as well as Panaji under the Varanasi Waste NAMA programme.

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IIT Roorkee wins GRIHA Trophy for design of terminal building at Bagdogra Airport

24 Oct 2020
| The Tribune

Students from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee won the GRIHA trophy at a contest organised by the GRIHA Council to promote the concept of green buildings.

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Decarbonising faster can save India 200,000 deaths from particulate matters: Report

13 Oct 2020
| Down To Earth

In the business-as-usual scenario, nearly 830,000 premature deaths can take place by 2050 due to exposure to PM10 particles, according to the report by Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in partnership with the Renewables Academy, Independent Institute for Environmental Issues, International Energy Transition GmbH and TERI.

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TERI signs MoU with National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

13 Oct 2020
| BW Smart Cities

The overall aim of agreement is point source pollution abatement across highly polluting industries along the Ganga River Basin.

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Delhi zoo generated ecosystem services worth Rs 422.76 crore in 2019-20: Study

05 Oct 2020
| Hindustan Times

The Central Zoo Authority commissioned the study to TERI to evaluate the services provided by the zoo.

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