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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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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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