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Mumbai could face floods, says Maharashtra government quoting report

19 Jul 2013
| Afternoon Voice

There was a possibility of a flood-like situation occurring in the low-lying areas of Mumbai, the Maharashtra government told the state Legislative Council, citing a TERI report. In his written reply to a question raised by an NCP legislator about the possibility of a 26 July 2005 type flood striking Mumbai again, State Environment Minister Mr Sanjay Deotale informed the House that TERI has warned about a possible recurrence in its primary report submitted to the state government.

India floods spark hydropower debate

16 Jul 2013
| Wall Street Journal

Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Director, Earth Science and Climate Change, TERI, said India should continue with hydropower projects but better implementation is necessary. He pointed to Austria and Switzerland as examples to follow.

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Medical institute gets 'green' credentials

16 Jul 2013
| The Hindu

The Fortis Memorial Research Institute has been recognised as a green building and awarded four-star rating by TERI Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment.

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GRIHA certification for Hindware tiles

13 Jul 2013
| The Tribune

Hindware tiles from the house of HSIL Limited, has been awarded GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) certification. It is a first, in the tiles category in the market.

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TERI suggests discontinuance of focus on shale gas

11 Jul 2013
| The Economic Times

TERI suggests discontinuation of efforts for shale gas extraction. Focus should instead be on removing bottlenecks in CBM exploration and production it said.

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TERI global first in climate change research

11 Jul 2013
| Business Standard

TERI has been ranked first in the International Centre for Climate Governance global ratings for the most influential institutions working in the field of climate change, economics and policy.

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'Green' schools with GRIHA ratings to come up

11 Jul 2013
| Indian Express

The Gujarat state education department has decided to develop new schools and subsequently convert existing ones into environment friendly 'green schools' in order to improve retention and enrolment in government schools. Initially, ten new green schools will be developed in ten districts in 2013-14 at a cost of Rs 17.6 crore. These schools will be rated according to the national rating system for green buildings, Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA).

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Virus-free plants to boost apple produce

10 Jul 2013
| The Tribune

TERI will help apple growers in Himachal Pradesh to tide over the problem of obsolete and senile plants and provide virus-free elite rootstocks to them so that the fruit production is enhanced considerably. TERI is carrying out extensive studies in collaboration with Y S Parmar Horticulture University, Nauni, to provide virus-free plant material.

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Human induced climate change (Interview with Dr R K Pachauri)

01 Jul 2013
| Pallikkutam

In this interview, Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of IPCC and Director-General of TERI, speaks about the impacts of climate change and the ensuing challenges faced by us.

Verka milk plant gets energy-saving device

01 Jul 2013
| The Hindustan Times

The Verka milk plant in Chandigarh will save electricity to the tune of Rs 35 lakh per annum and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 47%, thanks to an energy-saving device that was installed at the plant recently. The device has been set up with the help of a Japanese technology-driven electric heat pump (EHP). The EHP system was installed by engineers from the Japan International Corporation Agenc), which is working in tandem with TERI to promote the application of low-carbon technology in

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Uttarakhand: TERI, Ganga Action Parivar to prepare green report

28 Jun 2013
| The Economic Times

TERI and Ganga Action Parivar have come together to prepare a report for green development in Uttarakhand with the help of foreign experts who have earlier worked in rebuilding tsunami-affected areas in Japan.

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Green Homes benefit consumers and developers: Mili Majumdar

11 Jun 2013
| MagicBricks.com

In an interview with MagicBricks.com, Ms Mili Majumdar, Director, Sustainable Habitat Division, TERI, talks about the concept of green homes and its benefits.

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