Budget pushes India towards net-zero target: Environmental experts

01 Feb 2023
| IANS live

The green growth being a priority area in the Union Budget is reflective of the efforts undertaken across sectors to achieve the net-zero targets set for 2070 said Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

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Govt to set up nursery in Goa to supply chonak seeds

30 Jan 2023
| The Times of India

The Goa government is set to establish a sea bass nursery for reliable seed supply to increase production of Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer), commonly called 'chonak' in the state at the cost of over Rs 1 crore. TERI said that chonak is commercially cultivated in both brackish water and freshwater ponds, as well as in cages in coastal waters. In consultation with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), directorate of agriculture (South Goa), TERI has selected Durga Farm, Chinchinim. The agriculture

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Soon, Delhi's air pollution sources to be available in real time

29 Jan 2023
| The Hindu

A "super site" and mobile laboratory (a lab-on-wheels capturing air pollution readings and sources from various parts of the city) are set to be opened by the chief minister, Mr. Arvind Kejriwal. These were used for the "real-time source apportionment study," under which data on Delhi's air were collected. A model (software) was created giving sources of air pollution by using air from the surroundings as input. The source apportionment study is being done by IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi, TERI, and

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TERI recommends provisions for green fund in Union Budget 2023-24

25 Jan 2023
| PV Magazine

Experts at TERI have suggested various measures to aid sustainable development, climate resilience, and just transition. Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, pointed out that the Union Budget 2023-24 will be the first to be presented since India announced the Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategies (LT-LEDS) to achieve the net zero emission goals by 2070.

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Need to forge pacts to attain India's net-zero targets: Industry leaders

18 Jan 2023
| Business Standard

At a fireside chat organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Invest India in association with TERI during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos on 17 January 2023 Mr Girish Sethi, Senior Director, TERI, drew attention to the commitments made by India towards its net-zero targets at COP26 in Glasgow, and underscored the array of initiatives undertaken since at the government level, with the National Green Hydrogen Mission being the latest, to make the targets

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Frost & Sullivan and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Launch the 14th Edition of Sustainability 4.0 Awards

17 Jan 2023

Frost and Sullivan and TERI launch the 14th edition of the 'Sustainability 4.0 Awards', for recognizing enterprises and emerging innovators that have been leading the change in sustainability, is scheduled to be held on November 10, 2023. Dr. Vibha Dhawan, Director General of TERI, said, Sustainability is the most critical factor in managing productivity and profits in the years ahead. The Sustainability 4.0 Awards capture the journey of corporates towards sustainability and enable

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The climate story of 2023 will be all about financial reform and the G20

16 Jan 2023
| Carbon Copy

International donors and multilateral financial institutions have begun to look at future energy-related investments from the lens of phasedown or phaseout of coal. Just Energy Transition Partnership (JETP) announced by G7 countries under the leadership of Germany is based on this premise. As G20 President, India will have the challenge of ensuring that the expansion of JETP does not hinge on a plan whose sole aim is to facilitate the withdrawal of coal-related investments. A plan of

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Study on local polluters in 3 Haryana cities gets nod, will help make roadmap to improve air

14 Jan 2023
| The Times of India

A PM2.5 and PM10 source apportionment study, with a focus on identifying local polluters, will take place for the first time in Gurugram, Sonipat and Panipat. The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has given its nod to the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) to conduct this study. TERI is conducting a similar study in Faridabad.

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MSMEs to soon have low-carbon technologies?

14 Jan 2023
| The New Indian Express

Mr Girish Sethi, Senior Director, TERI, said that Japan-India technology matchmaking platform (JITMAP) is working towards awareness creation amongst the MSMEs in India. TERI is keen on introducing low-carbon technologies in MSMEs across Andhra Pradesh with the help of the Japanese government after consulting with Bureau of Energy Efficiency and other ministries concerned. Mr Sethi said that JITMAP is working towards awareness creation amongst the MSMEs in India. It focuses on promoting low-

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Guyanese companies sign MoU with TERI-India for biomass power generation

12 Jan 2023
| News Room

Durable Wood Products Inc. and EMC Energy Inc., two Guyanese companies, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TERI in the presence of President Mohamed Irfaan Ali in New Delhi. The collaboration will see the implementation of a 1.5 MW wood waste-based power generation through the gasification route for energy consumption in DWP production operations and excess power to the national grid. Dr. Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI, said TERI remains committed to supporting the Government

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Joshimath: Why cracks have started coming in the houses, the road is also bursting, know what the experts are telling the reason

09 Jan 2023
| Navbharat Times

Why is Joshimath cracking? Why did this situation happen in Joshi Math without any earthquake or natural calamity? Dr. Shrestha Tayal, Senior Ecologist, TERI University, responded to the questions. The Himalayan mountain ranges in Uttarakhand are called very young mountains, and these are fragile hills based on their basic structure. This is why many landslides happen here every year, says Dr. Tayal.

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Green hydrogen economy

06 Jan 2023
| Navbharat Times

The govt has made a good start on the energy transition; it should now move fast on implementation guidelines. The national green hydrogen mission, a key project for ensuring energy transition, is also the cornerstone of India's climate action targets for 2030 and the 2070 'Net Zero' goal. According to TERI estimates, by 2030, green hydrogen will become increasingly competitive, coinciding with a decline in electrolyser costs and the increasing load factors of solar plants. 

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