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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Govt to set hydrogen energy development targets, costs to fall: Secretary

21 Sep 2020
| The Economic Times

A committee of officials has been formed to set specific targets to develop this source of energy, Mr Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable sources of Energy, said at an online event on the potential of hydrogen energy organised by TERI. As a part of a hydrogen mission, this committee would outline clearly quantifiable deliverables. It would be focused towards creating volumes, addressing regulations, supporting demonstrations, and research and development, the

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2020 could be turning point for climate change: TERI director-general Ajay Mathur

16 Sep 2020
| Hindustan Times

In an interview with the Hindustan Times newspaper, Dr Ajay Mathur, co-chair, ETC and Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said that it is possible that the global CO2 emissions have already peaked in 2019.

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Guwahati gets an experimental flood warning system

07 Sep 2020
| The Third Pole

TERI, along with the National Disaster Management Authority, launched a fully automated web-based flood warning system for Guwahati.

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India proposes overhaul of mining sector amid concerns over legality and social impact

03 Sep 2020
| Mongabay

According to Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI, who has also been the secretary of the mines ministry, in India, auctioning of mineral concessions was introduced only in 2015, and it is not global best practice and it does not incentivise high-risk venture capital that is needed for exploration at depth for many of the metals we now need, like base metals.

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UN chief to renew call to India, G20 nations to invest in sustainable transition post-Covid

27 Aug 2020
| Hindustan Times

Dr Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, will deliver the 19th Darbari Seth Memorial lecture being organised by TERI on August 28, 2020.

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TERI proposes Rs 40-lakh cr Green Stimulus to revive growth, jobs

26 Aug 2020
| ET Energy World

TERI has released a discussion paper on 'A Fiscally Responsible Green Stimulus' to revive the Indian economy by creating demand and jobs with policy and regulatory interventions using minimal government spending.

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