COP28: Should you expect anything earth-shaking?

29 Nov 2023
| Mint

COP28 might witness only iteration for higher ambition and action in terms of Global Stocktake there will not be any earth-shaking or spectacular announcements but an analysis of the report. Some targets or framework decisions might be adopted but little in terms of actual finance mobilization says Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguish Fellow TERI.

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Action on Methane Emissions to be on Agenda at COP28

28 Nov 2023

India's policy on GHG emissions from agriculture "may not be guided by external factors". Methane emissions reduction is not a priority for India, but this can be done if appropriate technological support from developed countries is available and it should not impact productivity says Mr RR Rashmi, Distinguished Fellow at New Delhi-based think-tank The Energy Resources Institute.

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NIDM, TERI sign strategic partnership in disaster risk reduction

25 Nov 2023

The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) forged a strategic partnership in disaster risk reduction to foster knowledge and innovation in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and to cultivate a culture of safety.

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Emission control: EVs are not the only solution, alternatives can play big role, TERI DG

24 Nov 2023
| ET Auto

For addressing carbon emissions in the auto sector, electrification in various areas, meeting electricity demand through non-fossil sources, and developing low carbon alternatives like hydrogen and biofuels for certain other areas could be the way to go. Adopting circular economy business models also will help in the long term. TERI, a policy research organisation specialising in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development, is actively working on biofuels, hydrogen, and

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State pollution control board hires TERI to shed light on sources of city's air toxins

22 Nov 2023
| The Telegraph

The state pollution control board has hired The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to do a source apportionment study on air pollution in Kolkata and Howrah, a survey that will give an estimate of what contributes how much to the city's air pollution. Source apportionment study is the method of assessing relative contribution of pollution sources to particulate matter in air.

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Fund to compensate developing nations for climate change is unfinished business at COP28

22 Nov 2023
| The Associated Press

This arrangement won't provide the new fund with true independence, will obstruct direct access to vulnerable communities, and will lack full accountability to governments and those most affected by climate change, said Mr RR Rashmi, a former climate negotiator with the Indian government who is now a distinguished fellow at New Delhi-based think-tank The Energy Resources Institute.

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COP28 will be more decisive on climate change issues

19 Nov 2023
| The Sunday Guardian

The conference will focus on issues like greenhouse emissions, loss and damage funds, climate finance, and health security and address other issues like CBAM says Ms Suruchi Bhadwal, Director, TERI.

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India Makes Progress Curbing Crop Burning in Bid to Combat Smog

08 Nov 2023
| Bloomberg Quint (BQ Prime)

Air quality will likely worsen toward the end of December though farm fires don't continue throughout the winter season. The main challenge in Indian cities is dust from construction and other activities says Dr Anju Goel, Fellow, Air Quality Research Division, TERI.

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GRIHA council organised a 'Sustainability Fair' under Prayavaran Rakashak Programme 2.0 as a prelude to the 15th GRIHA Summit

04 Nov 2023
| India Education Diary

Taking a step forward for engaging students and teachers in sustainability, GRIHA Council has conducted an awareness event, the Prayavaran Rakashak Programme, based on the theme "Earth ko Anarth se Bachaye" as an initiative to engage multiple stakeholders and inculcate the values of sustainability in them. This platform provides opportunities for students to showcase their understanding on sustainability. The event was held 3 November 2023 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The

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Here's what's choking Delhi and NCR. Govt panel reveals major air pollution contributors

02 Nov 2023
| The Economic Times

Noida and Ghaziabad are the main sources of PM2.5 pollution in Delhi. The lack of a unified approach hinders progress in combating air pollution. There is a need for the Uttar Pradesh government to conduct a source apportionment study to identify local sources of pollution in both cities, similar to what has been done in Delhi says Mr Suresh Ramasubramanya Iyer, Senior Fellow and area convener at the Centre for Air Quality Research of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

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Exposure to PM2.5 found to increase anaemia, low birth weight risk among Indian children

01 Nov 2023
| The Print

Exposure to fine particle pollution (PM2.5) has been found to increase the risk of anaemia, acute respiratory infection and low birth weight among children in India, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications. The team from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, and other institutes, also suggested that using 'total PM2.5 mass' to measure exposure to air pollution could "substantially underestimate" the true

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Delhi has world’s most toxic air on farm fires and lack of wind

23 Oct 2023
| Bloomberg

India's capital has recorded the world's most toxic air as seasonal fires to clear farmland added to pollution from vehicles, construction and coal-fired power plants. The current poor air quality is due to a drop in temperatures and slow wind speeds that's hampered the dispersal of pollution says Dr Anju Goel, Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute.

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