Ongoing Projects

Technical assistance on Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) program and Climate Seed Platform

November 2, 2020
| Environment

TERI in the project proposes to provide consultancy services to TWU on obtaining VCS certification and generating carbon credits under ClimateSeed platform. The project can help upscale in achieving reduced carbon emissions that can be utilized for attaining carbon credits through existing carbon markets and includes developing a project development document and validation that is together documented in a project application along with the engagement with ClimateSeed for verification and project hosting.

Consultancy services for the Climate Trends LLP

October 10, 2020
| Climate

The objectives of this project are to: Study and document solutions which reduce possibilities of climate change, including increase in uptake of renewables, and transition to low carbon pathways and other clean energy sources; Build policy-maker awareness and contribute to increased policy understanding towards issues of clean and affordable energy, and work to mainstream modern energy solutions by creating wider acceptability;

Scoping study to identify SLCP mitigation opportunities in India

October 1, 2020
| Environment
| Air

This application proposes the development of a report providing an overview of SLCP (short-lived climate pollutant) mitigation measures in India and mapping key stakeholders.

CZA campaign - RoaR (Respect and Revive) - Exploring Human-Animal Relationships to be celebrated during - WILDLIFE WEEK 2020

September 14, 2020
| Environment

CZA Campaign RoAR aspires to provide a platform to celebrate the special place of wild plants and animals in their many varied and beautiful forms. It also offers the opportunity to appreciate the interactions between people and animals around us. The campaign entails e-competitions and an online lecture series for students to bring forth our close connect with animals and explain the close linkages that animals in zoos have with the conservation of animals in their wild habitats.

Supporting the completion of the GPC compliant GHG emissions inventory for the area covered by KMDA

September 3, 2020
| Climate

The proposed assignment aims to support the completion of the GPC compliant GHG emissions inventory for the area covered by KMDA and to collect data needed for scenario planning analysis.

Developing voluntary carbon market projects for agroforestry plantations in five selected districts of Punjab

August 27, 2020
| Environment

The State of Punjab is an agriculture intensive state with traditional rice-wheat cropping system that has contributed towards food security of the country. However, the productivity of this system has declined in certain areas due to various reasons. Agroforestry has emerged as one of the viable alternatives for diversification from existing rice-wheat rotation. Agroforestry can contribute more than 2 billion tons of CO2e by 2030 if government provides them Minimum Support Price (MSP) of timber produced by farmer.

Assessment of RFCTLARR 2013 - Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam

August 26, 2020
| Forest & Biodiversity

The main objectives are to: (1) Ascertain the extent of adherence, by land-acquiring bodies, to the procedural and substantive provision of the RFCTLARR Act, 2013 for land acquisition in tribal areas. (2) Gain knowledge of the experience of project-affected-Scheduled Tribes families regarding the implementation of the provisions of Chapter V of the RFCTLARR Act, 2013. (3) Examine the ground reality regarding the seeking of consent of Gram Sabha or Panchayat or the autonomous District Council, as the case may be, for land acquisition in the Fifth Schedule Area.

Opportunities and challenges for a Blue Economy in Asia-Pacific region in COVID 19 world

August 21, 2020
| Resource efficiency

The scope of blue economy is viewed as a holistic development paradigm that aids economic growth and development in parallel focuses on resource efficient and sustainable utilization of marine resources. Since the exploitation of coasts and oceans has been increasing in the past few decades due to factors like growing global population, mounting pressure on the existing resource base and increasing access to coastal and marine environments, it has now become evident to follow a path of sustainable development through blue economy.

Youth Climate Conclave Online Competitions and Webinars (2nd edition)

August 7, 2020
| Environment

In order to facilitate creation of youth network to address the challenges of Climate

Digital Knowledge Library on electric mobility and low emission transport in India

August 6, 2020
| Transport

The broader objective is to develop an online repository of information, database, news, and updates related to e-mobility and low emission transport covering international perspective in general and India in particular. The idea is to provide diverse set of stakeholders such as governments, businesses, consultants, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), academia, citizens, research community, industry, etc. useful information in a single window.