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COP27 outcome unclear on the scale and sources of the Loss and Damage fund: TERI experts

20 Nov 2022

New Delhi, November 20, 2022: After negotiations stretched well beyond the scheduled closure by over a day, the 27th session of the Conference of Parties (COP27) ended on Sunday morning, coming out with the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan and its announcement on loss and damage funding.

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and TERI come together to set up the country’s first National Centre of Excellence in Green Port and Shipping

18 Nov 2022

Mumbai, November 18, 2022: In a significant move to steer India’s shipping industry towards carbon neutrality and circular economy, the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) entered into a partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in Mumbai on Friday to set up the country’s first National Centre of Excellence in Green Port and Shipping (NCoEGPS).

School children interpret the idea of sustainable development at GRIHA Council’s Nukkad Natak competition

18 Nov 2022

New Delhi, November 18, 2022: Five days, 45 schools, 450 students. The Nukkad Natak competition, conducted as part of the Paryavaran Rakshak Week by the GRIHA Council as a prelude to its annual flagship event -- the GRIHA Summit 2022 -- brought together school children from across the country to creatively interpret the ideas of sustainable development and protecting the planet.

The competition held on the theme of ‘Earth Ko Anarth Se Bachaye’ was conceptualized as a platform for school students to showcase their understanding of the concept of sustainability.

India's LT-LEDS builds the case for adaptation and enhancing climate resilience: TERI Experts

16 Nov 2022

India released its Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy (LT-LEDS) at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 27 at Sharm El-Sheikh on November 14, 2022.

Inputs from various scientists and organisations were taken in the process of developing India’s LT- LEDS. TERI has been a core entity in contributing to the development of the LT-LEDS alongwith other key scientists and think tanks working in the climate space.

TERI policy brief launched at COP27 calls for making oceans critical to climate action

16 Nov 2022

Sharm el-Sheikh, November 16, 2022: Highlighting the growing consensus on oceans being critical to climate negotiations, a new policy brief from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launched at an United Nations Framework for Climate Change Convention (UNFCCC) official side event at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh on Wednesday, put forth the need for definite goals and indicators, along with institutional and enforcement mechanisms to steer ocean-climate action.

Climate education is key to climate action: Experts at COP27

14 Nov 2022

Sharm el-Sheikh, November 14, 2022: With On Gender Day at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Evergreen Story and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) organized a Side Event on ‘Future Climate Leaders- Role of Youth in Climate Change Discourse: Inspiring solutions from Local to Global Level’ by hosting young women-led initiatives working in the space of climate education from a host of countries and regions ranging from India, Turkey, Cameroon, Egypt, Nigeria and the European Union.

Adaptation must be at the forefront of development interventions: Secretary MoEFCC

12 Nov 2022

Sharm el-Sheikh, November 12: Underscoring the imperative need for finance for adaptation, Ms Leena Nandan, Secretary, MoEFCC pointed out that developing a global baseline to enhance transparency and investor confidence is a crucial measure in enhancing adaptation readiness.

Industry leaders moot NDCs for the sector to achieve decarbonisation goals at COP27

11 Nov 2022

Sharm el-Sheikh, 11 November, 2022: The need to forge collaborations, create frameworks and evolve strategies to overcome the challenges in the path of industry decarbonisation and meet the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) goal by 2030 and Net Zero goal by 2070 was emphasized upon by stakeholders at a high-level public-private dialogue on ‘Accelerating Actions to Fulfil India’s Long Term Climate Ambition’ at a COP27 side event in Sharm el-Sheikh on Thursday.

Need to internationalize LiFE through G20 and other global platforms: TERI policy brief

11 Nov 2022

New Delhi, November 11, 2022: With India set to assume the G20 Presidency next month, a new policy brief from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to be launched at the ongoing COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, underscored the need to internationalize Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) to emphasize the imperativeness of sustainable consumption especially in G20 countries and the European Union.

India at COP27: In need of investors’ confidence to achieve climate financing goals

11 Nov 2022

India is one of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change, ranking 7th out of 181 according to the Global Climate Risk Index 2021. According to CDP India data, the financial impact of climate-related risks to Indian companies was estimated at Rs.2843 billion whereas climate-related opportunities were cited at Rs.31281 billion in 2022.