Press Release

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.

Climate negotiations at COP27 should keep people at the centre: TERI policy brief

04 Nov 2022

New Delhi, November 04, 2022: The imperative need for the upcoming global climate change negotiations of COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh to address issues of climate finance, loss and damage, Global Goal on Adaptation and Global Stocktake through a people-centric perspective rooted in the concepts of equity and justice was underscored by a policy brief launched by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi on Friday.

COP27 should make headway on climate finance and loss and damage: TERI delegation to Sharm el-Sheikh

03 Nov 2022

New Delhi, November 03, 2022: With the 27th session of the Conference of Parties (COP) opening at Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt over the weekend, the delegation from the New Delhi-based The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to the session underscored the need for the global climate negotiations to adopt a people-centric approach, and make headway on long-standing issues of climate finance and loss and damage.

COP27 and G20 need to make the discourse on energy transition more inclusive of demand-side requirements: TERI policy brief

31 Oct 2022

New Delhi, October 31, 2022: The need for the global clean energy transition mechanisms to be inclusive and just beyond the context of coal, and the lead role G20 countries -- the Presidency of which India is set to take over this year -- should play in furthering the focus on demand-side perspectives in the energy transition of vital sectors such as agriculture, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and transport was underscored by a policy brief released by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on Monday.

India-Norway Marine Initiatives cooperation can reduce pollution

17 Oct 2022

Indian experts and scientists have worked for the last three years in collaboration with Norwegian scientists in building knowledge and capacity for reducing plastic and chemical pollution in India, implemented in Gujrat, India

TERI and GCCA hold stakeholder consultations to develop a ‘2050 Net-Zero Roadmap for the Indian Cement and Concrete Industry’

14 Oct 2022

New Delhi/Mumbai, October 14: In a bid to develop a 2050 Net-Zero Roadmap for Indian Cement and Concrete Industry, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in association with the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) held two-day stakeholder consultation workshops with the cement and concrete industry representatives in New Delhi and Mumbai on October 11 and 12, 2022.

Handholding and financial cushioning is crucial to make India’s MSMEs a low-carbon emitting sector: TERI study

14 Oct 2022

New Delhi, October 14, 2022: Transforming India’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) into a low-carbon emitting sector will require financing institutions to steer the interest of stakeholders towards transition by incentivizing it and providing adequate finances for the processes, says a new national study from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launched in New Delhi on Thursday.

LiFE aims to be the India-led, global jan andolan, says NITI Aayog CEO

12 Oct 2022

New Delhi, October 12, 2022: Noting that India is the first country to include Lifestyle for the Environment – LiFE in its Nationally Determined Contributions, Mr Parameswaran Iyer, CEO, NITI Aayog, said during the National Conference on COP27 Compass in New Delhi on Wednesday that the movement aims to bring individual behaviours to the centre of climate action.

Experts call for urgent state and national level action plans to tackle lead poisoning in India

11 Oct 2022

New Delhi, October 11, 2022: Drawing attention to the looming global health crisis triggered by lead poisoning, particularly in India, where over 2,30,000 people die annually due to exposure to lead pollution, policymakers, scientists and researchers underscored the need for urgent responses at both the national and state levels to tackle the problem at a seminar on ‘Understanding Lead Poisoning Prevalence in India’ co-hosted by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Pure Earth in New Delhi on Tuesday.

The fourth edition of Youth Climate Conclave launched

07 Oct 2022

New Delhi, October 7: The fourth edition of the ‘Youth Climate Conclave’ (YCC) was announced today with the launch of a photography competition on climate action. A curtain raiser for the two-day capacity building event that will take place in February, just before the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2023.