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GRIHA Council’s 14th Annual GRIHA Summit to be held on 15th and 16th December to witness cross-sectoral deliberations and unified approach ‘Towards Net Positive Habitats’ in the presence of eminent dignitaries and industry experts

13 Dec 2022

New Delhi, December 13, 2022: GRIHA Council is hosting its 14th Annual GRIHA Summit on the theme Towards Net Positive Habitats on 15th and 16th December 2022 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

TERI's outreach on ‘Challenges and Opportunities from COP27: Experts sum up key takeaways’

13 Dec 2022

New Delhi, December 13, 2022: As the dust on the world’s largest global negotiations for climate action- the Conference of Parties (COP27) settled, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies organised a session on “COP-27 Outcomes: From the perspectives of Policy, Research & Businesses” summing up views and setting expectations from a wide range of experts from the government, think-tanks and the industry, on Tuesday in New Delhi.

Experts emphasize the need to institutionalize green budgeting at workshop held in Puducherry

09 Dec 2022

Puducherry, December 9, 2022: The significance of green budgeting as a policy innovation that can aid in mainstreaming sustainable development across government departments was underscored by experts at a ‘Workshop on Green Budgeting for the Union Territory of Puducherry’ jointly organized by the Puducherry government's Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Finance Department, and the New Delhi-based The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in Puducherry on Friday.

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.