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PM Modi to inaugurate TERI's World Sustainable Development Summit on Feb 10th

08 Feb 2021

- Convened on the theme 'Redefining Our Common Future: A Safe and Secure Environment For All', the annual meeting will engage with top world leaders on shaping the energy and climate agenda ahead of COP26

- Energy and industry transition, adaptation and resilience, nature-based solutions, climate finance, circular economy, clean oceans, air pollution, among a range of topics to be discussed at the fora

प्रदूषण में कमी के बावजूद लॉकडाउन के दौरान दिल्ली की वायु गुणवत्ता रही सामान्य स्तर से अधिक: TERI

02 Feb 2021

रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक, लॉकडाउन के दौरान बॉयोमास के जलने और उद्योगों जैसे क्षेत्रीय स्रोतों ने दिल्ली के वायु प्रदूषण में अपना योगदान दिया।

नई दिल्ली, 02 फरवरी, 2021: लॉकडाउन के दौरान दिल्ली में CPCB के 32 मॉनिटरिंग स्टेशनों के सांख्यिकीय विश्लेषण बताते हैं कि साल 2020 में पिछले साल के मुक़ाबले पार्टिकुलेट मैटर 2.5 (PM2.5) में 43 फीसदी और नाइट्रोजन ऑक्साइड्स (NOx) में 61 फीसदी की कमी हुई है। ये गिरावट दिल्ली के वायुमंडल में हवा की रफ़्तार कम होने के बावजूद दर्ज की गई है।

Despite reductions in pollution, Delhi's air quality violated daily safety limits during lockdown: TERI

02 Feb 2021

Regional sources of biomass burning and industries main contributors to Delhi's air pollution during lockdown, the report's findings suggest. 

New Delhi, February 02, 2021: The statistical analysis of 32 CPCB monitoring stations of Delhi during lockdowns revealed an average reduction of 43% and 61% in Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM2.5) and Nitrogen Oxides (NOx) concentrations in 2020, with respect to 2019 despite reduced wind speeds and mixing heights.

Focus on electrification of 3-wheeler more as compared to 4W; Need state and city-level action plans for electrification of urban freight: TERI

18 Dec 2020

New Delhi, December 18, 2020: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), with the support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF), released a report today on the Roadmap for Electrification of Urban Freight in India. Speaking at the virtual launch of the report, Mr Sudhendu J Sinha, Adviser, Transport, NITI Aayog, said, "As India’s urban population continues to grow, we have to address the transport sector and its implications.

12th GRIHA Summit concludes with awards ceremony and valedictory session

16 Dec 2020

Conducted on 16th December, the valedictory session of the 12th edition of the GRIHA Summit with the theme 'Rejuvenating Resilient Habitats' was held virtually in the gracious presence of Shri Kamran Rizvi, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and Shri Habib Khan, President, Council of Architecture.

Cost of hydrogen from renewables could fall more than 50% by 2030, says TERI; projects five-fold demand growth by 2050

16 Dec 2020

TERI's new report states hydrogen can start to compete with fossil fuels in certain industrial applications by 2030, given enough government support

We see hydrogen as our next big sunrise sector, Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog, said at the launch

December 16, New Delhi: The demand for hydrogen in India can grow five-fold by 2050. Further, by 2030, the costs of "green hydrogen" from renewables will fall more than 50% and start to compete with hydrogen from fossil fuels.

Accelerate the process of total decarbonisation of the built environment: Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

15 Dec 2020

Being held on 15-16 December, the 12th edition of the GRIHA Summit on the theme 'Rejuvenating Resilient Habitats' was virtually inaugurated today by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President of India.

Hon. Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate the 12th GRIHA Summit

08 Dec 2020

Dr. Ajay Mathur, President, GRIHA Council and Director General, TERI announced that the 12th edition of the GRIHA Summit with the theme 'Rejuvenating Resilient Habitats' will be inaugurated by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President of India (Chief Guest) on 15th December, 2020 at 1000 hrs. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon'ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs and Civil Aviation; Hon'ble Minister of State for Commerce and Industry will be the Guest of Honor.

Climate resilience of transport, telecom and power sector top priority for India: DG, CDRI

04 Dec 2020

Experts from India and the UK deliberated on scaling up adaptation to build resilient countries, communities and corporates. They were speaking in the last of the four-part COP 26 webinar series organized by TERI, in partnership with the British High Commission, New Delhi. These discussions were held under the aegis of TERI's annual conference, the World Sustainable Development Summit, to be held in February 2021.

Twenty five lakh hectares of land to be brought under organic farming in five years; government to certify traditionally organic areas

04 Dec 2020

Policy experts from agriculture, watershed management, forestry and biodiversity sectors deliberated on the role of Nature based Solutions (NbS) in Carbon Sequestration in the COP 26 Webinar Series organised by TERI, in partnership with the British High Commission, New Delhi.