Cities as global actors: Enhancing urban leadership at G20
January 30, 2023
| The Economic Times
When countries negotiate climate action at high-profile international forums, local perspectives and leadership largely remain on the sidelines. According to UN predictions, by 2050, 75% of the world’s population would reside in urban areas. As a result, local leadership and governance will have an increasingly significant global impact, writes Rhea Srivastava, Research Associate, Transport and Urban Governance Division, TERI. As part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a sustainable and resilient urban future is a global goal.
To scale up freight loading onto IR, it is necessary to optimise the turnaround time, says Viral Joshi of TERI
September 20, 2022
| ET Infra
Indian Railways has laid down an ambitious action plan to achieve 3000 MT loading by 2027. Railways being the most efficient mode of transport, modal shift to railways is crucial in achieving desired emission reduction and India's Nationally Determined Contributions targets. To scale up freight loading onto Indian Railways (IR), it is necessary to optimise the turnaround time - time when the wagon becomes available for the next loading. IR should augment more investment for developing efficient terminals.
World EV Day : Industry pitches for sustainable electric vehicle ecosystem
September 9, 2022 |
September 9, 2022
The Economic Times
TERI and International Council for Clean Transportation have lauded the Delhi government's action plan to install 18,000 new charging stations by 2024, noting that similar strategies can be replicated in other states for supporting widespread adoption of electric vehicles.
Bottom-up EV Adoption
September 9, 2022
| The Financial Express
India aims to achieve 30% EV share in total vehicle sales by 2030. Several initiatives, schemes, and guidelines have been issued by various central ministries and think-tanks to boost the three as - Awareness, Acceptance and Adoption - of EVs. It is believed that cities will eventually become the engines of growth for the EV sector; green shoots of development in this direction are already being seen.
Wheels on wheels: Increasing automobile loading by rail
September 5, 2022
| ET Energy World
To understand the relevance of the AFTO policy, we must look at the automobile freight history of the railways. The Indian railways have been transporting motor vehicles for a long time. Personal vehicles, military vehicles, and tanks, among others, were carried in specially designed wagons, generally by passenger or military trains.
Possibility Of 100% E2V Penetration In India By FY27
August 16, 2022 |
August 30, 2022
Mr I V Rao, Senior Visiting Fellow, TERI, said that two-wheelers in India have always been considered as the key vehicle segment, where EV transition could take place faster than in any other segment.