TERI 'green tour' to promote eco-friendly buildings

To spread awareness about the need to construct green buildings to save the environment, a tour to the country's first net zero energy building -Indira Paryavaran Bhavan- was organised in the national capital Tuesday.

Air pollution set to rise drastically in Indian cities: Report
Air pollution set to rise drastically in Indian cities: Report

If current trends of vehicle population, fuel and emission standards persist in India, PM 2.5 (particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers) emissions will increase three times and NOx (Nitrogen oxide) will rise five times in the coming years, a new report revealed Tuesday.

Final plan to clean Ganga in three years: Uma Bharti

The government is making long- and short-term plans to clean up river Ganga and it will take three years to come out with final plans, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said Tuesday.

Incorporate green building features in plots, DDA told

The DDA has been directed to include rain water harvesting, and recycling of treated waste water, among other features, in layout plans of plots of the size of 3,000 sq.m. and above, under the green buildings initiative.

Health Ministry to promote cycling in a big way

In a bid to encourage physical activity, the Health Ministry wants to develop cycling tracks across the country as it embarks on a campaign to promote cycling for a healthy lifestyle.

Global initiative seeks answers to eco-challenges

A unique global initiative which aims to mobilise experience and expertise to help find solutions to some of the world`s most pressing environmental and social challenges was launched here Sunday.

`Better fuel, stricter norms needed to curb air pollution`

Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object on Cassini mission radar images of Ligeia Mare, the second-largest sea on Saturn`s moon Titan amd have named it " Magic Island ".

South Florida varsity honours TERI`s Pachauri

The University of South Florida`s Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) has awarded its first Eminent Global Scholar in Sustainability Award to Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Tool to estimate rooftop solar power launched

The Energy and Resource Institute Wednesday launched the world`s first tool named "WEB-GIS" to estimate the rooftop solar power potential for Indian solar cities, said an institute official.

TERI starts first-of-its-kind solar lighting lab

To provide a platform for quality testing for off-grid lighting products, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has come up with a first-of-its- kind solar lighting laboratory in South Asia.

Sustainability must be at the heart of SDGs: Kofi Annan

Global leaders who converged at the 14th edition of the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on February 2 called for immediate attention for the conservation of natural resources like oceans which are shared by the global community.

AAP`s free water policy may end up in lot of wastage: Pachauri

The AAP government`s policies on water and electricity are well intended but not the best way to achieve desired goals as supply of over 600 litres of free water to Delhi residents may end up in a lot of wastage, Directer General TERI R K Pachauri has warned.

Fuel quality norms are need of the hour: TERI

With rapidly escalating growth in vehicle numbers in India and air quality deteriorating as a result of emissions, environmental research leader TERI has called for stringent vehicular emission and fuel quality norms if future ambient pollution levels are to be brought down.

Assam ties up with TERI to harness solar potential

Assam has tied up with The Energy Resource Institute (TERI) for application of solar energy in the state, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Thursday.

TERI tops global climate think-tank list

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India has been ranked the top climate think-tank globally by the International Centre for Climate Governance (ICCG), a statement said Wednesday.

U`khand: TERI, Ganga Action Parivar to prepare green report

TERI and Ganga Action Parivar have come together to prepare a report for green development in Uttarakhand with the help of foreign experts who have earlier worked in rebuilding tsunami-affected areas in Japan.

`Air quality, water availability worsened in Delhi`

Air pollution and drinking water availability worsened in the last five years in the national capital with the transport sector, industries and wastage of water adding to the problem.

TERI developing renewable energy based cooling technology

TERI is developing renewable energy based cooling technology in partnership with Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation of Australia and an industrial organisation in India.

DSDS 2013 can show a sustainable way to the world: RK Pachauri

TERI is holding its flagship global conference, the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), in January 2013.

Punjab govt inks MoU with TERI to tackle environmental issues

The Punjab government today inked a Memorandum of Understanding with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to address issues pertaining to climate change, sustainable development, conservation and optimal use of water.