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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.