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Global initiative seeks answers to eco-challenges

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 09:00

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.

Opting for coal-based energy `wasteful approach` by govt: IPCC

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 01:55

Emphasising on the need to decarbonise electricity generation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chairman R K Pachauri on Saturday termed as a "wasteful approach" by the government to opt for coal-based power projects and pressed for the use of renewable and nuclear energy sources to satisfy the country`s power needs.

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:22

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 10:11

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).

Worst can be avoided with action now: IPCC chief

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:24

he United Nation`s head of climate change issues stressed today that the earth`s warming trend, almost certainly caused by people, can still be eased.

PMO defends Manmohan Singh, says he has spoken more than 1000 times

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:12

Faced with criticism over the claims made by Sanjaya Baru and PC Parakh in their recently released books, the Prime Minister`s Office on Friday came out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s 10-year track record in office.

Cost of keeping global warming in check `relatively modest`: UN panel

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:16

IPCC chairperson Rajendra Pachauri has said that the cost of fighting global warming is "relatively modest", but only if the world acts quickly to reverse buildup of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere.

Sanjaya Baru`s book smacks of fiction, allegations baseless: PMO

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:46

The PMO on Sunday hit out at Sanjaya Baru, former Media Adviser, saying his book contending that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was undermined by Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi smacks of "fiction" and is a "coloured" view and rubbished as "baseless and mischievous that its files were seen by her.

New UN report shows global warming`s growing impact on climate change

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:54

A new report from the UN has warned that the impacts of global warming are likely to be "severe, pervasive and irreversible".

India, China release first joint report on climate

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 18:21

At a time when the two countries are facing similar challenges in dealing with the issues of climate change, India and China on Tuesday released a joint report for the first time to address the rising environmental problems in their cities.

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 18:09

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 21:26

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.