DMRC to make passengers aware about CO2 emissions reduction due to Metro travel

10 Aug 2023
| The Economic Times

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has launched a "CarbonLite Metro Travel" initiative for passengers to know how much carbon emissions they have saved while using the metro instead of petrol-fueled cars. "CarbonLite Metro Travel" was supported by research from the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), Delhi, that each kilometer travelled by metro train instead of road vehicles "results in a noteworthy reduction of 32.38 grams of CO2 emissions".

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Kolkata tops India with 2,448 cars per km; Most roads cross vehicle-carrying capacity

07 Aug 2023
| The Economic Times

The pandemic saw a sharp rise in car ownership, with 78,102 cars added to Kolkata's fleet between March 2020 and May 2022. Mr Sharif Qamar, Associate Director of Transport and Urban Governance at TERI, emphasized the necessity for mass transit systems like buses to disperse a large volume of commuters, highlighting that more cars lead to increased congestion and pollution.

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India needs to develop vibrant low carbon manufacturing industry

05 Aug 2023
| Mint

As India has set ambitious net-zero and energy transition goals, which is directly linked to sustainable development goals it will have to develop a vibrant low carbon manufacturing industry says Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute.

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India Makes Substantial Progress In Low-Carbon Energy: Shell-TERI Report

02 Aug 2023
| BW Business World

India must give paramount importance to establish a conducive regulatory framework that promotes growth and encourages innovation. In addition, businesses and companies must play an active role in supporting India's ambition of achieving net-zero emissions. Significant contributions can be made by investing in renewable energy, hydrogen, and bioenergy sectors. By capitalising on this potential, India can propel itself towards a future driven by low carbon and energy-efficient technology,

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Decarbonisation of public transport to cut 0.3 mn tonnes carbon per year

31 Jul 2023
| The Times of India

The net zero road map for the public transport of Kolkata prepared by The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), estimated the complete decarbonisation of public transport in the city by 2050 in six phases.

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US EPA commits to lead Climate action

27 Jul 2023
| United News of India

The partnership of TERI and U.S. Consulate General Chennai will help reach students and teachers from 200 schools in Chennai, Puducherry, Kochi, Mumbai, Mangaluru, and Marmugao and provide them with an opportunity to learn more about science & environment and develop a sense of ownership and responsibility to safeguard oceanic health said Ms Saltanat M. Kazi, Fellow, TERI and Project In-charge, Ocean Matters.

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Phase Six of Tata Steel's Green School initiative launched in Jharkhand and Odisha

19 Jul 2023
| The Telegraph

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Tata Steel Foundation (TSF) launched phase six of the 'Green School' initiative on 17 July 2023 across Tata Steel's operational locations in Jharkhand and Odisha. Combining Tata group ethos along with TERI's vision of a sustainable future, the initiative aims to create awareness among children on the adequate use of resources and educate them on the adverse effects of the overuse of resources, said Dr Vibha Dhawan, Director General, TERI.

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How to curb air pollution? Data for Fbd collected, report by November

17 Jul 2023
| The Times of India

The source appropriation study, a first for Haryana is being carried out by The Energy and Resources Institute. Mr Ved Prakash Sharma, Senior Manager -Labs, one of the TERI’s lead researchers in the study said the data collection for the study is completed. They will carry out validation and interpretation of the information, upon which a detailed road map will be drawn considering all possible measures for air quality improvement. These measures will be classified into short and long term,

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Reporter's Diary: Experts Urge Journalists To Use Effective Storytelling & Raise Awareness On Energy Efficiency

15 Jul 2023
| Gaon Connection

In a media workshop organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi on July 5, energy efficiency experts, communications professionals and journalists, discussed ways to improve public awareness about energy efficiency. 

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Man-made factors at play in city going under water, say experts

14 Jul 2023
| The Hindu

Carrying out construction on the floodplains obstructs the natural flow of the river. So, when the flow increases, the river recaptures its original flow area, flooding these areas says Mr Prasoon Singh, Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

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Has it shaken your kitchen too? Making sense of India's climate-driven tomato crisis

13 Jul 2023
| WION News

Climate change-related extreme weather events are a significant contributing factor to the present scarcity of tomatoes, said Mr Nimish Singh, Associate Fellow, TERI.

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