Coming as it is on the back of a series of extreme weather events across the globe, World Environment Day, to be observed with the poignant tagline – Only One Earth – aims to ring in a sense of urgency to our efforts to save the planet and ourselves.

To mark the most important day in the annual environment calendar, team TERI is bringing out ‘Green Shoots’ - a short video where researchers talk of an incremental yet incisive change that can impact the environment positively.
  Green Shoots: A Teaser
  In Focus
Accelerating the Growth of Responsible Renewable Energy: Launch of Vision and Principles

Launched by Dr Ajay Mathur, DG, International Solar Alliance along with Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI- the ‘Vision and Principles’ of the Responsible Energy Initiative aim to guide the actors working in the Renewable Energy value chain towards transitioning it to one that is socially just, inclusive, environmentally safe, and responsible.

  Happening in June
Curtain-raiser to the 22nd Edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit

As we inch closer to World Environment Day, TERI is pleased to announce the curtain-raiser to the 22nd edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit. Focusing on ‘Mainstreaming Sustainable Development’ the curtain-raiser will set the ball rolling for a year-long series of deliverables including research and events leading up to the finale in February 2023.

  TERI in News
Distributed RE is the future of green energy transition: Dr Vibha Dhawan and Deepali Khanna in Hindustan Times

Increasing the scale of DRE would offer an opportunity to meet renewable energy targets and provide returns to investors. A collaborative approach is needed

Global Warning: Extreme weather conditions are sweeping large parts of the world: Santosh Kumar Muriki in Financial Express

Climate change has been at the top of the agenda for many nations across the world. Why would some global leaders otherwise appoint ‘chief heat officers’

India’s early heatwave and impacts on agriculture: Suruchi Bhadwal on PBS

Extreme heat is gripping large parts of India and Pakistan, affecting hundreds of millions of people in one of the most densely populated parts of the world. Temperatures in India’s capital rose above 100 F again this week. The NewsHour looks at how people there are coping.

TERI study on EV adoption: Deccan Herald

Karnataka may have been the first state to introduce an electric vehicle (EV) policy, but it is miles away from New Delhi and is likely to be overtaken by other states that are aggressively pushing for EV adoption and creating the necessary infrastructure.

  Podcast by Kumaon Vani

  TerraGreen Cover Story
Microplastics in the Ganga River - How Dangerous is the Situation?
Microplastics are recognized as the main source of marine pollution. The plastic products and waste materials dumped in the Ganga eventually break down into microparticles and get transported downstream into the ocean in large quantities. This edition of the TerraGreen Cover Story talks about two recent studies that have revealed the high prevalence of microplastics in the Ganga River basin and the risks that this poses to the region’s freshwater biodiversity.

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