TERI develops novel external shading solution for windows in buildings

News: The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) in partnership with the Department of Science & Technology has developed an external shading system named “ShadeSmart” under the Habitat Model for Efficiency and Comfort Project. Facts: Habitat Model for Efficiency and Comfort Project: It is an initiative of TERI in partnership with the Department of Science & Technology… Continue reading TERI develops novel external shading solution for windows in buildings

Sustainable space heating solutions in the Himalayan region can reduce CO2 emissions by 30% by 2030

News: WWF India (World Wide Fund for Nature) and The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) have released a report titled “Sustainable Space Heating Solutions in the Himalayan Region”. Facts: This report is part of an ongoing initiative of WWF-India’s ‘Climate Solver’ programme.  Climate Solver Programme: It is a climate innovations platform by WWF which first began… Continue reading Sustainable space heating solutions in the Himalayan region can reduce CO2 emissions by 30% by 2030

World Sustainable Developement Summit(WSDS)

News:The World Sustainable Development Summit(WSDS) has started at Habitat Centre,New Delhi. Facts: About WSDS: The World Sustainable Development Summit is an annual event organized by The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) since 2001. The summit was earlier known as Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. The summit brings together Nobel laureates, political leaders among others on a common… Continue reading World Sustainable Developement Summit(WSDS)

Youth Climate Conclave

News:The Delegation of European Union (EU) to India has launched the Youth Climate Conclave. Facts: About the Youth Climate Conclave: The Youth Climate Conclave will be held as part of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), 2020. The project is organised by the EU together with German development agency(GIZ), Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) and Council… Continue reading Youth Climate Conclave

GRIHA Council launches rating system to evaluate environmental performance of schools

Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment(GRIHA) Council has recently released a rating tool called as ‘GRIHA for Existing Day Schools’. The rating aims to evaluate the environmental performance of existing schools across India.The rating also familiarises the students with the concepts of sustainability by involving them in evaluating the environmental impact of schools on the… Continue reading GRIHA Council launches rating system to evaluate environmental performance of schools