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NewsleTERRE, Issue 03
March 2019

Press Release

Land-locked Kyrgyzstan and its unlocked ambition International Ozone Day

Ahead of the impending international agreement to amend the Montreal Protocol, Kyrgyzstan has begun the phased reduction in consumption of Hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) by taking their national inventory and review. HFCs are dangerous global warming gases having global warming potential thousands of times more than carbon dioxide.

View Pune, September 2016

KAAS Community Dialogue 2015

On the 16th of October, 2015 TERRE Policy Centre along with the Forest Department Satara division organised a Community dialogue at Kaas Village.

View Satara, October 2015

Launch of Urban Forestry Project

‘THE BEST TIME TO PLANT A TREE WAS 20 YEARS AGO. THE NEXT BEST TIME IS TODAY.’ And if such plantation is done in the middle of urban center like growing city of Pune, this Chinese proverb inspires to act. TERRE policy centre did just that.

View Pune, June 2015

‘Youth need to pursue Green Career’, says Indian Minister Javdekar

Using probiotic organisms to boost fish production without use of genetic engineering, deploying nanotechnology to enhance energy efficiency of PV-cells sans use of environmentally damaging

View Pune, February 2015

What are we ready with for this specie? Obituary or Lifeline?

‘The last extinction of all species on earth occurred about 65 million years back, due to natural disaster. We are today going through latest extinction, this time caused by human activity. Red list of species on the verge of extinction is getting longer every year.

View Pune, November 2014

Transformation in Action

Leading by examples is the most and probably the only effective path towards sustainable development as envisioned in the global declaration in Rio+20 declaration -Future We Want’, said Rajendra Shende, Chairman of TERRE Policy Centre and former director of UNEP during the award ceremony at the Parivartan Sustainability Leadership Awards Evening 2014, 16 Oct.

View New Delhi, November 2014

Level of Waste Management should be part of Human Development Index (HDI)

"Poverty, Climate Change and Municipal Solid Waste management are interlinked challenges of our times. The present crisis-be it financial, faith or food-are the visible manifestation of our inability of to address these challenges head-on,"

View New York, September 2014

Ozone Layer on Track to Recovery

UNEP launched the Scientific Assessment Panel's latest report on Ozone Layer Recovery and impact of Climate Change at UN HQ in New York city on 10th September 2014.

View Nairobi/Geneva, September 2014

Future of Cook stoves: Review and recommendations

Improving the bio-mass based cook stoves used by more than 2 billion bottom of the pyramid people globally is not a merely technology issue. It needs human face, said Rajendra Sdhende, Chairman of TERRE, India based think-tank while releasing a policy paper, 'Future of Cook stoves: Review and recommendations'.

View Pune, September 2014

TERRE Team Participated ISB Global Social venture Competition

Team of 3 social entrepreneurs and TERRE members entered into finals of Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) organised by Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. GSVC provides aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact.

View Hyderabad, March 2014

An expert roundtable on the future of RAC industry in India

TERRE Policy Centre in collaboration with Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development organized a expert roundtable meeting titled “Selecting and Best Service Practices for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment Using Next-Generation Refrigerants for Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection” in Pune, India on the 5th of March 2014.

View Pune, March 2014

TERRE Policy Centre, new non-State Partner in the Climate Change and Clean Air Coalition

Thirty-five countries and the European Commission who are State Partners of the Climate Change and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC or the Coalition) have unanimously approved TERRE Policy Centre as a non-State Partner of CCAC.

View Pune, Feb 2014

TERRE meets Infosys

TERRE Policy Centre was invited by the voluntary group of employees of the Sustainability Unit of Infosys, the second largest IT Company in India to discuss the most pressing environmental issues and the actions needed to address them.

View Pune, March 2013

TERRE team visited Campus of Yashavantrao Chavan Institute of Science

TERRE team visited Campus of YCIS (Yashavantrao Chavan Institute of Science) Satara, State of Maharshtra, India to discuss the actions to make the Institute's campus more energy efficient.

View Satara, April 2013

Ecocide - An encounter with Environmental Crime

TERRE Policy Centre today released a second policy recommendation related to the necessity of taking stronger action under international environmental law for environmental damages.

View Paris, December 2012

Bio rights : Innovative mechanism for Resource Mobilization

TERRE Policy Centre and South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE) released an evidence-based policy paper today on ‘Bio-Rights’ an innovative mechanism that enhances biodiversity through improving the livelihood of the local community.

View Hyderabad, October 2012

Justice for Environment – A Mute Victim in Armed conflicts

It is not just climate change but violent social change and military led political change also cause irreversible damages to the environment. Arab Springs may not prove to be the real springs in the nature.

View Hyderabad, October 2012

Sunita Narain – An Environmental Activist with Difference Urges to Think Out - of - Box

An astounding proponent of 'environmental-activism-by-results', Sunita Narain, was awarded a prestigious 'Vasundhra Sanman' at the closing ceremony of the 6th Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival in Pune, India at the hands of Rajendra Shende, Chairman of TERRE Policy Centre and former Director in UNEP and Anupam Kher, a renowned Bollywood actor.

View Pune, Feb 2012

Race on Road to Rio is getting closer

2012 will be yet another milestone on the march towards sustainable development. 20 years back, in 1992, the world leaders chartered the path towards the sustainable world in the global blue print called “Agenda 21".

View Pune, Feb 2012

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