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TERI ranked number one in Climate Change Research

Dr. R. K. PachauriThe Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has been ranked first in the International Centre for Climate Governance absolute global ranking for the most influential institutions working in the field of climate change, economics and policy.

“It’s particularly relevant and a matter of a great pride for India to see that TERI has been ranked right at the top in ICCG Climate Think Tank Ranking,” Dr R K Pachauri, Director General of TERI, said in a statement issued here today.

TERI is an independent, not-for-profit research institute that focuses on energy, environment and sustainable development, it was setup in 1974.

The think tanks were assessed on the basis of five indicators — events, authors in IPCC reports, UNFCCC submissions, articles in peer-reviewed journals, and non-peer reviewed publications, a TERI release said.

R.K. Pachauri, (the Indian born eminent environmentalist was also in news few years back when he accepted the Noble peace prize for IPCC, being the chief of the inter-government body that spearheads climate research), said actions to combat climate change will have to be guided by extensive research, climate modelling capabilities and assessments of economically viable and technologically feasible solutions.


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