News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 28 April, 2015

28 April, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Emissions from thermal plants higher than global standards, admits govt:
  2. Coal mines’ surplus land would be returned to states: Piyush Goyal:
  3. Govt working on renewable energy target for 2015-16: Goyal:
  4. NTPC not to import coal in Q1, cites sufficient CIL supply:
  5. ‘India must review fossil fuel subsidies’:
  6. ‘Climate change is the most important story of our lives’:
  7. Shell lobbied to undermine EU renewables targets, documents reveal:
  8. Sustainability agenda must harmonize man’s relationship with planet: UN:
  9. 26th Asean Summit ends, three declarations adopted:
  10. Climate change continues to haunt Muthalamada farmers:
  11. Japan Expects Renewable Energy to Edge Out Nuclear Power by 2030:
  12. India commits to phasing out HFCs:
  13.  Fishermen and tigers struggle for survival in India’s Sundarbans – in pictures:
  14. 7-hour power supply to farm sector: FM:
  15. Batteries and renewable energy set to grow together:


  1. Chinese FDI may get speedy security nod:
  2. ADB fast-tracks over $200-million emergency aid for Nepal:
  3. Bad loans hit banks as infrastructure projects falter:

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. Baby’s Facebook post against Adani:
  2. No link between farmer’s suicide and land acquisition: Venkaiah:

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