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: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/emissions-from-thermal-plants-higher-than-global-standards-admits-govt/article7147171.ece
  2. Coal mines’ surplus land would be returned to states: Piyush Goyal: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-50277.html
  3. Govt working on renewable energy target for 2015-16: Goyal: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/govt-working-on-renewable-energy-target-for-201516-goyal/article7146599.ece
  4. NTPC not to import coal in Q1, cites sufficient CIL supply:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47067317.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  5. ‘India must review fossil fuel subsidies’: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/india-must-review-fossil-fuel-subsidies/article7144460.ece
  6. ‘Climate change is the most important story of our lives’: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/climate-change-is-the-most-important-story-of-our-lives/article7144442.ece
  7. Shell lobbied to undermine EU renewables targets, documents reveal: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/27/shell-lobbied-to-undermine-eu-renewables-targets-documents-reveal
  8. Sustainability agenda must harmonize man’s relationship with planet: UN: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-50400.html
  9. 26th Asean Summit ends, three declarations adopted: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-50404.html
  10. Climate change continues to haunt Muthalamada farmers: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/climate-change-continues-to-haunt-muthalamada-farmers/articleshow/47066439.cms
  11. Japan Expects Renewable Energy to Edge Out Nuclear Power by 2030: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-28/japan-expects-renewable-energy-to-edge-out-nuclear-power-by-2030
  12. India commits to phasing out HFCs: http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/india-commits-to-phasing-out-hfcs-115042700975_1.html
  13.  Fishermen and tigers struggle for survival in India’s Sundarbans – in pictures: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/gallery/2015/apr/27/fishermen-bengal-tigers-struggle-survival-indian-sundarbans-in-pictures
  14. 7-hour power supply to farm sector: FM: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/7hour-power-supply-to-farm-sector-fm/article7148463.ece
  15. Batteries and renewable energy set to grow together: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/474157/batteries-renewable-energy-set-grow.html

B.IFIs

  1. Chinese FDI may get speedy security nod: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Chinese-FDI-may-get-speedy-security-nod/articleshow/47076238.cms?
  2. ADB fast-tracks over $200-million emergency aid for Nepal: http://ibnlive.in.com/news/adb-fasttracks-over-200million-emergency-aid-for-nepal/542377-3.html
  3. Bad loans hit banks as infrastructure projects falter:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47066055.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. Baby’s Facebook post against Adani: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/babys-facebook-post-against-adani/article7149050.ece
  2. No link between farmer’s suicide and land acquisition: Venkaiah: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/politics/no-link-between-farmers-suicide-and-land-acquisition-venkaiah/article7147459.ece
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