Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest issues: 3 November, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. RPower’s Sasan UMPP did not require Chhatrasal block: Govt: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/rpower-s-sasan-umpp-did-not-require-chhatrasal-block-govt-115110200945_1.html
  2. BASIC countries appeal to rich nations to do more to combat climate change: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/global-warming/BASIC-countries-appeal-to-rich-nations-to-do-more-to-combat-climate-change/articleshow/49612174.cms
  3. West Virginia’s former ‘King of Coal’ goes on trial: http://www.pri.org/stories/2015-11-01/west-virginias-former-king-coal-goes-trial
  4. More Trouble in Coal Country: Health Care at Risk for 12,000 Retired Miners and Their Families: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33474-more-trouble-in-coal-country-health-care-at-risk-for-12-000-retired-miners-and-their-families
  5. Nathan Tinkler appointed Australian Pacific Coal managing director: http://www.smh.com.au/business/mining-and-resources/nathan-tinkler-appointed-australian-pacific-coal-managing-director-20151101-gkocs7.html
  6. China coal testing regime ‘significant impost’ on free trade, BHP says: http://www.afr.com/business/mining-and-resources/china-coal-testing-regime-significant-impost-on-free-trade-bhp-says-20151031-gknvxe#ixzz3qPC0qOql
  7. Arch Coal Will Be Bankrupt Before The End Of 2015: http://seekingalpha.com/article/3630636-arch-coal-will-be-bankrupt-before-the-end-of-2015
  8.  LHC vacates stay against coal-fired power project: http://tribune.com.pk/story/983428/lhc-vacates-stay-against-coal-fired-power-project/
  9. ‘Investment decision on Namibia’s Kudu power project mid-2016’: http://www.africanreview.com/energy-a-power/power-generation/investment-decision-on-kudu-power-project-mid-2016
  10. Green Climate Fund to reveal first project amid NGO protest: http://www.climatechangenews.com/2015/11/01/green-climate-fund-to-reveal-first-project-amid-ngo-protest/
  11. Adani’s coal mine nod evokes ‘orality debate in Australia: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/adani-s-coal-mine-nod-evokes-orality-debate-in-australia-115110100356_1.html
  12. A coal tax to help the climate and the resource owners: http://theconversation.com/a-coal-tax-to-help-the-climate-and-the-resource-owners-49942
  13. Draft of Climate Negotiations – India asks rich nations to come out with clear roadmap on climate finance: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/acooper/india_green_news_modi_pledges_.html
  14. China’s new 5-year plan brilliant news for mining: http://www.mining.com/chinas-new-5-year-plan-brilliant-news-for-mining/

B.IFIs

  1. NPC starts AIIB agreement ratification process: http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news/content?id=20151031000112&cid=1102
  2. ADB, IFMR Capital partners to fund MFIs:http://www.thestatesman.com/news/business/adb-ifmr-capital-partners-to-fund-mfis/100447.html#Aqliym7YOpkbk2Ri.99
  3. US agencies keen to fund Metro project: MMRDA: http://www.freepressjournal.in/us-agencies-keen-to-fund-metro-project-mmrda/
  4. PM’s constituency sees Ganga cleaning project restarting after 6 months: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/PMs-constituency-sees-Ganga-cleaning-project-restarting-after-6-months/articleshow/49617280.cms
  5. China taking pragmatic approach to building regional trade corridors: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/1874677/china-taking-pragmatic-approach-building-regional-trade-corridors
  6. ADB suggests Cooks recognise de-facto relationships: http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/288583/adb-suggests-cooks-recognise-de-facto-relationships
  7. Plugging wastage can add half percentage to GDP: http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2015/11/02/114627
  8. ADB-funded projects discussed: http://www.brecorder.com/market-data/stocks-a-bonds/0/1242157/
  9. The dilemma over MIC status: http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2015/11/02/114531

C.Land, Water and Forest

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    1. Ken-Betwa river linking project will hamper tigers in Panna, says former director of Project Tiger: http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-ken-betwa-river-linking-project-will-hamper-tigers-in-panna-says-former-director-of-project-tiger-2141044
    2.  Banks ask private equity firms to fund infrastructure projects:

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  1. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49622591.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
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