Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 30 November, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Coal mine bid thrown out in big win for Hunter Valley horse studs: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/coal-mine-bid-thrown-out-in-big-win-for-hunter-valley-horse-studs/story-fni0cx4q-1227626114003
  2. PH activists slam govt push for coal: https://www.abs-cbnnews.com/focus/11/29/15/ph-activists-slam-govt-push-for-coal
  3. Peabody Energy to sell New Mexico and Colorado coal mines for $358m The Spoked Blog http://thespokedblog.com/2015/11/27/peabody-energy-to-sell-new-mexico-and-colorado-coal-mines/
  4. Coal auction: Government to meet potential bidders this week :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49968291.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  5. How finance ministers could fall in love with carbon pricing: https://www.pik-potsdam.de/news/press-releases/how-finance-ministers-could-fall-in-love-with-carbon-pricing
  6. BJP kowtowing to diktats of international finance capital, alleges Left :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49963074.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  7. Commonwealth sets up US$1 billion green finance facility: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/commonwealth-sets-up-us-1/2300472.html
  8. Climate finance fundamentals 1: the principles and criteria of public climate finance: http://www.odi.org/publications/5158-climate-finance-fundamentals-1-principles-criteria-public-climate-finance
  9. Japan’s SoftBank to set up solar project at Bhadrawati: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/City/Nagpur/Japans-SoftBank-to-set-up-solar-project-at-Bhadrawati/articleshow/49965083.cms
  10. Working on policy to provide electricity in hamlets: Power Minister Piyush Goyal:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49964280.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  11. Clean coal unlikely in Australia, says Hunt: http://www.afr.com/business/mining/clean-coal-unlikely-in-australia-says-hunt-20151126-gl8lk0
  12. Letter: It’s time to move state from coal toward solar: http://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-opinion/article/Letter-It-s-time-to-move-state-from-coal-toward-6661893.php
  13. Transporting coal via waterways can save Rs 10,000 crore annually: Nitin Gadkari :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49959544.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  14. Paris climate talks: Through the smog, coal-hungry India sees ‘carbon imperialism’ in the West: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/12022821/Paris-climate-talks-Through-the-smog-coal-hungry-India-sees-carbon-imperialism-in-the-West.html
  15. COP21: DIRTY COAL REMAINS IMPORTANT EU ENERGY SUPPLIER: http://euranetplus-inside.eu/cop21-dirty-coal-remains-important-eu-energy-supplier/
  16. Climate talks start Monday: Paris hosts world for the earth – See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/climate-talks-start-tomorrow-paris-hosts-world-for-the-earth/#sthash.KWX2BTKZ.dpuf
  17. India pledges $2.5 million aid for small Commonwealth nations to combat climate change: http://www.ibnlive.com/news/india/india-pledges-2-5-million-aid-for-small-commonwealth-nations-to-combat-climate-change-1169983.html?utm_source=IBN%20News
  18. Commonwealth wants ‘ambitious’, legally-binding climate talks in Paris: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/europe/Commonwealth-wants-ambitious-legally-binding-climate-talks-in-Paris/articleshow/49966683.cms
  19. India: Wants climate finance window open for developing countries: http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/india-wants-climate-finance-window-open-for-developing-countries-115112700947_1.html
  20. Canada delays decision on nuclear waste storage project: http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/michigan/2015/11/28/canada-delays-decision-nuclear-waste-storage-project/76496748/
  21. Villages pass resolution against Jaitapur project: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/villages-pass-resolution-against-jaitapur-project/article7928336.ece

B.IFIs

  1. ADB says PH faces deadlier typhoons: http://globalnation.inquirer.net/132933/adb-says-ph-faces-deadlier-typhoons
  2. PM to satisfy smaller provinces on CPEC: http://nation.com.pk/national/29-Nov-2015/pm-to-satisfy-smaller-provinces-on-cpec
  3. Plan to raise spend by 285% will transform railways: Morgan Stanley: http://wap.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/plan-to-raise-spend-by-285-will-transform-railways-morgan-stanley-115112800462_1.html
  4. Zambia launches construction of China-aided hydro-power project: http://www.globalpost.com/article/6695820/2015/11/28/zambia-launches-construction-china-aided-hydro-power-project
  5. What India Can Learn From UK’s PFI Experience: http://swarajyamag.com/economy/what-india-can-learn-from-uks-pfi-experience/
  6. IFC, OPIC finance Cap des Biches power plant to boost energy supply in Senegal: http://en.starafrica.com/news/ifc-opic-finance-cap-des-biches-power-plant-to-boost-energy-supply-in-senegal.html
  7. Brics bank may give first loans to India, China in their currencies: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/brics-bank-may-give-first-loans-to-india-china-in-their-currencies/171513/
  8. Indonesia Proposes 3 Candidates for AIIB Directors Board: http://en.tempo.co/read/news/2015/11/27/056722822/Indonesia-Proposes-3-Candidates-for-AIIB-Directors-Board
  9. Indonesia seeks first loan from AIIB: http://www.kinibiz.com/story/finance/203101/indonesia-seeks-first-loan-from-aiib.html

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