Updates on Coal, Energy, Land, Water and Forest: 30 May 2016

A.Coal and Energy Auction of coal linkages for sponge iron sector on Tuesday:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/52488019.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Deconstructing latest NC coal ash controversy: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/under-the-dome/article80534322.html Reliance Power net profit up 16 percent in Q4 http://www.newkerala.com/news/2016/fullnews-68909.html Big News on Coal Ash Pollution, in North Carolina and Beyond http://www.sierraclub.org/compass/2016/05/big-news-coal-ash-pollution-north-carolina-and-beyond Govt to put 17 non-coal mines on the block again http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/govt-to-put-17-non-coal-mines-on-the-block-again-116052701295_1.html Coal India... Continue Reading →


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

A.Coal & Energy 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 PH activists slam govt push for coal: https://www.abs-cbnnews.com/focus/11/29/15/ph-activists-slam-govt-push-for-coal 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/ 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 How finance ministers could... Continue Reading →

News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 16 March, 2015

16 March, 2015 A.Coal & Energy Australia spells out plans to protect Great Barrier Reef: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/international/australia-spells-out-plans-to-protect-great-barrier-reef/article6998529.ece “If we ask govt to clean up, we are guilty of judicial overreach”: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/if-we-ask-govt-to-clean-up-we-are-guilty-of-judicial-overreach/article6997526.ece Supreme Court judge defends ‘overreach’ to save environment: http://dc.asianage.com/india/supreme-court-judge-defends-overreach-save-environment-721 Commercial mining of coal to be allowed: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/commercial-mining-of-coal-to-be-allowed-115031600063_1.html Coal block ownership: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150316/jsp/business/story_8898.jsp#.VQZyWI6Ud1E Centre to ensure lower... Continue Reading →

News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 10 March, 2015

10 March, 2015 A.Coal & Energy 35 cases filed on coal firms, Supreme Court told: http://www.asianage.com/india/35-cases-filed-coal-firms-supreme-court-told-439 Bonanza! Coal auction revenue beats CAG loss figure, spectrum sale nets Rs 1 lakh cr: http://www.firstpost.com/business/bonanza-coal-auction-revenue-beats-cag-loss-figure-spectrum-sale-nets-rs-1-lakh-cr-2144907.html Tata hopes for a power push in India: Anil Sardana: http://forbesindia.com/article/special/tata-hopes-for-a-power-push-in-india-anil-sardana/39799/1#ixzz3TxfVW100 Act Tough to Speed up Projects, Officials Told: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Act-Tough-to-Speed-up-Projects-Officials-Told/2015/03/10/article2706583.ece Centre Promises Maximum Revenue... Continue Reading →

Climate Change News Updates: 14 November 2013

Climate Change News Updates: 14 November 2013 India specific:  1. Gujarat junks climate change action plan. While more than 25 states submitted their action plan for the Prime Minister's National Climate Change Action Plan, Gujarat failed to finalize its plan which was initiated in 2009. The climate change department stands defunct with staff shifted elsewhere. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Gujarat-junks-climate-change-action-plan/articleshow/25720157.cms 2. India scores... Continue Reading →

Climate Change news updates: 31 October, 2013

1 October 2013 Climate Change News Updates 1. India among world economies at risk of climate change impact India is among the "extreme risk" countries of the world where economic impacts of climate change will be most keenly felt by 2025, according to new research released on Wedesday. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/global-warming/india-among-world-economies-at-risk-of-climate-change-impact/articleshow/24938473.cms 2. Climate Change Alters Timing Of... Continue Reading →

Press Release: Nuclear Suppliers Issue: US, Russia attempt to escape liability

Press Release  Cabinet Committee on Security Note, Attorney- General’s opinion in contempt of Parliament US, Russian nuclear suppliers attempt to escape liability under Fukushima shadow Scrap IAEA-WHO Agreement and Atomic Energy Act of 1962 in public interest New Delhi: ToxicsWatch Alliance (TWA) disapproves of the “Sensational Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) note” which “exposes the... Continue Reading →


On 7 September, 2013 at 2 pm A Peace March to the US Embassy, New Delhi was organised by several civil society groups, intellectuals, activists and student union members, demanding an immediate stop to the ongoing war-mongering against Syria and the proposed US Military intervention in Syria. Several citizens' groups, students organisations, workers associations and... Continue Reading →


PEOPLE'S FORUM AGAINST WAR NO TO WAR ON SYRIA!!  PEACE MARCH PEOPLE'S FORUM AGAINST WAR NO TO WAR ON SYRIA!!   PEACE MARCH 7 September, 2013 (Saturday), 2.00pm   Venue: US Embassy, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi Meeting point: Odisha Bhawan, Kautilya Marg   Syria is facing a bloody civil war with tragic consequences for its people. The task... Continue Reading →


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