Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Topic: coal

Daily wage laborers shovel coal into baskets at a limestone quarry in Lower Cherrapunji in Meghalaya| Sanjit Das/Bloomberg

The political problems that are stopping Modi from moving away from coal

The political problems that are stopping Modi from moving away from coal

Scientists suggest $2.4 trillion shift from coal to renewables

To stabilise climate change, the world must invest $2.4 trillion in clean energy every year through 2035 and cut the use of coal-fired power to almost nothing by 2050.
Supreme Court

Cricket, coal, South Delhi: Economic mess that India’s courts created

With 3 crore cases pending, courts shouldn’t spend time on topics outside their purview.
Beijing

Beijing’s air is the cleanest it has ever been in a decade, and this is how it happened

China is hoping to reduce the amount of energy it derives from coal by substituting it with natural gas and nuclear reactors.
Photo for Representation

Indian ports are clogging up with coal as railway capacity struggles to keep up

India’s infrastructure lacks the capacity needed for an expanding economy and increasing consumption.
Freight wagons laden with coal sit at the Tori station in Jharkhand | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Indian power plants not operating to full capacity as coal imports drop by 32 per cent

Modi government discouraging of thermal coal imports has been effective. But rising domestic supplies are failing to keep pace with demand.
NTPC coal based thermal power plant in badarpur, Delhi

Badarpur power plant has no plans to shut down despite order from court-appointed body

The Badarpur plant has been identified as India’s most polluting power plant.
Coal Miner

Coal is being squeezed out of power by cheap renewables

With evolving markets, electricity from renewables will become cheaper than coal by 2040. Coal will be increasingly squeezed out of the power...
NTPC Badarpur power plant

This village ‘lives with cancer, TB & death’ just so Delhi can have a fraction of its power

Molarband residents blame Badarpur power plant for dozens of cancer & TB cases. NTPC rejects the complaints, says emission levels are within safe limits.
video

Off The Cuff with Piyush Goyal

The fifth edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Hon. Minister of Railway and Coal for India, Piyush Goyal in conversation with ThePrint Chairman and Editor-in...
smash brahmin patriarchy

Twitter’s apology a cop out or was CEO Jack Dorsey wrong to hold Brahmin-patriarchy poster?

A photo of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey holding a poster that said ‘Smash Brahminal Patriarchy’ triggered social media outrage after Right-wing ideologues called it ...