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On World Environment Day, Greenpeace bike-a-thon calls on Delhi to “Switch on the Sun”

Feature story | June 6, 2013 at 15:26

Hundreds of people on 25 stationary bicycles switched on the sun on World Environment Day on June 5 at Dilli Haat in Delhi. Delhites came together and pedalled away to claim their right to sustainable energy in a first of its kind bike-a-thon...

Drinking water crisis in Maharashtra but power plants still allocated water

Feature story | May 30, 2013 at 15:30

The severe drought in Maharashtra has affected more than 12 districts and 11,800 villages this year alone. On May 30, a Greenpeace report exposed cases of wrong prioritization of water resources to thermal power plants over drinking water...

Water for farmers or coal power plants? You decide.

Feature story | May 22, 2013 at 15:40

The Upper Wardha dam in Amravati, Maharashtra is considered to be a lifeline for surrounding cities and towns. But water resources in the state are quickly sliding away from those who need it the most. Even the water meant to irrigate fields is...

Greenpeace pays a visit to Power Minister Haroon Yusuf in Delhi

Feature story | May 15, 2013 at 18:37

In the sweltering heat of Delhi and the constant fear of power cuts, Greenpeace activists took a powerful message to the Delhi Power Minister Haroon Yusuf on the morning of May 15. In a peaceful protest, they wheeled in a set of solar panels in...

Twenty two states fail to meet their Renewable Purchase Obligation

Feature story | April 23, 2013 at 11:39

Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last week promised to double India’s renewable energy capacity by 2017, the country’s present commitments on clean energy have remained unfulfilled.

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