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Plunging rupee and coal dependence

Blog entry by Arundhati Muthu | September 12, 2013

Coal contributes significantly to our Current Account Deficit (CAD) and the weakening rupee through large coal imports and coal-related investments abroad. The only way out is to minimise India's coal dependence. Greenpeace...

Ignoring human rights abuses and coal’s uncertain future, big banks line up for piece...

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | September 9, 2013

Jeetlal Baiga in the Sasan Moher block forest area, stands near his broken down home, from where his family was displaced by the Sasan coal mine project Green is in on Wall Street. Or so you’d think, if you believe the...

Solar street lights light up villages in Uttarakhand

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | August 29, 2013

Solar power is paving the way for sustainable development in Uttarakhand Devastated roads in Uttarakhand © Rohit Joshi The devastating floods in Uttarakhand were a wakeup call against the unchecked urbanisation in...

Big banks warned to steer clear of Coal India share offer

Blog entry by Ashish Fernandes | August 23, 2013

A worker in a coal mine. © Greenpeace / Peter Caton Can a bank claim to be green at heart, in favour of environmental sustainability and advocate for the transition to a low carbon economy while continuing to fund Coal India, one of...

Food sovereignty, GMOs and the BRAI bill

Blog entry by Ananya Mehta | August 22, 2013

Understanding the history of GM crops in India, why the BRAI (The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India) Bill fails and its current status and petition. Various organisations including Greenpeace India launched a...

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