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Riding for an oil free Arctic

Blog entry by Bapi Mahanta | September 18, 2013

© Selvaprakash L Ever since the I love Arctic human banner was created on April 20, 2013 to show our solidarity to save the Arctic, we the Arctic volunteers have been looking forward to the next phase in the movement. Soon enough,...

Hope in the era of climate change

Blog entry by Siddhartha | September 13, 2013

This is not the place to dwell at length on climate change, but a few facts would bear mentioning. There are indications that by the end of the century we might witness the emergence of tens of millions, if not hundreds of millions of...

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...

The Government’s agenda to promote GM crops will be pernicious for India

Blog entry by Aruna Rodrigues | August 19, 2013

Agendas, of course, are immune from science or to facts A protest on August 8, 2013 in Delhi against the BRAI bill and Monsanto. © Karan Vaid/Greenpeace The final report of the Supreme Court-appointed Technical Expert...

MSS facing threats and intimidation to uphold the FRA in Mahan

Blog entry by Gopika Nangia | August 16, 2013

The MSS public meeting on the Forests Rights Act © Vivek Muthuramalingam As we drive to various villages located in Mahan, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, with members of the Mahan Sangarsh Samiti (MSS) for publicising the August 4,...

United we stand against BRAI

Blog entry by Shiwang Singh | August 13, 2013

© Karan Vaid/Greenpeace “When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.” Edmund Burke (1729-1797); Statesman, Author, Philosopher. On 8th of...

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