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  • Toxic waste spill in Mahan: Essar’s dereliction of duty

    Blogpost by Shashwati Shankar - April 22, 2014 at 14:32

    Essar's power plant located in Mahan, Singauli district witnessed a major dam failure which released toxic fly ash waste into the local community's land and homes.

    Fly ash, dumped in huge open mounds and in toxic ponds, is likely to displace migrants... Read more >

  • Atom Solar Sun-trolley is here!

    Blogpost by Ruhie Kumar - April 15, 2014 at 16:55

    What happens when a design for a solar water pump is actually implemented?

    The innovation challenge ran from September to November, 2013, with three winners from across the world - Canada, Hungary and India.

    Recently, one of the winners of the cha... Read more >

  • Consumer power! Procter & Gamble decides to wash its bad palm oil away

    Blogpost by Areeba Hamid - April 9, 2014 at 14:50

    About 400,000 emails to Procter & Gamble CEO.

    Global Day of Action to Protect Paradise in Jakarta. 03/29/2014 © Oscar Siagian / Greenpeace

    Thousands of phone calls to P&G offices around the world.

    Calling Day of Action

    Dozens of protests throughout the planet.

    Global P&G Protests

    7300 Sumatran orangutans at risk of being made homeless.

    Orangutan Feeding Platform near Tanjung Puting National Park. 10/31/2013 © Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace

    As few as 400 tigers at risk of bein...

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  • Why the world's biggest coal company has backed down

    Blogpost by Deng Ping and Harri Lammi - April 8, 2014 at 16:53

    Shenhua Coal-to-Liquid Plant in Inner Mongolia. The extensive facilities of the Shenhua Coal-to-Liquid Demonstration Project site. Operational since 2008, the facility had an initial investment of 15 billion RMB with an annual output of 1 million tonnes of oil, which is planned to grow to 5 million tonnes. The coal-to-liquid technology (a process for producing liquid fuel from coal) is highly water-intensive and highly polluting.

    Last year, Greenpeace decided to do something we had never done before during our 13 years of work in China: target and confront a state owned coal company.

    And not just any company. The biggest and boldest, a Chinese government favorite: Shenhua -... Read more >

  • Fukushima: A great natural (?) disaster

    Blogpost by Sunanda Mehta - April 3, 2014 at 21:27

    03 April 2014

    Protest at TEPCO AGM in Tokyo © Masaya Noda / Greenpeace

     

    As the victims of the Fukushima disaster left their homes and their lives, some of them never to return, the Japanese government slowly egged back to its old ways. After having sworn off nuclear and shutting down all the 48 commercial nuclea... Read more >

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