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  • Fighting to protect India from nuclear risks

    Blogpost by Greg Muttitt - September 19, 2013 at 18:59

    Nuclear Protest at the Indian Parliament in 2010 asking the government to put the safety of the people first. © Amit madheshiya / Greenpeace

     

    If you’ve ever wondered how nuclear companies stay profitable when a catastrophic accident could cost more than the value of their company, here’s the answer- they make sure they never have to pay the costs.

    In most countries, the nuclear l... Read more >

  • Plunging rupee and coal dependence

    Blogpost by Arundhati Muthu - September 12, 2013 at 12:46

    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. Read more >

    Greenpeace activists climb aboard the 'MV Meister', a ship carrying coal from Australia, meant for Indian markets among others.Greenpeace activists protest aboard t...
  • 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 projectJeetlal 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 sustainability policies of so... Read more >

  • Solar street lights light up villages in Uttarakhand

    Blogpost by Shiwang Singh - August 29, 2013 at 18:10

    Solar power is paving the way for sustainable development in Uttarakhand

    Devastated roads in UttarakhandDevastated roads in Uttarakhand © Rohit Joshi

    The devastating floods in Uttarakhand were a wakeup call against the unchecked urbanisation in eco-sensitive areas. The destructio... Read more >

  • Big banks warned to steer clear of Coal India share offer

    Blogpost by Ashish Fernandes - August 23, 2013 at 17:15
    A worker in a coal mineA 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 the worst environ... Read more >

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