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  • I am in Gezi, I am in Turkey

    Blogpost by Laetitia Liebert - June 9, 2013 at 12:00

    With the eyes of the world on a small park in Istanbul, a new banner message of global solidarity in defence of our fragile planet has been born: 'I am in Gezi!'. Gezi Park is a tipping point, an awakening to years of environmental abuse in Turkey ... Read more >

  • You made the Bike-a-thon in Delhi a roaring success

    Blogpost by Akshey Kalra - June 6, 2013 at 13:13

    Bike-a-thon at Dilli Haat

    Hundred people on 25 stationary bicycles pedalled hard in the Delhi heat to 'Switch-on the Sun'. It was World Environment Day and a first of its kind bike-a-thon to show that the people of Delhi want renewable energy to power their homes.

    It was an... Read more >

  • The last tree or the final straw?

    Blogpost by Kumi Naidoo - June 3, 2013 at 13:24

    Our office in Istanbul has been under siege. It is in the heart Taksim, an area in which a brutal police clampdown has been trying to end the peaceful protest over the planned destruction of the small, and historic, Gezi Park by Taksim Square. The ... Read more >

  • A dream with solar power

    Blogpost by Reema Ganguly - May 29, 2013 at 17:07

    Solar panels in China

    Hi, I’m Reema Ganguly and I work for Greenpeace India. I am Indian. I am India. Just as you are or maybe you aren’t. But what I’m about to share with you is a dream. This is my dream. I bet it is your dream too. Nothing complicated. Read more >

    Memories from t...

  • When the lights go out, Switch on the Sun!

    Blogpost by Ruhie Kumar - May 24, 2013 at 18:08

    Solar panels in Delhi

    Delhi has a large number of terrace housing colonies, most of which are located in gullies or little laneways. My main concern – is someone going to grab me before I reach my house? I often call, or even pretend to be on the phone in order to create... Read more >

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