Guest blog

Environment conservation experts and enthusiasts share their views about issues beyond Greenpeace.

  • Restructuring India

    Blogpost by Colin Todhunter - November 7, 2013 at 13:19

    07 November 2013

    Working in a factory (1) © Peter Caton / Greenpeace

     

    Back in 2008, Indian finance minister P. Chidambaram claimed that his government’s policies were pro growth and pro equity (1). He blamed an inept system of administering benefits to the poor for the low rate of ‘inclusive growth’. He also t... Read more >

  • Hanging in the Mist: Mercury Contamination in South India

    Blogpost by Colin Todhunter - October 30, 2013 at 12:48
    Mercury Rising in KodaikanalMercury Rising in Kodaikanal. © Ignatius Joseph/Greenpeace

    Mountains rise. Fog rolls. The plains below bake. On a plateau at 2,133 metres in the Palani Hills, South India, Kodaikanal nestles in the mist. It's a place where eucalyptus trees tower and ... Read more >

  • Hope in the era of climate change

    Blogpost by Siddhartha - September 13, 2013 at 12:55

    Hope in the era of climate change

    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 climate refuge... Read more >

  • In God we trust?

    Blogpost by Bittu Sahgal - July 1, 2013 at 14:57
    Asiatic lionsPhoto © Sanat Shodan

    I sat for two hours in the leaf litter and summer dust of Gir in the company of a lioness and her three cubs. Watching her watching us watch her cubs, I felt an overwhelming sense of peace envelope me. Interrupted by nothing but ... Read more >

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