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Coal Power Plants Consume Much Needed Water: Greenpeace

Press release | April 28, 2016 at 17:20

Mumbai | 28 April 2016| As Maharashtra continues to fight drought, an assessment based on the recent report by Greenpeace - ‘The Great Water Grab; How the coal industry is deepening the Global Water Crisis” has revealed that coal power plants in...

Paris Agreement

Press release | April 26, 2016 at 18:29

New York/ New Delhi |April 22 2016|Even as Officials from over 120 countries, including India, gather to sign the Paris Agreement today at New York, latest scientific data reinforces the urgency for action. The first three months of 2016 were the...

One Year Since NAQI Launch, But System Far From Robust

Press release | April 5, 2016 at 18:48

New Delhi 5th April 2016| One year ago, when the Prime Minister of India launched the National Air Quality Index platform to monitor the air quality in major urban centers across the country on a real time basis, Greenpeace had welcomed the...

India facing a Serious Water Crisis: Greenpeace

Press release | March 21, 2016 at 21:35

New Delhi | March 22, 2016 | India’s fresh water resources, already rapidly dwindling, could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants go ahead. This would cause severe drought and worsen the ongoing conflict between...

Lok Sabha discussion on Greenpeace Pollution report a welcome development: reinforces...

Press release | March 15, 2016 at 2:45

New Delhi 15th March 2016| Recent discussions in the Lok Sabha, triggered by the Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar’s response to parliamentarian C Mahendran’s questions, have highlighted the need for a...

72 hours and counting: Greenpeace calls for an immediate investigation into India’s...

Press release | March 14, 2016 at 21:04

Mumbai, 15 March 2016: Following a serious accident at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat on March 11, Greenpeace India has called for an immediate investigation by independent experts, of all aging pressurised heavy water reactors...

Greenpeace Supports India’s decision to challenge WTO ruling on India’s Solar Mission

Press release | February 26, 2016 at 18:34

February 26, 2016 | Washington/New Delhi: India’s plans for meeting its ambitious renewable energy targets while boosting the national green job market have received a setback this week. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has sided with the...

India overtakes Chinas air pollution levels in 2015, needs national response

Press release | February 21, 2016 at 20:31

New Delhi 22nd February 2016|- For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data on particulate matter has shown.

Was Jaitapur site given clearance without conclusive studies, questions Greenpeace

Press release | January 22, 2016 at 0:49

New Delhi, 22 January 2016: There are close to 16 fault lines near the Jaitapur nuclear project site, according to a 2006 Geological Survey of India. While the project has been given an ‘in-principle’ site approval, and the preliminary...

New Leadership and Renewed Focus at Greenpeace IndiaNew Leadership and Renewed Focus...

Press release | January 19, 2016 at 20:39

New Delhi/ Bangalore | 20 January 2015: Highly respected environmentalist Dr Ravi Chellam has assumed charge as Greenpeace India’s Executive Director earlier this month. A wildlife biologist and conservation scientist by training, Ravi will...

Compromising childhood: Greenpeace unravels “Alarming levels of cancer-causing heavy...

Press release | January 13, 2016 at 0:00

New Delhi 14th January 2016- Greenpeace India’s scientific analysis has revealed high concentrations of heavy metals inside classrooms of different schools across Delhi between October-November. A report released on Thursday showed the samples...

Delhi just the tip of the air pollution iceberg: Greenpeace analyses NAQI data across...

Press release | December 14, 2015 at 23:46

New Delhi 15th December 2015: A ranking of the 17 cities covered by the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) was released by Greenpeace India today, and reveals data to challenge the complacence of the Central and State Governments regarding cities...

India failing to act on Air Pollution Emergency: inadequate systems put public ...

Press release | December 10, 2015 at 21:11

New Delhi 10th December 2015: If India had an Air Quality monitoring and alarm system as robust as that of Beijing, a large swathe of North India would have been on red alert since November 2015, Greenpeace pointed out today. As data obtained...

Compromising childhood: Greenpeace monitoring of air quality reveals children at risk...

Press release | December 3, 2015 at 0:14

New Delhi 2nd December 2015: Greenpeace India today released data from the 24 hour monitoring of indoor air quality conducted by the organisation over seven days, in seven schools across Delhi; readings from the monitors installed inside...

Madras High Court stays Greenpeace cancellation

Press release | November 19, 2015 at 21:44

November 20, 2015: The Madras High Court has stayed a government order cancelling Greenpeace India’s registration, observing that the Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies (RoS) had not followed principles of natural justice. This is the sixth time...

Greenpeace resolves to resist attempts to shut it down.

Press release | November 14, 2015 at 0:31

You can’t sink a rainbow! You can’t muzzle dissent in a democracy.

Greenpeace India launches ‘Clean Air Nation’ application on Google Store

Press release | November 13, 2015 at 0:55

The Clean Air Nation app by Greenpeace India empowers users to find out the quality of air they are breathing and more importantly, how to protect themselves on bad polluted days and what actions government should take to protect public health.

Greenpeace India's registration cancelled; move a demonstration of MHA's intolerance...

Press release | November 5, 2015 at 21:42

November 6, 2015: Greenpeace India Society has just received notice from the Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies, summarily announcing cancellation of its registration as a society. While several international leaders, including the United Nations...

Greenpeace conducts Air Quality monitoring on Delhi’s Car Free Day & reviews NAQI

Press release | October 21, 2015 at 23:35

New Delhi 22 October 2015: On the occasion of Delhi’s first car free day, Greenpeace India carried out an air-quality monitoring survey between Red Fort and India Gate. Monitoring was done for four hours on the car free day and a day before. Data...

Greenpeace calls People for “Clean Air Nation” ahead of Delhi’s First Car Free Day...

Press release | October 18, 2015 at 3:28

New Delhi, 18 October 2015: Greenpeace on Sunday organised an event at Dilli Haat to inform people about the need to protect them from air pollution and to gather people’s support. The event calls on the government to make urgent improvements to...

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