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Greenpeace Statement on Climate Change, CFLs and Mercury

Press release | May 7, 2007 at 3:30

1) According to the USEPA replacing an incandescent bulb with a CFL will reduce the amount of mercury released into the environment from 13.6 mg to 8.3 mg over the lifetime of the CFL 2) The way forward is a "top-runner" legislation to improve...

Refugee Penguins from Antarctica protest against Global Warming

Press release | May 3, 2007 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — A family of penguins, climate refugees from Antarctica was spotted at India Gate this morning! Braving the heat in the capital, the penguins protested against global warming and the melting of polar ice caps and called on...

Greenpeace Slams Asian Development Bank for Hypocrisy

Press release | May 2, 2007 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — In the backdrop of the 40th Annual General Meeting of the Asian Development Bank being held in Kyoto Japan, 4-7 th May 2007, Greenpeace today slammed the Asian Development Bank for its hypocrisy. Referring to the announcement...

Philips emerges leading climate criminal in Greenpeace ranking guide

Press release | April 30, 2007 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace today released ‘The Greenpeace Guide to Climate Safe Lighting’ [1], a ranking guide for the Indian lighting industry, naming and shaming those manufacturers whose incandescent bulbs are responsible for the highest...

Greenpeace launches a signature drive against the inefficient bulbs in India

Press release | April 19, 2007 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a petition signing drive aimed at collecting one million signatures to call on the Union Government to implement a ban on inefficient light bulbs in the country by the year 2010. Attended by several...

Greenpeace asks Philips to phase out the incandescent light bulb

Press release | April 19, 2007 at 3:30

KOLKATA, India — Greenpeace activists today unfurled a banner with the message Stop Climate Change- Philips Ban the Bulb! at the Annual General Meeting of Philips asking the company to phase out the manufacture and sale of the incandescent light...

Greenpeace provides one solution for two threats to India’s development

Press release | April 16, 2007 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a national campaign calling for a phase out of inefficient light bulbs in India by 2010. Four Greenpeace activists suspended themselves from the top of the 269 feet high Vikas Minar building at the...

Greenpeace proposes A Sustainable Energy Outlook for India to the Prime Minister

Press release | April 13, 2007 at 3:30

Greenpeace today presented the report 'Energy [R]evolution: A sustainable Energy Outlook for India' to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at his residence. The report provides a practical blueprint for stabilising India’s carbon emissions at...

Greenpeace announces comprehensive energy strategy for India to tackle Climate Change...

Press release | April 9, 2007 at 3:30

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the ‘smart use’ of energy, can deliver half of India’s primary energy needs by 2050, according to the report: ‘Energy [R]evolution: A sustainable Energy Outlook for India’ launched today. ...

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics.

Press release | April 3, 2007 at 3:30

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics [1], an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

Greenpeace brands Thermal Power Plants Climate Killers - Calls for an energy...

Press release | March 29, 2007 at 3:30

DADRI / NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists today beamed huge slides on to the cooling tower of the National Thermal Power Corporation Plant at Dadri to brand the culprits of climate change. The words on the cooling tower "Stop Climate...

HCL's new toxics phase-out policy is just eyewash: Greenpeace

Press release | March 23, 2007 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Terming HCL's new plan for toxics phase-out from their products just the beginning, Greenpeace today criticised the company for falling short of making any clear-cut commitment to clean up its act. Greenpeace feels the new...

Greenpeace highlights the hazardous and imminent impacts of climate change - calls...

Press release | March 23, 2007 at 4:30

CHENNAI, India — Greenpeace India today sent a strong message about the hazard of climate change caused by the excessive burning of coal. Greenpeace activists beamed messages on the Ennore Coal Power Plant to highlight the fact that coal is one...

Greenpeace investigation finds highly toxic substances in HCL laptop, demands...

Press release | March 20, 2007 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Taking its campaign against hazardous e-products to the HCL doorstep in Noida, Greenpeace activists today slammed the company for producing computers using highly toxic substances that have the potential to impact both the...

Greenpeace demands action to combat climate change at the 6th Coaltrans India Conference.

Press release | March 12, 2007 at 4:30

On the inaugural day of the 6th Coaltrans India conference in Mumbai, Greenpeace India protested against the continued large scale usage of coal, despite its extremely destructive impact on the climate. Greenpeace activists sent a strong signal...

Greenpeace asks the Karnataka Government to replace Incandescent light bulbs with...

Press release | March 7, 2007 at 14:37

BANGALORE, India — Responding to yesterday's statement by the Karnataka Chief Minister and Power Minister asking for 20 Million Units of additional power a day from the central grid, at a cost upto Rs. 5/- per unit in order to meet the...

11.21 crores to end turtle-human conflict: Greenpeace demands budget allocation

Press release | March 7, 2007 at 4:30

BHUBANESWAR, India — In the absence of any concrete action from the Orissa government, Greenpeace today released an estimate of the funds required to solve the turtle-fisherman crisis in the state. The organization is calling on the State...

Greenpeace India calls for a Ban on the Incandescent Bulb

Press release | February 20, 2007 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — The Australian government has just announced plans to ban incandescent light bulbs and replace them with efficient Compact Fluroscent Light bulbs, a move that is estimated to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by 4...

Bangalore youth raises its voice against climate change

Press release | February 20, 2007 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — As a part of its ongoing global campaign to spread awareness about global warming and changing climate patterns across the world, “Solar Generation”, the youth wing of Greenpeace India organized a three-day long event at St.

High-Tech industry contaminating rivers and underground water

Press release | February 8, 2007 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released ‘Cutting Edge Contamination: A study of environmental pollution during the manufacture of electronic products’ (1). The report shows that some of the electronics industries’ biggest brands, and their...

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