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Citizens uphold their right to know about and reject GM foods

Press release | April 16, 2010 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — An overwhelming majority – 89 per cent – of people say that they have the right to reject genetically modified foods (GM foods), revealed a citizens’ opinion poll released today by Greenpeace. The poll on genetically modified...

Jaago Re, 25,000 Indians tell Jairam Ramesh

Press release | April 8, 2010 at 11:19

NEW DELHI, India — At 8 a.m. this morning, along with his morning tea, Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh was presented with a wake up call – literally. Eight volunteers presented Mr. Ramesh with a petition asking him to wake up...

iPad launch forecasts a “cloudy” future for IT carbon emissions

Press release | April 2, 2010 at 12:54

BANGALORE, India — On the eve of the launch of Apple's iPad, a new Greenpeace report reveals how the rise of cloud computing threatens to see greenhouse gas emissions from powering ever expanding data centers spiral out of control.(1)

Can Michael Dell deliver on his own green promises?

Press release | March 29, 2010 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists in India placed a giant billboard with the message that read "Michael Dell: Drop the Toxics" at the Dell Office here in Bangalore. At the same time, Greenpeace activist hung a banner on Dell office in Amsterdam with the...

Greenpeace alerts MPs to constitutional blunder

Press release | March 10, 2010 at 16:14

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political spectrum to live up to their responsibilities. As elected representatives of the people of India they must reject the proposed Civil Liabilities for...

Greenpeace alerts MPs to constitutional blunder

Press release | March 9, 2010 at 16:42

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political spectrum to live up to their responsibilities. As elected representatives of the people of India they must reject the proposed Civil Liabilities for...

Samsung = Broken Promises

Press release | March 3, 2010 at 4:30

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Greenpeace climbers today scaled the Benelux headquarters of the Korean electronic giant Samsung, sticking the message “Samsung = Broken Promises” in giant letters onto the front of the building. The peaceful protest is...

The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India bill to be tabled

Press release | March 1, 2010 at 10:38

The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India [BRAI] bill is to be tabled in the ongoing Budget session of the parliament. Responding to the content of the draft bill Jai Krishna, Sustainable Agriculture campaigner, Greenpeace said “It’s...

Greenpeace urges Union Finance Minister to invest in organic fertilizers while...

Press release | February 18, 2010 at 14:39

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace India today urged the Union Finance Minister to invest in organic fertilizers while implementing the newly proposed Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) system. The demand is made on the basis of the recommendations from the...

Tokyo Two whale meat trial starts, 10,000 Indians join call for justice

Press release | February 16, 2010 at 15:27

NEW DELHI, India — As the trial of two Greenpeace activists for exposing a stolen whale meat scandal involving the Japanese government-sponsored whaling programme commenced in Aomori, Japan, Greenpeace India presented the Japanese embassy in New...

Moratorium on Bt Brinjal, not a long-term solution!

Press release | February 9, 2010 at 4:30

Greenpeace welcomes the minister’s decision not to allow Bt brinjal to contaminate Indian agriculture.

Greenpeace is not calling for IPCC Chair's resignation.

Press release | February 6, 2010 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Attention: News Editors There have been recent reports in the Indian press that Greenpeace has asked for Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the Chair of the IPCC to resign. This is not true. Greenpeace is not calling for Dr. Pachauri's...

Copenhagen Accord recycles old climate commitments, leaving the world heading for...

Press release | February 1, 2010 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — With the passing of the Copenhagen Accord's 31 January deadline for its supporters to submit their pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the absence of strengthened commitments has failed to meet the Accord's stated...

Draft Marine Fisheries Bill needs major revision, says Greenpeace

Press release | January 28, 2010 at 16:30

Farmers Scientists and Consumers says No to Bt Brinjal

Press release | January 27, 2010 at 11:44

CHANDIGARH, India — Farmers Unions, Scientists and Consumer groups came together to say a firm No to Bt Brinjal. This was at a press conference organised by the GM free India Coalition at the Press Club today. This was in anticipation of the...

BASIC countries meet in New Delhi to discuss climate change

Press release | January 24, 2010 at 4:30

Greenpeace urges the BASIC countries to pick up the pieces from the failure of Copenhagen

Press release | January 20, 2010 at 4:30

Within a week, ministers from the four main emerging economies- Brazil, South Africa, India and China will gather in New Delhi to discuss a joint strategy for the climate negotiations which will be the first official multilateral meeting since...

Not Done Yet!

Press release | December 19, 2009 at 12:08

COPENHAGEN, India — World leaders have failed us. They have walked away from the global summit in Copenhagen without a treaty to save the climate. They still have a chance to get it right and we will not let them fail. The future of 6.5 billion...

Fabric of Hope unfurled in Delhi

Press release | December 12, 2009 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — New Delhi, 12th December 2009: In response to the uncertainty in the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, citizens stepped out onto the street to voice their demand for a fair, ambitious and legally binding treaty to...

Threatening levels of Chemical fertilisers in Punjab groundwater: Greenpeace study

Press release | November 26, 2009 at 12:00

BHATINDA, PUNJAB, India — Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the medical fraternity today raised concern over the discovery of high levels of nitrate contamination of drinking water based on a Greenpeace study. The study, ‘Chemical fertilisers...

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