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Farmers and youth from Vidarbha demand Energy Justice

Press release | November 19, 2009 at 14:19

NEW DELHI, India — On the eve of the winter parliament session, more than 100 farmers and young people representing all eleven districts in Vidarbha, held a protest at the doorstep of the Ministry of Social Justice to highlight the injustice of...

India’s energy programme is anti-poor and carbon-intensive

Press release | November 17, 2009 at 11:22

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released a report – “Still Waiting” – which reveals that despite growth in electricity generation – and increasing carbon emissions – the rural poor continue to be deprived of electricity. The report challenges...

Rajasthan farmers demand support for ecological farming practices in the upcoming...

Press release | November 16, 2009 at 17:51

Farmers, agricultural scientists, civil society representatives from different parts of Rajasthan came together today in Udaipur to discuss on the topic of ‘National fertiliser subsidy policy reforms-What is in it for Rajasthan?’ This public...

China’s Pearl River being poisoned by factories due to inadequate pollution regulation

Press release | October 28, 2009 at 4:30

GUANGZHOU, China — According to a new Greenpeace research published today, industrial discharges are poisoning China’s Pearl River Delta.(1) The problem is exacerbated by inadequate water pollution regulation, allowing factories to discharge...

Google, Microsoft lag on climate solutions

Press release | October 27, 2009 at 4:30

BENGALURU, India — With just 40 days to go for the crucial Climate Conference in Copenhagen, global ICT (Information, Communication, Technology) majors such as Google, Microsoft and Nokia have been slow to act on carbon emissions reductions...

GEAC fails the nation

Press release | October 14, 2009 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — GEAC considered the approval of Bt Brinjal, India's first genetically modified food crop for public consumption.

Dozens scale roof of UK Parliament and vow overnight occupation

Press release | October 11, 2009 at 3:30

LONDON, United Kingdom — Dozens of Greenpeace volunteers have this afternoon scaled the walls of the British Houses of Parliament and are now occupying the roof of the historic building. They are calling for a new style of politics in Britain,...

Indian girl joins Obama on coal satyagraha on top of the world

Press release | October 2, 2009 at 3:30

In a dramatic turn of events, Mumbai girl Faye Lewis today helped a host of world leaders block coal shipment in the Arctic, in a Gandhian bit of decisive action for clean energy.

Wipro now No.2 global green electronics brand

Press release | September 30, 2009 at 3:30

BENGALURU, India — Wipro climbs to the No.2 rank worldwide in the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics.

Don’t be stupid! Shekhar Kapur urges world climate leaders

Press release | September 22, 2009 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Celebrated director Shekhar Kapur joined Greenpeace activists this morning at the Rohtang glacier in the Himalayas, to send a message to the upcoming New York UN Climate Summit.

Tata to talk turtles

Press release | August 27, 2009 at 21:49

MUMBAI, India — Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata today agreed to meet Greenpeace representatives for talks on the Orissa Dhamra port-Olive Ridley Sea Turtle controversy. Both sides would fix a date for the meeting.

Biggest demo in India for clean energy

Press release | July 30, 2009 at 3:30

ALIBAUG TALUKA, India — Close to a thousand villagers stood for hours in the formation of a life-size human windmill near Khidki village in Alibag, in what could well be the largest protest for renewable energy in India till date.

Greenpeace reminds Finance Minister about the flaws in the fertilizer subsidy policy

Press release | July 27, 2009 at 15:47

NEW DELHI, India — While the Finance bill was getting passed in the Loksabha, Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration outside the Parliament to remind the Finance Minister that the new fertilizer subsidy reforms proposed in the budget cannot...

‘Bayer, arrest us too, we don’t want GM rice’, say Indians

Press release | July 24, 2009 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — A group of young citizens today called on Bayer Bio-Science with placards saying ‘Arrest Me Too, I Say No To GM Rice’ at the company’s office in Tolichowki, Hyderabad. The activists also presented to Bayer officials hundreds of...

It’s about survival. Hillary, Barack, Stop Global Warming!

Press release | July 21, 2009 at 11:23

NEW DELHI, India — School children, joined Greenpeace activists to tell Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State, before she left India, that mere talk isn’t enough to avert a climate catastrophe. With photographs and messages from children, women...

Experts urge Government to address humanitarian crisis in Sundarbans

Press release | July 17, 2009 at 13:52

KOLKATA, India — In view of the massive humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of cyclone Aila in the Sunderbans, experts from the field of oceanography and social science, representatives from a local voluntary group and Greenpeace demanded...

Climate Change = Water Crisis

Press release | July 17, 2009 at 3:30

DELHI, India — 25 Greenpeace activists queued up outside the Reserve Bank of India to deposit 100’s of pots of water for safe keeping to highlight the issue of the growing water crisis fuelled by climate change. The activists unfurled a banner...

Mumbai vulnerable to climate change

Press release | July 16, 2009 at 15:52

MUMBAI, India — With Mumbai being listed amongst the mega cities most vulnerable to the threat of climate change, Greenpeace launched a Climate Rescue Station at the Carter road promenade. The station, in the form of a huge Life-Boat is symbolic...

Change in fertilizer subsidy policy can help India save crores, ensure food security...

Press release | July 1, 2009 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Moving away from current Government subsidies on synthetic fertiliser that lead to poor soils and less food, and investing in ecological farming will have triple benefits: save public money, ensure food security under less rain...

All is not well with Dell: Greenpeace

Press release | July 1, 2009 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener exposed global computer hardware brand Dell Inc.’s inaction to phase out hazardous chemicals and its poor record of producer responsibility in India to manage electronic...

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