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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...

Greenpeace sounds Climate Change Alarm at the Ardh Kumbh Mela

Press release | February 2, 2007 at 4:30

ALLAHABAD/NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace challenged Governments to step up to the plate and take immediate action, after the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change unless...

Launch of the world's first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the 'smart use' of energy, can deliver half of the world's energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision,...

Energy Efficiency before new power plants, demands Greenpeace.

Press release | December 7, 2006 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Two Greenpeace activists today suspended themselves from the roof of the Maharashtra State Electricity Board building at Bandra East, unfurling a huge banner that read ‘More CFLs, No More Coal’. Greenpeace is demanding that the...

Mumbaikar’s form giant Human Art sign at Juhu Beach.

Press release | December 3, 2006 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Hundreds of Mumbaikars gathered at Juhu beach on Sunday to form a giant 8,000 sq. ft. human art design that spelled the slogan ‘Switch for Mumbai’ on the sand. This is part of the ongoing Greenpeace campaign promoting energy...

Pirates strike at the Taj, urge hotel to Switch For Mumbai

Press release | November 30, 2006 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace Pirates took their 'Switch For Mumbai' message to a new level today when they hired the Crystal Room of the Taj Mahal Hotel, Colaba and changed light bulbs in the chandelier there.

Greenpeace demands clean production policy to tackle E-waste

Press release | November 29, 2006 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — At the beginning of the COP-8 (1) meeting of the Basel Convention in Nairobi, Greenpeace today released a scathing critique of India's draft WEEE (Waste from Electronic and Electrical Equipment) legislation (2). Being developed...

Greenpeace Raises an Alarm about the impact of Human Induced Climate Change

Press release | November 22, 2006 at 4:30

KOLKATA, India — Greenpeace urges the government to incorporate climate protection within the developmental framework

Solar Generation celebrates the spirit of youth against climate change with the...

Press release | October 24, 2006 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Solar Generation joins hands with young people from across Bangalore celebrating youth resistance against climate change. Solar Generation is the youth-wing of Greenpeace India demanding clean energy now! It was launched on...

GE Technology out of control: Greenpeace discovers contamination from Bayer's...

Press release | October 10, 2006 at 3:30

NEW DEHLI, India — Test results released today by Greenpeace International establish that rice products being sold in the Middle East region have also been contaminated by Bayer's illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice grown in field trials in...

No Need for New Thermal Power Plants in Maharashtra: Greenpeace

Press release | October 4, 2006 at 18:03

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace today released a report that emphasises no need for capacity addition of electricity generation through thermal power plants (TPPs) in Maharashtra (1). "The current shortage in the state can be easily met through energy...

Greenpeace asks Mumbai Civic Body: Cut down energy consumption

Press release | September 21, 2006 at 3:30

BOMBAY, India — In a jolt to environmentally inert Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, Greenpeace volunteers knocked its doors, and submitted a memorandum demanding commitment from the civic body for a drastic cut in its energy consumption...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | September 18, 2006 at 3:30

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Greenpeace alerts Mumbai: CLIMATE CHANGE IS HERE, SWITCH FOR MUMBAI

Press release | September 12, 2006 at 3:30

MUMBAI, India — It’s a wake up call to Mumbai citizens- climate change is here. And a call to join “Switch for Mumbai’, a Greenpeace initiative that rolled on the road of Khar as residents from local ALMs, municipal councilor and Greenpeace...

Beaching of Blue Lady violates court's order

Press release | August 4, 2006 at 11:33

NEW DELHI, India — High-level sources say that the inspection committee on Blue Lady was under intense pressure to give clearance to the vessel for beaching, as per the admissions by credible sources within Technical Committee on Ship-breaking.

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