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What about a takeback service for every electronic product you sell in India?

Press release | August 11, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists dressed as Samsung mobile phones and television paid a visit to the company's Corporate Head office at Nehru Place here today to demand that the company start a take-back service for all its discarded...

People Power: Roses for Ratan Tata

Press release | August 7, 2008 at 10:00

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace today delivered thousands of roses to Mr Ratan Tata at his Bombay House office on behalf of thousands of concerned members of the public, expressing gratitude in anticipation of his decision to reconsider the upcoming...

Three activists land in police custody after being roughed up by the security staff

Press release | August 6, 2008 at 10:00

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists, carrying boxes on their head to symbolically highlight Philips electronic waste (e-waste), revisited Philips' office at Technopolis Knowledge Park here to remind the company that given the looming e-waste...

Greenpeace study reveals E-Brands faltering on e-waste takeback in India

Press release | August 3, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Even as India heads for a looming e-waste crisis, most of the global electronic brands have no functioning e-waste takeback services in India. This is the case despite many of these brands providing a voluntary takeback service...

Fuel efficiency law need of the hour, says Greenpeace

Press release | July 7, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a nationwide "Let's Drive Change" consumer campaign to support the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in creating strong mandatory fuel efficiency norms for the car industry in India. To highlight the climate...

Greenpeace says, "Good first step, but the devil is in the detail"

Press release | July 1, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace welcomed the direction that the National Action Plan on Climate Change articulated, while cautioning that true commitment to the vision would only become clear when the detailed mission plans are tabled in December...

Greenpeace activists return e-waste to Philips, ask the company to stop practicing...

Press release | June 9, 2008 at 10:00

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists today returned electronic waste (e-waste) to Philips' head office here asking the company to immediately stop practicing double standard on take-back of its end-of-life products in India

Candles lit for Ratan Tata, 70,000 ask him to save Orissa’s turtles

Press release | May 19, 2008 at 10:00

MUMBAI, India — Over thirty Mumbaikars, Greenpeace volunteers all, tonight lit thousands of candles on the rocks in front of Bakhtawar, Colaba, asking the building’s most famous resident, Mr. Ratan Tata, to shift his company’s upcoming port...

Act now to prevent climate change or rehabilitate 12.5 crore people – Greenpeace warns

Press release | April 28, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — In a dramatic action early this morning, singer Rabbi joined Greenpeace activists who have occupied "prime real estate" and set up a "migrant colony" of hutments 35 ft above the Delhi Noida toll bridge. This occupation will...

'Don’t let Climate Change redraw coastal boundaries' - Citizens join Greenpeace to...

Press release | April 11, 2008 at 10:00

MUMBAI, CHENNAI, KOCHI, KOLKATA, PANJIM, India — Citizens, celebrities and politicians, joined the Blue Alert campaign today, to highlight what could be the coastline of the future, if the climate crisis wasn’t prevented. In 5 climate vulnerable...

TATA port threatens sea turtles, charge conservationists

Press release | April 4, 2008 at 10:00

DELHI, India — A coalition of Indian conservationists, comprising Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), the Wildlife Society of Orissa (WSO) and Greenpeace India, has called on TATAs to reconsider their Dhamra Deepwater Port [1] in Orissa,...

Greenpeace sounds ‘Blue Alert’ in Orissa: Sudarshan’s sand art depicts danger from...

Press release | March 25, 2008 at 11:00

PURI, India — Greenpeace today joined internationally acclaimed sand artist, Sudarshan Patnaik here to highlight the threat to India’s cultural heritage sites along the coastline from global warming induced sea level rise. Sudarshan created the...

Greenpeace report estimates climate impacted migration to be 10 times worse than...

Press release | March 24, 2008 at 11:00

KOLKATA, India — Greenpeace alerted the Indian government and people of the subcontinent to the massive humanitarian crisis the South Asian region could face if global warming was not kept below the 2 degree tipping point. “Blue Alert – Climate...

Turtle mortalities skyrocket as government sits idle

Press release | March 18, 2008 at 11:00

ORISSA, India — Despite continued warnings by local conservation groups, turtle mortalities are set to be the highest in the last seven seasons, starting with 2002. According to independent estimates, over 4000 carcasses have now been recorded in...

Vast amounts of hazardous electronic waste unaccounted for

Press release | February 20, 2008 at 11:00

The fate of large quantities of electronic waste is unknown, says Toxic Tech: Not in Our Backyard, released today by Greenpeace. While some electronic waste may be accounted for, by storage in attics or garages, much may be disposed of with mixed...

Cost of delaying Bachat Lamp Yojana is 2,50,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per day

Press release | January 19, 2008 at 11:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists today registered their protest against the inaction of the Power Ministry in announcing the Bachat Lamp Yojana , a measure to address the global crisis of climate change and the energy crisis in the country.

The small car revolution makes mandatory fuel efficiency imperative in India

Press release | January 10, 2008 at 11:00

NEW DELHI, India — While the world got a first glimpse of the feverishly awaited One Lakh car by Tata Motors at the 9th Annual Indian Auto Expo at Pragati Maidan, Greenpeace commenced its campaign demanding mandatory fuel efficiency for the car...

Greenpeace calls for mandatory fuel efficiency for cars

Press release | January 7, 2008 at 11:00

NEW DEHLI, India — As the Auto Industry readies itself for high profile launches and to showcase their very best for the year at the Auto Expo 2008, Greenpeace raised the alarm about the increasing contribution to climate change by emissions from...

Announce the Bachat Lamp Yojana now

Press release | January 7, 2008 at 11:00

NEW DELHI, India — Commuters around Connaught Place in New Delhi witnessed an unusual New Year's greeting - giant cards wishing the Prime Minister a Happy New Year spread out at different locations on the road. The message on the cards reminded...

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