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

Press release | June 10, 2008 at 3:30

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 20, 2008 at 3:30

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 29, 2008 at 3:30

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 12, 2008 at 3:30

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 5, 2008 at 3:30

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 26, 2008 at 4:30

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 25, 2008 at 4:30

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 19, 2008 at 4:30

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 21, 2008 at 4:30

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 20, 2008 at 4:30

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 11, 2008 at 4:30

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 8, 2008 at 4:30

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 8, 2008 at 4:30

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...

100 Months to act on climate crisis but run rate is low: Greenpeace

Press release | December 8, 2007 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace volunteers today took the urgent message for everyone to act on climate change into the Chinnaswamy stadium, combining the universal appeal of cricket to talk about the universal impacts of the climate crisis.

Greenpeace parodies PCRA’s ‘climate awareness’ car rally

Press release | December 2, 2007 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — Mumbai, Dec 2, 2007: Highlighting the mother of all ironies, Greenpeace activists parodied the ‘Car Mileage Rally’ organized to raise awareness on climate change, by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and...

Global Warming will push India into reverse, as global leadership fades says new report

Press release | November 19, 2007 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — Biggest study yet from a unique coalition of major development and environment groups reveals scale of climate impacts in India - immediate action needed before India goes ' Up in Smoke'

Spin-doctoring no solution to fight climate change

Press release | November 15, 2007 at 4:30

Greenpeace today expressed impatience with the Ministry of Power for dragging its feet on action to ban the bulb and cut India's carbon emissions up to 95 million tons (1).

Hiding behind the poor

Press release | November 13, 2007 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace today released a survey based report named “hiding behind the poor” which reveals that the highest income group in India, constituting merely 1% of the population emits four and a half times as much CO2 as the lowest...

Civil disobedience is needed to stop climate change, says Greenpeace calls for...

Press release | October 29, 2007 at 14:51

CHENNAI, India — After a two week long tour of the East Coast of India, Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace flagship sailed out of Indian waters today. These two weeks were marked by a series of actions by Greenpeace that highlighted the impacts of...

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