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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...


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.

Wipro Comes Clean. Greenpeace Calls On IT Industry To Follow Suit.

Press release | July 17, 2006 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — One day before Wipro’s AGM, as the deadline for the public challenge that Greenpeace had issued to Wipro expires, the IT giant has committed to a phase-out of hazardous chemicals from its electronic products.

Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza docks in Chennai for 'Defending our Oceans' tour

Press release | July 17, 2006 at 3:30

CHENNAI, India — MV Esperanza, an iconic campaigning ship of the environmental group Greenpeace, docked at Chennai Port this morning for a week-long tour of the sub-continent to highlight the fragile beauty and vulnerability of India's coastal...

High Time for Hi-Tech to Clean Up

Press release | July 11, 2006 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace today issued a public challenge to IT giant Wipro and its Chairperson Mr. Azim Premji, demanding that they become the first Indian electronics company to tackle the growing e-waste crisis (1). Greenpeace called on...

Dell responds to Greenpeace challenge; commits to 'greener' PCs

Press release | June 27, 2006 at 3:30

BANGALORE/AMSTERDAM, India — As a direct result of a sustained international 'Tox-Tech' campaign by Greenpeace, computer giant Dell has announced that it will remove key toxic chemicals from its PCs laptops and other products. The commitment from...

Peaceful Greenpeace whaling protest stopped abruptly in St Kitts

Press release | June 22, 2006 at 15:02

FRIGATE BAY, Saint Kitts and Nevis — As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St Kitts concluded its proceedings today, a peaceful protest carried out by Greenpeace was abruptly broken up by the authorities, who arrested ten...

Whalers fail to harpoon conservation at the International Whaling Commission

Press release | June 19, 2006 at 17:42

FRIGATE BAY, Saint Kitts and Nevis — Greenpeace today breathed a sigh of relief as pro-whaling nations led by Japan failed to gain a majority during the opening day of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) annual meeting, in St Kitts.

Greenpeace campaign forces French Government to fully decontaminate Clemenceau.

Press release | May 9, 2006 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace campaign forces French Government to fully decontaminate Clemenceau. Leads to creation of EU wide ship breaking policy. For India: Clemenceau went back without any concrete answers; SS Norway comes in without any...

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