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Greenpeace: China commits to cut coal emissions, India should follow suit

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 17:11

New Delhi, September 12, 2013: The Chinese Government today announced a target to reduce the burning of coal in three key provinces, accounting for about 1/3rd of the country’s coal use. Coal is responsible for nearly 80% of China's CO2 emissions...

Greenpeace announces revolutionary electricity model in Bihar

Press release | September 4, 2013 at 11:31

4 September, 2013, Patna/New Delhi: Greenpeace today announced a one of its kind rural electrification model based on a smart micro grid in Dharnai village in Jehanabad district of Bihar. This ambitious solar powered micro-grid is being installed...

Greenpeace announces global innovation challenge for sustainable irrigation solution...

Press release | September 2, 2013 at 17:30

New Delhi, September2nd, 2013: Calling on people across the world to develop a sustainable solution for irrigation in rural India, Greenpeace announces its innovation challenge "A Watershed Moment in India"1. The challenge goes live from tomorrow...

Custodian of Tribal Rights, MP Guv dismissive of people and their rights

Press release | August 16, 2013 at 12:03

Bhopal, 14 August 2013: On the eve of Independence Day, the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Ram Naresh Yadav refused to listen to the appeal made by the tribal people from Mahan for protection of their rights. Seven representatives from the Mahan...

We Want Your Answer, Mr Chouhan:’ Mahan Sangharsh Samiti

Press release | August 13, 2013 at 11:30

Bhopal, 13 August 2013: Civil society groups today came together in support of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) and demanded a response from Shivraj Singh Chouhan, chief minister of Madhya Pradesh about the non-implementation of Forest Rights Act in...

'We will not allow Mining in Mahan’: Mahan Sangharsh Samiti

Press release | August 4, 2013 at 13:17

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh/ August 4, 2013: Tribals from eleven villages around the Mahan forest area today held a rally – Van Adhikar Sammelan – to tell Essar they would not allow it to mine coal in their forests, just as their brothers and...

Greenpeace releases the roadmap to a solar revolution in Delhi

Press release | July 23, 2013 at 13:56

23 April 2013, New Delhi: Greenpeace India, today released its compelling report “Rooftop Revolution: Unleashing Delhi’s Solar Potential” disclosing Delhi’s potential for solar power at 2 gig watts (GW) using only 1.6 per cent of the city’s...

Tribal Minister writes to Madhya Pradesh CM Supporting Forest Dependent Communities

Press release | July 19, 2013 at 13:38

New Delhi/ July 19, 2013: Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Mr V Kishore Chandra Deo, who has been vocal on ensuring implementation of tribal rights, met seven members of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) and Greenpeace activists. The Samiti, includes...

Greenpeace condoles Bihar mid-day meal tragedy

Press release | July 18, 2013 at 13:07

New Delhi, July 18, 2013: Greenpeace expressed deep shock and grief about the tragic incident of food poisoning at Dharmasati Primary School, Chhapra District, Bihar, in which 25 children lost their lives and offered condolences to the bereaved...

Greenpeace: Clashes between Environment and Coal Ministry to continue as 8 coal...

Press release | July 5, 2013 at 12:14

New Delhi 4th July 2013. In a bid to wash off the soot left by the coalgate scam, the Ministry of Coal has auctioned 14 coal blocks to public sector units in the biggest allocations of coal blocks since the scam. However this process is marred by...

Greenpeace: Japan bolstering nuclear export to India unethical

Press release | June 26, 2013 at 17:27

New Delhi, June 26, 2013: Greenpeace organised a week long public seminar in three cities of Japan- Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka protesting against the Japanese government's plan to export nuclear reactors to India and other countries. The seminar was...

Nationwide Campaign Against BRAI Bill and GM crops launched

Press release | June 26, 2013 at 14:49

New Delhi, 25th June: The Coalition for a GM Free India along with various farmer unions, national political parties and diverse social and environmental movements, including Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan, Greenpeace-India, India Against...

Greenpeace India lauds Govt decision to put GM crop field trials on hold

Press release | June 22, 2013 at 13:00

New Delhi: June 22, 2013: Greenpeace India welcomed the Indian government’s decision to stop the permission for field trials of GM crops and called it a step in the right direction for keeping our food and farms free from contamination from GM...

Current Droughts and Floods a wake-up call for India: Greenpeace

Press release | June 21, 2013 at 18:41

New Delhi – June 19th, 2013: A World Bank commissioned report '4 degrees Turn Down the Heat'(1) highlights the fact that global warming can have a catastrophic effect on monsoon patterns in South Asia. The report comes at a time when torrential...

Greenpeace writes to Parliamentary Standing Committee to extend deadline for Public...

Press release | June 11, 2013 at 17:08

New Delhi: June 11, 2013: Greenpeace on Tuesday wrote to Dr. T Subbarami Reddy, Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee for Science and Technology, Environment and Forests, urging him to increase the time limit for public consultations...

No excuse for climate inaction; two degree goal can and must be achieved – Greenpeace

Press release | June 10, 2013 at 21:13

New Delhi, June 10, 2013: The IEA report, Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map, makes a groundbreaking call to governments to enact four energy policies that would keep current climate goals alive without harming economic growth.

Greenpeace crop circles appear across the country, sound alarm against GM food invasion

Press release | June 7, 2013 at 16:51

New Delhi: June 7, 2013: Greenpeace sent out a strong message on Friday, saying "NO TO GM, YES TO FOOD SAFETY" by creating a giant crop circle in Najafgarh, near Delhi.

Greenpeace bike-a-thon calls Delhi to “Switch on the Sun” on World Environment Day

Press release | June 5, 2013 at 15:49

New Delhi, 5 June 2013: On World Environment Day, Delhi residents came together to claim their right to clean and sustainable energy and demand the Delhi government to "Switch on the Sun". Greenpeace in association with 92.7 BIG FM organised the...

Thermal power plants pose risk for drinking water in drought hit Maharashtra

Press release | May 30, 2013 at 13:30

Mumbai, 30th May 2013: Greenpeace today released an analysis of the water consumption by coal fired thermal power plants during the severe drought that has affected more than 12 districts and 11800 villages this year. The analysis exposed cases...

Greenpeace: Nuclear power is unsafe and no quick fix

Press release | May 28, 2013 at 14:13

After the Supreme Court clearance to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant earlier this month, Greenpeace activists unfurled a net banner in the Nagercoil wind farms, advocating that the country’s future lies in renewable energy and not in the...

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