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Coal Revenues Suffer Rs 2,400 Crore Loss In 2016 Due To Drought

Press release | June 13, 2016 at 18:24

June 9, 2016, Mumbai: The water scarcity crippling large parts of India has already cost coal power companies nearly 7 billion units in lost electricity generation, with an estimated revenue loss of Rs. 2,400 crore in the first five months of...

Greenpeace India Applauds Delhi Government Adoption Of Much Awaited Solar Policy

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 16:52

New Delhi | 7th June 2016| Delhi got its much awaited solar policy on Monday. The Delhi government unveiled and approved the solar policy in the cabinet meeting.

Greenpeace India Applauds Delhi Government Adoption Of Much Awaited Solar Policy

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 16:52

New Delhi | 7th June 2016| Delhi got its much awaited solar policy on Monday. The Delhi government unveiled and approved the solar policy in the cabinet meeting.

India Must Do More On Nuclear Safety: Greenpeace Report

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 15:37

New Delhi | 7 June 2016: Greenpeace India today released a report titled ‘Red Alert – India’s nuclear disaster plans, outdated and inadequate’ [1]. The report assesses India's nuclear disaster plans and concludes that India’s plans do not offer a...

Coal Dependence Worsens Drought Impact: Greenpeace Analysis

Press release | June 3, 2016 at 15:42

New Delhi | 3 June 2016 | Even as India suffers from one of the worst droughts in decades, affecting 266 districts across 11 states[1], the government continues to be myopic about managing the country’s water resources .Greenpeace India today...

Out of Sight

Press release | May 23, 2016 at 15:48

New Delhi 23rd May 2016| A report released today by Greenpeace India, “Out of Sight - How coal burning advances India’s Air Pollution Crisis” reveals coal as the largest overlooked source of air pollution, and identifies air pollution emission...

Coal Endangers India's Fresh Water Sources: Greenpeace India

Press release | May 5, 2016 at 16:24

New Delhi | 5 May, 2016| Even as the country reels under severe drought, information secured by Greenpeace suggests that India’s coal-hungry government is willing to overlook policy meant to protect the country’s pristine forests, wildlife and...

Coal Power Plants Consume Much Needed Water: Greenpeace

Press release | April 29, 2016 at 10:50

Mumbai | 28 April 2016| As Maharashtra continues to fight drought, an assessment based on the recent report by Greenpeace - ‘The Great Water Grab; How the coal industry is deepening the Global Water Crisis” has revealed that coal power plants in...

Paris Agreement

Press release | April 23, 2016 at 11:59

New York/ New Delhi |April 22 2016|Even as Officials from over 120 countries, including India, gather to sign the Paris Agreement today at New York, latest scientific data reinforces the urgency for action. The first three months of 2016 were the...

One Year Since NAQI Launch, But System Far From Robust

Press release | April 6, 2016 at 12:18

New Delhi 5th April 2016| One year ago, when the Prime Minister of India launched the National Air Quality Index platform to monitor the air quality in major urban centers across the country on a real time basis, Greenpeace had welcomed the...

India facing a Serious Water Crisis: Greenpeace

Press release | March 22, 2016 at 15:05

New Delhi | March 22, 2016 | India’s fresh water resources, already rapidly dwindling, could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants go ahead. This would cause severe drought and worsen the ongoing conflict between...

Lok Sabha discussion on Greenpeace Pollution report a welcome development: reinforces...

Press release | March 15, 2016 at 20:15

New Delhi 15th March 2016| Recent discussions in the Lok Sabha, triggered by the Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar’s response to parliamentarian C Mahendran’s questions, have highlighted the need for a...

72 hours and counting: Greenpeace calls for an immediate investigation into India’s...

Press release | March 15, 2016 at 14:34

Mumbai, 15 March 2016: Following a serious accident at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat on March 11, Greenpeace India has called for an immediate investigation by independent experts, of all aging pressurised heavy water reactors...

Greenpeace Supports India’s decision to challenge WTO ruling on India’s Solar Mission

Press release | February 27, 2016 at 12:04

February 26, 2016 | Washington/New Delhi: India’s plans for meeting its ambitious renewable energy targets while boosting the national green job market have received a setback this week. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has sided with the...

India overtakes Chinas air pollution levels in 2015, needs national response

Press release | February 22, 2016 at 14:01

New Delhi 22nd February 2016|- For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data on particulate matter has shown.

Was Jaitapur site given clearance without conclusive studies, questions Greenpeace

Press release | January 22, 2016 at 18:19

New Delhi, 22 January 2016: There are close to 16 fault lines near the Jaitapur nuclear project site, according to a 2006 Geological Survey of India. While the project has been given an ‘in-principle’ site approval, and the preliminary...

New Leadership and Renewed Focus at Greenpeace IndiaNew Leadership and Renewed Focus...

Press release | January 20, 2016 at 14:09

New Delhi/ Bangalore | 20 January 2015: Highly respected environmentalist Dr Ravi Chellam has assumed charge as Greenpeace India’s Executive Director earlier this month. A wildlife biologist and conservation scientist by training, Ravi will...

Compromising childhood: Greenpeace unravels “Alarming levels of cancer-causing heavy...

Press release | January 13, 2016 at 17:30

New Delhi 14th January 2016- Greenpeace India’s scientific analysis has revealed high concentrations of heavy metals inside classrooms of different schools across Delhi between October-November. A report released on Thursday showed the samples...

Delhi just the tip of the air pollution iceberg: Greenpeace analyses NAQI data across...

Press release | December 15, 2015 at 17:16

New Delhi 15th December 2015: A ranking of the 17 cities covered by the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) was released by Greenpeace India today, and reveals data to challenge the complacence of the Central and State Governments regarding cities...

India failing to act on Air Pollution Emergency: inadequate systems put public ...

Press release | December 11, 2015 at 14:41

New Delhi 10th December 2015: If India had an Air Quality monitoring and alarm system as robust as that of Beijing, a large swathe of North India would have been on red alert since November 2015, Greenpeace pointed out today. As data obtained...

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