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Greenpeace: Coal Industry Is Deepening Water Crisis in Maharashtra

Feature story | April 28, 2016 at 21:13

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...

Statement From Greenpeace India On The Signing Of The Paris Agreement At The UN

Feature story | April 26, 2016 at 18:43

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...

Hope in Bihar

Blog entry by Ashish Kothari | April 26, 2016

The state of Bihar is well-known for lagging behind in all economic and human development indicators. Recently, Ashish Kothari visited some areas in Bihar where interesting things are happening. Under progressive governance and...

We Are Dehydrating The Earth By Choice, Not In Ignorance!

Blog entry by Ishteyaque Ahmad | April 25, 2016

India is grappling with a severe water shortage. 12 Indian states are facing the threat of a famine and this situation is going to continue for a much longer period. Those who say that one or a few consecutive good monsoons will change...

Why Fossil Fuels Are A Gamble We Can No Longer Afford

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | April 24, 2016

As nations gather to sign the Paris Agreement, does India have the will and conviction to achieve the shift to renewable energy? Global warming is not hysteria – it is for real. Fortunately, we did not really need actor Leonardo...

We Will Defeat Climate Change - Through Cooperation

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | April 22, 2016

Today, on Earth Day, more than 165 countries sign a global agreement to protect our environment - the  Paris Climate Agreement  - at the first opportunity, a  record turnout  for an international agreement. This is an encouraging...

Reaffirming our commitment to a secure workspace

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | April 5, 2016

Greenpeace India stays committed to constantly improving and resetting our work culture and keeping the promises made to our supporters on enhancing gender balance at all levels of the organisation, and putting into place clear...

One Year Since The NAQI Launch

Feature story | April 5, 2016 at 21:15

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 initiative with caution, and...

Analysing the National Air Quality Index Platform

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | April 5, 2016

6 th April 2016 marks the first Anniversary of the launch of National Air Quality Index (NAQI) platform. The platform was adopted from similar platforms working in other regions such as the US, China and the EU. NAQI addresses the...

Kolkata getting down to the basics of 'Do'!

Blog entry by Grace Saji | April 4, 2016

It’s not all that very often that one hears of an environment program (as opposed to a cultural program) being conducted in Kolkata, so my eyes (literally) popped out when I got the invite: “You’re going to be invited as a delegate at...

Learning from my experience...

Blog entry by Anukriti | April 3, 2016

I once read somewhere that never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has . And this is what my experience in working with Greenpeace can be summed up...

Families Across India Ask For Clean Air Nation

Blog entry by Aishwariya Jain | March 29, 2016

The extent of human activity and its resultant cost to the planet has reached dangerous levels. We have made not just our species, but all others vulnerable and exposed to the perils of our activities. Burning agricultural and other...

Violating the inviolate forests

Blog entry by Ravi Chellam | March 21, 2016

Every year, between the months of March and April, Mahan forest in Madhya Pradesh bustles with activity. People from around the forest set up makeshift camps to collect Mahua fruits - a non-timber forest produce (NTFP) that forms a...

Lok Sabha Discussion On Greenpeace Pollution Report

Feature story | March 15, 2016 at 19:59

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 comprehensive NAQI system and...

72 Hours And Counting!

Feature story | March 15, 2016 at 0:32

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 (PWHR) in the country.

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