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Tell Shiela Dixit how she can keep her promise

Blog entry by Paul Horsman | May 27, 2013

As temperatures reach record highs across India, tempers are also heating up as the current power production and distribution fails to deliver basic needs of cooling and water pumping. Protests are springing up in Delhi against the...

Life changes when water dries-up

Blog entry by Neelima Vallangi | May 27, 2013

Image: © Neelima Vallangi/Greenpeace Dark clouds were looming in the sky. I could see the fields were all tilled and ready, waiting for the heavens to open up anytime now, many in hope of harvesting their first crop in an entire...

When the lights go out, Switch on the Sun!

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | May 24, 2013

Delhi has a large number of terrace housing colonies, most of which are located in gullies or little laneways. My main concern – is someone going to grab me before I reach my house? I often call, or even pretend to be on the phone in...

Enough talks, now time for action on solar

Blog entry by Surabhi Jain Pahwa | May 24, 2013

My experience at the Greenpeace renewable energy fair was very interesting. Everyone needs to be sensitized to such things directly affecting our environment. Delhi is not using renewable energy anywhere and this cause certainly needs...

Junglistan Diaries- TEDx with Brikesh Singh

Blog entry by Vidhya Lakshmi R. | May 24, 2013

I had been excited for days for two reasons: TEDx was being hosted in Coimbatore and Greenpeace activist, Brikesh Singh agreed to be a speaker at the event. The stage was set and the speakers were getting ready. I was waiting with...

Press Enclave’s moment in the sun

Blog entry by Smita | May 24, 2013

Photos © Apoorv Tiwary On Sunday May 19, Greenpeace organised a renewable energy community fair called “Switch on the Sun ” at Press Enclave, Saket. The fair is a part of their renewable energy campaign targeted for New Delhi to...

Lights. Power. Solar. A tale of unfulfilled promises.

Blog entry by Paul Horsman | May 23, 2013

Greenpeace activists put up a caricature in front of the Vidhan Sabha in Delhi, questioning Chief Minister Shiela Dixit's power strategy in April . © Greenpeace/Sudhanshu Malhotra Earlier this year, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit...

Press Enclave, Saket switched on the sun. Will you?

Blog entry by Arpita Seth | May 23, 2013

The philanthropy gene inside me has always been feeble. The reason can be attributed to pure slothfulness. On a blazing Sunday afternoon, Greenpeace taught me how the sun's generosity could be harnessed in an environment friendly way...

Protecting Indonesia’s forests is a global responsibility.

Blog entry by Pari Trivedi | May 22, 2013

Kwatisore is a tiny coastal hamlet in Papua, Indonesia, famous for the fragrant bark of Gaharu and Moso’oi trees that grow here. For the people of Kwatisore, the business from the trees is not only their main source of income but also...

Water for farmers or coal power plants? You decide.

Feature story | May 22, 2013 at 15:40

The Upper Wardha dam in Amravati, Maharashtra is considered to be a lifeline for surrounding cities and towns. But water resources in the state are quickly sliding away from those who need it the most. Even the water meant to irrigate fields is...

Delhi, high time you go solar say Greenpeace activists

Blog entry by Ruhie Kumar | May 21, 2013

Photo © Sudhanshu Malhotra What happens when volunteers become activists for their city? Meet our activists who were at the forefront of the Renewable Energy Action on Wednesday May 15, outside Power Minister Haroon Yusuf’s...

Saving Hawaii and the world from Monsanto

Blog entry by Courtney Bruch | May 20, 2013

Being touched by the true Spirit of Aloha is a lifelong blessing. Hawaii is renowned worldwide as one of the top vacation destinations for many reasons. Each of the six most inhabited islands of this archipelago are equally unique in...

Greenpeace India bids adieu to Bhanu

Blog entry by Sandeep Vegad | May 20, 2013

Morning Bhanu! For years not a single employee of Greenpeace could go past Bhanu at the reception without having a quick word with her. She would ensure you start your day with a great smile and in return I took her presence so much...

A sunny meeting with a powerless minister of Delhi

Blog entry by Anand Prabhu | May 16, 2013

A Greenpeace protest is one that sends chills down the spine of many bureaucrats and politicians, especially when they are being targeted. And taking part in one such action is every campaigners "D" day. It's the day when your campaign...

Indonesia celebrates the arrival of Rainbow Warrior

Blog entry by Pari Trivedi | May 16, 2013

The Rainbow Warrior arrives in Jayapura. The Greenpeace ship is in Indonesia to document one of the world’s most biodiverse, and threatened, environments. Rainbow Warrior III, Greenpeace’s iconic campaigning ship has traveled...

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