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Greenpeace India Analyses Coal Dependence Worsens Drought Impact

Feature story | June 3, 2016 at 16:42

New Delhi | 3 June 2016 | Greenpeace India today released data on the water consumption patterns of coal power plants in seven drought affected states – Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh.

GM Free India: A March Towards Progress

Blog entry by Paritish Mulay | June 1, 2016

What transcended at Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth in Rahuri in October of 2014 was a step closer towards achieving the dream of an organic India, an India rediscovering its deep-rooted agricultural history. A Monsanto...

How India’s Coal Power Expansion Triggered An Air Pollution Crisis

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | May 25, 2016

In New Delhi, where drivers routinely turn on their emergency indicators to be seen in the winter smog, the air pollution debate has largely focused on two sources of air pollution: cars inside the city and agricultural waste-burning...

Greenpeace India Launches Report - Out Of Sight

Feature story | May 24, 2016 at 11:27

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...

An Incredible, Yet Inconvenient Volunteer Induction

Blog entry by K. Nirupama Chandra | May 19, 2016

The Hyderabad induction for Greenpeace volunteers  was scheduled and planned for 4:30pm, inside a room with dry floors, electricity to run the projector, speakers, and an internet connection. And although everything needed to be...

No Trees, No Future, Save KBR

Blog entry by Ali Abbas | May 16, 2016

Amid the record high temperature that Hyderabad is facing this summer, news broke out that the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation ( GHMC)  is planning to chop down 3100 trees across city to widen the roads and lay the flyovers. We...

National Clean Air Action Plan Is The Need Of The Hour: Greenpeace India

Feature story | May 16, 2016 at 14:13

New Delhi| May 12, 2016| The most recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), released today, has re-emphasised the immediate need to address the air pollution menace in several Indian cities such as, Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna and...

Greenpeace Welcomes Phasing Out Of Aging Coal Power Plants

Feature story | May 11, 2016 at 17:10

New Delhi 9th May 2016| Greenpeace India welcomed the Central Electricity Commission Chairman’s statement that indicated phasing out aging coal-fired power plants and called it a ‘step in the right direction’.

Call for Independent Inquiry into Kakrapar Nuclear Incident

Blog entry by Rupal Jaiswal | May 9, 2016

On 11th March, 2016, a tragedy was fortunately averted at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat. There was a leak of heavy water from the Unit I of the Plant. This heavy water, which is used to keep the reactions going on under...

Greenpeace: Coal Industry Is Deepening Water Crisis in Maharashtra

Feature story | April 29, 2016 at 14:43

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...

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 25, 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...

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

Feature story | April 23, 2016 at 12:13

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...

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...

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