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We're sorry, you're not allowed to read this

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | January 18, 2012

In the history book of bad ideas, the concept of giving corporations the right to censor the Internet has to rank among the worst ever. But that's what the impact of two bills recently introduced in the US Congress would be if...

British scientist blames James Bond villain for unpopularity of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | January 16, 2012

Well, now we know; the reason for widespread public distrust of nuclear power is because way back in 1962, Dr No - the evil scientist in the James Bond film of the same name - built a nuclear reactor on a Jamaican island and used it...

Republic of Junglistan becomes a star attraction

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | January 13, 2012

If you are not a citizen of Junglistan yet, you are missing out on a lot of things. For one thing is certain, the Republic of Junglistan is a country that never sleeps. "Why this Koyla (coal) mining di?" Just before 2011...

Canada: Climate Criminal

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | January 11, 2012

At the dawn of the 21st century a new political regime has transformed Canada from global hero – once standing up for peace, people, and nature – to global criminal, plunging into war, eroding civil rights, and destroying...

Make this year count and withdraw the BRAI bill

Blog entry by Neha Saigal | December 23, 2011

Open letter to Hon. Prime Minister of India Dear Mr. Manmohan Singh, A contentious bill labeled by some as the wrong bill, drafted by the wrong people, for the wrong reasons. This could be any of the numerous bills, listed to...

Victory! Facebook 'friends' renewable energy

Feature story | December 15, 2011 at 19:30

After 20 months of mobilising, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, the Internet giant has today announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy. More than 700,000 people from all over the world joined to make this victory possible!

"Minister Jaiswal, We are Watching!"

Blog entry by Preethi Herman | December 8, 2011

It was probably a regular morning for most other people, but for a bunch of us armed with tiger props and an agenda to meet Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, it was a roaring success! I am referring to the morning Greenpeace...

The Dirty Dozen

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | December 6, 2011

After demanding that governments listen to the people and not the polluters at the entrance to Durban Protea Hotel, our Kumi and co-head of the Climate campaign, Tzeporah Berman entered the WBCSD conference to meet and greet with...

Republic of Junglistan reaches Bangalore

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma | December 6, 2011

After meeting people in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai, Bhaloo and Sheroo finally reached Bangalore, the Garden City. The embassy of Junglistan was set up at Cubbon park, a place known for its preserved green cover. Soon, Bhaloo and...

COP17 - Week one round up

Blog entry by Jess Miller | December 6, 2011

For a week now government negotiators working on the plan for ‘Long Term Co-operative Action’ on climate change have been scattered across a conference  center in Durban, South Africa negotiating over the wide range of issues not...

Politicians need to listen to the people, not the polluters

Blog entry by Tzeporah Berman | December 5, 2011

Corporations who bear the most responsibility for contributing to climate change emissions - and then profiting from those activities - are campaigning to increase their access to international negotiations like the upcoming COP17...

Campaign to save forests reaches the coal ministry's doorstep

Feature story | December 5, 2011 at 12:19

Anticipating high security and only a few minutes outside Shastri Bhawan, Greenpeace India activists successfully blocked the main gate of the Ministry of Coal office by placing 18 life size tigers chained to the gates. Three tiger mascots, 2...

The world is turning its back on nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | December 2, 2011

That’s the key conclusion of the BBC’s poll into public attitudes towards nuclear power released last week. Conducted in 23 countries, the poll found that for only 22% of those people asked, “nuclear power is relatively safe and an ...

Zero demand for genetically modified crops!

Blog entry by Shivani Shah | December 1, 2011

This is not new, as a matter of fact there has been no demand for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) from anywhere in the world, ever. On the contrary, ever since foods containing GMOs were introduced in the nineties, they have...

Nuclear follies: ignoring radiation ownership and ignoring earthquake risks

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | November 29, 2011

It never ceases to amaze us how far the nuclear industry will go to ignore its responsibilities, or to avoid protecting the public from the risks of radiation. Two new entries in the nuclear follies scrapbook demonstrate. Folly...

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