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Climate and people first

Feature story | April 1, 2009 at 10:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — We've got a message for the leaders of the richest nations in the world who are gathering in London for the G20 meeting to discuss the global economic crisis.

Don't let TATA terminate the turtles

Feature story | March 22, 2009 at 11:00

TATA corporation of India is in the global spotlight as they launch the Nano, the world's cheapest car. But the spotlight ought to be on a costly little secret: TATA's giant port at Dhamra, which threatens the nesting grounds of an endangered...

India light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | February 25, 2009 at 17:55

NEW DELHI, India — How many light bulbs can 1 billion people change? About 400 million wasteful incandescent bulbs, in India’s case.Today, India has put in place a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, making way for a cleaner...

The Green Run

Feature story | February 19, 2009 at 11:00

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace in collaboration with M.S. Ramaiah Institute for Management and Radio Indigo 91.9, is organizing 'The Green 'Run- Energy [R]evolution Now'- a 9 km marathon with the agenda of propagating a Citizen oriented Energy...

Why New Coal

Feature story | January 14, 2009 at 11:00

Coal is responsible for two-thirds of the CO2 emissions in India, and the single largest contributor to Global warming.

No need for condoms – GE corn can do the job

Feature story | January 11, 2009 at 11:00

New research from Austria shows that a commercial strain of Monsanto-made GE corn causes mice to have fewer and weaker babies. What is this doing to human fertility?

Six Greenpeace activists in UK released in landmark verdict

Feature story | September 9, 2008 at 10:00

KENT, United Kingdom — On 9th October 2007 a bunch of Greenpeace activists shutdown a coal fired power plant in Kingsnorth, Kent, UK. They were arrested and charged with criminal damage. Nearly one year later and they have been acquitted in a...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 5, 2008 at 10:00

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Fuel efficiency law need of the hour, says Greenpeace

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 10:00

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a nationwide "Let's Drive Change" consumer campaign to support the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in creating strong mandatory fuel efficiency norms for the car industry in India. To highlight the climate...

Bhopal Disaster

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 10:00

Let's Drive Change

Feature story | June 30, 2008 at 10:00

Electronics companies have poor policy to combat climate change: Greenpeace's latest...

Feature story | June 24, 2008 at 10:00

BANGALORE, India — Out of the 22 electronics companies, only Sony-Ericsson and Sony score above 5/10 in the latest version of the Greenpeace Ranking Guide to Greener Electronics, while the overall score on global scale has plummeted as Greenpeace...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | June 15, 2008 at 16:52

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the United States was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland...

Turtle mortality – Greenpeace sets target for government

Feature story | February 20, 2008 at 17:08

BHUBANESHWAR , India — With turtle mortalities due to illegal fishing spiralling out of control, Greenpeace today presented the Orissa government with a clear ‘upper limit’ target for turtle mortality along the coast from Paradip to Chilika.

Cricket, Cinema and Climate Change

Feature story | February 6, 2008 at 11:00

Everyone knows that Cricket and Cinema are possibly the two greatest uniting factors in India. When we heard that a cricket match was going to be played by movie stars in Chennai, we knew that it was the perfect place to talk about climate change.

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