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

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | May 24, 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 23, 2016 at 17:57

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 18, 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 15, 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 15, 2016 at 20:43

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 10, 2016 at 23:40

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 8, 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 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...

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...

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

Feature story | April 22, 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...

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...

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