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India light bulb phase out: setting a smart example

Feature story | 25 February, 2009 at 0:00

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 energy future. The...

Greenpeace welcomes India's phase-out of 400 million incandescent bulbs

Press release | 25 February, 2009 at 15:15

Greenpeace today welcomed India's first step on its National Action Plan on Climate Change, a market mechanism that will phase out incandescent bulbs, but called for clear targets and timelines on the other proposals listed in the plan.

Climate protests in India

Feature story | 8 August, 2007 at 0:00

Over the past two weeks, our India office has been ramping up their climate change campaign with a series of protests set to the backdrop of massive flooding across South Asia.

Bulb ban could make Ireland guiding light in EU

Press release | 8 November, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace today launched a petition calling on the Irish Government to announce an energy efficiency law with the National Budget and Carbon Budget on 5 December, which will effectively ban conventional energy-wasting incandescent lightbulbs by...

Response to ELCF statement

Press release | 5 June, 2007 at 18:14

Today the European Lamp Companies Federation announced its 'New Lamp Industry Initiative' proposing a slow phase out of energy inefficient lighting. In the plan the most common incandescent lightbulbs would not be phased out until 2015. This...

Energy efficiency

Image | 28 November, 2007 at 13:30

A lot of energy is wasted worldwide all the time, because instead of being efficient in our energy use, we are stuck with 20th century technology. Changing to energy-saving lightbulbs is the first step for anyone who wants to be part of the...

Reasons to Believe: Lightbulbs

Video | 19 March, 2010 at 16:45

The Energy [R]evolution is Greenpeace's plan to save the planet from catastrophic climate change. Susan Sarandon narrates the first of three 'Reasons to Believe'.

Greenpeace demonstrates in front of the Mysore

Image | 29 June, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace demonstrates in front of the Mysore Palace.

Activists bloackade Surya unit in Kashipur.

Image | 7 August, 2007 at 1:00

Activists in chains and armlocks blockade the gates of the Surya Light bulb manufacturing unit in Kashipur, Uttaranchal.

Susan Sarandon is back! The energy revolution rolls on ...

Blog entry by laurak | 19 March, 2009 1 comment

Last week Greenpeace launched a new version of the first of three 'Reasons to Believe' videos narrated by Susan Sarandon, to coincide with the launch of the Energy [R]evolution in the USA . The video got close to 2,000 views on...

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