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Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what’s wrong in India

Blog by Aaron Gray-Block | July 31, 2014

It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest intensified. The arrests are the latest...

Greenpeace joins a fight against coal in India

Blog by Emma Gibson | May 29, 2014

Mahan, a forested area in northern India, is sometimes called the ‘Badlands’ because of its history of lawlessness. It certainly feels like the wild west sometimes, except instead of a gold rush here, there’s a scramble for something a whole lot...

Solar Power At Dharnai Village, India

Image gallery | July 21, 2014

Supreme Court Order Kills Essar’s Plans

Blog by Guest Post | September 26, 2014

Guest post from environmental activist Akshey Kalra If you haven’t heard so far, the Supreme Court of India cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated to private companies since 1993, deeming them illegal. And one of these coal blocks brings us to the...

Ignoring human rights abuses and coal’s uncertain future, big banks line up for piece...

Blog by Ashish Fernandes | September 4, 2013

Green is in on Wall Street. Or so you’d think, if you believe the sustainability policies of some of the United States’ biggest banks. Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley all have paid lip service … Continue...

Unfriend Coal Around the World

Blog by Jodie Van Horn | May 2, 2011 1 comment

The Facebook: Unfriend Coal campaign, much like the company at the center of it, has quickly spread across the globe. Perhaps this is because so many young people, early adopters of the platform and avid social networkers, also care...

Greenpeace and boatmen from Allahabad hold

Image | February 1, 2007 at 18:00

Greenpeace and boatmen from Allahabad hold a banner demonstration against climate change. The activity is held during the iconic Kumbh Mela, a legendary festival on the banks of the Ganga. At the same time, the Intergovernmental Panel on...

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