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Greenpeace India Launches Report - Out Of Sight

Feature story | May 24, 2016 at 13:27

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...

Greenpeace Launches Food For Life Campaign On World Environment Day

Feature story | June 5, 2016 at 17:11

05th June, New Delhi/Mumbai/ Bangalore : In the middle of the ongoing agricultural crisis devastating lives and fields across India, comes a story of incredible hope, from Kedia village in Jamui district of Bihar. On the occasion of World...

India Must Do More On Nuclear Safety: Greenpeace Report

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 17:37

New Delhi | 7 June 2016: Greenpeace India today released a report titled ‘Red Alert – India’s nuclear disaster plans, outdated and inadequate’ [1]. The report assesses India's nuclear disaster plans and concludes that India’s plans do not offer a...

The Kedia Model Is Here

Feature story | July 14, 2016 at 14:31

13 July 2016: Kedia, Jamui district, Bihar: Farmers in Kedia village are adopting ecological agricultural practices. It's a sustainable model and steadily being known as the "Kedia model".

Greenpeace Publishes New Report On Nuclear Safety

Feature story | June 7, 2016 at 17:43

New Delhi | 7 June 2016: Greenpeace India today released a report titled ‘Red Alert – India’s nuclear disaster plans, outdated and inadequate’. The report assesses India's nuclear disaster plans and concludes that India’s plans do not offer a...

Switch On The Sun- Greenpeace India Applauds Delhi Government Adoption Of Solar...

Feature story | June 7, 2016 at 19:03

New Delhi | 7th June 2016| Delhi got its much awaited solar policy on Monday. The Delhi government unveiled and approved the solar policy in the cabinet meeting.

Q&A on Fukushima

Page | March 18, 2011 at 22:33

Here's a living document with questions and answers from our nuclear communications team. Check back for updates as the situation continues to develop. Last update: 25 March 2011

Reactors

Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:44

All commercial nuclear reactors of the present generation are based on designs originally developed for military plutonium production or for the propulsion of nuclear submarines or other navy vessels. Although there are different ways of...

Radiation

Page | October 5, 2006 at 19:57

Radiation is the term used to describe energy in the form of light or particles. Whereas most atoms in nature are stable and remain unchanged in composition and energy, certain natural or artificially created atoms are unstable, which means they...

What happened in Chernobyl?

Page | March 20, 2006 at 17:53

Discover what exactly caused the catastrophic explosion at the Chernobyl plant, how the clean up was conducted at huge human cost, and the current state of the site.

Plutonium

Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:42

Plutonium was discovered in the US in 1941 when scientists exposed uranium to neutron radiation in a laboratory. There is nothing natural about it, and has only been in the environment since the first atomic bomb was detonated in the US in 1945...

Dirty bombs

Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:42

The International Atomic Energy Agency attempts to keep track of all kinds of radioactive materials as they move around the globe. However as the world's nuclear reactors continue to produce waste, and the nuclear five nations persist in having a...

Reprocessing

Page | June 27, 2006 at 16:01

Every uranium-fuelled nuclear reactor creates plutonium during routine operation. Every 12-18 months the reactor is shut down, and one quarter of the fuel is discharged, and fresh fuel loaded. The so-called spent fuel consists of plutonium...

Storage

Page | June 27, 2006 at 16:01

There's no environmentally acceptable way to "dispose" of nuclear waste, no matter what kind of waste it is. Dumping radioactive waste in remote areas just keeps the problem out of sight, out of mind, and lets the nuclear industry make even more...

Transport

Page | June 27, 2006 at 17:43

The nuclear industry is dependent upon the transportation of nuclear components and materials (uranium, fresh fuel, nuclear spent fuel and plutonium). Radioactive materials are carried by sea, rail, road and air. So even if you do not live near a...

Radiation survey field work

Page | March 24, 2011 at 17:06

A Greenpeace team of radiation experts is monitoring locations around the evacuation area that surrounds the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant. They're there to independently assess the true extent of radiation risks that the local...

Fukushima radiation briefing

Page | March 19, 2011 at 21:52

This Greenpeace briefing to provide analysis and advice of the risks and potential health impacts following releases of radioactivity from Japan’s Fukushima 1/Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was damaged by the March 11th earthquake and...

Nuclear stress tests - an interactive map

Page | October 27, 2011 at 23:15

An interactive map showing how all active reactors and reprocessing plants (EU & CH) have fared under stress tests ordered by the EU after the Fukushima disaster. The map is based on an initial analysis of >10,000 official report pages (mostly...

Ending the nuclear weapons age

Feature story | February 15, 2013 at 16:30

The exact number of nuclear weapons situated across the world is shrouded in mystery, but whatever the number, North Korea's underground test this week is a grim reminder of the devastation and destruction these weapons could unleash.

Voices worldwide say no more nuclear power

Feature story | March 25, 2011 at 17:06

Reverberations from the Fukushima crisis are being felt around the world, as plans to build new nuclear power plants are being challenged. The safety of existing plants is being questioned. The cost of nuclear power is projected to rise, and the...

Nuclear energy isn't needed

Feature story | March 22, 2011 at 21:16

Greenpeace Executive Director Kumi Naidoo wrote the following opinion piece for the New York Times/International Herald Tribune

Forgetting Fukushima?

Feature story | March 24, 2011 at 22:30

Less than two weeks ago, the world's community was united in grief following the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the country's escalating nuclear crisis. But in the past seven days, a national and global tragedy...

Greenpeace to challenge any dilution of Indian Nuclear Liability Act

Press release | September 19, 2013 at 20:29

New Delhi, September 19th, 2013: Greenpeace strongly objects to any attempts to dilute the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010. According to the news reports published in national newspapers, the government is deliberating the possible...

Made in Fukushima

Page | March 12, 2012 at 12:55

These short films by Belgian filmmaker Alain de Halleux, are testimonies from Fukushima, Japan.

Made in Fukushima

Page | March 12, 2012 at 12:55

These short films by Belgian filmmaker Alain de Halleux, are testimonies from Fukushima, Japan.

Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010 - Hyderabad Public Consultation

Publication | July 5, 2010 at 17:58

The central government wants to pass a bill to make the people pay for nuclear damages caused by private companies. Come! Let’s tell the Parliament that in India, Polluters Pay! Announcing a PUBLIC CONSULTATION on the Civil Liability for...

Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010 - Mumbai Public Consultation

Publication | July 5, 2010 at 17:51

CIVIL LIABILITY FOR NUCLEAR DAMAGE BILL, 2010 Peoples / Public Consultation 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, 7th July, 2010 Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai, Fort, Mumbai- 400001.

The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill

Publication | March 22, 2010 at 11:58

Open letter from Greenpeace

Publication | March 10, 2010 at 16:59

Greenpeace Response to Growing Troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | March 13, 2011 at 20:34

Tokyo, 13 March, 2011 – Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear...

Amended liability bill leaves much to be desired

Press release | August 25, 2010 at 17:28

On the day when the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha, Greenpeace activists climbed lamp posts in the high security area in front of Parliament with banners reading “People Before Profit”. The protest was carried...

Don’t rush through the Jaitapur nuclear project, urge concerned citizens

Press release | May 2, 2011 at 18:38

April 30, 2011: Disregarding calls for caution arising from the ongoing nuclear disaster at Fukushima, the Indian government has announced that it is going ahead with the Jaitapur nuclear project. This will mean imposing reactors of an untested...

People’s consultation rejects the nuclear liability bill

Press release | July 6, 2010 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — The first public consultation on the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage bill 2010 held in Hyderabad today, charged the bill with being the facilitator of corporate immunity.

Mumbai voices against nuclear liability bill

Press release | July 8, 2010 at 20:48

MUMBAI, India — Consultation on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 held today at the University of Mumbai charged that the bill acts as a facilitator of corporate immunity rather than a protector of peoples fundamental rights.

Public consultation on liability bill too constrained: Greenpeace

Press release | June 25, 2010 at 13:14

NEW DELHI, India — In an inadequate and feeble attempt towards including people’s voices on the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology has given just 15 days for “wider...

Greenpeace alerts MPs to constitutional blunder

Press release | March 10, 2010 at 17:14

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political spectrum to live up to their responsibilities. As elected representatives of the people of India they must reject the proposed Civil Liabilities for...

Greenpeace alerts MPs to constitutional blunder

Press release | March 9, 2010 at 17:42

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political spectrum to live up to their responsibilities. As elected representatives of the people of India they must reject the proposed Civil Liabilities for...

Govt caves-in to foreign pressure, dilutes the Nuclear Liability Act 2010

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 13:20

New Delhi, November 17, 2011: The rules notified for the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act 2010 have diluted the right to seek recourse from foreign suppliers. After opposition from the BJP, CPI as well as the civil society, the right to...

Greenpeace condemns crackdown on anti-nuclear protesters

Press release | March 19, 2012 at 19:22

March 19, 2012: Greenpeace today condemned undemocratic arrest of the local people protesting against the commissioning of the Koodankulam nuclear power plant. The environmental watchdog alleged that Jayalaitha’s decision comes due to intense...

Made in Fukushima

Page | March 12, 2012 at 12:55

These short films by Belgian filmmaker Alain de Halleux, are testimonies from Fukushima, Japan.

Unjust laws for nuclear power leave Fukushima victims suffering

Press release | March 11, 2013 at 13:29

Tokyo/New Delhi, March 11, 2013 – On the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Greenpeace made the following statements to highlight the flawed laws in Japan and internationally as well, that protect the nuclear industry and not...

Russian president’s visit cannot be the reason to not protest

Press release | December 24, 2012 at 20:30

New Delhi, 24 December, 2012: Yesterday’s brutal crackdown on peaceful protestors was amplified when Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that the protestors should maintain calm because of Russian President’s visit. [1]

Greenpeace: Next Bhopal would be DAE’s fault

Press release | December 3, 2012 at 13:28

New Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai, December 3, 2012: In a statement issued on the 28th anniversary of Bhopal gas tragedy, Greenpeace cautioned Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of repeating mistakes that lead to mismanagement of Bhopal disaster. The...

Greenpeace: Nuclear power is unsafe and no quick fix

Press release | May 28, 2013 at 16:13

After the Supreme Court clearance to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant earlier this month, Greenpeace activists unfurled a net banner in the Nagercoil wind farms, advocating that the country’s future lies in renewable energy and not in the...

Greenpeace: Japan bolstering nuclear export to India unethical

Press release | June 26, 2013 at 19:27

New Delhi, June 26, 2013: Greenpeace organised a week long public seminar in three cities of Japan- Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka protesting against the Japanese government's plan to export nuclear reactors to India and other countries. The seminar was...

Send the Coal Minister a Message

Action | November 8, 2010 at 17:22

Last year the environment and forest ministry defined regions rich in forest cover and biodiversity as No-Go areas for mining. The coal ministry wants the government to scrap this classification. These No-Go areas are among the last remaining...

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Support the forests

Action | February 15, 2011 at 17:00

Last year the environment and forest ministry defined regions rich in forest cover and biodiversity as No-Go areas for mining. The coal ministry wants the government to scrap this classification. These No-Go areas are among the last remaining...

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Tell Pranab Mukherjee to hold a public consultation before deciding on the fate of our forests.

Support the forests

Action | February 15, 2011 at 17:00

Last year the environment and forest ministry defined regions rich in forest cover and biodiversity as No-Go areas for mining. The coal ministry wants the government to scrap this classification. These No-Go areas are among the last remaining...

I Support

Tell Pranab Mukherjee to hold a public consultation before deciding on the fate of our forests.

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