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Only six states complying with “Renewable Purchase Obligations” targets; others...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 11:04

New Delhi 26 December, 2017| Only six out of twenty nine states & seven UTs are complying with the centre’s Renewable energy Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets, according to new analysis by Greenpeace India. The report, a follow up to a similar...

Eight Out of Ten Most Polluted Cities in the World are in India: WHO Report

Press release | May 2, 2018 at 8:46

The latest WHO ranking of cities based on ambient air quality released on 2nd May lists eight out of ten Indian cities as the top most polluted cities in the world. However, if we look deeper into the data for 859 cities across the world given in...

India overtakes Chinas air pollution levels in 2015, needs national response

Press release | February 22, 2016 at 15:01

New Delhi 22nd February 2016|- For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data on particulate matter has shown.

Negative Growth

Press release | December 2, 2016 at 19:06

New Delhi | December 2, 2016| As winter sets in and smog envelopes the North Indian belt further, yet another damning report stresses on the urgent need to address the problem of air pollution in India and China.

Coordinated and strong actions needed to safeguard health of athletes and spectators...

Press release | October 6, 2017 at 17:14

Average of PM10 levels in the six host cities last year in October was well beyond acceptable WHO standards. Strong Actions required to safeguard public health during and post FIFA.

Greenpeace welcomes Graded Response Action Plan, calls it an essential step to tackle...

Press release | October 19, 2017 at 12:30

Greenpeace welcomes activation of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to tackle air pollution.

Greenpeace India demands Regional Action Plan to control air pollution in Uttar Pradesh

Press release | November 17, 2017 at 11:52

Cities of Uttar Pradesh are none-too-better-off than Delhi when it comes to alarming levels of air pollution from Ghaziabad to Varanasi

Nation Wants to Breathe

Press release | November 6, 2016 at 11:30

New Delhi| November 3, 2016| As the nation reels under the harmful effects of air pollution, in a shocking move the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) indicated easing of the timelines for implementing the notified emission standards for coal...

Airpocalypse

Publication | January 18, 2017 at 13:30

1.2 Million deaths every year due to outdoor Air Pollution in India. 3% GDP lost due to Air Pollution.

IEA Corroborates Greenpeace India’s Findings On Air Pollution

Press release | June 27, 2016 at 20:56

New Delhi, Monday|27th June 2016| The International Energy Agency in its recent report “World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Air Pollution” [1] has reaffirmed Greenpeace India’s previously-stated position on thermal power plants...

India overtakes China in number of deaths due to outdoor air pollution in 2015

Press release | November 16, 2016 at 15:25

New Delhi | In an alarming assessment by the Global Burden of Disease project, India has overtaken China in the number of deaths due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution, in 2015.

Coal and dirty development in China & India

Publication | December 2, 2016 at 16:12

Millions around the world are dying from polluted air, but as countries get richer they usually clean up their air.

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...

CEA Validates Greenpeace Analysis

Press release | December 16, 2016 at 12:34

New Delhi | December 15, 2016| The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has released for public input the draft National Electricity Plan 2015.

One Year Since The NAQI Launch

Feature story | April 6, 2016 at 16:45

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...

Greenpeace Welcomes Phasing Out Of Aging Coal Power Plants

Feature story | May 11, 2016 at 19:10

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’.

National Clean Air Action Plan Is The Need Of The Hour: Greenpeace India

Feature story | May 16, 2016 at 16:13

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...

Out of Sight

Press release | May 23, 2016 at 17:48

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...

IEA Corroborates Greenpeace India’s Findings On Air Pollution

Feature story | June 27, 2016 at 21:06

New Delhi, Monday|27th June 2016| The International Energy Agency in its recent report “World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Air Pollution” [1] has reaffirmed Greenpeace India’s previously-stated position on thermal power plants...

One Year Since NAQI Launch, But System Far From Robust

Press release | April 6, 2016 at 14:18

New Delhi 5th April 2016| 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...

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