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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.

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.

Coal versus Forest

Hub | July 19, 2012 at 17:15

We must stop the Government from cutting down giant areas of forest in Central India to get the coal that lies beneath.

Coal Endangers India's Fresh Water Sources: Greenpeace India

Press release | May 5, 2016 at 18:24

New Delhi | 5 May, 2016| Even as the country reels under severe drought, information secured by Greenpeace suggests that India’s coal-hungry government is willing to overlook policy meant to protect the country’s pristine forests, wildlife and...

Convention on Biological Diversity

Hub | October 12, 2012 at 0:48

Find out more about the CBD, especially what Greenpeace is doing at the CBD on this page.

Supreme Court Deems Mahan Coal Block Allocation Illegal

Feature story | August 26, 2014 at 12:04

The Supreme Court deemed in an order on August 25 that all coal block allocations since 1993 are ‘illegal’ on grounds of arbitrariness, legal flaws lack of transparency, fairness and even application of mind. This verdict is of significant...

‘Malicious Report Riddled with Mistruths’: Greenpeace India

Press release | June 19, 2014 at 17:38

New Delhi, 19 June 2014: Greenpeace India today rubbished allegations made by the two IB reports that were leaked consecutively within one week. Greenpeace India believes that this leak is a concerted effort by parties with vested interest to...

How coal mining is trashing tigerland

Publication | August 1, 2012 at 18:35

This report makes the case that the biggest threat to the long term survival of the Royal Bengal Tiger in its largest contiguous landscape- Central India- has been overlooked by the Indian government and its administrative machinery. That threat...

Greenpeace: China commits to cut coal emissions, India should follow suit

Press release | September 13, 2013 at 19:11

New Delhi, September 12, 2013: The Chinese Government today announced a target to reduce the burning of coal in three key provinces, accounting for about 1/3rd of the country’s coal use. Coal is responsible for nearly 80% of China's CO2 emissions...

Abhay Deol supports forests in Singrauli

Press release | January 11, 2012 at 16:42

New Delhi/Singrauli, 11 January, 2012: Actor Abhay Deol became a Greenpeace activist today as he joined the campaign against forest destruction for coal production. He flew in a hot air balloon over the rich forests in Mahan in the Singrauli...

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and Greenpeace launch documentary film 'Coal Curse'

Press release | April 16, 2013 at 18:30

16th April 2013, New Delhi: At a time when the country is reeling under a severe power crisis, eminent journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta launched his documentary film “Coal Curse” in New Delhi today. The film release has been timed to question...

"Inviolate area process must be open for public consultation”, says Greenpeace"

Press release | January 28, 2013 at 12:35

New Delhi, January 25, 2013: The long overdue report of the committee to formulate parameters on inviolate forest areas closed to coal mining has finally been uploaded to the MoEF website, 7 months after it was submitted by the committee in July...

Eleven villages and the MSS stand united against coal mining in Mahan

Feature story | August 4, 2013 at 17:13

The communities from 11 villages around the Mahan forests in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, held a rally on 4th August in Singrauli to let Essar know that they will not allow coal mining in the Mahan forests. The rally, Van Adhikar Sammelan,...

Countering Coal

Publication | October 15, 2012 at 16:30

This report exposes the environmental damage and human rights violations against tribal and other forest dwellers in the forests of Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, that are under threat from the Indian government’s massive coal expansion programme.

MSS formed in Singrauli to protect forests & rights of forest communities

Feature story | March 27, 2013 at 16:23

There have been changes brewing in Mahan, Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh. For the first time last month local people from five villages formed a committee of sorts to protect their land and the forests from coal mining companies like Mahan Coal...

Greenpeace releases report on displacement and destruction by coal mining in Singrauli

Press release | September 22, 2011 at 12:50

Baidhan, Singrauli District, 22 September, 2011: ‘Singrauli: The Coal Curse’ a report was released today by Greenpeace at a public meeting in Baidhan. The meeting was attended by people from villages affected by the coal mining and thermal power...

Greenpeace challenges GVK on disclosure

Press release | June 12, 2012 at 18:34

Mumbai, 12 June 2012: Greenpeace has lodged a complaint against GVK with the Securities and Exchange Board of India, the National Stock Exchange of India and the Bombay Stock Exchange regarding its massive proposed Alpha coal project in Australia...

Greenpeace: Indian Government must stop the destruction of vital biodiversity

Press release | October 10, 2012 at 22:24

Hyderabad/New Delhi, October 8, 2012, On the eve of a major international conference on biodiversity, hosted by the Indian Government, Greenpeace is demanding that the Indian government re-look its massive expansion of coal mining in forest areas...

Brikesh's journey

Page | September 10, 2012 at 14:09

Brikesh Singh, a Greenpeace activist, is living atop a tree in a forest-at-risk in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. He is protesting against the government's plan to mine coal in these forests. He'll be living here for a month. At end of his stay he will...

Coal India Hiding the Truth about Reserves from Investors

Press release | September 23, 2013 at 15:38

Mumbai, September 23, 2013: Research by Greenpeace has found that the world’s largest coal producer, Coal India Limited, is misleading potential shareholders by concealing the true level of its extractable reserves, as it prepares to sell...

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