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Support the forests

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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An open letter to the Election Commission

Press release | March 26, 2014 at 12:42

On the 25th of March, Greenpeace India sent a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner of India citing a violation of the model code of conduct by the UPA government.

Mumbai kids to Hillary “SOS - Stop Climate Change”

Feature story | July 18, 2009 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Children from the Bal Jivan Trust, who were visiting the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Station on Carter Road today, had a message for Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, United States of America, asking that the world’s biggest...

Sonia’s office agrees to meet Greenpeace

Press release | May 21, 2009 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — A day before the announcement of the cabinet, Greenpeace urged the young Ministers of Parliament to stand up to the 21st century challenge of making India prosperous by leading a Renewable Energy Revolution and saving the...

Energy [R]evolution: What it will take to (em)power Kalavatis across India

Feature story | May 6, 2009 at 5:30

By adopting solar power, Kalavati of Jalka, Maharashtra shows the way forward. She highlights how the people of India can get access to reliable and clean energy today. Energy [R]evolution, Greenpeace’s blueprint for energy security highlights...

Villagers from power-starved Vidharbha meet political leaders in Delhi; Demand...

Feature story | April 14, 2009 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Two weeks after calling on political parties to provide reliable energy to the power starved region of Jalka (Yavatmal district, Maharashtra), the representatives from Kalavati’s village made a trip to Delhi to raise issue of...

Greenpeace provides an alternate energy vision for India

Press release | March 24, 2009 at 5:30

DELHI, India — As the country goes into elections, and political heads reiterate platitudes of bijli for the aam aadmi (electricity for all), Greenpeace released the second version of the ‘Energy [R]evolution: A sustainable India Energy Outlook’.

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 5:30

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 19:48

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

Greenpeace builds Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat

Feature story | May 25, 2007 at 19:15

Work has already begun on constructing a new Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat at an elevation of 2,500 meters. Measuring 10 by four by four meters, the ship being built by Greenpeace, will remind leaders of all nations that there's not much time left...

IPCC report lays out options

Feature story | May 10, 2007 at 14:39

BANGKOK, Thailand — Renewable energy and energy efficiency are vital. The next two decades are crucial. Changing our energy use is less costly than changing our climate. These are findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

The Asian Destruction Bank?

Feature story | May 10, 2007 at 5:30

KYOTO, Japan — When one of Asia’s leading institutions says it’s serious about funding the solutions to climate change that makes us happy. But when we discover that this commitment goes no further than a glossy brochure, we can't let that pass.

10,000 lightbulbs

Feature story | April 24, 2007 at 5:30

BERLIN, Germany — Energy wasting incandescent lightbulbs are so dangerously inefficient it's better for the climate (and your wallet) to smash even brand new ones rather than use them. So we got a road roller and crushed 10,000 energy wasting...

Greenpeace announces comprehensive energy strategy for India to tackle Climate Change...

Press release | April 9, 2007 at 5:30

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the ‘smart use’ of energy, can deliver half of India’s primary energy needs by 2050, according to the report: ‘Energy [R]evolution: A sustainable Energy Outlook for India’ launched today. ...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 6, 2007 at 12:04

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 17:33

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 13:22

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

Nuclear nightmares

Feature story | April 27, 2006 at 14:39

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Taking global action against global warming

Feature story | December 7, 2005 at 18:19

MONTREAL, Canada — From meeting rooms in Montreal to coal-fired power plants in Germany and Thailand to ports hosting shiploads of illegal nuclear waste, Greenpeace has been in action against global warming around the world in the last two weeks.

Bob Hunter

Feature story | May 3, 2005 at 17:27

ONTARIO, Canada — Perhaps more than anyone else, Bob Hunter invented Greenpeace. His death today, of cancer, marks the passing of a true original, one of the heroes of the environmental movement.

Big Screen Vs Big Oil

Feature story | May 25, 2004 at 5:30

HOLLYWOOD, United States — Anybody who has watched an X-wing fighter explode in a luminous fireball in the vacuum of space knows that Hollywood is fast and loose with science. But if Hollywood has an iconic specialty, it's aiming the spotlight.

Greenpeace exposes the dirty face of Europe's energy subsidies

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite innumerable statements about the dangers of climate change and the need for more renewable energy from a host of European institutions, blank cheques are still being written to underpin the industries at the heart of...

No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | December 4, 2003 at 5:30

PENLY, France — Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to...

Terms and Conditions

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Acceptance of donations policy

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Nuclear terrorism

Page | June 27, 2006 at 15:44

"Nuclear terrorism is still often treated as science fiction - I wish it were. But unfortunately we live in a world of excess hazardous materials and abundant technological know-how, in which some terrorists clearly state their intention to...

India’s energy programme is anti-poor and carbon-intensive

Press release | November 17, 2009 at 12:22

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released a report – “Still Waiting” – which reveals that despite growth in electricity generation – and increasing carbon emissions – the rural poor continue to be deprived of electricity. The report challenges...

Energy revolution = money saved

Press release | July 6, 2007 at 5:30

US$180 billion. Per year. That's the massive amount of money the world could save by moving to a renewable energy future. The Future Investment report demonstrates that a safe renewable energy future would not only cut our global CO2 emissions...

Nuclear energy is not the solution to India’s power crisis Clean, renewable...

Press release | July 18, 2007 at 16:11

BANGALORE, India — Citing the example of the current fire and radioactive leakage from the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, Greenpeace reiterated that nuclear technology can pose a serious threat to the environment and population.

Cost of renewable energy 10 times cheaper than "business as usual" Fossil fuelled...

Press release | July 6, 2007 at 20:01

AMSTERDAM/BRUSSELS, India — Investing in a renewable electricity future will save 10 times the fuel costs of a "business as usual" fossil-fuelled scenario, saving $180 billion USD annually and cut CO 2 emissions in half by 2030, according to a...

Greenpeace Activists Block Nuclear Submarine

Feature story | March 2, 2007 at 14:09

Several Greenpeace boats and the Arctic Sunrise have blocked the Trident nuclear submarine at its Scottish base in response to Tony Blair's determination to start building the next generation of nuclear weapons.

Greenpeace India's reactive to the PM's statement on N-power and GM

Press release | January 7, 2013 at 12:40

New Delhi: Jan 4, 2013: The Prime Minister in his address to the 100th Science Congress had urged everyone to engage in a structured debate analysis and enlightenment instead of faith, emotion and fear on the matters like genetically modified...

Launch of the world's first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the 'smart use' of energy, can deliver half of the world's energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision,...

Paris Agreement

Press release | April 23, 2016 at 13:59

New York/ New Delhi |April 22 2016|Even as Officials from over 120 countries, including India, gather to sign the Paris Agreement today at New York, latest scientific data reinforces the urgency for action. The first three months of 2016 were the...

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...

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...

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’.

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...

Greenpeace India Applauds Delhi Government Adoption Of Much Awaited Solar Policy

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 18:52

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.

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...

Greenpeace Supports India’s decision to challenge WTO ruling on India’s Solar Mission

Press release | February 27, 2016 at 13:04

February 26, 2016 | Washington/New Delhi: India’s plans for meeting its ambitious renewable energy targets while boosting the national green job market have received a setback this week. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has sided with the...

Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival

Feature story | May 5, 2015 at 17:05

Greenpeace India has one month left to fight for its survival with the threat of an imminent shutdown looming large. The NGO has been left with funds for staff salaries and office costs that will last for just about a month. Calling it...

Mahan forests inviolate– No Go for mining says MoEF

Feature story | February 24, 2015 at 13:08

India’s most controversial coal mine project may not go ahead, according to government documents acquired by Greenpeace through RTI.

VICTORY: Coal Ministry confirms Mahan will not be auctioned!

Feature story | March 21, 2015 at 11:39

The Ministry of Coal confirmed in a Right to Information reply that the Mahan coal block will not be auctioned, pursuant to the MoEF’s recommendation that it be kept off limits to mining. The move comes as another blow to Essar Energy, which had...

Statement From Greenpeace India On The Signing Of The Paris Agreement At The UN

Feature story | April 23, 2016 at 14:13

New York/ New Delhi |April 22 2016|Even as Officials from over 120 countries, including India, gather to sign the Paris Agreement today at New York, latest scientific data reinforces the urgency for action. The first three months of 2016 were the...

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...

India's Nuclear Disaster Plans, Out-Dated and Inadequate

Publication | June 7, 2016 at 13:33

Severe nuclear accident can happen everywhere. Following the International Atomic Energy Agency's recommendations, nuclear safety is based on "defence in depth" with five independent levels of protection.

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...

Wind Turbines and Warning Shots

Feature story | December 7, 2007 at 10:37

Governments meet in Bali this week to agree an action plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to stop climate change from inflicting severe impacts. The Rainbow Warrior is in Indonesia to add urgency to our call for climate action. Our activists...

“Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy”

Feature story | April 9, 2007 at 5:30

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Greenpeace activists today picketed the high-profile’ IndoNuclear 2007’ conference In Jakarta, with banners proclaiming : “Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy” to protest against the false and dangerous solutions being...

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