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With a decline in global markets, Abbott looks to India for uranium sale

Press release | September 5, 2014 at 18:38

New Delhi/Canberra, September 4, 2014: Greenpeace today criticized the civil nuclear agreement between India and Australia. The environmental group accused Abbott of desperately trying to revive a declining industry.

Delhi HC issues notice to MHA for holding up Greenpeace India’s funds

Press release | September 3, 2014 at 19:28

3rd September 2014| New Delhi | The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for blocking Greenpeace India’s foreign funds. The court has directed that Greenpeace India’s blocked funds to be moved from RBI’s...

Dharnai’s Grid-ready Microgrid: A Solution for Energy-starved India?

Blog entry by Kartikeya Singh | August 28, 2014

The story of the rise and fall of Bihar may seem unbelievable. Through the ages, the region was once the seat of power of mighty kingdoms, a source of intellectual thought, and leading industrial growth. In the recent past, decades...

Pledging to Protect Mahan on Rakshabandhan!

Blog entry by Aishwarya Madineni | August 13, 2014

What started out to be an inconceivable, dull and a damp day turned into massive gathering that reverberated with the message to stand up and fight for the forests which thousands of people depend on. The energy in the air was palpable...

clean chai now

Image gallery | August 12, 2014

Ex-CM Nitish Kumar hails Greenpeace’s solar micro-grid

Press release | August 5, 2014 at 14:33

Patna, 4 August: In a thumbs-up to Greenpeace’s solar-powered micro-grid, former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday visited Dharnai village in Jehanabad district, where the micro grid has been setup. Elated to see homes, shops and streets lit...

‘Demand of ‘sab ka saath sab ka vikas’ does not stall Economy’: Greenpeace India

Press release | June 11, 2014 at 20:07

11 June 2014, New Delhi: Greenpeace India today rubbished the allegations, which were leveled by an Intelligence Bureau report that was shared with the Indian Express. The said report submitted to the PMO alleges that foreign funded NGOs (mainly...

The World is Mahan

Press release | May 18, 2014 at 20:02

Volunteers defy national borders in a show of support to save Mahan forests in Singrauli; 133 cities join hands to save Mahan

World’s biggest coal company Shenhua to stop exploiting groundwater in China

Press release | April 10, 2014 at 11:42

Beijing, April 9, 2014: The Shenhua Group, the world's biggest coal producer by volume, is to stop extracting groundwater for their flagship coal-to-liquid project in Inner Mongolia's Ordos - an area struggling with severe water shortage...

Is the Govt approval to KNPP 3&4 based on lies?

Press release | April 8, 2014 at 20:31

New Delhi, April 8, 2014: According to an RTI response from General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC), Kudankulam reactors will not be insured by them. The RTI request was filed by Greenpeace on the 12th of March and GIC responded to the...

Fukushima: A great natural (?) disaster

Blog entry by Sunanda Mehta | April 3, 2014

As the victims of the Fukushima disaster left their homes and their lives, some of them never to return, the Japanese government slowly egged back to its old ways. After having sworn off nuclear and shutting down all the 48 commercial...

Tell EC to stand its ground

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant & Neha Saigal | March 27, 2014

According to our electoral system, once the election dates are announced, model code of conduct sets in. The model code of conduct is essentially a framework which lists down dos and don'ts for those who are in power as well as those...

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.

Forced to protest in Fukushima

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | March 12, 2014

As you land in Tokyo, you cannot help but notice the amount of electricity the city consumes. And just as the neon lights and LED covered buildings shouts out feats of economic and technological achievements, you wonder whether these...

Marking 3 years of TEPCO’s Fukushima disaster, leading anti-nuclear activists and...

Press release | March 10, 2014 at 17:32

New Delhi, 10th March 2014: Leading antinuclear activists and Greenpeace raised their pitch against the government's move to bypass supplier liability provisions in their full spirit, in current negotiations with Russians on Kudankulam 3&4.

Roll-back tariff hikes and fulfill poll promise on solar energy, Greenpeace tells...

Press release | February 4, 2014 at 13:44

February 4, New Delhi: With the Delhi government facing existential threat over the power crisis in the state, Greenpeace India on Monday wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to ask the DERC to roll-back tariff hike...

Prithviraj Chavan invited to visit Fukushima

Press release | January 27, 2014 at 10:49

Mumbai, January 24th, 2014: Ahead of India's discussion with Japan on nuclear cooperation, Greenpeace Japan and Greenpeace India have jointly invited Prithviraj Chavan, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, to visit Fukushima. The Fukushima witness...

Leading political parties in Delhi “Switch on the Sun” for the first time in their...

Press release | November 26, 2013 at 18:36

New Delhi, November 26, 2013: Leading political parties Bharatiya Janta Party, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party have included the Greenpeace demands to implement a solar rooftop policy for Delhi in their manifesto for the upcoming Assembly elections.

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...

Fighting to protect India from nuclear risks

Blog entry by Greg Muttitt | September 19, 2013

If you’ve ever wondered how nuclear companies stay profitable when a catastrophic accident could cost more than the value of their company, here’s the answer- they make sure they never have to pay the costs. In most countries, the...

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...

Thank you

Page | July 16, 2013 at 16:24

You're support is crucial and you’ve taken an important step to save our food. Don’t stop at this. SHARE the petition with your friends too. Ask them to join the struggle to stop the BRAI bill and genetically modified food in India.

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...

I am in Gezi, I am in Turkey

Blog entry by Laetitia Liebert | June 9, 2013

With the eyes of the world on a small park in Istanbul, a new banner message of global solidarity in defence of our fragile planet has been born: 'I am in Gezi!'. Gezi Park is a tipping point, an awakening to years of environmental...

Pictures from Nagarcoil

Image gallery | May 28, 2013

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...

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Hub | May 28, 2013 at 13:53

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Award winning author Arundhati Roy sends personal message of support to North Pole...

Press release | April 8, 2013 at 18:35

7 April 2013 PLACE — The international award-winning author Arundhati Roy today came out in support of a group of young campaigners who have set out this morning on a mission to protect the Arctic by telling them “You walk for all of us.”

Coming together to stop nuclear weapons

Blog entry by Jen Maman | March 25, 2013

Earlier this month, more then 130 governments, UN agencies and the global Red Cross Movement met in Oslo at the invitation of the Norwegian government, to discuss the humanitarian, environmental and developmental consequences of...

In News

Page | March 12, 2013 at 17:35

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Page | March 12, 2013 at 17:32

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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...

Hope from Fukushima

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, ED Greenpeace Japan | March 11, 2013

As we mark the second memorial of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster, we see tragedy, but also hope in Japan. While people mourn for the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and children that were lost in the earthquake and...

Four things you should know about the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | March 8, 2013

The Fukushima nuclear disaster that began on March 11, 2011 was a scary time for the whole world. Some early reports even warned about radiation being carried on the wind as far as the west coasts of the USA and Canada, and many...

Fukushima Protests

Image gallery | March 7, 2013

Fukushima Protests

Image gallery | March 7, 2013

Fukushima Protests

Image gallery | March 7, 2013

Jaitapur farmers resist monetary offers

Blog entry by Ignatius Thekaekara | February 15, 2013

Stay up-to-date on news related to the environment. Farmers in Jaitapur, Maharashtra are standing firm in their resolve to protest against the nuclear power plant. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), the promoter of the...

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.

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.

Third anniversary of the moratorium on Bt brinjal

Image | February 11, 2013 at 15:36

February 9 marked the third anniversary of the moratorium on Bt brinjal. Greenpeace India volunteers dressed as smiling brinjals were joined by Bangaloreans as they walked across MG road in the epic Beatles' Abbey Road style, holding a banner,...

Third anniversary of the moratorium on Bt brinjal

Image | February 11, 2013 at 15:36

February 9 marked the third anniversary of the moratorium on Bt brinjal. Greenpeace India volunteers dressed as smiling brinjals were joined by Bangaloreans as they walked across MG road in the epic Beatles' Abbey Road style, holding a banner,...

Third anniversary of the moratorium on Bt brinjal

Image | February 11, 2013 at 15:36

February 9 marked the third anniversary of the moratorium on Bt brinjal. Greenpeace India volunteers dressed as smiling brinjals were joined by Bangaloreans as they walked across MG road in the epic Beatles' Abbey Road style, holding a banner,...

Don't let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima nuclear...

Action | January 17, 2013 at 19:00

The nuclear industry is profiting from creating nuclear risks that others pay for. This is unjust and must change. Don’t let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima disaster. Take action!

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The nuclear industry profits, while people pay.

Mr Prime Minister do not dodge the act to favour foreign nuclear suppliers

Action | January 17, 2013 at 19:00

Yet again our government is favouring foreign nuclear vendors over the safety and interests of Indian people. The government is trying to dilute the Nuclear Liability Act, 2010 by nullifying the most important component of the Act which says that...

Act Now

The nuclear industry profits, while people pay.

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...

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