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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 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New Delhi | 7 June 2016: Greenpeace India today released a report titled ‘Red Alert – India’s nuclear disaster plans, outdated and inadequate’.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.

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...

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".

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | July 23, 2007 at 15:10

KASHIWAZAKI, Japan — A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant on Monday, causing a transformer fire. Since then, revelations have been coming out about spills and leaks at the plant.

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature story | April 20, 2006 at 16:18

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

No More Hiroshimas

Feature story | August 3, 2005 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Anniversaries come and go. They mean very little to most of us. Most of the time they evoke nothing more than exasperation at the sight of a few people standing at a busy traffic island desperately trying to keep a few candles...

Secret airlift of nuclear material from Iraq

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 5:30

BAGHDAD, Iraq — What does the US have to hide about radioactive materials flown out of Iraq? Why has the international community not been allowed to monitor the secret airlift which the US has just confirmed? Where is the inventory accounting...

Follow the rainbow: beyond the bomb

Feature story | December 29, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — What are the thoughts of someone who might be about to die for his beliefs? A recently uncovered audio tape from the early 1970s documents what Greenpeace activist David McTaggart had to say from the cabin of the tiny,...

Nukes out of NATO

Feature story | June 28, 2004 at 5:30

ISTANBUL, Turkey — The NATO summit and its attendant world leaders rolled into Istanbul this week. While the rhetoric is of peace, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's (NATO) version includes a constant nuclear threat. We are highlighting 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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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,...

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...

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...

Welcome to our new Website.

Feature story | August 28, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — On the 4th of August 2004, Greenpeace India takes a small step towards realizing its global potential by joining the ‘Greenpeace Planet’, an ambitious world wide web project that is designed to inspire our visitors to join us...

Of mice and whales

Feature story | June 1, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — They go by aliases and real names: Echo. Bluplanet. Ann Novek. Tig3933.Chris99. They stop nuclear reprocessing plants, save forests and whales, hound corporations and hold the feet of bureaucrats to the fire. Who ARE...

Delhi High court orders MHA to allow access to Greenpeace India’s domestic accounts

Feature story | May 27, 2015 at 17:45

The Delhi High Court today ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to allow access to Greenpeace India’s two main domestic bank accounts, which will let the organisation receive new donations and access the vast majority of its existing funds.

Nothing momentous in the Modi-Obama statement on climate change

Feature story | January 25, 2015 at 20:13

Greenpeace India expressed disappointment at the joint announcement by Prime Minister Modi and President Obama as it didn’t go beyond rhetoric and the usual platitudes.

Greenpeace Activist Priya Pillai files writ petition in Delhi High Court

Feature story | January 27, 2015 at 17:13

Greenpeace activist, Priya Pillai has filed a writ petition on 27 January 2015, in the Delhi High Court challenging her illegal and arbitrary offloading at the Delhi International Airport on 11 January.

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.

2007 review

Feature story | January 8, 2008 at 16:29

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

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