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Supreme Court Accord to Graded response system to tackle air pollution, a welcome...

Press release | December 3, 2016 at 20:11

Organisation calls it an important milestone, but lessons learnt from Delhi must be implemented at the national level

Tox Tech

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 15:15

Greenpeace India is working to solve e-waste crisis by pushing electronic manufacturers to accept responsibility of entire life-cycle of their products including end of the life stage. Electronic manufacturers can solve this crisis by phasing out...

Cool IT

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 14:44

The power of ICT as future solution provider contrasts with its rising carbon footprint. Indian ICT sector is responsible for 10 % of global ICT emission and with an annual growth rate of 12-16 % this will further grow to make India second...

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Hub | January 1, 2010 at 5:30

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Hub | May 28, 2013 at 13:53

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Hub | September 28, 2010 at 19:27

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.

Mahan celebrated as an icon of the global movement to Break Free from Fossil Fuels;...

Press release | March 31, 2017 at 14:00

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh | March 31, 2017| A day after the Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) acknowledged the hazards of thermal power plant emissions on human health and accepted a petition...

Immediate Enforcement of National Clean Air Program; must not follow Emission...

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 12:22

New Delhi 20th March 2018| On Tuesday, environmental activists from different social background held a protest outside Badarpur power plant which has been shut down multiple times due to pollution issue and has become symbol of fight against air...

राष्ट्रीय स्वच्छ हवा कार्यक्रम को तत्काल लागू करने की उठी मांग, पर्यावरण कार्यकर्ताओं...

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 14:42

ऩई दिल्ली। 20 मार्च 2018। मंगलवार को कई बार प्रदूषण की वजह से बंद किये गए और अब वायु प्रदूषण के खिलाफ संघर्ष का प्रतीक बन चुके बदरपुर पावर प्लांट के सामने पर्यावरण कार्यकर्ताओं ने प्रदर्शन किया। प्रदर्शनकारियों ने पर्यावरण मंत्रालय से राष्ट्रीय...

Members of Parliament Urged Dr Harsh Vardhan to Notify National Clean Air Programme...

Press release | April 17, 2018 at 14:37

Greenpeace India’s representatives in several meetings with the parliamentarians have urged them to reach out to Dr. Harsh Vardhan asking him for transparency and notifying NCAP without any further delay.

Defeating the Airpocalypse: New Report Reveals 13 Solutions to Air Pollution

Press release | May 30, 2018 at 13:30

New report reveals 13 solutions to air pollution that can help reduce pollution levels by 40% nationally

Sterlite Violence is Unacceptable, Greenpeace India Stands in Solidarity With People...

Press release | May 23, 2018 at 15:30

Address concerns of citizens of Tuticorin, they have a right to clean and safe environment: Greenpeace urges authorities

National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) Good Start But Needs Transparent Action:...

Press release | March 12, 2018 at 11:09

National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) good start but needs transparent action: Greenpeace India

प्रदूषण मुक्त वातावरणाची मुंबईकरांची मागणी

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 12:43

मुंबई, 20 मार्च 2018, मुंबई प्रदूषणमुक्त बनवण्याच्या उद्देशाने सात गिर्यारोहकांनी प्रदूषणमुक्त मुंबईचा फलकासहीत वाशी ब्रिजची चढाई केली. वाशी ब्रिजवरील लावलेल्या या फलकांवर प्रदूषण मुक्त खंड असे म्हटले आहे. दिवस-रात्र हजारो वाहनांची ये-जा...

Break Free from Air Pollution- Mumbai Demands Clean Air Action Plan

Press release | March 20, 2018 at 12:48

Mumbai 20th March 2018| Seven climbers climbed the Vashi Bridge by pinning a banner of hope towards cleaning up Mumbai’s air. The 60 ft x 22ft foot banner said “Mumbai Clean Air Now!”. The banner on the busy Vashi bridge, which sees thousands of...

Delhi Budget-Ambitious but needs proper implementation to go beyond rhetoric; says...

Press release | March 22, 2018 at 20:57

Focused Uptake of Renewable Energy to mitigate Air Pollution for Delhi

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...

India Continues to Reel Under Airpocalypse of Unbreathable Air: Greenpeace India Report

Press release | January 29, 2018 at 14:50

47 million children worst affected: Airpocalypse II, Greenpeace India report

Greenpeace India Statement on Union Budget 2018 and Environment

Press release | February 1, 2018 at 15:40

Greenpeace India Statement on Union Budget 2018 and Environment

Lucknow Unites to Fight Back Air Pollution in the City and the State

Press release | February 3, 2018 at 19:34

A report released by Greenpeace India earlier this week, on Monday, points to the scary and abnormally high levels of air pollution in UP.

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...

जहरीली हवा से मुक्ति के 13 रास्ते

Press release | May 30, 2018 at 13:37

वायु प्रदूषण से मुक्ति संभवः अमरीकी विश्वविद्यालय की एक रिपोर्ट ने सुझाए वायु प्रदूषण से निपटने के 13 तरीके, अगर सुझाव पर अमल हुआ तो देशभर में 40% कम हो जायेगा वायु प्रदूषण

National Clean Air Programme Only a Paper Tiger Without Time-bound Targets: Experts

Press release | May 17, 2018 at 15:34

Health and environment scientists submit their recommendations on NCAP and seek inclusion of their suggestions.

Substitute with Style - A toxic free sustainable lifestyle.

Publication | August 18, 2005 at 13:52

Can we live a modern life free of toxic chemicals? Can businesses still compete if they eliminate hazardous substances from their brands? Many major companies have asked themselves these questions and concluded that a toxics-free future is the...

Can Michael Dell deliver on his own green promises?

Press release | March 29, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace activists in India placed a giant billboard with the message that read "Michael Dell: Drop the Toxics" at the Dell Office here in Bangalore. At the same time, Greenpeace activist hung a banner on Dell office in Amsterdam with the...

Lobby for Law in India, Greenpeace asks Hewlett-Packard

Press release | August 19, 2008 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Hewlett-Packard (HP) employees at the company’s corporate office here were greeted by a message “Lobby for Law,” painted on the bodies of Greenpeace activists today morning. The message was directed at HP, asking the brand to...

What about a takeback service for every electronic product you sell in India?

Press release | August 12, 2008 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists dressed as Samsung mobile phones and television paid a visit to the company's Corporate Head office at Nehru Place here today to demand that the company start a take-back service for all its discarded...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 5:30

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Greenpeace activists return e-waste to Philips, ask the company to stop practicing...

Press release | June 10, 2008 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Greenpeace activists today returned electronic waste (e-waste) to Philips' head office here asking the company to immediately stop practicing double standard on take-back of its end-of-life products in India

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Feature story | February 5, 2008 at 14:13

The Guide to Greener Electronics ranks major Indian and global manufacturers of mobile phones, game consoles, TVs and PCs on their green performance. This Guide rates company on their policies and practice on eliminating harmful chemicals and on...

Hazardous substances reduced but not eliminated from laptops, says Greenpeace

Press release | October 26, 2007 at 5:30

A Greenpeace investigation into hazardous materials in laptop computers shows that manufacturers have phased out use of some of the most toxic materials over the past year but still have a long way to go in eliminating others, such as PVC and...

Greenpeace renews call for design-out-toxics at ELCOMP

Press release | September 13, 2007 at 5:30

New Delhi,12 Sept, 2007: Greenpeace today renewed its call for design-out-toxics from all electronic products at the backdrop of ELCOMP India 2007, the electronic trade fair at Pragati Maidan. Greenpeace urged the gathering of electronic...

Greenpeace urges Nokia: Tell HCL to go green

Press release | September 5, 2007 at 5:30

GURGAON/NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Nokia, the market leader in mobile phones in India, to review its business partnership with HCL if the later does not stop producing hazardous computers. Greenpeace activists taking along a huge...

Enough greenwashing, its time to act, Greenpeace tells HCL

Press release | August 30, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists today staged a “shame-HCL” protest at the company’s headquarters in Noida, demanding that the company make clear and binding commitments to green its operations. Unfurling a banner that read “Hazardous...

Indian brands not up to global standards: Greenpeace guide to Greener Electronics

Press release | August 13, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released the Indian Guide to Greener electronics (1), which ranks major Indian computer manufacturers on their green performance. Four editions of the global Guide have been published since the international...

VICTORY! Wipro leads in clean production. HCL still twiddling its thumbs.

Feature story | June 14, 2007 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Two years ago, nobody could have believed that one day Wipro and Greenpeace would stand on the same stage, shake hands, and call it quits.

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics.

Press release | April 3, 2007 at 5:30

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics [1], an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

Greenpeace investigation finds highly toxic substances in HCL laptop, demands...

Press release | March 20, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Taking its campaign against hazardous e-products to the HCL doorstep in Noida, Greenpeace activists today slammed the company for producing computers using highly toxic substances that have the potential to impact both the...

Green my Apple, Steve

Feature story | September 30, 2006 at 15:02

Here at Greenpeace, we love our Macs. But we hate the fact that they're full of toxic chemicals. And we know someone who can do something about it: you.

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | September 18, 2006 at 5:30

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Your guide to green electronics

Feature story | August 25, 2006 at 5:30

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...

High time for Hi-Tech to clean up.

Feature story | July 11, 2006 at 5:30

It’s a strange anomaly. A company that claims to be ‘future-active’, an innovator and a market leader, seems to have contracted temporary amnesia when it comes to doing their bit for the environment. How else would you explain the fact that Wipro...

Clemenceau: Turning point in ship breaking industry

Press release | February 16, 2006 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — In response to the French Government's decision to recall their warship, Le Clemenceau, to France, Greenpeace invited members of the Indian ship-breaking association to take advantage of the opportunity to transform the Indian...

India, Egypt, France… the axis of amateurs?

Feature story | January 18, 2006 at 5:30

Here, in a very brittle nutshell, are the events of the past week.

Greenpeace calls on Wipro to "Apply Thought" and "Promote Clean Production"

Press release | September 5, 2005 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace activists today delivered nearly 500 kilos of assorted electronic waste to the corporate headquarters of Wipro in Bangalore, to highlight the growing menace of dangerous chemicals being released to the environment...

LG takes up the toxic tech challenge

Feature story | August 23, 2005 at 15:11

"Life's Good" might be the LG motto but life just got a whole lot better for the planet after LG electronics announced that they are committing to eliminating toxic chemicals from their entire consumer electronics range.

Reality Bytes – Hi-tech products pollute scrap yards in Asia

Feature story | August 18, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Got your hands on a brand new cellphone, computer, wide-screen TV? If yes, do you know where the old one went? In all probability, to one of many ‘recycling yards’; usually small-scale operations carried out in cramped brick...

No more Ships for Scrap to India or Bangladesh: Green Groups expose

Press release | July 11, 2005 at 20:01

GENEVA/NEW DELHI, India — In a clear shift from their earlier position demanding 'Clean Shipbreaking', environmental and labour groups including Greenpeace , Basel Action Network (BAN) and CITU, today stated for the first time that India can no...

Toxic Ship ‘Riky’ to be “mercilessly driven out”

Press release | May 30, 2005 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Environmental groups and labour unions, both Indian and international, have welcomed the unprecedented, highly progressive recommendation by the Chairman of the Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on hazardous waste (SCMC) that...

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