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Indo-Japanese Nuclear Agreement Amounts to Nuclear Proliferation in Asia

Press release | November 10, 2016 at 14:43

New Delhi/ Tokyo, 10 November 2016 --The signing of the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement between Japan and India, will not save Westinghouse/Toshiba’s failing nuclear business, nor will it deliver safe energy for the people of India. Instead, it...

Greenpeace: Urgent, Nation-Wide, Systemic Solutions Needed for Pollution Crisis Response

Press release | November 7, 2016 at 16:33

As the Delhi government announced emergency measures to help citizens cope with the public health crisis of hazardous air pollution levels, Greenpeace reiterated the central demands of its ‘Clean Air Nation’ campaign.

Paris Agreement Spells the End of Fossil Fuel Era

Press release | November 7, 2016 at 13:38

Delhi, 4 November 2016 - The Paris agreement comes into force today, forging an irreversible path towards the complete phase out of fossil fuels.

Piyush Goyal’s Predicament

Press release | October 5, 2016 at 19:24

New Delhi| October 5, 2016| Greenpeace India lauds Power Minister Piyush Goyal for questioning the excessive past investments in coal, and for highlighting the ‘irrational investments in adding generating capacity’ under the previous government.

Why I Volunteer With Greenpeace

Blog entry by Sanchita Mahajan | October 4, 2016

45 years ago, a bunch of activists embarked on an iconic journey in 1971 that would change the face of the environmental movement and formed what was to be Greenpeace. Our work today revolves around protecting forests, increasing use...

India Ratifies the Paris Agreement

Press release | October 3, 2016 at 16:29

New Delhi, October 2nd, 2016: On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian government today deposited India’s instrument of ratification of the historic Paris climate agreement with the United Nations.

Overcapacity Sept 30, 2016

Press release | September 30, 2016 at 17:14

New Delhi| September 30, 2016| With India’s Cabinet signalling readiness to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change, Greenpeace India is highlighting the threat posed to these commitments as well as to the economy, in particular the energy...

Greenpeace India urges power sector to think beyond coal: Renewable Energy holds...

Press release | September 6, 2016 at 19:51

New Delhi | As the who's who of the coal and power ministry attended a conference themed ‘Indian Coal: Sustaining the Momentum’ in the Capital today, Greenpeace India hosted a parallel press conference at the same venue, questioning the wisdom...

Bihar’s First Solar Powered Cold Storage in Kedia

Press release | August 13, 2016 at 20:35

Patna 13th August: Greenpeace volunteers celebrated alongside farmers in Kedia, as the Bihar Labour Resources Minister Vijay Prakash inaugurated the state’s first ever solar powered cold storage in Kedia, Jamui on Saturday.

Greenpeace questions the need for nuclear given safer alternatives with renewables

Press release | August 11, 2016 at 16:51

Dedicating deadly technology to the nation: Greenpeace questions the need for nuclear given safer alternatives with renewables

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".

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...

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...

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 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.

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...

India Must Do More On Nuclear Safety: Greenpeace Report

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 17:37

New Delhi | 7 June 2016: Greenpeace India today released a report titled ‘Red Alert – India’s nuclear disaster plans, outdated and inadequate’ [1]. The report assesses India's nuclear disaster plans and concludes that India’s plans do not offer a...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’.

Call for Independent Inquiry into Kakrapar Nuclear Incident

Blog entry by Rupal Jaiswal | May 9, 2016

On 11th March, 2016, a tragedy was fortunately averted at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat. There was a leak of heavy water from the Unit I of the Plant. This heavy water, which is used to keep the reactions going on under...

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...

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...

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...

We Will Defeat Climate Change - Through Cooperation

Blog entry by Jennifer Morgan and Bunny McDiarmid | April 22, 2016

Today, on Earth Day, more than 165 countries sign a global agreement to protect our environment - the  Paris Climate Agreement  - at the first opportunity, a  record turnout  for an international agreement. This is an encouraging...

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...

72 hours and counting: Greenpeace calls for an immediate investigation into India’s...

Press release | March 15, 2016 at 15:34

Mumbai, 15 March 2016: Following a serious accident at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station in Gujarat on March 11, Greenpeace India has called for an immediate investigation by independent experts, of all aging pressurised heavy water reactors...

Fukushima Crisis Must Never Repeat Again!

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | March 11, 2016

Nuclear accidents do happen, more so when the planning and regulation process is exposed to industry influence. This is exactly what happened in Fukushima. The earthquake and the tsunami were just a trigger to an already compromised...

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...

India overtakes Chinas air pollution levels in 2015, needs national response

Press release | February 22, 2016 at 15:01

New Delhi 22nd February 2016|- For the first time this century, the average particulate matter exposure was higher for Indian citizens than that of Chinese people, a Greenpeace analysis of NASA satellite data on particulate matter has shown.

India ratifies a controversial international law that allows nuclear suppliers to...

Blog entry by Hozefa Merchant | February 5, 2016

India ratifies a controversial international law that allows nuclear suppliers to escape liability Indian Government today ratified the international convention on supplementary compensation (CSC). This convention essentially puts...

Was Jaitapur site given clearance without conclusive studies, questions Greenpeace

Press release | January 22, 2016 at 19:19

New Delhi, 22 January 2016: There are close to 16 fault lines near the Jaitapur nuclear project site, according to a 2006 Geological Survey of India. While the project has been given an ‘in-principle’ site approval, and the preliminary...

New Leadership and Renewed Focus at Greenpeace IndiaNew Leadership and Renewed Focus...

Press release | January 20, 2016 at 15:09

New Delhi/ Bangalore | 20 January 2015: Highly respected environmentalist Dr Ravi Chellam has assumed charge as Greenpeace India’s Executive Director earlier this month. A wildlife biologist and conservation scientist by training, Ravi will...

Compromising childhood: Greenpeace unravels “Alarming levels of cancer-causing heavy...

Press release | January 13, 2016 at 18:30

New Delhi 14th January 2016- Greenpeace India’s scientific analysis has revealed high concentrations of heavy metals inside classrooms of different schools across Delhi between October-November. A report released on Thursday showed the samples...

Terms and Conditions

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Acceptance of donations policy

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Delhi just the tip of the air pollution iceberg: Greenpeace analyses NAQI data across...

Press release | December 15, 2015 at 18:16

New Delhi 15th December 2015: A ranking of the 17 cities covered by the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) was released by Greenpeace India today, and reveals data to challenge the complacence of the Central and State Governments regarding cities...

Greenpeace resolves to resist attempts to shut it down.

Press release | November 14, 2015 at 19:01

You can’t sink a rainbow! You can’t muzzle dissent in a democracy.

Greenpeace India's registration cancelled; move a demonstration of MHA's intolerance...

Press release | November 6, 2015 at 16:12

November 6, 2015: Greenpeace India Society has just received notice from the Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies, summarily announcing cancellation of its registration as a society. While several international leaders, including the United Nations...

Greenpeace calls People for “Clean Air Nation” ahead of Delhi’s First Car Free Day...

Press release | October 18, 2015 at 22:58

New Delhi, 18 October 2015: Greenpeace on Sunday organised an event at Dilli Haat to inform people about the need to protect them from air pollution and to gather people’s support. The event calls on the government to make urgent improvements to...

Greenpeace launches Clean Air Nation Movement: Calls on government to deliver...

Press release | September 22, 2015 at 19:21

New Delhi 22nd September - Greenpeace India today launched the Clean Air Nation1 movement, calling on the government to make urgent improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI), as a first step towards securing what the Government has...

Madras HC grants Greenpeace interim stay over FCRA cancellation

Press release | September 16, 2015 at 15:20

Chennai/New Delhi, 16 September 2015: The Courts have protected Greenpeace against arbitrary action taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for the fourth time in less than one year. A case challenging MHA’s decision to cancel Greenpeace’s...

Greenpeace recreates iconic Bollywood posters to highlight nationwide crackdown on...

Press release | September 4, 2015 at 15:24

New Delhi, 4 September 2015: The Ministry of Home Affairs has filed an affidavit informing the Delhi High Court that Greenpeace India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licence has been cancelled (1). Although the court hearing...

Greenpeace statement in response to the cancellation of its FCRA licence

Press release | September 3, 2015 at 22:27

The Greenpeace legal team has learnt that the Ministry of Home Affairs has notified the Delhi High Court that Greenpeace’s FCRA registration has been cancelled. This news comes just a day before a scheduled hearing at the Delhi High Court that...

India at 69. A 27 year old reflects.

Blog entry by Navdha Malhotra | August 12, 2015

When I was younger, Independence Day simply meant a day off school. A day where my mother would wake me up to listen to the Prime Minister’s early morning speech from the Red Fort. And then some of us would get together, climb to the...

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