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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. ...

“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...

Nuclear waste

Hub | April 18, 2007 at 17:54

Much of the nuclear waste will remain hazardous for hundreds of thousands of years, leaving a poisonous legacy to future generations.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

Prime Minister fails to address the Challenges of Climate Change

Press release | July 17, 2007 at 13:17

BANGALORE, India — Reacting to the Prime Minister's statement made at the first meeting of the Council on Climate Change in New Delhi on Saturday, July 14 th, Greenpeace Climate and Energy expert K Srinivas said "It will not be sufficient to...

The scene at earthquake

Image | July 18, 2007 at 6:30

The scene at earthquake-ravaged Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant.

The scene at earthquake

Image | July 18, 2007 at 6:30

The scene at earthquake-ravaged Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant.

The scene at earthquake

Image | July 18, 2007 at 6:30

The scene at earthquake-ravaged Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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’.

France's Nuclear Failures

Page | April 1, 2009 at 14:13

France's nuclear 'success story' is a 50-year history of failures, detailed in our briefing on The Global Chance report "Nuclear power, the great illusion: promises, setbacks and threats" (PDF), and summarised in the seven points below.

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...

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...

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...

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...

About Us

Hub | October 13, 2009 at 13:33

Greenpeace India was founded in 2001, and is a legally registered society with offices in Chennai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Patna. Our governance structure has an Executive Board made up of notable Indian citizens, an Executive Director Dr. Ravi...

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...

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Greenpeace alerts MPs to constitutional blunder

Press release | March 9, 2010 at 17:42

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political spectrum to live up to their responsibilities. As elected representatives of the people of India they must reject the proposed Civil Liabilities for...

Open letter from Greenpeace

Publication | March 10, 2010 at 16:59

Soli Sorabjee opinion on Civil Nuclear Liability

Publication | March 10, 2010 at 17:12

Greenpeace alerts MPs to constitutional blunder

Press release | March 10, 2010 at 17:14

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today urged Members of Parliament (MPs) from across the political spectrum to live up to their responsibilities. As elected representatives of the people of India they must reject the proposed Civil Liabilities for...

The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill

Publication | March 22, 2010 at 11:58

Mayapuri is still a radiation hazard zone: Greenpeace Field Survey

Press release | May 14, 2010 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Early this morning, a team of two radiological experts from Greenpeace began a combing operation at the Mayapuri scrap market and discovered that there is radiation risk to people at Mayapuri scrapyard in the immediate vicinity...

New Delhi

Image | May 14, 2010 at 18:59

New Delhi, May 14, 2010. Greenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source killed one person and injured six persons in the western Delhi metal scrap market...

New Delhi

Image | May 14, 2010 at 18:59

New Delhi, May 14, 2010. Greenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source killed one person and injured six persons in the western Delhi metal scrap market...

New Delhi

Image | May 14, 2010 at 18:59

New Delhi, May 14, 2010. Greenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source killed one person and injured six persons in the western Delhi metal scrap market...

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs

Image | May 14, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs around contaminated areas after radiation experts found high levels of radiation at Mayapuri, Delhi.

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs

Image | May 14, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs around contaminated areas after radiation experts found high levels of radiation at Mayapuri, Delhi.

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs

Image | May 14, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs around contaminated areas after radiation experts found high levels of radiation at Mayapuri, Delhi.

Greenpeace re-views decontamination of Mayapuri “hot-spots”

Press release | May 19, 2010 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Greenpeace team of radiation experts revisited the Mayapuri scrap yard to check the levels of radiation after a decontamination effort by authorities (1) on Sunday, May 16th. The authorities were forced to take immediate...

Public consultation on liability bill too constrained: Greenpeace

Press release | June 25, 2010 at 13:14

NEW DELHI, India — In an inadequate and feeble attempt towards including people’s voices on the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology has given just 15 days for “wider...

Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010 - Mumbai Public Consultation

Publication | July 5, 2010 at 17:51

CIVIL LIABILITY FOR NUCLEAR DAMAGE BILL, 2010 Peoples / Public Consultation 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, 7th July, 2010 Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai, Fort, Mumbai- 400001.

Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Bill, 2010 - Hyderabad Public Consultation

Publication | July 5, 2010 at 17:58

The central government wants to pass a bill to make the people pay for nuclear damages caused by private companies. Come! Let’s tell the Parliament that in India, Polluters Pay! Announcing a PUBLIC CONSULTATION on the Civil Liability for...

People’s consultation rejects the nuclear liability bill

Press release | July 6, 2010 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — The first public consultation on the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage bill 2010 held in Hyderabad today, charged the bill with being the facilitator of corporate immunity.

Mumbai voices against nuclear liability bill

Press release | July 8, 2010 at 20:48

MUMBAI, India — Consultation on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill 2010 held today at the University of Mumbai charged that the bill acts as a facilitator of corporate immunity rather than a protector of peoples fundamental rights.

Amended liability bill leaves much to be desired

Press release | August 25, 2010 at 17:28

On the day when the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha, Greenpeace activists climbed lamp posts in the high security area in front of Parliament with banners reading “People Before Profit”. The protest was carried...

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