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Nation Wants to Breathe

Press release | November 6, 2016 at 11:30

New Delhi| November 3, 2016| As the nation reels under the harmful effects of air pollution, in a shocking move the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) indicated easing of the timelines for implementing the notified emission standards for coal...

Power Scenario Briefing

Publication | September 30, 2016 at 13:35

India is facing a coal power bubble that will have serious impacts on existing plant operators as well as the banking/investment sectors.

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.

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...

The Rainbow Warrior arrived in Kolkotta today.

Feature story | October 12, 2007 at 23:19

KOLKATA, India — At the same time news arrived that Al Gore and the IPCC were awarded the Noble Prize for Peace because of their work to raise awareness about climate change.

Activists attacked in Philippine global warming protest

Feature story | November 15, 2005 at 12:46

ZAMBALES, Philippines — One of our activists participating in a peaceful protest against a coal power plant outside Manila has been horrendously beaten by local plant security, who drew weapons and fired warning shots at people armed with nothing...

Hiding behind the poor

Press release | November 13, 2007 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Greenpeace today released a survey based report named “hiding behind the poor” which reveals that the highest income group in India, constituting merely 1% of the population emits four and a half times as much CO2 as the lowest...

Greenpeace provides one solution for two threats to India’s development

Press release | April 16, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today launched a national campaign calling for a phase out of inefficient light bulbs in India by 2010. Four Greenpeace activists suspended themselves from the top of the 269 feet high Vikas Minar building at the...

ADB asked to stop funding dirty energy projects

Press release | May 4, 2006 at 21:07

Thai civil society groups challenged the Asian Development Bank (ADB)to stop funding socially and environmentally harmful projects at its upcoming Annual General Meeting.

Solar Generation

Press release | May 5, 2006 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — There’s something about obvious truths that make them invisible to those in power. For instance, the fact that the ADB refuses to see that by funding coal power projects, they are, in fact, funding climate change. That their...

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