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Stop Chemical Fertilisers

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 14:03

Greenpeace India’s campaign against chemical fertilisers is also a campaign to bring our soils, destroyed by intense chemical fertiliser usage, back to life. The government through its policies to subsidise and promote chemical fertilisers has...

Cabinet approval of BRAI bill 2010- a blow to the public vote against Bt Brinjal

Press release | August 17, 2010 at 17:33

Greenpeace today condemned the UPA Cabinet approval to Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill 2010 and appealed to all political parties to oppose it from being tabled and passed in Parliament .

Don’t rush through the Jaitapur nuclear project, urge concerned citizens

Press release | May 2, 2011 at 18:38

April 30, 2011: Disregarding calls for caution arising from the ongoing nuclear disaster at Fukushima, the Indian government has announced that it is going ahead with the Jaitapur nuclear project. This will mean imposing reactors of an untested...

Government panel writes off forests for coal mining: Greenpeace

Press release | August 1, 2011 at 14:11

New Delhi, 29th July, 2011: Reacting to the recommendations by the government panel appointed by the Group of Ministers debating the issue of ‘No Go’, Greenpeace Policy Officer Priya Pillai said, “This recommendation is exactly what the PMO...

Government bowing to TATA pressure is now in the open

Press release | December 16, 2010 at 17:19

New Delhi, December 16, 2010: If the reports on powerful corporates influencing Cabinet formation were not incriminating enough, there is another shocker. The Minister of Environment Jairam Ramesh condoned Tata Steel and L&T’s violation of the...

Going Solar - A Great Investment Plan

Blog entry by Pujarini Sen | June 19, 2017

India is emerging as a world leader in solar. As the third largest solar market globally 1 , a market that is growing by 90%, making the potential of solar in our country quite tremendous. Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the...

Up In the Air: Cyclists See A New Future in Delhi

Blog entry by Karthikeyan Hemalatha | April 21, 2017

The first thought that crossed my mind when I read about Delhi’s plans to construct a 6 km elevated corridor was: how difficult it’s going to be to go up that corridor! While I have a cycle that has 24 gears (makes it a breeze to...

No fleeing the fly ash curse for Kuruvimedu residents

Blog entry by Karthikeyan Hemalatha | April 5, 2017

A version of this blog was first published on Times of India . Finding Kuruvimedu isn’t easy. It is not on Google Maps. People on the main road didn’t seem to be aware of such a village. Tucked behind NTPC’s coal-based thermal...

My First Direct Action as an Activist

Blog entry by Shweta Mittal | April 17, 2017

I always wanted to volunteer for Greenpeace India since the time I heard about it. When I finally got a chance to volunteer, and attend my first induction, we were shown videos that described many of  the campaigns Greenpeace India...

India Chooses Public Health for Now

Blog entry by Sunil Dahiya | April 2, 2017

March 28, 2017, was a landmark day for clean air supporters in India when the Supreme Court acknowledged the importance of  public health over commercial interests. The statement that the Court made regarding the health of people being...

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