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No to new nukes: go wind

Feature story | December 4, 2003 at 5:30

PENLY, France — Since the French power authority has refused to build wind farms, we built our own this morning on the grounds of a nuclear power plant in Penly, France. We put ten wind turbines up to protest the French government decision to...

Greenpeace exposes the dirty face of Europe's energy subsidies

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Despite innumerable statements about the dangers of climate change and the need for more renewable energy from a host of European institutions, blank cheques are still being written to underpin the industries at the heart of...

Biggest demo in India for clean energy

Press release | July 30, 2009 at 5:30

ALIBAUG TALUKA, India — Close to a thousand villagers stood for hours in the formation of a life-size human windmill near Khidki village in Alibag, in what could well be the largest protest for renewable energy in India till date.

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’.

Greenpeace highlights the hazardous and imminent impacts of climate change - calls...

Press release | March 23, 2007 at 5:30

CHENNAI, India — Greenpeace India today sent a strong message about the hazard of climate change caused by the excessive burning of coal. Greenpeace activists beamed messages on the Ennore Coal Power Plant to highlight the fact that coal is one...

Proudly turning, churning and generating clean energy in China

Blog entry by Tom Wang | December 3, 2012

I am bringing some very beautiful pictures to the 8th Angkor Photo Festival that runs from Dec 1st to 8th. They are pictures of wind turbines from different parts of China. Either in the middle of the desert in north-western China, or...

No water for drought-hit Maharashtra as thermal power plants prosper

Blog entry by Swati Mehta | March 22, 2013

Water was over. The sun was beating down our backs and a red-yellow, dried, mountain trail was around us. Our trek should have ended before sunrise, it was mid-day now. The desperate need for water was terrifying. Luckily we knew we'd...

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