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Greenpeace members on trial in France for daring nuclear breakin

Sep 04, 2014

Greenpeace members on trial in France for daring nuclear breakin

Fiftyfive Greenpeace activists from some 20 countries go on trial in France on Thursday for an audacious breakin at the country's oldest nuclear power plant to highlight weaknesses at atomic installations. #World #Environment #Nuclear power #Greenpeace #Fessenheim #Colmar
Villagers opposing MP coal project met with threats, alleges Greenpeace

Aug 26, 2014

Villagers opposing MP coal project met with threats, alleges Greenpeace

Villagers in Madhya Pradesh's Mahan forest are being intimidated ahead of a crucial vote that could determine the future of a $3.2 billion coal project proposed by two of the country's largest mining firms, Greenpeace India said on Monday. #coal #MINING #Madhya Pradesh #Greenpeace #Power Projects #Aditya Birla #Greenpeace India #Mahan forest #Mahan Coal Ltd #Essar Energy Plc #Hindalco Industries Ltd #Amelia #hydropower plants
Pesticides in Indian tea, says Greenpeace; Tea Board rubbishes charge

Aug 12, 2014

Pesticides in Indian tea, says Greenpeace; Tea Board rubbishes charge

Leading national and global brands of tea sold in India contain pesticides, Greenpeace India said on Monday. The Tea Board of India refuted the allegation. #Health #Tea #HealthBuzz #pesticides #Tea Board of India #Greenpeace India #Tea in India #Pesticides in Tea
Green activists slam Budget, say it does not recognise climate change as an issue

Jul 12, 2014

Green activists slam Budget, say it does not recognise climate change as an issue

"The steps on renewable energy and energy efficiency are not transformational and the attempt to force fit coal production to clear the irrational power proposals, is a signal that the reality of climate change has far from been recognised by this government," said Vinuta Gopal, head of climate and energy at Greenpeace India. #climate change #Greenpeace #Environmentalists #Budget 2014 #CET
The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

Jul 11, 2014

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

The leak of the IB report on NGOs allegedly destabilising the Indian economy has been backed by a statement of intent in the budget to tighten the screws on NGOs' funding and tax exemptions. #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Intelligence Bureau #Tax exemption #NGOs #Greenpeace #Infrastructure Projects #Gujarat Model #Foreign funding #Budget 2014 #environmentalist

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Jun 16, 2014

Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

The first thing first. All NGOs should be made accountable. They must make full and public disclosure of their funding and expenditure. They must also be made answerable under the RTI Act. The voluntary sector is a den of corruption and needs to be set straight. #Greenpeace #Modi government #PM Narendra Modi #IB report on NGOs #Greenpeace NGO

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Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Sep 16, 2014

Work stalls for carbon pollution committee

OTTAWA—Environment Canada appears to have quietly ended key discussions that were intended to tackle carbon pollution from the oil and gas industry. A committee made up of representatives from Environment Canada, the Alberta government and oil and ga... #Canada #GREENPEACE New Zealand
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Sep 16, 2014

Why China’s Insatiable Appetite for Coal Has Likely Peaked

A recent report from Greenpeace found that China's coal consumption declined in the first half of this year ... #China #GREENPEACE New Zealand
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Sep 13, 2014

Emma Thompson: 'It's a different patch of life, your 50s'

Emma Thompson couldn't give a damn about fame, or getting older: she just wants to save the planet, and be a good parent in the meantime Emma Thompson was on a ship recently, bound for the Arctic, with 37 crew and her 14-year-old daughter, Gaia, part... #Africa #Emma Thompson #GREENPEACE New Zealand #The Arctic