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'Water guzzler': Coal power in India cost cos Rs 2,400 cr in five months, says Greenpeace

Jun 10, 2016

'Water guzzler': Coal power in India cost cos Rs 2,400 cr in five months, says Greenpeace

Terming the coal power sector a "water guzzler", Greenpeace India on Thursday claimed that water scarcity in various parts of the country caused it an estimated revenue loss of over Rs 2,000 crore in the first five months this year. #coal #NewsTracker #RTI #National Thermal Power Corporation #Greenpeace #Water scarcity
Gulbarg Society convictions show how desperately we need civil society organisations

Jun 03, 2016

Gulbarg Society convictions show how desperately we need civil society organisations

Thursday's conviction of 24 people involved in the Gulbarg Society massacre should tell us how integral a vibrant civil society is to the functioning of a democracy, especially when political systems that are supposed to protect us are instead complicit in such violence #Gujarat #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Samajwadi Party #RSS #Gulbarg #Teesta Setalvad #Gulbarg society massacre #Greenpeace #People's Union of Civil Liberties #Priya Pillai #People’s Union for Democratic Rights
From Greenpeace to Ford Foundation: Modi govt's controversial crackdown on NGOs

Jun 02, 2016

From Greenpeace to Ford Foundation: Modi govt's controversial crackdown on NGOs

As the Modi government completes its two years at the center, one of the major criticisms it has drawn is in its handling of the international organisations, more specifically, NGOs run by international bodies or funded by same in India. #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Rajnath Singh #Ford Foundation #Teesta Setalvad #NGO #Greenpeace #Caritas #Indira Jaising #Amit Shah
Indira Jaising calls #NGOClampdown 'intimidating tactic' by govt

Jun 02, 2016

Indira Jaising calls #NGOClampdown 'intimidating tactic' by govt

Senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Indira Jaising’s NGO, Lawyers Collective (LC) was served a notice suspending its FCRA registration for six months on Monday by the Home Minstry. It has barred the association from receiving any foreign funds. #NewsTracker #Government #Teesta Setalvad #Greenpeace #FCRA #Indira Jaising #Amit Shah #Yakub Memon #Priya Pillai #Lawyers Collective
Activists blast Delhi water minister for urging people to play wet Holi despite water crisis

Mar 21, 2016

Activists blast Delhi water minister for urging people to play wet Holi despite water crisis

When asked about environmentalists talking about playing a waterless Holi, the water minister said there was no interference from the government #TheySaidIt #water #Greenpeace #Holi #Water shortage #Kapil Misra
Economic growth is rising, carbon emissions are dropping, fight against climate change getting stronger: IEA

Mar 18, 2016

Economic growth is rising, carbon emissions are dropping, fight against climate change getting stronger: IEA

On 16 March, the International Energy Agency (IEA), one of the most prominent energy forecasters in the world, announced that the carbon-dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels, has remained the same over the past two years. #GoodNews #China #America #NewsTracker #International Energy Agency #Greenpeace #IEA #Carbon emissions #CO2 #Fatih Birol
India ahead of China in average particulate matter exposure, finds Greenpeace report

Feb 22, 2016

India ahead of China in average particulate matter exposure, finds Greenpeace report

China's strong measures have succeeded in curbing pollution and lowering particulate matter exposure but India's levels continue to rise, finds Greenpeace. #India #China #NewsTracker #Nasa #World Health Organization #WHO #Greenpeace #particulate matter #pollution levels #National Air Quality Index
Environmentalist Ravi Chellam appointed as new head of Greenpeace

Jan 20, 2016

Environmentalist Ravi Chellam appointed as new head of Greenpeace

Noted environmentalist Ravi Chellam has assumed charge as the executive director of Greenpeace India, the NGO announced on Wednesday. #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #NGO #Greenpeace #Ravi Chellam #Paris conference
Madras High Court stays order cancellation of Greenpeace India's registration

Nov 20, 2015

Madras High Court stays order cancellation of Greenpeace India's registration

The Madras High Court on Friday stayed a recent order of a Registrar of Societies here cancelling the registration of environmental group Greenpeace India Society. #NewsTracker #Madras #High Court #Greenpeace