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

Oct 01, 2014

Oil-covered activists greet dinner guests

Greenpeace activists smeared in fake oil greeted guests arriving at the part-Statoil sponsored Petroleum Summit dinner last night.Twenty-six activists, looking like they had swum through an oil spill, lined up outside the entrance..... #GREENPEACE New Zealand #Statoil Group
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Oct 01, 2014

Drilling giant targeted: Protesters fired up

Norwegian oil giant Statoil says opposition from protest groups is stronger here than in many other countries but it is committed to seeing out its plans to survey and possibly drill for oil off the Northland coast.Greenpeace targeted..... #GREENPEACE New Zealand #Statoil Group #Northland, NZ
Report on NGO funds: Is the Intelligence Bureau on a witch hunt?

Sep 27, 2014

Greenpeace Updates Guidance On Green Electronics

If the Apple iPhone 6 or BlackBerry Passport introductions this month have you yearning to buy a new mobile gadget, and you care about the lifetime impact it will have on the environment, you should spend time with the updated edition of Greenpeace's... #GREENPEACE New Zealand #Statoil Group #Northland, NZ