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India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts
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India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts

It will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half

India aspires to be a 'climate leader', but govt is eroding environmental protections
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India aspires to be a 'climate leader', but govt is eroding environmental protections

On the international stage, India positions itself as a climate leader, setting ambitious targets for renewable energy. Closer home, however, the cracks in this image become apparent.

Air quality in Delhi falls to 'very poor', foggy conditions continue; Greenpeace bats for 30% air pollution reduction in India by 2024
India

Air quality in Delhi falls to 'very poor', foggy conditions continue; Greenpeace bats for 30% air pollution reduction in India by 2024

According to SAFAR, the overall air pollution level in Delhi was hovering around 'very poor' category with overall Air Quality Index (AQI) docking at 322 till 9.00 am in the morning.

India hosts 3 of the 50 most polluting sources of nitrogen oxides globally: Report
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India hosts 3 of the 50 most polluting sources of nitrogen oxides globally: Report

The highest NO2 emissions levels were emitted from the Mpumalanga province in South Africa.

Alliance of 400 bodies asks Centre to refrain from using 'coercive methods' to silence NGOs
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Alliance of 400 bodies asks Centre to refrain from using 'coercive methods' to silence NGOs

An alliance of 400 organisations working to promote sustainable agriculture on Thursday said it stood in solidarity with Greenpeace India.

UN's IPCC report predicts massive heatwaves, loss to lives from rising temperatures
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UN's IPCC report predicts massive heatwaves, loss to lives from rising temperatures

The report projects significant dip in GDP growth of Africa, southeast Asia, India, Brazil & Mexico.

India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosate
India

India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosate

While there are 104 pesticides that are used in India but are banned in other countries, the Central government’s is reviewing only 66 pesticides of them.

Delhi air quality improved due to meteorological factors, not by addressing 'source of pollution', says Greenpeace
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Delhi air quality improved due to meteorological factors, not by addressing 'source of pollution', says Greenpeace

Greenpeace India said instead of being euphoric about few improved air quality in Delhi, the Environment Ministry along with Central Pollution Control Board should prioritise to immediately enforce the National Clean Air Programme by setting up time-bound emission targets

Hyderabad can generate 1,730 MW of rooftop solar power becoming a leader in this category: Study
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Hyderabad can generate 1,730 MW of rooftop solar power becoming a leader in this category: Study

As of December 2017, only six out of 29 states and seven Union Territories are complying with the Central government's Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation (RPO) targets.

Yagya in Meerut against polluted air: Pollution control boards need empowering, selective disdain won't clean up environment
India

Yagya in Meerut against polluted air: Pollution control boards need empowering, selective disdain won't clean up environment

The yagna in Meerut against air pollution has evoked strong reactions. However, for a lasting solution, a structural framework and implementation of laws is needed.

Narendra Modi accuses Pakistan of interfering in Gujarat polls: Congress was pioneer of 'foreign hand' theory
India

Narendra Modi accuses Pakistan of interfering in Gujarat polls: Congress was pioneer of 'foreign hand' theory

The unfounded allegations of a "foreign hand" meddling in India's internal affairs have been as old as the Indian State itself.

Sardar Sarovar Dam signals 'ruin' of 10,000 hapless farmers, says Greenpeace
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Sardar Sarovar Dam signals 'ruin' of 10,000 hapless farmers, says Greenpeace

Greenpeace India on Sunday condemned the inauguration of Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river, saying it signals "ruin" and not development of 10,000 hapless and poor farmers.

FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled: Act being used as weapon to silence organisations
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FCRA licences of 20,000 NGOs cancelled: Act being used as weapon to silence organisations

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has cancelled Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of about ever since it came to power in May 2014.

Home Ministry faux pas: Renews then cancels FCRA licence of Greenpeace India, Teesta Setalvad's NGO
India

Home Ministry faux pas: Renews then cancels FCRA licence of Greenpeace India, Teesta Setalvad's NGO

The Union Home Ministry renewed Greenpeace India's registration under the Foreign Contributions Registrations Act after permanently cancelling its licence in September 2015.

Rights groups say culling won't help lessen human-animal conflict
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Rights groups say culling won't help lessen human-animal conflict

Animal rights bodies expressed "shock" over the environment ministry's stand saying such killings will not help mitigate human-animal conflict.

India's nuclear disaster emergency plans are 'outdated', claims Greenpeace
India

India's nuclear disaster emergency plans are 'outdated', claims Greenpeace

India's nuclear disaster emergency plans are "not in line with international standard" and some interventions set by Indian nuclear regulator in case of an emergency provide "inadequate" protection against possible radiation, Greenpeace India claimed on Tuesday.

Govt vs NGOs: Anand Joshi case reopens festering wounds of mistrust
India

Govt vs NGOs: Anand Joshi case reopens festering wounds of mistrust

There have been suggestions that NGOs be brought under RTI to ensure transparency and accountability but the Joshi case proves there is too much animosity.

Greenpeace India slams PM Modi's National Air Quality Index, says it has 'several flaws'
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Greenpeace India slams PM Modi's National Air Quality Index, says it has 'several flaws'

Greenpeace India said "flaws still remain" in the National Air Quality Index while accessibility of data on air pollution continues to be "skewed".

HC orders interim stay on cancellation of foreign funds for Greenpeace India
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HC orders interim stay on cancellation of foreign funds for Greenpeace India

In a relief to Greenpeace India Society, the Madras High Court on Wednesday granted an interim stay for eight weeks on the cancellation of the NGO's registration under Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA).

Govt cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA registration, blocks foreign funds
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Govt cancels Greenpeace India's FCRA registration, blocks foreign funds

In yet another crackdown on NGOs, the government on Thursday cancelled the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA) for its activities which allegedly hampered country's economic growth.