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Fukushima radiation levels ''dangerously'' high: Greenpeace

Greenpeace on Thursday said towns in Fukushima prefecture, close to the disaster-hit nuclear power plant, were exposed to excessive levels of radiation almost 100 times greater than safe levels.

Mar 01, 2018, 09:27 AM IST

China's ban on waste import a global warning: Greenpeace

For Greenpeace, this prohibition will send warnings around the world and will promote the search for methods to generate less waste and to treat them adequately in the country of origin just as within China.

Dec 29, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Iconic 'Rainbow Warrior' to arrive in India on October 26. Here are 10 facts you must know about the ship

Special arrangements have been made for the ship which will arrive on the shores of Mumbai on October 26. 

Oct 16, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

French, Belgian nuke plants vulnerable to attack: Greenpeace

International experts warned on Tuesday about security shortcomings at French and Belgian nuclear plants.

Oct 10, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

UK to ban sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

The ban on petrol and diesel cars as well as vans follows a similar proposal by the French government, and will also include hybrid vehicles that have an electric motor and a petrol or diesel engine.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Rising deaths connected to increase in air pollution, says Greenpeace; slams govt for taking no action

The Greenpeace India's report 'Airpocalypse' had said Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 12 lakh deaths take place every year due to air pollution.

Feb 07, 2017, 22:33 PM IST

US intervention sought in Indian action against Greenpeace

The emails hacked from the email account of John Podesta, chairman of Clinton Campaign, also indicates NGOs opposing a massive mining project in Australia being undertaken by the Adani Group. 

Oct 23, 2016, 20:01 PM IST

Watch: Ludovico Einaudi gives haunting performance amidst calving glaciers in the Arctic Ocean

International environmental organisation Greenpeace, in collaboration with acclaimed Italian composer and pianist, Ludovico Einaudi, held a special performance on a floating platform in the middle of the freezing waters of the Arctic Ocean as a visual reminder of what lies at stake.  

Jun 21, 2016, 21:21 PM IST

Japan says ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line

Japanese regulators said today that two ageing nuclear reactors can stay on line for up to 20 more years -- the first such exception under tighter safety rules imposed after the 2011 Fukushima crisis.

Jun 20, 2016, 15:40 PM IST

No public funding in Adani's coal mine: Australian PM

There is no public funding for Adani's 21.7 billion dollars coal mine project, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said as he sought to assure a protester dress in a fish costume that he took climate change "as seriously as you".

Jun 03, 2016, 12:07 PM IST

France says EU-US trade pact talks likely to stop

France on Tuesday took aim at a vast but controversial EU-US pact to create a free-trade zone covering 850 million people, with President Francois Hollande threatening to veto it as it stands.

May 03, 2016, 23:33 PM IST

US 'deeply concerned' over new China controls on foreign NGOs

The United States said it was "deeply concerned" after China passed a controversial new law today giving police wide-ranging powers over overseas charities.

Apr 29, 2016, 02:13 AM IST

China imposes controversial new controls on foreign NGOs

China`s Communist-controlled legislature passed a law imposing new regulations on foreign non-government organisations on Thursday, authorities said.

Apr 28, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

Particulate matter exposure in India higher than in China

In 2015, India particulate mater pollution stands higher than of China's, after increasing at an average rate of two percent over the past decade.

Feb 22, 2016, 19:31 PM IST

"We need to support, not stifle, the civil society groups": Obama to India

In apparent criticism of the Indian government's crackdown on certain NGOs, US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that civil society groups that strengthen communities need to be supported and not "stifled".

Jan 24, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

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Dec 16, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Delhi just tip of India's air pollution iceberg: Greenpeace

As many as 15 Indian cities possess air quality index far over than the prescribed standards and Delhi is just the "tip of the air pollution iceberg", said a Greenpeace study released on Tuesday.

Dec 15, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Greenpeace welcomes Paris deal, but says yawning gaps exist

With 196 countries coming together to agree upon the Paris accord on climate change, the human race has joined in a common cause, Greenpeace said on Sunday, but cautioned that there were "yawning gaps" that need to bridged in the deal.

Dec 13, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

North India met red alert air norms for 30 days: Greenpeace

If India had an air quality monitoring system as robust as that of Beijing, a large portion of north India would have been on red alert for over 30 days between September and November, NGO Greenpeace said on Thursday.

Dec 10, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Greenpeace activists climb Greek power plant tower for climate deal

Greenpeace today said its activists had scaled a tower at Greece's largest coal power plant to demand a switch to renewable energy.

Dec 10, 2015, 00:28 AM IST