Saturday, Dec 03, 2022



Bengaluru among 10 south Indian cities with air pollution greater than WHO standards: Greenpeace report

January 27, 2022 2:23 pm

Air pollution data from Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Amaravati, Visakhapatnam, Kochi, Mangalore, Puducherry, Coimbatore and Mysore were analaysed for the report.

Greenpeace protests ECB's loans for carbon-heavy industries

March 10, 2021 4:05 pm

The environmental group accused the European Central Bank of "systematically undermining climate protection."

Norway rejects Greenpeace appeal over Arctic oil exploration

December 22, 2020 5:13 pm

In a landmark case, Norway's top court has approved oil exploration in the Barents Sea. Greenpeace had argued that oil licenses violated the Norwegian constitution, which guarantees the right to a healthy environment.

Fossil fuel air pollution cost: $8 billion/day, 4.5 million deaths/year

February 14, 2020 8:21 am

Globally, PM2.5 is also estimated to cause the loss of 62.7 million years of life, 2.7 million emergency room visits due to asthma, 2 million preterm births and 1.75 billion work absences.

World's forests 'in emergency room' after years of losses

April 25, 2019 11:48 am

The rate of destruction in 2018 was lower than in the two previous years. It peaked in 2016 when about 17 million hectares of tropical forest were lost due partly to rampant forest fires, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI).

China soil pollution efforts stymied by local govts: Greenpeace

April 17, 2019 9:18 am

Soil pollution is one of China's biggest environmental challenges. A 2014 government survey showed nearly a fifth of the country's farmland was contaminated to varying degrees by chemical waste, pesticides, mining residues and heavy metals.

Hold big corporations accountable for plastic waste they produce: Greenpeace to government

June 10, 2018 2:08 pm

"The Indian government has pledged to eradicate single- use plastic by 2022. The proof of the pudding is in the eating, we need to wait and how well the government is implementing it," Greenpeace India said.

Delhi, Uttar Pradesh most polluted, says Greanpeace's latest report

January 30, 2018 3:42 pm

Three cities of Uttar Pradesh made it to the top ten most polluted cities of the country with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi being the most polluted city in the state.

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

October 17, 2017 2:44 pm

The environmental group Greenpeace issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans including Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact.

Iconic 'Rainbow Warrior' to arrive in India on October 26

October 15, 2017 9:20 pm

The ship's India tour is aimed at sharing expertise in preventing the exploitation of marine resources and strengthening public support in its monitoring system.