This is a guest post by Vinuta Gopal, who is the interim Co-Executive Director at Greenpeace India. Greenpeace India ought to be finished by now. We’ve had our accounts frozen, our reputation smeared and our staff banned from travel. Mr. Rajnath Singh, the Minister of Home Affairs has done everything he can to shut down our offices, harass our staff and force us to close. But we’re still here.
Anonymous - 23 July, 2015 - 17:36 - Comments
Why is the ‘party of business’ doing everything they can to damage the main growth industries of the 21st century?
Coal and nuclear are dying, and the future of energy lies in solar. This isn’t a Guardian reader’s fantasy, this is the established trend in energy markets. This isn’t a declaration of victory over carbon dioxide either – the trend isn’t fast enough to stop catastrophic climate change, at least not yet – but it’s useful information for policy makers. Unless you’re George Osborne, in which case it’s time to plough the nation’s remaining finances into life support for nuclear and coal whilst standing athwart history yelling ‘STOP!’
Graham Thompson - 22 July, 2015 - 15:02 - Comments
After pledging to protect national parks and groundwater from fracking in January, the Government has revealed a backdoor plan that could be disastrous for some of our most treasured countryside.
LiamBB - 17 July, 2015 - 16:06 - Comments
Guest blog: Joe Nixon explains how his town, Balcombe in West Sussex, turned the threat of fracking into an opportunity for renewable energy.
LiamBB - 10 July, 2015 - 08:50 - Comments
The term ‘lobbying’ often invokes images of politicians, big business and grubby deals – and quite understandably too, considering the spate of high profile lobbying scandals over recent years. But what you may not realise is that lobbying, in its purest form, refers to your right to try and influence your elected representative on an issue you care about...
Daniel Jones - 9 July, 2015 - 17:19 - Comments