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  • “ You Got The Music In You”
  • “ http://www.greenpeace.org/india/en/Multimedia/Amala-Akkineni-joins-protest-against-coal-mining/”
  • “ Energy Conference Video”-Bihar Energy Revolution
  • “ Kumi Naidoo’s Thankyou Video”
  • Greenpeace

    1. 1. In the early 1970s, a group of environmental activistsformed the organization to fight against nuclear testing inCanada. Greenpeace is an international organization thatworks for environmental conservation and the preservation ofendangered species, with a presence in more than 42countries
    2. 2. Our work with Core Values We do not accept Philosophically and contributions from tactically, our governments, peaceful protests corporations or work to raise political parties awareness and because it would bring public compromise our opinion to bear on core values. decision-makers. Greenpeace is Greenpeace best known for its uses scientific non-violent direct research to actions, public expose the protests are just risks of existing one of many and emergent strategies we technologies. employ.
    3. 3. VICTORY ! • Introduction of E-Waste Law in INDIA • Moratorium On Bt Brinjal • Facebook to unfriend coal • Antarctic became a global sanctuary and its now the Arctics turn to follow suite. • Demanding Toxic free fashion and clean water. • Bharti Airtel is ready to move towards sustainable, renewable energy
    4. 4. Over 200,000 people like you insisted that Bharti Airtel switches-offdiesel from its telecom network towers. Thousands of you wroteemails to Bharti Airtel’s CEO Sunil Mittal with the same demand.Now, after two years working with them, Airtel’s ready to movetowards this change for a better planet. Thank you!
    5. 5. TRUE COST OFELECTRACITY
    6. 6. The Coal Curse • Burning of Coal in thermal power plants to produce electricity • Cause up to 40 percent of our current CO2 emissions • INDIA is the third largest emitter of CO2 • Greenhouse Effect
    7. 7. The Issue•Coal India Limited possess 2,00,000 hectares of land, 55,000 hectares of which is forestarea.•One-third of coal mines are running with one type of violation or another, irrespectiveof whether environmental and forestry clearances are attained or not.•Over 1 million hectares of forest stand to be destroyed from coal mining in just 13coalfields in Central India.• Of this 1 million hectares, 186,678 ha. (over 1800 sq. km.) was inhabited by tigers in2010, 277,669 ha. (over 2,700 sq. km.) was inhabited by leopard, and 55,970 ha. (over550 sq.km.) by elephant, according to official government data.• Vital corridors linking tiger reserves of Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Achanakmarh, SanjayDubri, Palamau, Satkosia and Tadoba-Andhari are threatened by coal mining.
    8. 8. Opencast mining in central India
    9. 9. Climate and EnergyEnergy RevolutionThe world doesntneed more coal, itneeds an energyrevolution.
    10. 10. Decentralized renewable energy-Bihar in focus
    11. 11. "If not us, then who? If not now, then when? If not now, then when? If not here, then where?"

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