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Greenpeace India campaign - Ban the Bulb

Updated on April 23, 2009

Ban the Bulb

Please support Greenpeace India's Ban the Bulb movement, for us and for the future generation. Fight against Global Warming!

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Greenpeace is a non-profit organisation, with a presence in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific. To maintain its independence, Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations but relies on contributions from individual supporters and foundation grants.

As a part of its campaign to phase out inefficient lighting in India to fight climate change, Greenpeace demonstrates in front of the Mysore Palace on Sunday, July 29th. The Mysore palace, which uses over 96,000 incandescent light bulbs for its illumination, can save Rs 41 Lakhs in electricity bills and a significant amount of electricity and carbon dioxide by switching to compact fluroscent lamps.

Greenpeace activists float a 66 feet life ring at the Gateway of India with a call to 'Ban the Bulb' and fight climate change. Parts of Mumbai, are threatened with submergence if global temperature rise is not kept below 2 degree centigrade. Phasing out the incandescent light bulb would lead to reductions in India's carbon-di-oxide emissions by 55 million tonnes and also save upto 12000 MW of power annually

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    • orange profile imageAUTHOR

      orange 

      6 years ago from Kochi

      @ Arindam & Razzen,

      to join Greenpeace please write to :

      "Deven Digwal - deven.digwal@greenpeace.org for West Zone (Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Goa)

      Usha Saxena - usha.saxena@greenpeace.org for North & East Zone (Delhi, NCR, Chandigarh, Kolkata)

      Shiva Sharma - shsharma@greenpeace.org - for South Zone (Bangalore, Cochin, Hyderabad, rest of South India)".

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      razzen hamidhusen farooqui 

      6 years ago

      i want to join green peace as a volunteer.how to join.my mail id is razzen90@gmail.com

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      Arindam 

      7 years ago

      i want to join green peace as a volunteer.how to join.my mail id is arindam.iitbombay@gmail.com

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      aslanlight 

      7 years ago from England

      Great hub, and well said. Greenpeace are Eco Warriors that deserve to be listened to!

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      Rutu 

      8 years ago

      Hey Ya.....

      Greenpeace has my complete support... I live to fight Global Warming...

      Rutu

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      Dr Jayesh Kakar 

      8 years ago

      Am for the campaign. Any support from my end, do get in touch

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      bihargyan 

      10 years ago from India

      Allready signed up 4 the campaign all the best.

    • orange profile imageAUTHOR

      orange 

      10 years ago from Kochi

      Thanks SunSeven :)

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      SunSeven 

      10 years ago from Singapore / India

      Very well said. I am for Green Peace and Ban The Bulb. Best Regards

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