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Greenpeace calls out the true cost of coal at coal industry event in Bali, Indonesia

Press release | May 7, 2018 at 14:58

7 May, Bali, Indonesia - Major coal industry event Coaltrans started today in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, less than a week after the latest data from the World Health Organization showed that nine out of ten people are breathing air containing...

New deforestation revealed as Indonesian minister arrives in EU to defend palm oil...

Press release | April 27, 2018 at 15:02

London, UK- A palm oil supplier to Mars, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever is destroying rainforests in Papua, Indonesia, a new investigation by Greenpeace International has revealed. [1] Satellite analysis suggests that around 4,000ha of rainforest...

Rainbow Warrior drops its anchor in Jakarta with the mission to support renewable...

Press release | April 23, 2018 at 21:33

Jakarta, 23 April 2018. For almost two months sailing from east of Indonesia, Greenpeace legendary ship,the Rainbow Warrior, has finally set the anchor in Indonesia capital city, Jakarta. Before the Jakarta visit, the ship sailed to campaign for...

Plans to expand a coal-fired power plant on Bali’s north coast

Press release | April 16, 2018 at 18:50

Bali, Indonesia 16 April 2018. Local people in Buleleng District, Bali, are contesting plans to expand the Celukan Bawang coal-fired power plant on the island’s north coast.

Nestlé misses the mark with statement on tackling its single-use plastics problem

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 19:24

Washington, DC - Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, released a statement [1] today aimed at addressing the growing plastic pollution crisis. The company’s statement does not include clear targets to reduce and eventually phase...

Documents detail what Shell knew about climate change decades ago: Greenpeace reaction

Press release | April 5, 2018 at 20:01

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 22 March 2018 — In response to the release of internal Shell​ ​documents today by Jelmer Mommers a climate and energy journalist for the Dutch news​ ​organisation De Correspondent, and published on Climate Files, Kees...

Global brands divided over transparency efforts to tackle deforestation for palm oil

Press release | March 19, 2018 at 8:00

Jakarta, 19 March 2018 - Eight major household brands such as PZ Cussons, Johnson & Johnson and Kraft Heinz are refusing to say where their palm oil comes from, despite promising to stop buying from companies that destroy rainforests. Eight...

Greenpeace calls for decrease in meat and dairy production and consumption for a...

Press release | March 6, 2018 at 15:16

5 March 2018, Amsterdam - Global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change and keep the Paris Agreement on track, says a new Greenpeace report. If left unchecked, agriculture is...

Greenpeace calls on Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha to tackle air pollution crisis

Press release | February 23, 2018 at 16:44

Bangkok, 22 February 2018 - Greenpeace activists today presented an hourglass filled with dust from areas in Bangkok and other provinces most affected by the severe air pollution to a representative of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha at the...

International coalition calls on Singapore banks to end coal finance

Press release | February 7, 2018 at 13:43

Wednesday 7 February, 2018: A broad coalition of leading environmental groups are today calling on Singapore's major banks to end the financing of highly polluting coal-fired power stations in Southeast Asia.

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