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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.

Stop waste of US$26 billion on unnecessary coal power projects, urges major new...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 17:12

Jakarta, 19 January 2018 - A coalition of Indonesian NGOs, dubbed the ‘Break Free From Coal’ coalition, has called for nine planned coal power plants to be dropped from the power supply plan due to concerns around massive supply overcapacity,...

New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 20:00

Jakarta- A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

Art exhibit puts Thailand air pollution in spotlight

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 9:30

Bangkok— An art exhibit launched today by Greenpeace, is putting the invisible threats of Thailand’s air pollution in the spotlight.

FELDA achieves RSPO certification despite continued risk

Press release | January 8, 2018 at 18:00

Jakarta, 8 Jan 2018 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has recertified 8 palm oil mills belonging to FELDA, the world’s largest palm oil grower. [1] FELDA voluntary withdrew more than 50 of its palm oil mills from the certification scheme...

Filipino typhoon survivors demand climate action on Haiyan anniversary

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 14:40

Tacloban, Philippines - With the UN climate talks underway in Bonn, and as the Philippines is preparing for the visit of President Trump for the upcoming ASEAN Summit, FIlipinos are gathering to commemorate the fourth anniversary of super typhoon...

Newly discovered orangutan species in Indonesia already at risk

Press release | November 3, 2017 at 13:16

Jakarta, 3 November - Researchers have announced the discovery of a new species of orangutan in the north of Sumatra Island. The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) is the first new addition in almost a century to the small club of great...

The Pollution Threat Hanging Over Jakarta

Press release | October 24, 2017 at 18:04

Jakarta, October 24, 2017. The pollution already suffered by Greater Jakarta will become much worse because of plans to ring the city with coal-fired power plants, says a new report from Greenpeace. Greater Jakarta could see more new coal-fired...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | October 20, 2017 at 15:00

Manila - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1). The companies...

Leaked letter reveals worries over Indonesia’s state power company PLN's debts

Press release | September 29, 2017 at 8:28

Jakarta, 28 September 2017 - Indonesia’s state-owned power company PLN, poses a financial risk to Indonesia’s state budget due to it’s over-ambitious plans to expand dirty coal plants in the Java-Bali region.

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