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Climate change main threat facing Southeast Asia

Press release | May 9, 2011 at 17:35

At the conclusion of the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta today, Greenpeace called on ASEAN Heads of State to act with greater urgency and show political unity in addressing climate change. The call came as the environment group criticized ASEAN’s...

Greenpeace launches project to protect Citarum River

Press release | May 3, 2011 at 16:02

Greenpeace today called on the government of Indonesia to take immediate action to curb pollution of freshwater sources at the launch of a public campaign to protect the Citarum River. The launch of the Greenpeace Toxic Free Water project...

Greenpeace calls on ASEAN governments to abandon nukes on Chernobyl anniversary

Press release | April 26, 2011 at 14:00

Bangkok/Jakarta/Manila, 26 April 2011— Greenpeace today marked the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a call to governments of Southeast Asia to abandon all plans to develop nuclear power plants in the region to ensure safety of...

MCKINSEY Advice on Rainforest Schemes Fundamentally Flawed

Press release | April 7, 2011 at 16:17

London, 7th April 2011— A new Greenpeace report Bad Influence has revealed how advice given by global consultancy firm McKinsey to national governments could lead to an increase in the destructive logging it is intended to prevent.

ASEAN must demonstrate leadership in UN climate negotiations

Press release | April 4, 2011 at 12:19

Southeast Asian climate activists wearing winter jackets, rain gear and beach wear to portray climate chaos that is wreaking havoc across the region, met Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on...

Greenpeace, Indonesian NGOs call on Ministry of Economic Affairs to make a good...

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 13:28

Greenpeace activists dressed as endangered species of Indonesian forests, together with a coalition of Indonesian NGOs, today went to the Ministry of Economic Affairs to call for the immediate implementation of moratorium on forest destruction...

ASEAN urged to advance its position at the Bangkok UN climate talks

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 11:12

The A-FAB coalition today urged ASEAN countries to show leadership and advance a strong common position in the international climate change talks for the sake of the region’s people. A-FAB, or the Coalition on ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and...

Greenpeace calls upon Japanese government to extend Fukushima evacuation zone to...

Press release | March 30, 2011 at 10:36

Around 100 Greenpeace activists and supporters held a candlelight vigil at Bundaran HI in Jakarta today to express solidarity with victims of the earthquake, tsunami and the unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear power plant...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Press release | March 16, 2011 at 13:21

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving...

Greenpeace response to growing troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | March 13, 2011 at 18:00

Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear Campaign said:

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