Greenpeace Press Releases

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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:

Greenpeace responds to Japan nuclear radiation release reports of leaks from...

Press release | March 12, 2011 at 18:30

Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace International Head of...

10,000-strong ‘human chain’ calls on Thai government to quit coal

Press release | February 24, 2011 at 16:07

Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand — Greenpeace today called on the Government of Thailand to make a clean energy future a reality for Thai communities by abandoning plans to build more coal fired power plants and prioritizing solutions such as...

Greenpeace installs 1Kw solar-wind hybrid system at Mansinam island

Press release | February 5, 2011 at 12:58

Manokwari,Papua Barat,Indonesia -- Greenpeace today installed a 1 kw solar-wind hybrid energy system at Mansinam Island in Manokwari Regency, also known as the ‘Bible City,’ to mark Papua’s Gospel Landing Day, and called upon Indonesian...

Greenpeace Challenges Facebook to go green by Earth Day

Press release | February 4, 2011 at 8:33

Greenpeace today issued a bold challenge to social networking giant Facebook, calling on it to embrace a clean energy future and to develop a plan by Earth Day (April 22nd) that would end its use of coal to provide electricity to the company’s...

Asia Pulp and Paper Awarded Golden Chainsaw

Press release | January 31, 2011 at 18:11

Frankfurt – Greenpeace activists presented a Golden Chainsaw Award to Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) yesterday (local time) at Paperworld, an international paper fair in Frankfurt. The award coincides with the UN’s unveiling of 2011 as the...

Logging Ban must include forest communities in decision making for effective...

Press release | January 19, 2011 at 13:45

Greenpeace today commended President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s initiative to introduce a nationwide log ban and called upon him to be resolute and demonstrate that the Executive Order to implement such a ban ensures a tangible improvement in...

SBY can make 2011 a Landmark Year for Indonesia’s forests and global efforts to curb...

Press release | January 7, 2011 at 17:05

Greenpeace today called upon President Yudhoyono to fast track implementation of the two year moratorium on forest conversion, by ensuring transparency in the decision making process and allowing community involvement to put in place effective...

Greenpeace, Oxfam, WWF call on ASEAN to stand up for climate and its people at Cancun...

Press release | December 8, 2010 at 9:30

Activists from Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF under the umbrella of A-FAB coalition (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious, and Binding Global Deal) called on ASEAN delegates at Cancun Climate Conference to stand firmly as a bloc and push forward the interests...

Greenpeace greener electronic ranking shows how actions speak louder than words for...

Press release | October 26, 2010 at 1:32

The latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics (1) shows significant separation between companies that are failing to keep their environmental commitments and those that are making significant gains in phasing out toxic...

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