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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,...

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...

Still Cooking the Climate

Publication | November 27, 2017 at 1:00

The palm oil industry is still a leading cause of deforestation in Indonesia. Three years after the world’s biggest palm oil traders adopted ‘no deforestation’ policies, Greenpeace International examined 11 of them and concluded that industry is...

Haiyan survivors to UN climate talks and Trump: “We will not be sacrificed to a...

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 13:00

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.

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in...

Press release | September 22, 2017 at 12:57

Manila - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30 hectares in Manila Bay -...

Anti-coal communities in Thailand’s deep south say no to coal

Press release | September 14, 2017 at 14:17

Bangkok, Thailand - The “Teluk Patani” network, Permatamas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia have raised concerns over the Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the proposed coal-fired power plant at Thepa. The groups say the project...

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