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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...

Greenpeace welcomes moves to reduce coal use in the Philippines

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 15:09

Manila, 30 May 2016 - Greenpeace Philippines welcomed the Climate Change Commission recently released Commission Resolution 2016-001, which calls for a "national policy review” of the country’s energy policy in order to reduce the country’s...

Activists bring coal supply to a standstill at massive Indonesian power plant

Press release | May 15, 2016 at 12:39

Jakarta, 15 May 2016 – Greenpeace Indonesia activists today climbed the cranes of two grab-type ship unloaders, blocking the supply of coal for the Cirebon Coal Power Plant. The protest in Indonesia, the world’s second biggest exporter of coal,...

Cancelling Myanmar’s new coal plants could save 7,100 lives a year

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 13:30

Yangon, 4 May 2017 - Approximately 7,100 lives could be saved every year if Myanmar cancels its massive plan to build coal-fired power plants, and instead invest on renewable energy to meet the country’s electricity demand. This is according to...

Myanmar Coal Report 2017

Publication | May 4, 2017 at 9:37

COAL : A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS IN MYANMAR

Point of No Return in pictures

Feature story | January 23, 2013 at 20:00

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year

Press release | January 13, 2017 at 14:46

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at...

The World Bank must stop support for coal in Indonesia: Springs Meetings must lead to...

Press release | April 17, 2015 at 9:08

April 15, 2015 – Activists are calling on the World Bank to heed its own advice and follow a clear pathway to low-carbon development – starting with its own energy sector operations. While the Bank has ruled out direct support for coal plants in...

Coal expansion in Vietnam could claim 25,000 lives per year

Press release | September 30, 2015 at 16:00

Hanoi - Existing coal plants in Vietnam cause an estimated 4,300 premature deaths every year, which can be avoided by switching to renewable energy, according Harvard University research presented at ‘Coal and Coal Power: The Unknowns’ conference...

Energy and water security for a robust, green economy

Feature story | March 22, 2014 at 8:00

Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed.

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