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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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.

The high price of coal

Feature story | October 19, 2010 at 19:05

Cirebon – This morning, a flotilla of more than 30 fishing boats set off from the village of Waruduwur towards Cirebon coal-fired power plant. Onboard, local fishermen and Greenpeace activists called on Indonesia's government to abandon its plans...

Quit Coal Indonesia

Feature story | October 19, 2010 at 12:42

Cirebon – Greenpeace today called on the Indonesian government to abandon its plans to build more coal fired power plants and instead embrace a clean energy future powered by renewable energy, at the launch of a report “Batubara mematikan: The...

Coal, not cheap, not clean

Publication | November 19, 2010 at 12:03

Coal is the dirtiest, most carbon intensive of all fossil fuels, emitting 29 percent more carbon per unit of energy than oil and 80 percent more than gas, it is one of the leading contributors to climate change.

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Greenpeace calls on Philippines to Turn the Tide

Feature story | November 19, 2010 at 12:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior arrived today in General Santos City in Mindanao, Southern Philippines to kick off the Philippine leg of her “Turn the Tide” tour of Southeast Asia. The ship, which brings with her a vision of a green and...

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