Greenpeace, along with anti-coal communities from all over the country have banded together to raise their opposition to coal, reassert their rights to a safe and healthy environment, and to demand that the government reverse all coal projects immediately.

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Guimaras is first coal-free province in Visayas

Press release | February 24, 2018 at 14:03

Guimaras, Philippines; 24 February 2018 – During ceremonies coinciding with the visit of the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, to the province, Guimaras Governor Samuel T. Gumarin and the municipal mayors of the island today declared...

Greenpeace statement on the proposed PHP300 coal tax: A long overdue gift to the...

Press release | December 1, 2017 at 15:38

01 December 2017, Manila Philippines - A proposal to increase the tax imposed on coal from PHP10 per metric ton to PHP 300 per metric ton by 2020 is scheduled to go through a bicameral session today. The proposal, voted on by the Senate of the...

World’s two largest carbon emitters, China and US, formally join Paris Agreement

Press release | September 4, 2016 at 0:21

Beijing, 3 September 2016 - The world’s two largest carbon emitters, China and the United States, today announced they have formally joined the Paris Agreement in a major step to bring it into force and start what must be far more ambitious...

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