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A Father's Day

Blog entry by Francisco Noveda | June 19, 2016

“A bus ride will take you two to three hours, stuck in traffic during peak hours.” “As if for a blockbuster movie, snaking lines of people patiently queue to ride public transport.” “Thousands of smoke-belching vehicles snail...

Greenpeace busts myths on Renewable Energy with The Solar Rooftop Challenge

Press release | June 16, 2016 at 13:03

Manila – On the eve of the start of the comprehensive government energy policy review, and proving that the incoming rainy season is not an impediment to fully embrace solar energy, Greenpeace launched the Solar Rooftop Challenge, an aggressive...

Ecological Agriculture farmers come to aid of fellow farmers facing extreme weather...

Press release | June 12, 2016 at 16:14

Cotabato, Philippines – Farmers in Mindanao who were severely affected by the double El Niño last year and early this year, and who currently may be facing threats from La Niña, received a response package this past week, June 6-8, consisting of...

Greenpeace calls on Duterte to champion RE for jobs, sustainable national development

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 18:46

Mandaluyong City – Responding to REN21’s “Renewables 2016 Global Status Report”, which showed a record-breaking past year for the renewable energy sector in terms of new installations, policy targets, investments and jobs, Greenpeace urged the...

The Challenge of Change

Blog entry by Angelica Carballo-Pago | June 4, 2016

So, the Presidential elections were done; our votes have been marked, counted, and declared. Filipinos want change. Congratulations, Mr. Rody Duterte, for challenging us to step out of our comfort zones and to try something new – be it...

What pictures will my children be taking for future World Environment Days?

Blog entry by Grace Duran-Cabus | June 3, 2016

In 2009, I became the Southeast Asia photo editor for an environmental organization: Greenpeace. It wasn’t easy for me, since I knew I will be working with many professional photographers working in different countries, with different...

Greenpeace lauds Climate agency resolution, calls on Duterte administration to lead...

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 16:45

Quezon City, Philippines - Greenpeace welcomed the Climate Change Commission's (CCC) 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...

Philippines prepares to summon 47 companies to account for climate change

Press release | May 27, 2016 at 10:53

Quezon City, Philippines – Petitioners in the landmark human rights complaint against fossil fuel companies today submitted to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) copies of their petition in compliance with CHR’s May 10 Order,...

Stopping Thai Union from trashing our seas


Blog entry by Arifsyah Nasution | May 17, 2016

I’m onboard the Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, in the Western Indian Ocean on an important tuna quest. Tuna is probably the most popular seafood commodity out there. People eat it for a number of reasons, mostly as a convenient and...

Piglas Pilipinas: 10,000 march against coal plants in Batangas, nationwide

Press release | May 4, 2016 at 20:28

Batangas City, Philippines – Around 10,000 Filipinos marched here today, five days before the elections, to demand that the next administration cancel all proposed coal plants nationwide and hasten a transition to renewable energy.

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