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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.

Look in the Mirror: Love or the devil on this fateful May day?

Blog entry by JP Agcaoili | April 30, 2016

“May Day Eve”, the short story written by the late Nick Joaquin, National Artist for Literature, is premised on an old custom which says that if you hold a candle up to a mirror on May Day Eve (the evening of May 1) and chant a certain...

Performing the Mutya: A re-enchantment of our times

Blog entry by Rina Angela Corpus | April 28, 2016

The Mutya is a mythical character in Tagalog legends, a river-goddess and protector of our waters, especially the Ilog Pasig. Based on Dr. Grace Odal-Devora’s (UP Manila) cultural research , the Mutya is also a transcendent symbol...

Youths call for protection of future and food security in nationwide flash mob

Press release | April 27, 2016 at 14:55

Manila – Youth representatives in Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Manila today held a simultaneous flash mob around the headquarters and provincial strongholds of Presidential candidates. They are calling for an urgent response to the growing...

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