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Groups assert Bt talong commercialization still cannot be pursued; New, stricter GMO...

Press release | August 22, 2016 at 12:33

Quezon City, 22 August 2016 - Groups composed of farmers, scientists, agricultural communities and environmental advocates today called on proponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to heed the precautionary principle and adhere to the...

Bataris.org.ph: Greenpeace launches online platform for people-powered environmental...

Press release | August 19, 2016 at 10:26

Manila, Philippines, 19 August 2016 - Filipinos looking for a comprehensive way to initiate people-powered movements and community action need look no further than Bataris.org.ph, the online petition platform launched by Greenpeace Philippines today.

5 ways to transform your old smartphone into something new

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | August 18, 2016

Take a look in your drawer at home. It’s likely you’ll have a hidden stash of old phones, just sitting there taking up space. Indeed, according to a recent survey conducted by Greenpeace East Asia, in the US people own on average...

Greenpeace opposes dirty incinerators 'by any other name'

Press release | August 18, 2016 at 14:14

Manila, 18 August 2016- In reaction to endorsements and plans for introducing waste-to-energy technology in the Philippines, Abigail Aguilar, Detox Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines, said:​

Solar energy use for homes, businesses get boost in form of financing options

Press release | August 17, 2016 at 13:49

17 August 2016, Manila, Philippines – Proving that solar energy is accessible to common Filipinos, Greenpeace Philippines gathered financing institutions and solar providers to connect energy consumers to easy financing options available in the...

Nearly half of consumers think manufacturers should recycle mobile phones, according...

Press release | August 15, 2016 at 13:02

Hong Kong, 15 August 2016 - Consumers say mobile phone manufacturers are releasing too many new models, according to a survey Greenpeace East Asia commissioned across six countries.

Hope and Dreams Project: a dialogue among youth to build back better

Blog entry by Margaret Buenconsejo Chavez | August 12, 2016

The impacts of climate change are becoming far greater than peoples’ and governments’ capacities to control. This is evident in the high death toll of Typhoon Haiyan in the Visayas Region, the Philippines, in November 2013, as well as...

Greenpeace supports DENR’s call for a review of coal plant permits in the country

Press release | August 10, 2016 at 16:22

Manila, 10 August 2016 – On the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ intent to review all permits and operations of the country’s coal-fired power plants, Greenpeace Philippines’ Climate and Energy Campaigner Reuben Muni said:

Why Climate Denial Is a Human Rights Violation

Blog entry by Anna Abad | August 9, 2016

Exxon, the fossil fuel industry, and their colossal denial scheme enabled runaway climate change with severe impacts on people all over the world — not just in the U.S. “We’ve been affected for so long by storms, droughts …...

World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond to allegations of human rights ...

Press release | July 27, 2016 at 11:19

Manila - Companies responsible for the majority of fossil fuel products that have been manufactured, marketed, and sold since the industrial revolution and have contributed the lion’s share of cumulative global emissions of industrial CO2 and...

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