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Groups Urge President Duterte to Wage War on Waste and Pollution

Press release | September 27, 2016 at 13:04

27 September 2016, Quezon City. Green groups today urged President Rodrigo Duterte to wage a "War on Waste" and lay down an ecological and just waste and pollution prevention and reduction regime that protects public health and the environment a...

One week left for world’s largest carbon producers to respond to allegations of human...

Press release | September 23, 2016 at 13:43

Manila - The companies responsible for the lion’s share of the cumulative global emissions of industrial CO2 and methane [1] that are driving climate change, have one week remaining to respond to a legal complaint in the Philippines that...

Cebuanos call for global protection of thresher sharks

Press release | September 16, 2016 at 11:41

Cebu, Philippines, 16 September 2016 – Local government officials, coastal community representatives, environmental groups, marine scientists, resort owners, divers, and other tourism industry representatives gathered at the Cebu Provincial...

Forum boosts renewable energy potential in Negros Island

Press release | September 15, 2016 at 15:24

Bacolod City - Negros Island, already considered the Philippines' renewable energy capital, is again leading the charge to further mainstream the use of clean, renewable sources by empowering individuals and families with information and...

Green advocates remind President Duterte of environmental to-do list

Press release | September 8, 2016 at 22:33

In a press conference held in Quezon City, environmental advocates united once more to remind President Rodrigo Duterte the list of environmental reforms he promised to initiate in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Green Thumb...

Green Groups Cheer Impending Return of Canada Garbage to Its Origin

Press release | September 7, 2016 at 12:35

7 September 2016, Quezon City.  Green groups lauded the decision by a government inter-agency committee to re-export illegal garbage shipments to Canada as a triumph for national dignity and a victory for environmental justice.

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...

Greenpeace reiterates opposition to dated, dirty, and dangerous nuclear energy

Press release | September 1, 2016 at 10:20

In reaction to the Department of Energy’s pronouncements that the Philippines is reconsidering nuclear energy to solve power shortage and the high cost of electricity, and being open to the possibility of rehabilitating the Marcos-era Bataan...

Science and envi groups disappointed with Tuna Management Plan

Press release | August 31, 2016 at 14:42

31 August 2016, General Santos City - At the start of the 18th Tuna Congress held in General Santos City, Greenpeace Philippines, WWF Philippines and the Alliance of Tuna Handliners, together with concerned fisheries organizations, called for a...

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...

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