Greenpeace Philippines

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  • Taking the easy way out...

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - June 16, 2008 at 13:25

    News came about of intimidation from Panay Power Corporation (PPC), wherein their men harassed the Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp in Barangay Ingore, Iloilo City, Philippines and endangered the safety of peaceful activists.

    In an unprovoked attempt ... Read more >

  • Facing the pro coal villagers

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - June 15, 2008 at 13:31

    Have you ever been surrounded by 20 people shouting at you in a language you don’t understand? Quite scary. Yesterday in the early hours of the evening the pro coal chief of the village next to our camp had organized his relatives to come to the camp ... Read more >

  • Greenpeace yesterday established their Climate Defenders Camp at the exact site of a proposed coal-fired power plant in Barangay Ingore, Iloilo City. The camp consists of a tower and tents on a seaside area that was previously used for fish ponds but ... Read more >

  • Do you remember the movie “The day after tomorrow” ? When I watched it a shudder ran through me and I felt helpless with this dooms day atmosphere in relation to Climate Change. Entering the climate defenders camp this morning here in Iloilo, Philipp... Read more >

  • From the Solar Cafe Point of View

    Blogpost by Chuck Baclagon - June 13, 2008 at 13:41

    We arrived on site early in the morning to set up the Solar Cafe, our venue for engaging the community in what we were doing at the proposed coal plant site. From a distance I could see the volunteer-filled inflatables waiting by the coastline, and th... Read more >

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