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Holding the big carbon polluters accountable for climate change

Page | August 12, 2015 at 10:44

The primary driver of climate change is the cumulative (historic) emissions that have been pumped out the atmosphere since the industrial revolution.

The Climate Justice movement across the globe

Page | August 19, 2015 at 12:09

More communities and people’s organizations are now demanding cuts in carbon emissions and support for adaptation programs from those who are historically responsible for the climate crisis. And they are gaining ground. Initiatives for climate...

ASEAN: Environmental Rights = Human Rights

Action | November 16, 2012 at 13:07

Urge ASEAN to protect our environmental rights

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Remind ASEAN leaders that environmental rights—the right to clean water, air and a healthy environment—are human rights, too.

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds...

Press release | December 8, 2016 at 16:10

Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s first-ever national investigation into human rights harms resulting from climate change (1), despite apparent...

For the first time fossil fuel companies face national human rights complaint on...

Press release | September 22, 2015 at 12:43

Manila - Typhoon survivors and civil society groups in the Philippines today delivered a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil fuel companies for...

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...

The Climate Change and Human Rights Petition

Page | July 28, 2016 at 16:37

Manila, 20 October 2017 - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines has called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses. The...

Greenpeace Statement on the 45th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law

Press release | September 21, 2017 at 9:00

Quezon City - On the 45th anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law, 21 September 2017, Greenpeace Philippines released a statement on developing stories regarding the possibility of President Rodrigo Duterte declaring Martial Law nationwide,...

Activism is not a crime!

Feature story | September 7, 2010 at 19:00

Greenpeace has condemned as disproportionate and unjust a one year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two Greenpeace activists, who exposed widespread corruption in the Japanese government’s Southern Ocean whaling programme.

Greenpeace echoes UN call: Japanese Authorities Breached Human Rights of Anti-Whaling...

Press release | February 12, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists in Manila today called on the Japanese government for justice for two colleagues arrested in Japan in 2008 for anti-whaling activities. The activists delivered a letter to Japan’s Ambassador to the Philippines and placed...

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