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Nationwide opposition launched against coal-fired power plants

Press release | August 23, 2012 at 11:33

Community representatives from sixteen provinces around the country today called on the government to abandon coal energy expansion and instead ensure the country’s sustainable development with a future powered by clean, peaceful, renewable...

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10,000-strong ‘human chain’ calls on Thai government to quit coal

Feature story | February 24, 2011 at 8:30

Greenpeace today called on the Government of Thailand to make a clean energy future a reality for Thai communities by abandoning plans to build more coal fired power plants and prioritizing solutions such as renewable energy.

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Action | October 9, 2012 at 14:44

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ASEAN should Quit Coal to avoid climate catastrophe

Press release | June 25, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the ASEAN countries to urgently phase out coal fired power plants and invest in renewable energy to avert a climate catastrophe, at the close of the 7th ASEAN Forum on Coal in Bali. Greenpeace activists unfurled a...

Victory in Greece as the Quit Coal campaign moves to Indonesia

Feature story | February 13, 2009 at 7:00

Choking children, destroyed crops and a devastated fishing industry. That's the price the local community at Cilacap in Indonesia have had to pay since a coal-fired power plant was constructed in their town. Today 40 Greenpeace activists and...

Philippine's leg of Quit Coal tour wraps up

Feature story | June 23, 2008 at 6:00

“We believe there is no place for coal in a world beset by climate change and certainly there is no place for coal in Albay” That was the statement of Governor Joey Sarte Salceda, setting the tone for our one month Quit Coal tour of the...

The deadly cost of coal

Blog entry by Dean de la Paz, guest blogger | August 29, 2012

Crossposted from  Philippine Online Chronicles Going green is in vogue and as imagery goes, “fashionably green” helps clean up the corporate black faces and darker hearts of even the most pollutive enterprises. To be specific,...

David meets Goliath in Mindanao (Part II)

Blog entry by Anna Abad | July 21, 2012

(This is the second part of " David meets Goliath in Mindanao " blog series) We were greeted by two of the elderly folks from the community - Lolo, Lola and her grand children approach us with a warm smile. After hearing what our...

Alien encounter escalates at ADB Climate meeting

Feature story | June 17, 2009 at 6:00

“Aliens” have escalated their “contact” today at an ongoing high level dialogue on climate and clean energy at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in central Metro Manila.

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | April 21, 2009 at 12:08

Traditionally considered the cheapest fuel around, the market price for coal ignores its most significant impacts. These so-called "external costs" manifests themselves as damages such as respiratory diseases, mining accidents, acid rain, smog...

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