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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...

Tedurays and Lambangians of Maguindanao start rebound from El Niño with organic,...

Press release | July 21, 2016 at 13:47

Cotabato City, Philippines; 20 July 2016 – Indigenous peoples of Maguindanao, who have been severely affected by the 2015-2016 double El Niño, take on the challenge of recovery as they start to plant, organic, non-GMO corn seeds this week.

Greenpeace statement on the murder of Gloria Capitan, anti-coal activist in Bataan

Press release | July 7, 2016 at 15:26

Manila, Philippines - Reuben Muni, Climate and Energy Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, said:  
 "Greenpeace condemns in the strongest terms the murder of Gloria Capitan, a staunch anti-coal advocate who bravely stood up against plans...

Fisherfolk, conservation groups call on Duterte to end illegal fishing in 6 months

Press release | June 21, 2016 at 11:00

Quezon City - A week before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte assumes office, leaders of fisherfolk and marine conservation groups bared their recommendations toward improving the lot of fishing communities and the health of the country’s marine...

Greenpeace busts myths on Renewable Energy with The Solar Rooftop Challenge

Press release | June 16, 2016 at 13:03

Manila – On the eve of the start of the comprehensive government energy policy review, and proving that the incoming rainy season is not an impediment to fully embrace solar energy, Greenpeace launched the Solar Rooftop Challenge, an aggressive...

Ecological Agriculture farmers come to aid of fellow farmers facing extreme weather...

Press release | June 12, 2016 at 16:14

Cotabato, Philippines – Farmers in Mindanao who were severely affected by the double El Niño last year and early this year, and who currently may be facing threats from La Niña, received a response package this past week, June 6-8, consisting of...

Greenpeace calls on Duterte to champion RE for jobs, sustainable national development

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 18:46

Mandaluyong City – Responding to REN21’s “Renewables 2016 Global Status Report”, which showed a record-breaking past year for the renewable energy sector in terms of new installations, policy targets, investments and jobs, Greenpeace urged the...

Greenpeace lauds Climate agency resolution, calls on Duterte administration to lead...

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 16:45

Quezon City, Philippines - Greenpeace welcomed the Climate Change Commission's (CCC) recently released Commission Resolution 2016-001, which calls for a "national policy review” of the country’s energy policy in order to reduce the country’s...

Philippines prepares to summon 47 companies to account for climate change

Press release | May 27, 2016 at 10:53

Quezon City, Philippines – Petitioners in the landmark human rights complaint against fossil fuel companies today submitted to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) copies of their petition in compliance with CHR’s May 10 Order,...

Piglas Pilipinas: 10,000 march against coal plants in Batangas, nationwide

Press release | May 4, 2016 at 20:28

Batangas City, Philippines – Around 10,000 Filipinos marched here today, five days before the elections, to demand that the next administration cancel all proposed coal plants nationwide and hasten a transition to renewable energy.

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