Greenpeace Press Releases

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Alarms ring as PH loses all ‘excellent’ reef cover amidst climate change, other...

Press release | February 16, 2018 at 12:50

16 February 2018, Manila, Philippines - With 2018 declared as the 3rd International Year of the Reefs, scientists, conservation organizations and fisherfolk gathered today at the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, to sound the alarm on the...

Eat Healthy, Fight Climate Change!

Press release | February 15, 2018 at 13:50

A healthy diet equals a healthy environment.

Rainbow Warrior joins Philippines communities in their call for Climate Justice

Press release | February 14, 2018 at 16:08

Manila, 14 February 2018 - Almost one month before the start of hearings in the unprecedented climate change and human rights inquiry in the Philippines, the Rainbow Warrior, the most iconic ship of global environmental campaigning organization...

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior to highlight Filipinos’ calls for climate justice

Press release | February 10, 2018 at 20:07

07 February 2018, Manila, Philippines – This year, Greenpeace’s most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, will set sail in the Philippines on a 20-day journey in the name of the countless communities who are fighting for Climate Justice. The...

Greenpeace statement on increase in coal tax

Press release | December 12, 2017 at 17:52

Quezon City - In response to the Bicameral Conference Committee approving the adjustment of tax on coal from P10 per ton in 1977-2017 and to P50 in 2018, P100 in 2019, and P150 in 2020, Khevin Yu, Climate and Energy Campaigner of Greenpeace...

The net closes in on the biggest climate polluters

Press release | December 12, 2017 at 14:49

Quezon City – The conference of parties to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines’ national inquiry on the impact of climate change on the human rights of the Filipino and the responsibility of the ‘Carbon Majors’ was held yesterday,...

World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate...

Press release | December 8, 2017 at 15:32

Manila, 8 December 2017 - The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits an important milestone in the Philippines on 11 December - one...

Greenpeace statement on the proposed PHP300 coal tax: A long overdue gift to the...

Press release | December 1, 2017 at 15:38

01 December 2017, Manila Philippines - A proposal to increase the tax imposed on coal from PHP10 per metric ton to PHP 300 per metric ton by 2020 is scheduled to go through a bicameral session today. The proposal, voted on by the Senate of the...

Greenpeace pushes for stronger tuna conservation and management measures in WCPFC

Press release | December 1, 2017 at 12:02

01 December 2017, Manila, Philippines – On the event of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) happening in Manila on December 2-7, 2017, Greenpeace said the body must agree on conservation and...

Reverse-graffiti by Greenpeace urges to Resist “Trumping” of human rights

Press release | November 12, 2017 at 8:12

Manila, Philippines — Hours before U.S. President Donald Trump’s arrival in the Philippines, Greenpeace activists “painted” reverse-graffiti (also called ‘clean graffiti’) in various spots around the ASEAN Summit venues. The clean graffiti read,...

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