Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

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,...

Filipino typhoon survivors demand climate action on Haiyan anniversary

Press release | November 7, 2017 at 15:35

Tacloban - With the UN climate talks underway in Bonn, and as the Philippines is preparing for the visit of President Trump for the upcoming ASEAN Summit, FIlipinos are gathering to commemorate the fourth anniversary of super typhoon Haiyan, the...

Groups call on countries to protect whale sharks at CMS, urges PH government to...

Press release | October 23, 2017 at 10:16

23 October 2017, Manila, Philippines – Marine conservation groups today called on the world’s nations to ensure protection of whale sharks and wedgefish when the Twelfth Session of the Conference of Parties (CoP) to the Convention on the...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | October 19, 2017 at 9:02

Manila, 20 October 2017 - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1).

Multi-sectoral group calls on government to address PH food emergency

Press release | October 6, 2017 at 18:48

Quezon City – In the lead up to World Food Day, marked annually every 16th of October, a group of concerned farmers, consumers, producers, educators, and non-government, civil society and peoples’ organizations, have gathered together to call on...

Greenpeace as part of Break Free From Plastic presents a new way of exposing plastic...

Press release | October 5, 2017 at 19:30

Malta, 5 October 2017 – A four-by-four meter dragon spitting single-use plastic was installed in front of the 'Our Ocean 2017' conference to highlight the global crisis of plastic pollution. The Break Free From Plastic movement is demanding that...

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