Greenpeace Press Releases

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One week left for world’s largest carbon producers to respond to allegations of human...

Press release | September 23, 2016 at 13:43

Manila - The companies responsible for the lion’s share of the cumulative global emissions of industrial CO2 and methane [1] that are driving climate change, have one week remaining to respond to a legal complaint in the Philippines that...

Forum boosts renewable energy potential in Negros Island

Press release | September 15, 2016 at 15:24

Bacolod City - Negros Island, already considered the Philippines' renewable energy capital, is again leading the charge to further mainstream the use of clean, renewable sources by empowering individuals and families with information and...

Green advocates remind President Duterte of environmental to-do list

Press release | September 8, 2016 at 22:33

In a press conference held in Quezon City, environmental advocates united once more to remind President Rodrigo Duterte the list of environmental reforms he promised to initiate in the first 100 days of his presidency. The Green Thumb...

Green groups cheer impending return of Canada garbage to its origin

Press release | September 7, 2016 at 12:35

7 September 2016, Quezon City.  Green groups lauded the decision by a government inter-agency committee to re-export illegal garbage shipments to Canada as a triumph for national dignity and a victory for environmental justice.

World’s two largest carbon emitters, China and US, formally join Paris Agreement

Press release | September 4, 2016 at 0:21

Beijing, 3 September 2016 - The world’s two largest carbon emitters, China and the United States, today announced they have formally joined the Paris Agreement in a major step to bring it into force and start what must be far more ambitious...

Greenpeace reiterates opposition to dated, dirty, and dangerous nuclear energy

Press release | September 1, 2016 at 10:20

In reaction to the Department of Energy’s pronouncements that the Philippines is reconsidering nuclear energy to solve power shortage and the high cost of electricity, and being open to the possibility of rehabilitating the Marcos-era Bataan...

Groups assert Bt talong commercialization still cannot be pursued; New, stricter GMO...

Press release | August 22, 2016 at 12:33

Quezon City, 22 August 2016 - Groups composed of farmers, scientists, agricultural communities and environmental advocates today called on proponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to heed the precautionary principle and adhere to the...

Bataris.org.ph: Greenpeace launches online platform for people-powered environmental...

Press release | August 19, 2016 at 10:26

Manila, Philippines, 19 August 2016 - Filipinos looking for a comprehensive way to initiate people-powered movements and community action need look no further than Bataris.org.ph, the online petition platform launched by Greenpeace Philippines today.

Greenpeace opposes dirty incinerators 'by any other name'

Press release | August 18, 2016 at 14:14

Manila, 18 August 2016- In reaction to endorsements and plans for introducing waste-to-energy technology in the Philippines, Abigail Aguilar, Detox Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines, said:​

Solar energy use for homes, businesses get boost in form of financing options

Press release | August 17, 2016 at 13:49

17 August 2016, Manila, Philippines – Proving that solar energy is accessible to common Filipinos, Greenpeace Philippines gathered financing institutions and solar providers to connect energy consumers to easy financing options available in the...

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