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Mounting evidence in landmark human rights hearings in PH vs fossil fuel companies

Press release | May 23, 2018 at 23:12

Quezon City, Philippines, 23 May 2018 – Today marked the start of the second in a series of hearings in the Philippines into the responsibility of fossil fuel companies for human rights harms resulting from climate change. Over the course of two...

Greenpeace to DENR: opening of protected areas to special private use is ‘wrong move’

Press release | May 8, 2018 at 14:06

08 May 2018, Manila, Philippines - On Friday, May 4, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Sec. Roy Cimatu announced that protected areas are now open to special private use by applying for a special use agreement in protected areas, or...

Nestlé misses the mark with statement on tackling its single-use plastics problem

Press release | April 11, 2018 at 8:07

11 April, 2018, Manila, Philippines - Nestlé, the world’s largest food and beverage company, released a statement [1] aimed at addressing the growing plastic pollution crisis. The company’s statement does not include clear targets to reduce and...

Pasig City takes a fresher take on food as it joins #DietforClimate campaign

Press release | April 10, 2018 at 16:53

10 April 2018, Pasig City – Together with Greenpeace Philippines, officials from the local government of Pasig City partake on fruits and vegetables as the city embarks on a plant-based culinary experience and takes aim not just for a healthier...

Landmark human rights hearings against fossil fuel companies begin in the Philippines

Press release | March 27, 2018 at 17:02

Quezon City, The Philippines, 27 March 2018 - Fossil fuel companies are today under the spotlight as hearings begin in the Philippines into their contribution to human rights harms resulting from climate change.

Greenpeace: DOJ “terror” list puts innocents in danger

Press release | March 23, 2018 at 12:19

Quezon City, 23 March 2018 – Environmental organization Greenpeace is calling to junk the government’s list that seeks to label more than 600 individuals as “terrorists,” saying that the move is careless and puts the lives of innocent individuals...

Healthier, plant-based foods should be made more available for the benefit of people...

Press release | March 6, 2018 at 16:13

6 March 2018, Amsterdam – According to a new study, healthier, plant-based foods should be made more available to consumers while at the same time loosening the grip of industrial animal agriculture on our food systems by helping farmers shift...

Lessons From the Climate Frontlines: The Rainbow Warrior’s visit to Tacloban draws...

Press release | February 28, 2018 at 12:02

Tacloban, Philippines – Greenpeace’s most iconic ship, the Rainbow Warrior, this morning docked in Tacloban, Eastern Visayas, the region hit hardest by super-typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in 2013, and the last stop on the Philippine leg of its...

Guimaras is first coal-free province in Visayas

Press release | February 24, 2018 at 14:03

Guimaras, Philippines; 24 February 2018 – During ceremonies coinciding with the visit of the Greenpeace flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, to the province, Guimaras Governor Samuel T. Gumarin and the municipal mayors of the island today declared...

‘People and planet, not profit’ - Greenpeace activists demand Shell show up at...

Press release | February 21, 2018 at 10:09

Batangas, Philippines – Activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia - Philippines unfurled a banner reading “PEOPLE AND PLANET, NOT PROFIT” from Shell’s Batangas oil refinery today, sending a sharp reminder to Shell to attend upcoming hearings into...

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