Greenpeace Press Releases

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ASEAN urged to advance its position at the Bangkok UN climate talks

Press release | March 31, 2011 at 12:12

The A-FAB coalition today urged ASEAN countries to show leadership and advance a strong common position in the international climate change talks for the sake of the region’s people. A-FAB, or the Coalition on ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and...

Greenpeace radiation experts present findings, announce further Fukushima...

Press release | March 30, 2011 at 18:16

A group of Greenpeace radiation experts (1), returning to Tokyo from an initial assessment of contamination from the crisis-striken Fukushima nuclear plant, announced plans to expand their contamination monitoring in the region, and called...

Greenpeace statement on Earth Hour 2011

Press release | March 26, 2011 at 21:30

Earth Hour 2011 aims to show the actions that people, businesses and governments world-wide are taking to reduce their environmental impact. Thereby establishing and encouraging others to join an interconnected global community engaged in...

Greenpeace calls for improved and coherent evacuation and radioactivity protection...

Press release | March 21, 2011 at 13:52

As the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan entered its second week and levels of radioactive contamination continue to grow, the international environmental organization Greenpeace, along with the Japanese group Citizens Nuclear Information Centre...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Press release | March 16, 2011 at 13:58

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving...

Greenpeace Response to Growing Troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | March 13, 2011 at 23:57

Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear Campaign said:

Greenpeace Responds to Japan nuclear radiation release reports of leaks from...

Press release | March 12, 2011 at 15:23

Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace International Head of...

Quit Coal to make Energy Revolution possible—Greenpeace

Press release | March 8, 2011 at 16:55

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine Government to make way for progress unlimited by dirty energy by phasing out coal-fired power plants and canceling all new build of coal as a key step to ensure the massive uptake of renewable energy in...

EU farmers ditch GE crops

Press release | February 25, 2011 at 15:38

Industry data released this week confirms that farmers are abandoning genetically-engineered (GE) crops in Europe, following a trend of increasing public rejection in the EU, said Greenpeace. The International Service for the Acquisition of...

Greenpeace report reveals scientific doubt on safety of Bt eggplant

Press release | February 23, 2011 at 14:50

Manila, 23 February 2010 – Greenpeace today released a technical report that casts scientific doubts on the safety of Bt eggplant (locally known as talong), and called upon the President to intervene and immediately ban further field trials of...

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