Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace backs proposed bill to scrap nuclear from PH energy plans

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 17:08

Greenpeace today called on the country’s lawmakers to fast-track the passage of a Congress Bill that, once signed into law, will strike out nuclear energy from Philippine energy plans once and for all.

New IPCC report reveals: Renewable energy is indispensible to avoiding climate change

Press release | May 13, 2011 at 13:35

Manila/Abu Dhabi - Just 2.5% of viable renewable energy (RE) sources could provide up to 80% of world energy demand by 2050 with currently available technologies, according to a new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Greenpeace statement on DOT plans to turn BNPP into a tourist attraction

Press release | May 13, 2011 at 9:15

"Greenpeace applauds the decision to turn the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) into a monument to remind people of the inherent dangers of nuclear power. We believe the Department of Tourism (DOT) has found the best use for the BNPP.

Greenpeace statement on TEPCO announcement that fuel in Fukushima reactor 1 has melted

Press release | May 12, 2011 at 18:29

Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2011 – “Earlier readings of water levels, temperatures and pressure Fukushima Reactor 1 lead to assumptions by the authorities that reactors 1, 2 and 3 were stabilising. What we are now seeing is that at least some water...

Greenpeace tells PH to scrap options for 2,000MW nuclear plant

Press release | May 11, 2011 at 15:29

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to follow Japan’s example and immediately scrap all nuclear plans in order to pave the way for a massive uptake of renewable energy. The call came at the wake of the momentous announcement from...

Climate change main threat facing Southeast Asia

Press release | May 9, 2011 at 18:26

At the conclusion of the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta today, Greenpeace called on ASEAN Heads of State to act with greater urgency and show political unity in addressing climate change. The call came as the environment group criticized ASEAN’s...

Aboitiz coal proposal a threat to Davao’s sustainable development

Press release | May 6, 2011 at 14:36

Citing the proposed coal-fired power plant in Davao as “a clear threat to sustainable development in Davao and the rest of Mindanao,” Greenpeace today called on the city council to reject the unsound coal plans and instead focus in developing the...

Facebook Users Break Guinness World Record and Tell The Social Networking Giant To...

Press release | April 14, 2011 at 0:39

Eleven hours into their attempt, tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world established a Guinness World Record for the most comments to a Facebook post in 24 hours.(1) The Facebook users joined with Greenpeace to call on the social...

Facebook Users Tell Social Networking Giant To Choose Renewable Energy During Effort...

Press release | April 13, 2011 at 16:48

Tens of thousands of Facebook users around the world are today expected to echo the call for a green Facebook by attempting to establish a Guinness World Record for the most comments to a Facebook post in 24 hours. Greenpeace has called on the...

Governments need to put saving the climate back on the UN climate talk agenda

Press release | April 2, 2011 at 13:34

Following the climate conference in Cancun, where governments scrambled to salvaged international negotiations and acknowledged the need for more ambitious greenhouse gas emission reductions, it’s now time for saving the climate to be put back on...

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