Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

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...

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