Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

Giant Indonesian palm oil company announces plan to halt forest destruction

Press release | February 9, 2011 at 16:26

Responding to news today that the palm oil arm of Sinar Mas, Golden Agri-Resources, has announced a plan to halt the destruction of Indonesia’s forests previously caused by their operations, Bustar Maitar, head of Greenpeace’s campaign to protect...

Greenpeace Challenges Facebook to go green by Earth Day

Press release | February 4, 2011 at 9:33

Greenpeace today issued a bold challenge to social networking giant Facebook, calling on it to embrace a clean energy future and to develop a plan by Earth Day (April 22nd) that would end its use of coal to provide electricity to the company’s...

Logging Ban must include forest communities in decision making for effective...

Press release | January 19, 2011 at 14:45

Greenpeace today commended President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s initiative to introduce a nationwide log ban and called upon him to be resolute and demonstrate that the Executive Order to implement such a ban ensures a tangible improvement in...

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