Greenpeace Press Releases

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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...

Greenpeace lauds Davao City order to terminate Bt eggplant trials

Press release | December 17, 2010 at 18:13

Greenpeace lauded the Davao City government for issuing a cease-and-desist order against the conduct of field trials of genetically engineered (GE) Bt eggplant, and demanded the UP Mindanao Campus in Bago Oshiro to immediately heed the directive...

Cancun builds momentum; much more work to be done to save the climate – Greenpeace

Press release | December 13, 2010 at 17:49

Governments at the Climate Change talks in Cancun have chosen hope over fear and put the world on a difficult but now possible-to-navigate path to a global deal to stop dangerous climate change.

Greenpeace, Oxfam, WWF call on ASEAN to stand up for climate and its people at Cancun...

Press release | December 8, 2010 at 16:29

Activists from Greenpeace, Oxfam and WWF under the umbrella of A-FAB coalition (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious, and Binding Global Deal) called on ASEAN delegates at Cancun Climate Conference to stand firmly as a bloc and push forward the interests...

Greenpeace to host free concert and fair this weekend on its 10th anniversary

Press release | November 25, 2010 at 22:34

Greenpeace Southeast Asia is celebrating 10 years of protecting the environment this weekend, 27 and 28 November 2010.

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