Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace Statement on Mark Cojuangco's sponsorship speech of HB 6300

Press release | June 4, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today condemned Cong. Mark Cojuangco's underhanded attempt to railroad the passage of the HB 6300 at the Lower House that seeks to commission the obsolete, mothballed and therefore dangerous Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

Greenpeace calls for urgent action to protect Chao Phraya river; launches 350 km long...

Press release | May 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the government of Thailand to take immediate action to curb pollution of fresh water sources at the launch of its “Toxic Free Chao Phraya” river tour in Nakonsawan, Paknampo. Greenpeace is calling upon the government...

Neste Oil’s plans for global leadership in palm oil diesel will drive massive...

Press release | May 12, 2009 at 6:00

This morning, 32 Greenpeace activists from Finland and Sweden locked down a palm oil diesel refinery of Neste Oil in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company largely owned by the Finnish government (1), is set - over the next three...

Mr. President, do you care?

Press release | April 4, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace this morning challenged President Yudhoyono to turn his commitment to drastically cut Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation into concrete action, prior to his election campaign speech at a 100,000-strong Demokrat...

4.4 million Thai citizens to be impacted by water pollution

Press release | March 20, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today released a shocking report which reveals that 92.68 percent of the total area in Thailand is at risk from water pollution. Within these risk areas, 6.87 percent is classified as ‘high risk’ and could impact approximately 4,440...

Greenpeace calls for political commitment to protect Forests and People in upcoming...

Press release | March 16, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Greenpeace Statement on today’s hearing at the House Committee on Appropriations on...

Press release | March 5, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Campaigns Manager for the Philippines Beau Baconguis said: "The ongoing debate on the House bill mandating the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which continue to drag on in the House Committee on...

BNPP to count among world’s most dangerous nuclear plants if operated--Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2009 at 7:00

The outdated, light water Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) will count among the world’s most dangerous nuclear power plants if operated, Greenpeace revealed in a press conference in Quezon City today. In a talk entitled 'The dubious safety of...

Nuclear myths used to hurry BNPP operation

Press release | January 26, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today warned that Congress is off to speed up the passage of the Bataan Nuclear Plant revival bill regardless of serious social and environmental costs, and are using myths and abusing scientific data to support their bid.

'Executive Order 774 ridiculous and confused'

Press release | January 23, 2009 at 7:00

Yesterday, Malacañang announced that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has issued Executive Order 774 which reorganizes the Presidential Task Force on Climate Change which she now heads.

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