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The rejection of Gina is a rejection of change: Greenpeace Statement on the...

Press release | May 3, 2017 at 15:08

Manila-- A day after the third confirmation hearing of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Regina Paz Lopez, the Commission on Appointments voted to reject Lopez for the environment agency post.

Greenpeace tells ASEAN: Act on plastics pollution in region’s ocean

Press release | April 25, 2017 at 16:15

25 April 2017, Manila, Philippines - Acting on the urgency of the plastics pollution problem in the region, and with the upcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit commencing in Manila, Greenpeace Southeast Asia brought its...

Leyte tells the world: “Break Free from fossil fuels, Haiyan should never happen again.”

Press release | March 25, 2017 at 11:56

Tacloban City, Leyte – Citizens of Leyte today converged at the iconic San Juanico Bridge to send a message to the world: “Unite against climate change and never let anything like Haiyan happen again.” A giant banner was unfurled at the middle...

Cebuanos unfurl floating banner at Ludo coal plant site, join national wave of...

Press release | March 18, 2017 at 12:56

18 March 2017; Cebu City, Philippines – A floating banner was unfurled today near the site of the proposed Ludo coal-fired power station by a stand-up paddling group, to convey Cebuanos’ strong opposition to the project. The demonstration was...

On the Paris Agreement ratification: Real work begins now

Press release | March 14, 2017 at 21:46

Manila, Philippines - On March 14, 2017, the Philippine Senate concurred with the ratification of the Paris Agreement by voting unanimously in its favor. Reuben Muni, Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace Philippines, said:

Activists stage lightning rally at San Miguel headquarters, launch national wave of...

Press release | March 13, 2017 at 11:46

Manila – Today, coal-affected communities and civil society organizations held a lightning rally in front of the San Miguel Corporation (SMC) headquarters, to demand that the company shut down its coal plants in Limay, Bataan, and shift to...

Shell “knew of climate change danger” since 1991 - Greenpeace response

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 14:26

Manila - A film in 1991, produced by Shell, shows that the oil giant has long known about the catastrophic risks of climate change.

Greenpeace statement of support for the confirmation of Gina Lopez as DENR Secretary

Press release | March 1, 2017 at 10:00

Manila – Amalie Obusan, Country Director of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

EcoGroups Warn Against Plastic Waste Burning

Press release | February 27, 2017 at 11:51

February 24, 2017, Quezon City — Environmental groups in the Philippines warn that proposed plastics investment strategies disguised as “solutions” to marine plastic pollution will only be costly, ineffective and contribute further to...

Smartphones leaving disastrous environmental footprint, warns new Greenpeace report

Press release | February 27, 2017 at 9:51

Barcelona, 26 February 2017 - Smartphone production and disposal over the last 10 years is proving to have a significant impact on our planet, according to a Greenpeace USA report released today. The report shows roughly 968 TWh was used to...

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