Greenpeace Press Releases

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Climate outcast Trump surrenders US global leadership

Press release | June 2, 2017 at 4:00

Amsterdam – Denouncing Trump’s decision to abandon the Paris Climate Agreement, Greenpeace International said the decision would cost the US its global leadership position and its share of the economic benefits of the clean energy transition.

Shell to face pressure at AGM for failing to take responsibility for climate-related...

Press release | May 23, 2017 at 17:07

Amsterdam, 23 May 2017 - Today, Filipinos demanding climate justice from the companies responsible for fossil fuels that have contributed the significant share of global emissions of industrial CO2 and methane, (1) invited Royal Dutch Shell plc...

Greenpeace Philippines reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as DENR Secretary

Press release | May 9, 2017 at 15:16

In reaction to the appointment of Roy Cimatu as the new Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary, Vince Cinches, Political Campaigner of Greenpeace Philippines, said:

Greenpeace blockades DENR, declares environment agency ‘not open for business’

Press release | May 8, 2017 at 10:00

08 May 2017 Manila, Philippines – Activists from Greenpeace Philippines today blockaded the gates of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) head office in Quezon City to protest the continued control of the Philippine...

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

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 message to the...

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...

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