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Briefing paper: Mindanao at an energy crossroads

Publication | November 19, 2010 at 13:05

Mindanao, in southern Philippines, is the country’s second largest island group, occupying one-third of the country’s total land area. The region depends largely on agriculture and supplies 40% of the country’s food.

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Greenpeace supporters set world record for most Facebook comments

Blog entry by Eoin | April 14, 2011 1 comment

We just set a world record for the most comments on a single Facebook post in one day! Our supporters posted no less than 80,000 comments in at least eleven languages on our Facebook Unfriend Coal page in the past 24 hours. ...

The word is out: The Future of Energy is Renewable

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | May 9, 2011

Listen up, energy sceptics – today’s report from the IPCC has found that not only will renewable energy provide most of the world’s energy needs by 2050, it’s going to have an indispensable role in mitigating catastrophic climate...

Greenpeace: PNoy’s energy plans for Mindanao will only feed conflict

Press release | August 17, 2011 at 18:56

Greenpeace, together with Mindanao-based groups, today challenged President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to scrap current energy plans for Mindanao and “start from scratch.” The environment watchdog laments that solutions put forth to meet the...

Greenpeace: P-Noy doesn’t need emergency powers

Press release | March 31, 2012 at 20:32

Quezon City – Greenpeace today said that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s allies in Congress should not seek to grant him emergency powers, but should instead push the executive branch of government to fast-track the implementation of the...

Davao City communities oppose coal power plant in Mindanao at the Energy Summit

Image | April 13, 2012 at 12:03

Communities are opposing coal power plant in Mindanao during the Energy Summit in Waterfront Hotel in Davao. Greenpeace is pushing for renewable energy as a solutions for the region, instead of anchoring the island’s energy future on dirty coal...

How coal dependence blocks the full implementation of the RE Law

Blog entry by Anna Abad | June 26, 2012 2 comments

In 2011, the Philippines topped the list of most disaster prone countries in the world . The distinction is confirmed by the series of weather-related calamities endured by the nation last year, which claimed over 3,000 lives,...

Ends of the Earth

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | July 6, 2012 1 comment

Corporations look to plunder Earth’s polar resources The World’s multinational corporations face an unrelenting problem. Resource extraction has met Earth’s limits. The great fortunes of history were made...

David meets Goliath in Mindanao (Part I)

Blog entry by Anna Abad | July 20, 2012

Finally, local folks from Mindanao are coming out to share their story in their David and Goliath struggle against coal. They represent the voice behind the community that strongly oppose coal. Kapitana Pinpin is the Barangay...

National Anti-Coal Summit

Hub | August 22, 2012 at 8:00

Greenpeace, along with anti-coal communities from all over the country have banded together to raise their opposition to coal, reassert their rights to a safe and healthy environment, and to demand that the government reverse all coal projects...

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People's declaration against coal and in support of clean renewable energy

Action | August 22, 2012 at 9:30

Claim your rights to a healthy environment with clean air, water and soil, and demand that the state protect our non-negotiable rights to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature.

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People's declaration vs coal and in support of clean, renewable energy

Image | August 24, 2012 at 16:52

Community representatives from sixteen provinces around the country signed a manifesto calling on the government to abandon coal energy expansion and instead ensure the country’s sustainable development with a future powered by clean, peaceful,...

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Aquino's moral imperative

Blog entry by Anna Abad | October 30, 2012

In 2011, the Philippines topped the list of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. The distinction is confirmed by the series of weather-related calamities that was endured by the country last year, and which claimed over 3...

Greenpeace statement on the appointment of Jericho Petilla as new Energy Chief

Press release | October 30, 2012 at 19:27

President Benigno Aquino Jr. this week appointed Jericho “Icot” Petilla as the new Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE).

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Greenpeace urges DOE Secretary Petilla to abandon all plans to use nuclear energy for...

Press release | December 27, 2012 at 17:37

Manila — With just four days until the new year, Greenpeace has a suggested new year’s resolution for Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla: abandon all plans to use nuclear power in the Philippines.

Greenpeace gives Petilla a thumbs down for rejecting solar energy projects for Mindanao

Press release | April 25, 2013 at 17:56

Energy Secretary Jericho L. Petilla has revealed his true bias against Renewable Energy by opposing solar power proposals in Mindanao. Petilla argued that RE projects take longer to build and may be more expensive in the long haul.

Coalification of Water

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Energy and water security for a robust, green economy

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | March 22, 2014 2 comments

Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed. This year’s World Water Day...

Quezon joins global call to stop new coal plants

Press release | April 12, 2016 at 14:13

Lucena City, Quezon - Religious leaders in the Southern Tagalog region, social movements, and civil society groups come together in Lucena to add their voice to the global call to ‘Break Free’ from coal and other dirty and harmful energy. It is...

World’s two largest carbon emitters, China and US, formally join Paris Agreement

Press release | September 4, 2016 at 2:21

Beijing, 3 September 2016 - The world’s two largest carbon emitters, China and the United States, today announced they have formally joined the Paris Agreement in a major step to bring it into force and start what must be far more ambitious...

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