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Greenpeace launches “Energy (R)evolution” campaign in Indonesia

Feature story | February 2, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace challenged the Indonesian government to take strong leadership in confronting the global climate crisis by spearheading efforts in the developing world to establish measures that would protect the people and economies of the poorer...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature story | January 26, 2007 at 7:00

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Energy [R]evolution

Feature story | January 25, 2007 at 7:00

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the smart use of energy, can deliver half of the world’s energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision, launched today.

Apo Island goes renewable

Feature story | October 22, 2006 at 6:00

Apo Island, home to one of the world’s best community-managed marine reserves, goes renewable with the installation of a solar power module in the barangay’s elementary school library.

Philippine wind power potential highest in Southeast Asia

Feature story | September 21, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to fast track the passage of a stronger Renewable Energy (RE) Bill which must contain ambitious, legally-binding targets in order to effectively make a difference in the fight against climate...

Black tales from Thailand and Philippines

Feature story | December 2, 2004 at 7:00

Fighting to breath, the dying person utters one last, albeit vain, wish - one, just one, big gulp of clean air. A village where the most precious possessions are two oxygen tanks, purchased with donations from the mostly poor farmers who live...

Greenpeace calls for cancellation of the proposed coal-fired power plants in Prachuab...

Press release | October 2, 2000 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia is again voicing concerns to the Thai government who will soon schedule a Cabinet Meeting to discuss whether or not to proceed with the Bor Nok and Hin Krood power plant projects in Prachuab Khiri Khan province.

Greenpeace welcomes acting DENR chief's order to review ECC of Negros coal project

Press release | February 8, 2001 at 8:00

International environmental group Greenpeace today welcomed the order of OIC Environment Secretary Joemari Gerochi to review the 'midnight' environmental clearance certificate (ECC) granted the controversial Negros Coal-Fired Power Plant in...

Greenpeace to NEPO: Dump Coal, Switch to clean energy now!

Press release | March 2, 2001 at 8:00

Greenpeace today delivered a message to National Energy Policy Office (NEPO) asking the agency to help abandon Thailand's plans to build coal plants and instead switch to clean energy sources. The action forms part of a global demonstration aimed...

Greenpeace supports Prachuab community

Press release | April 24, 2001 at 8:00

Greenpeace in support of local community representatives from Hin Krood and Bor Nok today stormed the headquarters of Saha-Union during the company's annual stakeholders' meeting to press for the immediate cancellation of the proposed coal-fired...

Positive Energy Choices

Publication | August 21, 2002 at 8:00

Greenpeace Energy Scenario for Thailand's future generation

Coal Plants: A Greenpeace Briefing

Publication | August 25, 2001 at 8:00

A factsheet on the health and environment impacts of coal plants.

Renenewable IPPs in Southeast Asia

Publication | October 1, 1999 at 8:00

Greenpeace commissioned this report in order to provide an up to date assessment of the economic, employment and environmental options and threats that now exist for the Southeast Asian (SEA) energy sector. The report derives from this assessment...

Groups hit midnight clearance issued by Cerilles to dirty plant

Press release | February 2, 2001 at 8:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today joined local groups in Negros Occidental province in denouncing the "midnight environmental clearance" granted by former Environment Secretary Antonio Cerilles to the controversial 50 MW...

Greenpeace urges DENR to junk Negros Coal Power Project

Press release | March 2, 2001 at 8:00

Activists from the international environmental group Greenpeace today carried out a banner protest inside the compound of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in support of local demands for the new government to immediately...

Group calls on DTI, DENR to ditch dirty coal project

Press release | March 28, 2001 at 8:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today urged officials of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to immediately revoke the questionable permits issued by both...

Greenpeace calls for cancellation of energy project

Press release | April 20, 2001 at 8:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the Department of Trade and Industry's (DTI) recent decision to freeze the accreditation of a consortium of companies behind the controversial coal plant project in Pulupandan, Negros Occidental. Replying to a letter...

Local groups, Greenpeace dump charcoal at Negros Provincial Capitol

Press release | March 30, 2001 at 8:00

Local communities in Negros Occidental and the international environmental group Greenpeace today dumped some two dozen sacks of charcoal at the entrance of the provincial capitol to warn incoming officials they would not tolerate continuing...

International Greenpeace activists lend support to anti-coal campaign at Prachuab

Press release | June 21, 2001 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists from Asia and Europe led by its new international director, Gerd Leipold, visited Prachuab Khiri Khan today and installed solar powered lighting systems in a local school in Bang Sapan district. Greenpeace showed its...

Braganza to Greenpeace: Dirty coal plant's land in Pulupandan not exempt from...

Press release | July 5, 2001 at 8:00

Pulupandan farmers may not only find themselves bidding good riddance to the controversial coal plant project of the Central Negros Power Corporation (CNPC). They may also have their own lands to till in the near future.

GROUP DETECTS MERCURY IN WASTE FROM COAL POWER PLANT

Press release | August 30, 2001 at 8:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today drew attention to the alarming build-up of toxic heavy metals in the vicinity of coal-fired power plants all over the country, citing the particular experience of a coal power station in Batangas whose...

Greenpeace and Bo Nok community slam Gulf for pushing polluting coal plant

Press release | October 30, 2001 at 8:00

International environmental group, Greenpeace together with local activists and villagers from Bo Nok stormed the headquarters of Gulf Power Inc. today to push for the cancellation of the proposed polluting coal-fired power plant project in...

Dawn of an Energy [R]evolution in Thailand

Page | December 17, 2008 at 15:26

In June 2008 when we launched our campaign calling upon the government of Thailand to Quit coal and begin an energy [r]evolution to power Thailand’s future with clean energy technologies, we could not have predicted the political turbulence that...

Pilipinas, Go Renewable!

Page | November 28, 2006 at 14:16

Climate change is real and its impacts will only get worse if we continue to rely on coal, the most carbon-intensive fossil fuel, as an energy source. The Philippines need to embrace solutions such as renewable energy and energy efficiency to...

Climate Change

Page | October 20, 2006 at 10:41

Today, our region is forced to confront one of the greatest threats it has ever faced. Scientist call the threat climate change; many call the menace global warming. It is a human-induced problem that puts into question the entire development...

Anti-Nuclear Concert and Exhibition

Feature story | June 15, 2009 at 6:00

Makamtao subdistrict of Chainat province was chosen as one of the 14 areas suitable for building a nuclear power plant under Thailand's Power Development Plan. Therefore, Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Solar Generation were invited by Chao...

Solar Generation at Energy Fair

Feature story | June 1, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace with the Southern Non-Governmental Organization network organized Southern Energy Fair at Thaksin University in Pattalung province.

Global Day of Action 2008

Feature story | December 9, 2008 at 7:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

Presidential candidates must come clean on nuclear energy: Greenpeace

Feature story | February 4, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called upon all presidential candidates and other political aspirants to make public their stand on nuclear energy and declare their plans and policies on energy sourcing, especially with the threat of el niño compounding the...

Greenpeace and GCCA partners stage musical noise barrage for the climate

Feature story | December 12, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and other organizations under the “tiktoktiktok” (“tcktcktck” in some countries) movement today staged activities all over the globe to call on world leaders for a fair, ambitious and binding (FAB) deal at the ongoing United Nations...

Tourism industry steps up efforts against climate change

Feature story | December 2, 2009 at 17:51

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has stepped up its “Save the Climate Save Boracay” project which will be rolled out to other popular tourist destinations in the country.

“GrEEn Christmas” launched in Makati City

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Makati City administration yesterday launched the “grEEn Christmas” initiative as part of the Energy Efficient Makati project1 to get people of Makati to reduce their carbon footprint by following simple guidelines during the...

ASEAN: Get serious about climate threat!

Feature story | October 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged ASEAN leaders to demonstrate collective leadership to protect Southeast Asia’s 850 million people from the debilitating impacts of climate change by committing to zero deforestation and low carbon development, and to...

Age of Stupid coming to Thailand

Feature story | September 9, 2009 at 6:00

Age of Stupid, the much-awaited docu-drama-animation about climate change is coming to Thailand simultaneously with hundreds of similar screenings all over the world.

Time is running out to stop climate change

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 6:00

The world is running out of time to stop climate change and its destructive impacts, which endanger countries such as the Philippines the most. Greenpeace issued the warning today as civil society and environment groups worldwide mark the...

HP, Lenovo and Dell penalised for breaking their green IT promises

Feature story | July 1, 2009 at 6:00

We're giving HP, Lenovo and Dell--the world's biggest PC makers--a penalty point in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, for backtracking on their commitments to eliminate PVC plastic and brominated flame retardants (BFRs) from their...

ASEAN should Quit Coal to avoid climate catastrophe: Greenpeace

Feature story | June 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today called upon the ASEAN countries to urgently phase out coal fired power plants and invest in renewable energy to avert a climate catastrophe, at the launch of its report “True cost of Coal” in Bangkok today. The report was...

ADB 2009 Energy Policy is bad news for climate: Greenpeace

Feature story | June 19, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today condemned the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for continuing to finance fossil-fuel power plants and failing to live up to their own recommendations and promises to combat climate change made during the Climate and Clean Energy Week...

ASEAN leaders must participate in global climate action: Greenpeace

Feature story | June 16, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace called upon ASEAN governments to proactively engage in the global efforts to combat climate change at the media launch of its ‘climate vision’ in Bangkok today.

Greenpeace “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” concludes with a call to Congress to reject...

Feature story | May 25, 2009 at 6:00

Thousands of concerned Filipinos have sent a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject any proposal for nuclear power in the country and instead enable massive uptake of renewable energy.

“Energy Revolution” Bike Ride gathers thousands of signatures for petition against...

Feature story | May 23, 2009 at 6:00

Hundreds of cyclists from Manila and Central Luzon have set off today on a historic tour from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of Representatives in a bid to gather and deliver a petition opposing nuclear power signed by thousands of...

This Earth Day, become a climate activist

Feature story | April 22, 2009 at 6:00

This Earth Day, help us turn 3 million people into climate activists: starting with you.

ASEAN's rescue package must abandon expensive nuclear nightmare

Feature story | April 10, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today protested at the main gate of the ASEAN+3 Summit venue in Thailand by launching a large balloon with banners saying "Not for Nukes, $ for Renewable Energy--Climate Action Now." Greenpeace demanded that government...

ASEAN must act on climate change

Feature story | February 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists put the climate change onus on the ASEAN Summit today by unfurling a banner that says “Ten Nations, One Vision -- Climate Action Now” at a large billboard opposite the summit venue. Heads of ASEAN member states arrive in...

Greenpeace plants tombstone at House of Representatives

Feature story | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today exposed that the House Bill proposing to revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is part of a sneaky and underhanded attempt to railroad the establishment of a national commercial nuclear power program in the Philippines. According...

The strange story of a mothballed nuclear plant, a dormant volcano, and misguided...

Feature story | January 27, 2009 at 7:00

Something strange happened during the Christmas holidays of 2008 in the Philippines. Instead of celebrating the enactment of the Renewable Energy Law, a baffling report was published in the local newspapers.

Global day of action - 2008

Feature story | December 9, 2008 at 7:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

Greenpeace calls on Western Visayas leaders to lead the 'Energy Revolution'

Feature story | November 21, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace welcomed the declaration signed by Western Visayas governors committing to lead the region toward a 100% renewable energy target. The commitment, the first of its kind in the country, signals that Region VI is ready to lead the...

Senate ratifies RE bill, Energy [R]evolution is in sight

Feature story | September 29, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace welcomes the passage of the Renewable Energy Bill by the Philippine Senate today. The passage of this bill--which has been pending in Philippine Congress for more than 18 years---represents a major step for the Philippines to ensure...

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