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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...

Typhoon Ondoy an omen of things to come

Feature story | September 27, 2009 at 6:00

In light of the extreme weather event that devastated Luzon in the past 24 hours, Greenpeace is reiterating its call for industrialized nations to put money on the table for adaptation, mitigation and forest protection in order to help countries...

Climate Opinion Poll: Asians demand climate deal, want Obama to lead

Feature story | September 17, 2009 at 6:00

People in developing Asia pin their hopes for a new global climate treaty mainly on one man: Barack Obama. According to a new poll, 53% of Asians believe an agreement at the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December depends on leadership by the US...

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...

Makati readies to combat climate change

Feature story | July 20, 2009 at 6:00

The local government of Makati City, the Philippines’ premier business district, today signed on to Greenpeace's "Simple Lang, Save the Climate" campaign in a bid to become the first Energy Efficient City in Southeast Asia. The Energy Efficient...

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...

New comic book gets youth involved in environment issues

Feature story | April 3, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace launched Nuclear Meltdown: A message from the darkness, an advocacy comic book about the perils of nuclear power and how the youth can make a difference in making the world a better place.

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.

"Make it Happen!"

Feature story | December 4, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today delivered a solar-powered traditional parol (Filipino Christmas lantern) to light up the Philippine Senate this Christmas ahead of the official Global Day of Action for the Climate.

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...

"Nuclear power a dangerous and expensive distraction"

Feature story | November 18, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace today contested a Senate bill that seeks to re-commission the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), asserting that such a move is extremely dangerous and unwise. The environment group presented their position paper, which will...

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...

Take a Bus, Greenpeace urges Bangkokians to combat climate change on Car Free Day

Feature story | September 21, 2008 at 6:00

Thousands of cyclists joined a bike rally for World Car Free Day organized by Greenpeace with Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), Thailand Cycling Club and Thai Health Promotion Foundation today to raise awareness on climate change and the...

Greenpeace urges ASEAN Energy Ministers to Lead the Energy Revolution;

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today urged the ASEAN Energy Ministers to demonstrate leadership and political will to commit to a future that is powered by clean renewable energy instead of trapping its member countries in the dirty, dangerous and expensive cycle of...

Thai Senate representatives endorse Greenpeace’s Quit Coal demand; Call for...

Feature story | July 16, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior’s peaceful protest yesterday at the controversial new coal plant in Rayong, has encouraged two key representatives of the ‘Natural resource and Environment Commission’ and the ‘Sub-Commission on Good Governance...

G-8 inaction on climate will hit coastal Asians hard. Greenpeace calls for Global...

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on G8 countries for decisive action against climate change, pointing that developing countries like Thailand face dire consequences of inaction by the world’s richest countries. Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior...

Rainbow Warrior ends peaceful protest at Pagbilao

Feature story | May 25, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today called off its peaceful protest at the Pagbilao coal-fired power station assured that it has initiated strong political movement toward a moratorium on expansion of coal power in the Philippines through a...

Revolutionizing a Filipino icon

Feature story | July 4, 2007 at 6:00

Electric-powered jeepneys are set to revolutionize the Philippines’ most recognizable icon. Electric Jeepneys (E-Jeepneys), the first public transport system of its kind in Southeast Asia, were launched today in a historic test drive in Makati...

Greenpeace: coal industry gathering in Bali deepens climate threat

Feature story | May 31, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace slammed CoalTrans, the largest gathering of coal producers and users in Asia starting this Sunday in Bali, for promulgating the myth of ‘clean coal’ and aggressively pushing false ‘end-of-pipe’ solutions that will do little to avert...

The Asian Destruction Bank?

Feature story | May 7, 2007 at 6:00

When one of Asia’s leading institutions says it’s serious about funding the solutions to climate change that makes us happy. But when we discover that this commitment goes no further than a glossy brochure, we can't let that pass.

Don't drown our future!

Feature story | May 1, 2007 at 6:00

On the first day of May, Greenpeace volunteers and SolarGeneration youth went to the coastal community at Khun Samutchine in Samut Prakan Province, Thailand to bear witness to the impacts of sea level rise, erosion and storm surges which...

Greenpeace constructs a “coal plant” at ADB Headquarters

Feature story | April 18, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today constructed a four-meter replica of a (smoke-spewing) coal plant at the main entrance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila.

Industry Minister must save lives in Map Ta Phut

Feature story | February 5, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as patients and lying on a hospital bed today gathered in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Industry to demand that the government immediately declare Map Ta Phut a Pollution Control Zone. The activists carried banners...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 3, 2007 at 7:00

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

Strongest Climate warning yet demands action

Feature story | February 3, 2006 at 7:00

With the strongest warnings yet from the international scientific community on the threat of dangerous climate change just published, it's clearly time to match strengths of scientific warnings with determined action to reduce greenhouse gas...

A 'green' carpet screening

Feature story | November 24, 2006 at 7:00

"If the vast majority of the world's scientists are right, we have just ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet into a tail-spin of epic destruction involving extreme weather, floods, droughts, epidemics, and...

Don't amBUSH our future

Feature story | November 19, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists climbed Jakarta's Tugu Selamat Datang (Welcome Statue) unfurling a banner that says "DON'T AMBUSH OUR FUTURE! STOP NUCLEAR AND CLIMATE CHAOS!" to slam US President George W Bush's inaction on climate change. Bush arrives in...

Pilipinas: Go Renewable!

Feature story | November 7, 2006 at 7:00

Senate President Manny Villar today formally opened the Greenpeace climate change photo exhibition at the launch of the environmental group’s ‘Pilipinas, Go Renewable’ campaign at the Philippine Senate. The exhibit, entitled ‘Climate in Crisis:...

Solar generation campaigns at Masskara festival

Feature story | June 6, 2005 at 6:00

These kids may have the sun in their eyes. But they definitely aren’t blinded by the light. In fact, they would like nothing more than to shine that light on everyone lest the world be plunged into the darkness, literally.

Pledging to destroy the climate

Feature story | February 2, 2010 at 8:37

The first milestone of the Copenhagen Accord came and went, and with it no sign of the kind of targets for cutting global warming pollution needed to steer the world off the path towards catastrophic climate change.

Greenpeace calls attention to dangers posed by coal-ash dumpsites

Feature story | December 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists calling attention to hazards posed by coal-fired power plants found that hazmat suits may not be enough protection. Clad in protective suits against hazardous materials, the peaceful activists, seeking only to take pictures...

The Age of Stupid

Feature story | September 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on world leaders to "Be smart, not stupid" as climate talks take center stage at the special session of the United Nations General Assembly on climate change in New York today. The environmental group supported the roll-out of...

"Obama" vows to end climate crisis

Feature story | September 18, 2009 at 6:00

In a “historic announcement” delivered from the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, “President Obama” has vowed to end the climate crisis by committing to legally binding, timely and deep emissions reductions that are ambitious, equitable and fair...

Elephants for chang[e]

Feature story | September 14, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace embarked on an extraordinary 15-day journey with five elephants, to call upon world leaders, and Barack Obama in particular, to demonstrate audacious leadership and take immediate action to avert climate chaos. We all know that...

The clock is ticking...

Feature story | September 8, 2009 at 6:00

An unprecedented global alliance of civil society organizations, trade unions, faith groups and other organizations concerned with climate change, today made its local presence known by mounting, together with the City of Makati, a bike tour for...

Let the sun shine

Feature story | August 21, 2009 at 6:00

Barack Obama's grandmother now has solar panels on the roof of her home in Kenya, compliments of Greenpeace.

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | July 15, 2009 at 6:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

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