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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...

A Generation Speaks: Priceless

Blog entry by Pamela Baltazar | May 5, 2011

“A simple life, organic living, being one with the Earth -- surely it is priceless.” Last April 29, Greenpeace Solar Generation was invited to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila’s Farm in  Tagaytay, to conduct a talk at their...

A Generation Speaks

Blog entry by Michael Miatri | May 3, 2011

“From the eyes of a Solar Generation” Day 1 It was on April 29, 2011, at the Greenpeace office in Quezon City, that the Solar Generation youth team and some Greenpeace volunteers were briefed about logistics preparations...

Putting our words into action at the office

Blog entry by Albert Lozada | March 21, 2011

Everyone knows that climate change is real and happening now. What many people don't know is that we have the solutions in our hands. Among them is energy efficiency. Energy efficiency is a very broad term referring to the many...

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,...

How do you solve a problem like COALmendras?

Blog entry by Anna Abad | September 7, 2012

The fight against coal has always been a battle between David and Goliath.  Stories from host communities  themselves can attest to the fact that power, authority and deception are the tactics used to coerce people into “accepting”...

Ms. Earth 2012 Candidates join the global call for an Energy Revolution

Image | April 10, 2012 at 20:36

Candidates of Ms. Earth 2012 posed with Greenpeace banners that call for energy efficiency and the uptake of renewable energy as concrete steps for mitigating the impacts of climate change.

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. ...

Artist on board

Blog entry by Mark Dia | November 22, 2010

Quadruple platinum rock musician Dong Abay - singer, songwriter, poet and visual artist flew in from Manila straight from a gig the night before, slept a few hours and immediately went for a practice with his back up band for a few...

Noel Cabangon sings Power

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 26, 2009 2 comments

Last March 20, Noel Cabangon along with The Jerks performed anti-nuke songs at the 70s Bistro . This video is Noel's take on the classic song Power which was originally performed by John Hall in the September 1979 Madison Square...

The answer my friend is blowing in the wind

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | July 7, 2008

Although this song reminds me of dreamy hippies, here in Southern Thailand it is reality. The Rainbow Warrior has arrived in Thailand and was greeted by traditional Thai dancers. My heart beat faster when the ship came into port. I...

Earth Hour

Blog entry by Yuri Mahinay (Solar Generation - Pilipinas) | March 27, 2010

From Solar Generation - Pilipinas I always value every single thing about the planet.  From throwing trash in the trash cans to being an advocate of anti-climate change.  I was given the chance to witness last year’s earth hour...

Greenpeace Germany spoofs RWE Ads

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 18, 2009

From Making Waves What a lovely, high-end bit of Shrek-like animation those hilarious PR flacks at German energy company RWE have put together to run on German television and as a cinema ad in front of Harry Potter, showing people...

5 Common Misconceptions About Renewable Energy

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | September 1, 2014 1 comment

Renewable energy (RE) has certainly been getting more global attention now than in past decades. There’s been a massive volume of success stories surfacing, on small- and large-scale renewable energy projects all around the world. ...

The Rainbow Warrior at Bangui, Ilocos Norte

Image gallery | December 13, 2010

Mansinam Renewable Energy Initiative: The Energy Revolution Starts here

Blog entry by Lea Guerrero | February 8, 2011

Mansinam, in West Papua Province, Indonesia, is an island of immense religious and historical significance.   iconic monument in Mansinam Island, West Papua, Indonesia © Greenpeace/Shailendra Yashwant ...

In the eye of the storm – or the effects of burning coal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 24, 2008

What an end to our Quit Coal ship tour in the Philippines… After talking about the effects of Climate Change on the Philippines for several weeks, I experienced them first hand with “Frank” or internationally better known as Typhoon...

Day two at Climate Defenders Camp, Bgy Ingore, Iloilo City

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | June 14, 2008

Greenpeace yesterday established their Climate Defenders Camp at the exact site of a proposed coal-fired power plant in Barangay Ingore, Iloilo City. The camp consists of a tower and tents on a seaside area that was previously used for...

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | April 21, 2009 at 14:08

Traditionally considered the cheapest fuel around, the market price for coal ignores its most significant impacts. These so-called "external costs" manifests themselves as damages such as respiratory diseases, mining accidents, acid rain, smog...

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