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Asian Development Bank can be the catalyst for Asia's Energy Revolution

Press release | May 3, 2007 at 8:00

On the eve of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Greenpeace called on the Bank to put its financial resources and policy capacity fully behind an energy revolution in Asia based on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Nukes, neither safe nor economic option to reducing greenhouse

Press release | May 2, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called upon Southeast Asian governments not to be swayed by the false promises being made by the nuclear industry, as it is neither safe nor economically viable solution to tackling climate change or ensuring energy security of...

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...

The message is clear..

Feature story | April 30, 2007 at 6:00

“The message is clear: we must choose clean and safe energy solutions--anything else is a betrayal to the earth’s future generations.” Greenpeace and SolarGeneration youth issued this challenge to world governments today as they presented...

Greenpeace proposes Asian clean energy strategy to avert climate disaster

Feature story | April 26, 2007 at 6:00

In the lead up to the Third Working Group Meeting of the ninth session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Bangkok, Greenpeace today called upon Asian governments to do its share in averting a climate disaster by...

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.

The Asian Development Bank is Evil!

Page | April 10, 2007 at 19:31

“Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy”

Feature story | April 2, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today picketed the high-profile’ IndoNuclear 2007’ conference In Jakarta, with banners proclaiming : “Nuclear Energy = Dangerous Energy” to protest against the false and dangerous solutions being discussed at the conference...

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...

Greenpeace issues 11th hour challenge to Senate, PGMA: Action needed, not rhetoric

Press release | February 5, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today demanded immediate action from the government for an 11th hour passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, saying the Senate must not deliberately pass up the last chance to enact into law a policy intended to mitigate climate...

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...

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...

"Don't drop the RE Bill" Greenpeace challenges Senate as UN body warns impacts of...

Press release | January 31, 2007 at 16:09

“Don't drop the RE Bill!" Greenpeace today issued the challenge to the Senate after receiving reports that the upper chamber is no longer considering the passage of the Renewable Energy Bill, even as a new UN report expected to be released on...

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...

Senate inaction on RE Bill not an option, Greenpeace says

Press release | January 26, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today intensified their call on the Senate to fast-track the passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, in a press conference in Quezon City with other pro-renewable energy groups, contending that renewable energy can-and must-play a...

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.

Greenpeace launches first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 8:00

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.

Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s Statement on the serious toxics pollution in Map Ta Phut

Press release | January 24, 2007 at 8:00

The recent decision by the National Environmental Board (NEB) to delay the decision declaring Map Ta Phut a Pollution Control Zone is a total disgrace . The decision clearly shows that the Government is more concerned about the well-being of...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 13:26

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Noelle Wenceslao (3rd from left)and, Carina Doyondon (2nd from left) together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace, and WWF,join a 20-kilometer run to ...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 13:13

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Noelle Wenceslao and Carina Doyondon, together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace, and WWF, rally peacefully in front of the Philippine Senate after...

Pass the RE Bill Now!

Feature story | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team and pro- renewable energy groups took on the Philippine Senate today in a bid to spur the immediate passage of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill in the Upper House. Spearheaded by the Renewable...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Carina Doyondon ,(L) Noelle Wenceslao (2nd from left), and Mt. Everest vetaran Romy Garduce (lumping) , together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace,...

Members of the first all

Image | January 22, 2007 at 7:00

Members of the first all-female Philippine Everest team Noelle Wenceslao,Carina Doyondon and M. Everest veteran, Romy Garduce, together with pro-renewable energy groups Renewable Energy Coalition, Greenpeace, and WWF, rally peacefully in front...

Booming EU demand for biofuels could kill Indonesian forests

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned about the spectre of increased forest-related calamities in Indonesia, where plantations for palm oil are expected to expand rapidly into forest areas due to demands for bio-fuels in the European Union. The Indonesian...

Greenpeace: ASEAN must focus on Climate Change, Adaptation and Mitigation

Press release | January 9, 2007 at 13:32

Greenpeace today called upon the ASEAN leaders to put Climate Change on top of its agenda and seek help from developed countries to establish adaptation and mitigation measures to protect the people and economies of the region.

Will the ADB finally stop funding climate change?

Feature story | December 8, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists hoisted a balloon bearing the message “Stop Funding Climate Change” at the entrance of the Asian Development Bank headquarters. The group is calling on the ADB, one of Asia’s largest institutional lenders, to stop supporting...

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...

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...

Greenpeace criticizes non-prioritization of RE Bill

Feature story | November 9, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace today criticized the non-prioritization of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill in Monday’s Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) meeting, saying that the Philippines is playing blind and deaf to the urgency...

Clean Energy

Hub | November 8, 2006 at 15:01

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:...

Philippines loses billions to climate change

Press release | November 4, 2006 at 11:56

Developing countries like the Philippines are bearing the brunt of high costs of climate change, Greenpeace said today in a press briefing on the eve of next week’s climate conference in Nairobi, Kenya. Greenpeace has been calling upon the RP...

School children of Apo Island Elementary

Image | October 23, 2006 at 15:58

School children of Apo Island Elementary School in Dauin with Oriental Negros, Dauin Mayor Rodrigo Alanano, actress Angel Aquino, SolarGeneration youth, and Greenpeace representatives look on at their newly installed solar photo-voltaic system.

The Kyoto Protocol

Hub | October 23, 2006 at 15:56

School children of Apo Island Elementary

Image | October 23, 2006 at 15:54

School children of Apo Island Elementary School in Dauin with Oriental Negros, Dauin Mayor Rodrigo Alanano, actress Angel Aquino, SolarGeneration youth, and Greenpeace representatives look on at their newly installed solar photo-voltaic system.

Representatives from Greenpeace and SolarGeneration

Image | October 23, 2006 at 6:00

Representatives from Greenpeace and SolarGeneration Pilipinas last Sunday turned over a solar photo-voltaic system for Apo Island Elementary School, Dauin, Oriental Negros to Duain Mayor Rodrigo Alanano. Witnessing the turn over were Actress...

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.

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...

Temperature change 1765

Image | October 18, 2006 at 15:02

Temperature change 1765-2100: Graph excerpted from the IPCC's Third Assessment Report showing past and predicted changes to global temperature.

Take Action

Page | September 25, 2006 at 15:59

You don't have to be a celebrity to be a star! Just go for clean power!

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...

Mudflow slipping beyond control

Press release | September 20, 2006 at 8:00

Nur Hidayati, Energy Campaigner of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: “A Greenpeace team went to Sidoarjo to independently verify the extent of damage caused by the mud flow that is coming out of Lapindo’s well. They witnessed that the dikes created...

Aerial view of the mud gushing out of a Lapindo

Image | September 19, 2006 at 7:00

Aerial view of the mud gushing out of a Lapindo Brantas Inc. gas exploration well in Sidoarjo, East Java. According to Greenpeace, the situation is slipping beyond control and called on President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to hold Lapindo and its...

Greenpeace activists dumped coal on the doorstep

Image | September 8, 2006 at 19:45

Greenpeace activists dumped coal on the doorstep of Thailand's Ministry of Energy in protest against energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. Activists also unfurled a...

Coal dumped at Thai "Ministry of Climate Change" Greenpeace calls on ASEM to end...

Press release | September 8, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists today dumped coal on the doorstep of Thailand's Ministry of Energy in protest against energy policies that promote the burning of fossil fuels, such as coal, one of the primary causes of climate change. Activists also...

Greenpeace locks down BLCP to prevent unloading of Australian coal into Thailand

Press release | September 7, 2006 at 14:58

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine

Image | September 7, 2006 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists are arrested by marine policemen after trying to hang banners at the foot of a crane in the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. The coal plant, which is...

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...

Philippines coal action

Generic multimedia item | November 10, 2005 at 7:00

Phone call between Australian activist Shannon and Derek, web editor on board the Rainbow Warrior after Greenpeace activists were badly beaten by personel from the Masinloc coal power plant in Zambales, Philippines. The activists were protesting...

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