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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.

Coal and Climate Fact Sheet

Publication | May 6, 2005 at 14:49

It is easy to see why coal is called dirty energy...

Waters in Lam Takong Dam in Korat

Image | March 17, 2005 at 7:00

Waters in Lam Takong Dam in Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima province of Thailand have dried up due to prolonged drought, allowing villagers to camp inside the dam to catch the remaining fish. Greenpeace linked rising global temperatures and 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...

Investigation of chemicals released by the Vinythai and Thai Plastic & Chemicals (TPC)

Publication | November 1, 2004 at 8:00

Investigation of chemicals released by the Vinythai and Thai Plastic & Chemicals (TPC) PVC manufacturing facilities, Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong Province, Thailand

Filipino youngsters join Greenpeace Clean Energy Youth Camp in Germany

Press release | June 2, 2004 at 8:00

Two Filipino youth representatives left the country on Saturday to join environmental group Greenpeace in a series of activities at the biggest gathering of clean energy advocates dubbed Bonn 2004 Conference on Renewable Energies.

Answer to China's Energy future is Blowing in the Wind

Feature story | May 15, 2004 at 6:00

The Chinese version of the "Wind Force 12" report was launched today at a press conference in Beijing. The report, together with next week's drafting of China's Renewable Energy Promotion Law, demonstrates both the huge potential for wind energy...

Wind energy flying high in Pulupandan

Feature story | May 4, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace today joined the community of Pulupandan in launching the second stage of the proposed Pulupandan Wind Energy Development initiative, a key component of the larger Green Renewable Independent Power Producer project (GRIPP) in the province.

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Renewable energy projects on the rise in Southeast Asia

Feature story | August 14, 2003 at 6:00

Southeast Asian nations are racing towards implementation of renewable energy projects in hopes of meeting its energy expansion needs while reducing its dependence on imported fossil fuels and preserve the region's environments.

Solar technology workshop for Bo Nok & Ban Krut villagers

Feature story | May 19, 2003 at 6:00

More than 60 community leaders and villagers from Ban Krut and Bo Nok have completed a workshop on solar technology over the weekend. The workshop, conducted by Greenpeace and Thai Agency Engineering Co. Ltd., explained in details the adverse...

Renewable energy forum puts Negros on global clean energy map

Feature story | March 14, 2003 at 7:00

Environmental group Greenpeace saluted the people of Negros today for taking the lead in the country's shift towards renewable energy development. Environmentalists, government leaders, businessmen and the public gathered at the Mabuhay Renewable...

Government must shift energy policy

Feature story | March 4, 2003 at 7:00

Environmental group Greenpeace called on new Thai Energy Minister Prommin Lertsuridej to review the existing Energy Development Plan, which plots the country's energy strategies and investments, and embrace an energy policy which promotes clean...

Stop esso logo

Generic multimedia item | February 26, 2003 at 7:00

Esso in France tried to silence freedom of expression on the web when they sued Greenpeace over the use of their logo illustrated here, as a parody and comment on their refusal to acknowledge global warming. The French courts agreed: we had...

Exorcising the demons of the Carbon Club

Feature story | November 12, 2002 at 7:00

One could see this coming. Once the government set in motion hearings on House Resolution 700, filed by Rep. Manuel Zubiri and calls for the immediate phase-out of all operating coal power plants in the Philippines, operators of these dirty,...

Wind Turbines Rise in Ban Krut and Bo Nok

Feature story | October 1, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia has completed the installation of wind turbine systems for the communities of Bo Nok and Ban Krut following the campaign by MV Arctic Sunrise, one of Greenpeace's shipping vessels, to promote the use of clean renewable...

US jeered, Summit denounced

Feature story | September 4, 2002 at 6:00

While the Earth Summit has been a disaster in its official conclusions, it's at least rewarding to see that the international community hasn't been fooled by rhetoric. Today was another day of action in protest of inaction. Inside and outside...

Australia playing dirty tricks in pushing Coal on Thailand

Feature story | August 30, 2002 at 6:00

Living up to its name as one of the "Filthy Three" nations trying to block action on climate change, Australia is playing dirty tricks trying to get Thailand and other developing countries locked- into a future based on greenhouse-polluting coal...

Thailand shows Earth Summit delegates how to do the job

Feature story | August 28, 2002 at 6:00

While world leaders at the Johannesburg Earth Summit give excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what Earth Summit delegates say is too hard - rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable energy.

Solar picnic a taste of Thailand's renewable energy future

Feature story | August 23, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today demanded the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) immediately overturn all approvals for new fossil fuel power stations, and to take up the challenge to support renewables. But the demand came with a sweetener - a...

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Image | August 23, 2002 at 6:00

Climate change a ballooning problem for developing world

Feature story | August 21, 2002 at 6:00

As governments from around the world prepare for the Earth Summit next week in Johannesburg, Greenpeace today launched a hot air balloon with the message "Save the Climate - Stop Global Warming" over the biggest coal-fired power station in South...

Greenpeace demonstrates against the ADB

Image | August 21, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace demonstrates against the ADB-funded Mae Moh power plant.

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Image | August 21, 2002 at 6:00

Positive Energy Choices

Publication | August 21, 2002 at 8:00

Greenpeace Energy Scenario for Thailand's future generation

Dawn of Renewables Era: Arctic Sunrise arrives, calls for immediate rejection of coal

Feature story | August 15, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today kicked off the Thai leg of its Arctic Sunrise Choose Positive Energy tour by calling on Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to revoke all approvals for the proposed coal fired power stations in Bo Nok and Ban Krut in the province...

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Thais to demand Positive Energy at the World Summit

Feature story | August 8, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace and The Body Shop today presented a petition to the government of Thailand urging it to commit to clean energy. This was the conclusion of a three-month campaign to gather signatures for a worldwide petition calling for the provision...

Climate victory: Philippine province rejects coal for renewable energy

Feature story | August 6, 2002 at 6:00

Philippine government officials confirmed today that the proposed 50 megawatt coal-fired power station for Pulupandan in the province of Negros was officially "dead" and that renewable energy was the solution to the province's power needs. The...

Wind energy powers Negros village as Greenpeace pushes Renewables Revolution

Feature story | August 5, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today installed wind turbines in a Philippine village which had no electricity, to illustrate to the national government that local communities of Negros Occidental are serious in their desire to harness clean energy alternatives in...

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Negros Renewables Revolution brings Solar Power to Pulupandan School

Feature story | August 4, 2002 at 6:00

"And then there was light." Pupils at the Our Lady of Lourdes Academy (OLLA) in the town of Pulupandan, Negros Occidental will finally be able to read and study in a fully lighted library. Thanks to solar panels installed today by local leaders...

The sun supplies the amount of 15'000 times

Image | August 1, 2002 at 6:00

The sun supplies the amount of 15'000 times the daily energy usage on earth.

Investment board told to stop supporting dirty energy

Feature story | July 29, 2002 at 6:00

The Philippines Board of Investments was urged today provide preferential incentives for renewable energy projects nationally by the Philippines Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, Congressman Lozada, after Greenpeace held a peaceful...

Warning shot fired against peaceful protesters in Philippines

Feature story | July 21, 2002 at 6:00

The action that Greenpeace took against the Sual coal plant in Pangasinan on Sunday 21 July, brought people from around the world together to demand 'No More Coal.' Activists from Greenpeace UK joined the action to demonstrate the shameful way...

Manila gives gigantic welcome to Arctic Sunrise

Feature story | July 18, 2002 at 6:00

A proposal announced yesterday by the European Energy Commissioner, Loyola de Palacio, to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing countries via the Johannesburg Earth Summit was met with a Greenpeace protest of gigantic...

European energy company Alstom dumping dirty technology on South

Feature story | July 3, 2002 at 6:00

On the day of its annual general meeting in Paris, the French-UK energy company Alstom faced international action from Greenpeace, as activists in Manila protested against the multinational's participation in climate changing coal-fired power...

Blessing Rain Down for a Solar Future

Feature story | May 2, 2002 at 6:00

Directors of 26 Greenpeace offices from around the world gathered today in the village of Ban Krut, Thailand, and received the blessing of Buddhist monks after personally handing over two working systems of solar panel array to the local...

'Race for the Climate!' A Dragonboat Regatta

Feature story | April 28, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia invites you to watch "Race for the Climate!" This rowing event is co-organized by Greenpeace Southeast Asia, The Body Shop and the Amateur Rowing Association of the Philippines to drum up public support for the Choose...

Earth and Climate declared winner in Rowing Regatta for Renewable Energy

Feature story | April 28, 2002 at 6:00

Manila Bay, April 28, 2002 - It was undeniably a Race for the Climate. And in the end, everybody made waves. "Unity of purpose, positive energy, the will to win. These were the key elements in today's rowing regatta where the clear winner was our...

The Body Shop, Greenpeace and Thailand cycling club join forces, organise a bike...

Feature story | April 21, 2002 at 6:00

Bangkok, 21 April 2002 - The Body Shop, Thailand Cycling Club and Greenpeace Southeast Asia co-organize a bike rally in Bangkok prior to the Earth Day campaigning to stop global warming today. The activity involves signatures hunting for the...

BO NOK AND BAN KRUT SWITCHE ON SOLAR

Feature story | April 11, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace helped the villagers of Bo Nok and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan install solar power on two public buildings, to illustrate that the community is serious in its desire for renewable energy for Thailand.

Coal is Climate Crime

Feature story | October 30, 2001 at 7:00

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...

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...

Coal Kills!

Feature story | August 30, 2001 at 6:00

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...

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...

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