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Petron: Ooops...we did it again...

Feature story | November 21, 2006 at 7:00

They say that ‘lightning never strikes twice in the same place,’ but such may be an understatement in the case of Petron.

Thailand: Go renewable now!

Feature story | October 31, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists delivered to the new government today more than 10,000 postcards from citizens of Thailand demanding a renewable energy legislation to ensure the energy security of the nation. In a unique protest addressing the new...

Earth Day: raise a ruckus about climate chaos

Feature story | April 24, 2006 at 6:00

Earth Day (April 22nd) was born in 1970 in the US, at the peak of an awakening in environmental awareness that led to the Clean Air Act and a flurry of effective legislative responses to an ecological crisis. That's the spirit we need today!

Greenpeace response to Jakarta Post article 13 February 2009 ‘Govt to allow peatland...

Press release | February 13, 2009 at 19:14

Greenpeace today denounced the Agriculture Ministry’s reported plans to allow palm oil companies to further devastate Indonesia’s critical peatlands, stressing that the absurd proposal completely undermines President Yodhyono’s G8 commitment to...

Greenpeace statement on Panay Power Corporation's intimidation tactics

Press release | June 15, 2008 at 8:00

Panay Power Corporation (PPC), proponents of the 165 MW coal fired power plant in Iloilo, harassed the Greenpeace Climate Defenders Camp in Barangay ngore, Iloilo City, Philippines today and endangered the safety of peaceful activists.

Bali: This ain’t no holiday – Greenpeace

Press release | December 10, 2007 at 8:00

As the climate talks in Bali go in to their critical second week, Greenpeace warned that governments had to get their act together if they want this meeting to be a success.

Environment Experts Shoot Down JPEPA at Senate Inquiry

Press release | September 28, 2007 at 8:00

Environment experts continued to expose the unacceptable toxic waste trade provisions under the Japan Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) as the Senate took a closer scrutiny at the treaty's health and environmental repercussions.

Greenpeace welcomes Nahdhatul Ulama decision

Press release | September 4, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace welcomed the decision of Nahdhatul Ulama (NU) which has forbidden the Indonesian Government from pursuing their plan to build the Muria nuclear power plant, near Jepara in Central Java. Greenpeace and local communities have been...

Electric Jeepneys start plying Makati roads

Press release | November 20, 2007 at 8:00

Two electric-powered Jeepneys or E-Jeepneys will start plying Makati City's streets today as part of a pilot testing phase to fine tune the innovative transport's adaptability as a commercial public transport in the country's premier business...

ADB and Japan dishonor Kyoto

Press release | May 7, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace expressed shock at the statement delivered by the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board Chair, Japan’s Finance Minister Koji Omi, on the penultimate day of the Bank’s 40th Annual Meeting in Kyoto. After acknowledging the vital role of...

Global brands send clear message to Sinar Mas - stop pulping the planet!

Feature story | July 9, 2010 at 6:00

Notorious rainforest destroyer, Sinar Mas continues to clear thousands of hectares of precious rainforests and, with an ever growing global demand for cheap pulp and paper products, it is unlikely to stop. If left unchecked, Sinar Mas is set to...

Our plan to stop the oil: 95% renewables by 2050

Feature story | June 7, 2010 at 6:00

Want a way to stop the corruption and pollution that the fossil fuel industry is wreaking on our planet? We've seen a better future, and here's our plan to get there: the Energy [R]evolution.

World water day 2010

Feature story | March 23, 2010 at 7:00

Chemical contamination is threatening our lakes and rivers, with severe impacts on human life and biodiversity. Activists around the world marked World Water Day 2010 by highlighting the growing presence of industrial hazardous chemicals in the...

Greenpeace to Presidential bets: Come Together to Avert Triple Threats

Feature story | February 17, 2010 at 15:16

Greenpeace today challenged all the presidential candidates to rise above political partisanship and unite behind a common ecological agenda to address the converging power, water and food crises following the onset of an extended period of El Niño.

GUILTY! United Nations: Japanese Authorities Breached Human Rights of Greenpeace...

Feature story | February 8, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists across Southeast Asia held vigils outside the Japan Embassy every day this week, in the run-up to the trial which begins next week.

Climate negotiations kick off

Feature story | December 9, 2009 at 8:59

The countdown to Copenhagen is over and the time for excuses has run out. Next week, more than 100 heads of state will answer your call to come to Copenhagen and take personal responsibility for the future of climate change.

Barack to the future? Obama confuses key climate dates

Feature story | December 3, 2009 at 7:00

As Barack Obama announced the US position for the Climate talks in Copenhagen, we felt a bit of an anti-climax between the buzz and the actual numbers. Maybe a time portal opened and Obama is living in an alternate reality?

Climate defenders to stay; Police reverses eviction order under pressure from communities

Feature story | November 15, 2009 at 19:24

In a surprising move, the chief of police of Pelalawan district revoked an earlier order of Governor of Riau to evict Greenpeace activists participating in the Climate Defenders camp on the threatened Kampar Peninsula and has permitted them to...

Indonesian authorities evict climate defenders under pressure from forest criminals

Feature story | November 15, 2009 at 7:00

The Indonesian police authorities, under orders from the Governor of Riau Province, will today begin the eviction of Greenpeace activists and local community members participating in the Climate Defenders camp on the threatened Kampar Peninsula...

Global paper giant cancels APRIL contract to stop Indonesia rainforest destruction

Feature story | November 13, 2009 at 16:33

Even as Greenpeace activists, who took direct action on Thursday to stop the destruction of peatlands in the Kampar peninsula by Asia Pacific Resources International Holding Limited (APRIL), are being detained by the police in Indonesia, the...

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