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Olongapo City says "No to coal!"

Feature story | September 2, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the Olongapo City government resolution expressing their objection to harmful coal-fired power plants, and called on other cities and provinces to join the movement to 'quit coal' and go renewable as a solution to stop...

Forests and climate up in smoke

Feature story | October 11, 2007 at 6:00

Never has the threat to the world’s forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With about one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction we are highlighting how Indonesia...

UN climate summit

Feature story | September 25, 2007 at 6:00

The good news: The biggest environmental gathering of government leaders in many years showed the world is finally waking up to the urgency of climate change. The bad news: Time is running out.

Indonesia’s Forests on Sale

Feature story | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace denounced the Indonesian Forestry Ministry’s latest plans of auctioning off old forest concession permits as scandalous, stressing that the move is no different from selling off the country’s future. Under a banner stating “Indonesia’s...

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...

Petron: Stop the spill!

Feature story | October 11, 2006 at 6:00

An unexpected surprise from the shores of Guimaras was brought to the doorsteps Petron corporation’s headquarters in Makati City. As Greenpeace activists delivered a container drum of spilt bunker fuel to highlight the company's irresponsible...

Globe warms: rainforests burn

Feature story | September 14, 2006 at 13:42

In what is becoming an annual event, fires are sweeping through the tropical rainforests of Indonesia and Brazil. The burning of the rainforests not only threaten biodiversity in the affected areas but, by contributing towards climate change,...

Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Feature story | August 22, 2006 at 6:00

It took Rodolfo Galuna only 15 days to build the small wooden boat he named "Rona". But now the 52-year-old fisherman has no use for it. Black, stinking oil sludge covers the boat’s hull, has crept into Galuna's back yard and quietly destroyed...

Philippines oil spill

Feature story | August 19, 2006 at 6:00

Today, Joaquin Nava, the Governor of the Philippine island hardest hit by a 350,000 litre oil spill, issued a desperate plea for help: "We can only watch in horror how an oil spill can undo in a few days our initiatives which have taken...

Philippines arrival

Feature story | August 15, 2006 at 6:00

The Esperanza was welcomed into Manila Bay today amid a sea of plastics, and right away the crew could see there is a lot of work to be done here. Fortunately, there is also a lot worth protecting, and some of the most successful local community...

Greenpeace energy blueprint shows governments how investing in green energy jobs can...

Press release | June 9, 2010 at 8:00

The renewable power industry could support 8.5 million jobs by 2030 (1), if governments seize the opportunity to invest in a greener future, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision launched today...

RP to become big winner in Greenpeace "Cool IT Challenge"

Press release | May 29, 2009 at 8:00

The Philippines is set to become a big winner in an ongoing initiative to lessen the IT industry’s contribution to climate change, Greenpeace said today in a press statement. The "Cool IT Challenge," launched this week by the environment...

Greenpeace launches ‘Philippine Energy Revolution’ report

Press release | August 8, 2008 at 8:00

Renewable energy can provide as much as 57% of the Philippines’ energy needs by 2030, according to a new report launched today by Greenpeace. 'Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Philippine Energy Outlook' is the first ever comprehensive energy...

GMO Corn declared unsafe for Austrians being fed to Filipinos

Press release | July 25, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace today demanded that the Philippine government immediately reassess its shoddy and inadequate policies on Genetically modified Organisms (GMOs)and withdraw the approval of MON 863, (aka YieldGard Rootworm), a GMO corn variety that has...

How do electronic companies tackle climate change?

Press release | July 3, 2008 at 17:44

The newest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics now evaluates tech companies' impact on climate change. But, out of the 18 electronics companies evaluated in the 8th edition of Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics, only...

GRIPP, Greenpeace welcome DOTC go signal on Electric Jeepneys

Press release | May 5, 2008 at 8:00

The Electric Jeepney or E-Jeepney, a cleaner, safer, renewable alternative to fossil-fuel based public transport, has finally been given the green light to ply the country's public roads. GRIPP (Green Renewable Independent Power Producer) and...

Unilever suppliers burning up Borneo for palm oil; Greenpeace demands moratorium on...

Press release | April 21, 2008 at 8:00

Unilever, the company behind some of the world’s biggest brands, including Dove, is contributing to the destruction of the Indonesian forests and peat-lands, the last remaining eco-systems on the planet that are massive stores of carbon and also...

New evidence links Unilever to burning of Borneo

Press release | April 21, 2008 at 8:00

Unilever, the company behind some of the world’s biggest brands, including Dove, is contributing to the destruction of the last remaining habitats of the orang-utan and other wildlife, and massively speeding up climate change, according to...

Asian companies reclaim top place in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Press release | March 18, 2008 at 8:00

Asian consumer electronic companies Samsung and Toshiba figure at the top the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics (1), released today. Scoring 7.7 out of 10, they both edged out cellphone manufacturer Nokia, whose...

ISAAA, mouthpiece of Agro-corporations, misleads Pinoys on GMOs, Again !

Press release | February 15, 2008 at 17:28

Greenpeace today accused ISAAA (International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications) of spreading false propaganda about benefits of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on the behest of its transnational corporate sponsors,...

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