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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,...

Greenpeace statement on biofuels

Press release | January 16, 2008 at 14:28

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner Jasper Inventor said: "While biofuels, as a fossil fuel alternative, can partially address concerns over climate change, volatile oil prices, and energy security, they are not the...

Greenpeace statement on the creation of environmental courts by the SC

Press release | January 14, 2008 at 16:10

The Philippine Supreme Court has recently designated 117 environmental courts to speed up the resolution of environmental cases in the country.

Greenpeace Slams Cabinet Decision to Lift Ban on Open Field Trials of GM crops

Press release | December 27, 2007 at 21:51

Greenpeace today denounced the decision of the Cabinet to lift the ban on field trials involving genetically modified crops, pointing out that ruling spells disaster not only to the environment but also for the country’s agricultural production. ...

GREENPEACE: Cheap, low-carbon electricity for all Indonesians

Press release | November 27, 2007 at 8:00

Indonesia can produce more than 60 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2050 making the country less dependent on imported fossil fuels and allowing for cheaper electricity, according to a new report authored by Greenpeace,...

Gaming consoles among the least environment friendly electronic gadgets

Press release | November 28, 2007 at 12:48

Game consoles are among the least environment-friendly electronic gadgets, Greenpeace revealed today with the release of the 6th edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. The Guide, first launched in August 2006 and rates PC and...

Greenpeace deplores railroading of nuclear power plans

Press release | October 18, 2007 at 19:04

Greenpeace today deplored the railroading of the proposed nuclear power generation plan for Thailand by Minister of Energy Dr. Piyaswasdi Amaranan, warning that the undue haste with which the government is pushing nuclear power without...

Greenpeace Warns of Inevitable Water Crisis

Press release | October 18, 2007 at 15:31

Greenpeace warned that Thailand is headed for an inevitable water crisis, stressing that unless strong measures are taken, the continuing pollution of clean water sources in the kingdom combined with the projected calamitous impacts of climate...

Scientific tests reveal iPhone contains hazardous chemicals and materials, says...

Press release | October 16, 2007 at 8:00

Apple´s iPhone contains hazardous chemicals and materials, according to the results of scientific tests commissioned by Greenpeace and released today. This is the first testing of an Apple product following the commitment by Steve Jobs, Apple CEO...

Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ spotlights toxics pollution in Marilao River

Press release | October 12, 2007 at 8:00

A team of Greenpeace ‘Water Patrol’ activists today called attention to the shocking extent of pollution in Marilao River by unfurling a 28-meter banner with the words “Stop toxic pollution, protect our water resources” along Marilao Bridge in...

Greenpeace Hits Reported Deal between DoA and Cornell

Press release | September 28, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace denounced reported plans by the Department of Agriculture to tie up with Cornell University involving the development of genetically modified (GM) papaya, saying that the country's agricultural sector is bound to lose out, if the said...

Electronic companies going greener but Philippines still to see marked improvements

Press release | September 20, 2007 at 15:50

The electronics industry has made great improvements in environmental policies a year after Greenpeace launched the Guide to Greener Electronics, an environmental rating guide to electronic companies. But in some countries like the Philippines...

Bayer insults petitioners defending rice in GMO court case

Press release | September 15, 2007 at 8:00

Bb Pilipinas-Universe Anna Theresa Licaros today cried foul over accusations by Bayer CropScience that she and other petitioners who advocate GMO-free rice are "willing puppets" who "do not know a thing" about genetically modified organisms...

A Sustainable Energy Future for Southeast Asia will save money and the climate

Press release | August 23, 2007 at 8:00

Investing in a renewable energy future will save 10 times the fuel costs of a 'business as usual' fossil-fuelled scenario, saving US$180 billion annually and cut CO2 emissions in half by 2030, according to a joint report by Greenpeace and the...

Greenpeace warns Cabinet against moves to repeal trial ban on GM Crops

Press release | August 22, 2007 at 15:11

Greenpeace cautioned the Thai Cabinet against moves by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) to repeal the existing field trial ban on genetically modified (GM) crops in the country, stressing that said efforts represent a clear threat that would...

Protecting Papuan forests important to help avert climate catastrophe

Press release | August 21, 2007 at 8:00

Keeping Papua’s intact forests standing and free from conversion and industrial logging is of vital importance in the global efforts to avert catastrophic climate change, according to the international environmental group Greenpeace and the...

Greenpeace statement on sections 48 and 49* of the Joint Communique of the 40th ASEAN...

Press release | August 1, 2007 at 19:10

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner Jasper Inventor said: "The fact that we are already experiencing the catastrophic impacts of climate change demands that governments in the region start taking aggressive action that goes...

RP sleepwalking into disaster with water, power crises

Press release | July 27, 2007 at 16:58

The Philippines is sleepwalking into disaster unless the government implements strong measures to mitigate the disastrous effects of climate change. Greenpeace issued the warning today amid the government's serious alarms of impending drought and...

Greenpeace statement on the appointment of Lito Atienza & Angelo Reyes

Press release | July 19, 2007 at 8:00

Regarding the recent appointments of Lito Atienza and Sec. Angelo Reyes to the DENR and DOE, Von Hernandez, Campaign Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: "The appointment of Mr. Lito Atienza and Sec. Angelo Reyes to these important...

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