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A child joins the Greenpeace candle

Image | April 25, 2009 at 23:14

A child joins the Greenpeace candle-lighting ceremeony to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident. Calling for safe energy for the Philippines , supporters and volunteers of the environment group lit more than 2,000 candles which...

Greenpeace today marked the anniversary of

Image | April 25, 2009 at 23:11

Greenpeace today marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony to protest the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Calling for safe energy for the...

2,000 candles...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 26, 2009 2 comments

Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony. With the images still fresh in our heads, we went out to the wet grass, to light candles. Right after...

No more Chernobyls!

Feature story | April 25, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony to protest the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Calling for safe energy for the Philippines ,...

Nuclear Power: a dangerous waste of time

Publication | April 20, 2009 at 21:26

The nuclear power industry is attempting to exploit the climate crisis by aggressively promoting nuclear technology as a “low-carbon” means of generating electricity. Nuclear power claims to be safe,cost-effective and able meet the world’s energy...

ASEAN's rescue package must abandon expensive nuclear nightmare

Feature story | April 10, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists today protested at the main gate of the ASEAN+3 Summit venue in Thailand by launching a large balloon with banners saying "Not for Nukes, $ for Renewable Energy--Climate Action Now." Greenpeace demanded that government...

New comic book gets youth involved in environment issues

Feature story | April 3, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace launched Nuclear Meltdown: A message from the darkness, an advocacy comic book about the perils of nuclear power and how the youth can make a difference in making the world a better place.

The BNPP is safe!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 1, 2009 1 comment

Almost everybody knows that Google is the best place to find information about anything. Thanks to Google , we now know that we've made a terrible mistake on the issue of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, according to a recent search...

Greenpeace staff

Image | March 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Morong (174 kilometers west of Manila) the town hosting the...

Greenpeace staff

Image | March 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Morong (174 kilometers west of Manila) the town hosting the...

Climate change, safety, nuke power politics

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 16, 2009

From the Philippine Daily Inquirer SOMETHING terribly wrong is going on for nuclear power to be considered “clean energy.” Nuclear power is not the solution to climate change and it creates more problems than it purports to...

Nuclear Energy Myth

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 10, 2009

This is in response to the front-page article titled "Nuke energy key to stem climate change" (3/2/09) , which is about the nuclear industry’s claim that nuclear power has a role in climate change mitigation. Nuclear power in fact...

Greenpeace Statement on today’s hearing at the House Committee on Appropriations on...

Press release | March 5, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia Campaigns Manager for the Philippines Beau Baconguis said: "The ongoing debate on the House bill mandating the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant which continue to drag on in the House Committee on...

BNPP to count among world’s most dangerous nuclear plants if operated--Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2009 at 8:00

The outdated, light water Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) will count among the world’s most dangerous nuclear power plants if operated, Greenpeace revealed in a press conference in Quezon City today. In a talk entitled 'The dubious safety of...

There is strength in numbers

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 24, 2009

"Not in our backyard!" was the common sentiment of the mass that gathered in the prayer rally against the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. Under normal circumstances no one would bathe in the heat of noon. Noontime here in the...

A Song dedicated to Rep. Mark Cojuangco and other pro-BNPP Representatives

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 24, 2009 3 comments

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TtvzkHZdEo] Here is a song dedicated to Rep. Mark Cojuangco and other members of the House of Representatives who seem hellbent on railroading the HB 4631 calling for the revival of the Monster...

Hundreds form "No to BNPP" solidarity message

Video | February 22, 2009 at 18:55

Around 800 volunteers from Greenpeace and the Network Opposed to BNPP (Bataan Nuclear Power Plant) form a giant human banner spelling No to BNPP in a campus in Quezon City, as a message of solidarity opposing a House bill to revive the mothballed...

No to BNPP!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 22, 2009 1 comment

There was a certain kind of chill in the air as I walked in the still empty campus of the University of the Philippines (U.P.), it was still 5:30 in the morning, the sun's not yet up and there was no one there lest for the occasional...

Hundreds form "No to BNPP" solidarity message

Feature story | February 22, 2009 at 7:00

Hundreds of volunteers from Greenpeace and the Network Opposed to BNPP (Bataan Nuclear Power Plant) today created a message of solidarity against the use of dangerous nuclear power by forming a giant human banner spelling "No to BNPP" in a...

Around the traps...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 21, 2009

Bataan Nuclear Power Plant proponent, Congressman Mark Conjuangco seems to be getting a lot of airtime in the blogosphere recently below are some interesting posts about him. Greenpeace International Nuclear Reaction weblog has...

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