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Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | June 9, 2011 at 19:40

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Closure of German nuke plants a signal for The Philippines

Press release | May 31, 2011 at 16:15

The immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants in Germany yesterday should serve as an important signal for the Philippines to abandon nuclear power plans, Greenpeace said today as they hailed the decision of the German government —...

Greenpeace Statement on TEPCO admission of full meltdown and reactor core breach at...

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 21:24

Tokyo, Japan – Greenpeace today criticised TEPCO and the Japanese government for continuing to underplay the seriousness of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, after TEPCO yesterday admitted (1) that a partial meltdown of the reactor 1 core at...

Greenpeace backs proposed bill to scrap nuclear from PH energy plans

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 19:08

Greenpeace today called on the country’s lawmakers to fast-track the passage of a Congress Bill that, once signed into law, will strike out nuclear energy from Philippine energy plans once and for all.

Greenpeace statement on DOT plans to turn BNPP into a tourist attraction

Press release | May 13, 2011 at 11:15

"Greenpeace applauds the decision to turn the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) into a monument to remind people of the inherent dangers of nuclear power. We believe the Department of Tourism (DOT) has found the best use for the BNPP.

Greenpeace statement on TEPCO announcement that fuel in Fukushima reactor 1 has melted

Press release | May 12, 2011 at 20:29

Tokyo, Japan, 12 May 2011 – “Earlier readings of water levels, temperatures and pressure Fukushima Reactor 1 lead to assumptions by the authorities that reactors 1, 2 and 3 were stabilising. What we are now seeing is that at least some water...

Banking on the next Fukushima

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | May 11, 2011

Two months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan our thoughts are with those who have lost loved ones, those who face an uncertain future and those who are still unable to return home because of the deadly...

Greenpeace tells PH to scrap options for 2,000MW nuclear plant

Press release | May 11, 2011 at 17:29

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to follow Japan’s example and immediately scrap all nuclear plans in order to pave the way for a massive uptake of renewable energy. The call came at the wake of the momentous announcement from...

Climate change main threat facing Southeast Asia

Press release | May 9, 2011 at 20:26

At the conclusion of the 18th ASEAN Summit in Jakarta today, Greenpeace called on ASEAN Heads of State to act with greater urgency and show political unity in addressing climate change. The call came as the environment group criticized ASEAN’s...

Around the world against nuclear energy

Image gallery | April 29, 2011

Chernobyl 25 Years later: A stark reminder of Fukushima's future

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 27, 2011

To date, Chernobyl still stands as the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident. But the unfolding disaster in Fukushima, Japan, demonstrates that no amount of technological sophistication or safety culture can prepare any country or...

Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to abandon nukes on Chernobyl anniversary

Feature story | April 26, 2011 at 12:52

Greenpeace marked the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a call to governments of Southeast Asia to abandon all plans of developing nuclear power plants in the region to ensure the safety of its citizens. Greenpeace is...

A Lenten Earth Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 22, 2011

Earth Day in the Philippines will not be as lively, festive and jubilant this year. The annual commemoration of the day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment incidentally falls this year on...

Fallout - 25 years after Chernobyl. Photoessay by Robert Knoth

Video | April 20, 2011 at 21:30

After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the Ukrainian government regular monitored the food and soil of the affected areas, this monitoring discontinued in 2009. In 2011, Greenpeace visited the Ukraine to carry out independent research. In one...

This is our cry. This is our prayer. Peace on Earth

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 19, 2011

Last week, I lighted a candle amidst a thousand origami cranes to express solidarity with victims of the earthquake, tsunami and the still unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. We were there...

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis - One Month Later

Image gallery | April 13, 2011

Greenpeace candlelight vigil calls for an end to nuclear age

Feature story | April 12, 2011 at 12:12

Around one hundred Greenpeace activists and supporters called for an end to nuclear power during a candlelight vigil at the Bantayog Ng Mga Bayani shrine in Quezon City. Volunteers hoisted a thousand paper cranes to express solidarity with...

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