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Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture

Image | January 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture “stop” with their hands, in reference to a Congress Bill pushing for the immediate revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. In a press conference in Quezon City today, Greenpeace warned that...

Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture

Image | January 27, 2009 at 15:22

Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture “stop” with their hands, in reference to a Congress Bill pushing for the immediate revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. In a press conference in Quezon City today, Greenpeace warned that...

Greenpeace activists keep watch in front

Image | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists keep watch in front of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City after planting an 8-foot tall tombstone with the words "R.I.P. BNPP" at the entrance of Congress compound. The activity is meant to send a...

Greenpeace activists keep watch in front

Image | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists keep watch in front of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City after planting an 8-foot tall tombstone with the words "R.I.P. BNPP" at the entrance of Congress compound. The activity is meant to send a...

A Greenpeace activist places flowers at a

Image | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

A Greenpeace activist places flowers at a "tombstone" with the words "R.I.P. BNPP" in front of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City. The activity is meant to send a message to lawmakers not to revive the mothballed Bataan...

A Nuclear Blast From the Past

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 2, 2009 1 comment

"The nuclear industry has hitched a ride on the climate change bandwagon, proclaiming that nuclear power will solve the world’s global warming and energy problems in one sweeping “nuclear renaissance.” As you might expect, there’s a...

Grasping at Straws?

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | February 6, 2009

After a few days of browsing online forums and social networking sites, forum threads and news articles tackling the issue of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant's, (BNPP) revival, are not so difficult to ' Stumbleupon ' if you're an...

Madness and Apathy

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 21, 2009

The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant has been given several monikers since its conception – the white elephant, Morong monster and the ghost of Morong, among others.  It has also been alluded to as a glorified stove by no less than the...

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...

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...

Around 800 volunteers from Greenpeace and

Image | February 22, 2009 at 15:31

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...

Of Hope and Nay-sayers

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | February 23, 2009

Yesterday, I joined the hundreds who created the "NO TO BNPP" human banner as a solidarity message against the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. Witnessing around 800 people join the activity made my hopes so high. After 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...

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 visual metaphor for the BNPP

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | February 27, 2009

Drawings or comic strip containing a political or social messages, related to current events or personalities, are commonly called 'editorial cartoons,' they serve as  visual metaphors and caricatures that explain complicated political...

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...

Photos that speak thousands of words

Blog entry by AC Dimatatac | March 5, 2009 1 comment

Photography has always been a powerful tool of communication. It is one of the new media forms that helps change perception and even the structure of society. This is proven by the photo exhibit we put up last Feb 28, 2009 at Malate...

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...

In response to Rey Vincent's Op-Ed

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 25, 2009

In light of the recent moves in Congress to operationalize the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant - there seems to be an abundance of so-called nukes experts here in the Philippines. A certain Rey Vincent P.E., wrote a letter-to-the-editor to...

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...

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