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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 in ASEAN region a security risk: Greenpeace warnsNuclear power in ASEAN...

Feature story | May 29, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today warned that that the recent nuclear weapons testing in North Korea has underscored the dangerous connection between nuclear power and nuclear arms, and has called on ASEAN leaders to abandon their nuclear ambitions, or risk...

Greenpeace blasts Pangasinan resolution on nuclear plants

Feature story | February 18, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace today urged government leaders to stand fast against the machinations of nuclear energy peddlers, and instead move for the immediate adoption of energy efficiency measures and the fast deployment of renewable energy sources which, it...

Presidential candidates must come clean on nuclear energy: Greenpeace

Feature story | February 4, 2010 at 7:00

Greenpeace today called upon all presidential candidates and other political aspirants to make public their stand on nuclear energy and declare their plans and policies on energy sourcing, especially with the threat of el niño compounding the...

Greenpeace “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” concludes with a call to Congress to reject...

Feature story | May 25, 2009 at 6:00

Thousands of concerned Filipinos have sent a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject any proposal for nuclear power in the country and instead enable massive uptake of renewable energy.

“Energy Revolution” Bike Ride gathers thousands of signatures for petition against...

Feature story | May 23, 2009 at 6:00

Hundreds of cyclists from Manila and Central Luzon have set off today on a historic tour from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of Representatives in a bid to gather and deliver a petition opposing nuclear power signed by thousands of...

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.

Greenpeace plants tombstone at House of Representatives

Feature story | February 2, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace today exposed that the House Bill proposing to revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant is part of a sneaky and underhanded attempt to railroad the establishment of a national commercial nuclear power program in the Philippines. According...

The strange story of a mothballed nuclear plant, a dormant volcano, and misguided...

Feature story | January 27, 2009 at 7:00

Something strange happened during the Christmas holidays of 2008 in the Philippines. Instead of celebrating the enactment of the Renewable Energy Law, a baffling report was published in the local newspapers.

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Energy Revolution Bike Ride: Day 2

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 24, 2009

One of the bikers talking about the Bike Ride to kids in San Fernando, Pampanga After repeatedly hearing Heber Bartolome's 'Payag ka ba? ' for the nth time during the bike ride its easy to think that being part of the movement...

“Energy Revolution” Bike Ride: Day1

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 23, 2009

Volunteers of Greenpeace, Livestrong and Firefly Brigade leave Morong, Bataan. After a few mishaps last night including an injury, car problem and hours of delay. We arrived exhausted. It was there in Morong that we all spent the...

How far is 'safe' when it comes to nukes?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 20, 2009 2 comments

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