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Nuclear Power Forum an expensive and risky distraction from real solutions

Feature story | December 10, 2010 at 11:22 1 comment

Greenpeace today held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to...

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...

‘Shadowlands’ photographs highlight human cost of Fukushima nuclear disaster

Press release | March 5, 2012 at 18:32

Greenpeace today launched ‘Shadowlands’, a presentation of haunting photographs depicting the impacts of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the plight of people displaced by the crisis, serving also as a warning to Philippine authorities to stop...

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Anti-Nuclear Concert and Exhibition

Feature story | June 15, 2009 at 6:00

Makamtao subdistrict of Chainat province was chosen as one of the 14 areas suitable for building a nuclear power plant under Thailand's Power Development Plan. Therefore, Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Solar Generation were invited by Chao...

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...

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 —...

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...

Shadowlands exhibit launch

Image gallery | March 5, 2012

A day after the ride...

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

The ride may be over but not the struggle for a nuclear-free Philippines "Was it worth it?" A day after the activity at Congress' gate, I find myself asking this question. After two days of traveling, was it worth it? I find it...

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

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

[googlemaps http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&t=p&msa=0&msid=101091798861025594634.00046a43e280c5523762a&ll=14.764259,120.723267&spn=1.859052,2.334595&z=8&output=embed&w=425&h=350] I believe that one reason why the powers...

Protest at the ASEAN Summit venue

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 11, 2009

Tara delivers our message to the Thail delegate: "Nuclear power is bad for Southeast Asia's future!" Today I joined my counterparts, Isa and Hikmat, the media officers of the Thailand and Indonesia offices of Greenpeace Southeast...

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...

Volunteers of Greenpeace

Image | May 23, 2009 at 6:00

Volunteers of Greenpeace, Livestrong and Firefly Brigade leave Morong, Bataan 180 kilometers west of Manila, during the start of the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride" to oppose the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant.

Volunteers of Greenpeace

Image | May 23, 2009 at 15:56

Volunteers of Greenpeace, Livestrong and Firefly Brigade prepare to kick off of the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” to oppose the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, from Morong, Bataan to the House of Representatives in Quezon City...

Volunteer cyclists stop in front of Morong

Image | May 23, 2009 at 15:52

Volunteer cyclists stop in front of Morong church, in Bataan, 180 kilometers west of Manila awaiting their blessing and send-off for the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride,” which will bring them from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of...

Pornsiri Cheevapattanuvong

Image | June 15, 2009 at 7:00

Pornsiri Cheevapattanuvong, Solar Generation Coordinator provided knowledge to teachers and 400 students of Wat Sing and other 3 nearby schools in the district about the impacts of a nuclear power plants if it is built.

Greenpeace volunteers attach the pinwheels

Image | May 26, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace volunteers attach the pinwheels and banners at the gate of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City.

Greenpeace SEA's Solar Generation volunteer

Image | June 14, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace SEA's Solar Generation volunteer provided knowledge to students in an exhibition of Chernobyl impacts and climate change impacts in an anti-nuclear concert by Caravan band at Wat Sing school.

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