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Solar Generation call for an Energy Revolution on Earth Day

Feature story | April 22, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace youth group, ‘Solar Generation, today called for a revolution in the way Indonesia produces and uses energy, at the launch of their “Smart Power’ event in Bandung.

Historic opportunity to stop climate chaos squandered in Copenhagen

Press release | December 20, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace strongly condemned the arrogance of the heads of state from the world¹s most powerful countries for presenting a ‘take it or leave¹ deal to the Copenhagen Climate Summit. Whilst en route to the airport they claimed the deal was done,...

Greenpeace exposes Sinar Mas’s illegal deforestation activities; demands suspension...

Press release | December 10, 2009 at 8:00

10 December 2009, Jakarta - Greenpeace today presented new evidence exposing illegal forest clearing by Sinar Mas group in Kalimantan and has called on Indonesian President to order the suspension of all its operations. Sinar Mas is already...

Nuclear-themed comic envisions Nuclear-Free future for Indonesia’s youth

Press release | June 22, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today launched the comic 'Nuclear Meltdown - A message from the Darkness', at the Komunitas Salihara cultural centre in South Jakarta to raise awareness of the human, environmental and financial costs of this dirty and dangerous...

Greenpeace challenges President Yudhoyono to honour his commitment to cut emissions...

Press release | February 18, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is sending an urgent message to Indonesia’s President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, ahead of his meeting with the new US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to take immediate action to combat dangerous climate change and stop Indonesia’s...

Quit coal - Greenpeace tells Indonesia’s Energy Minister

Press release | February 13, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today took direct action to expose the true cost of coal at Cilacap coal plant on Central Java’s south coast. Greenpeace is denouncing the faulty projections by Indonesia’s Energy ministry to justify the building of new coal plants...

Action by Greenpeace in the North Sea: Palm Oil that kills the climate and forests is...

Press release | December 25, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace today protested against a shipment of Indonesian palm oil en route to Rotterdam by painting "Forest Crime" on the side of the Isola Corallo. The tanker is transporting palm oil from Indonesia's largest palm oil producer, Sinar Mas, to...

Sinar Mas’s forest destruction in Sumatra creates an annual Climate Debt of IDR 48.5...

Press release | May 25, 2009 at 8:00

New Greenpeace research launched in Beijing today estimates that Sinar Mas group’s destruction of peatlands in Riau Province, Sumatra, releases up to 113 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, equivalent to Belgium’s total CO2 emissions in 2005. (1)

Greenpeace University an investment in Indonesia’s future

Press release | June 5, 2009 at 20:01

Greenpeace today launched its first official activist training programme in Asia called the Greenpeace University, unveiling the groundbreaking initiative in Jakarta on the occasion of World Environment Day. At the launch, the international...

RP tops list of climate change victims worldwide

Press release | December 13, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today demanded urgent climate solutions from the Philippine government, following the release of an international report citing the country as world's top climate change victim in 2006. The report "Global Climate Risk Index 2006" was...

Presidential bets want coal energy phase-out

Press release | April 9, 2010 at 8:00

Greenpeace and EcoWaste Coalition today released the fourth instalment of the Green Electoral Initiative (GEI), a survey intended to determine the Presidential candidates’ stand on key environmental issues. The latest results show their...

ASEAN not serious enough about Climate Change: Greenpeace

Press release | April 9, 2010 at 8:00

Greenpeace today dismissed the draft of the 'ASEAN Joint Response to Climate Change' as weak and compromising with its inclusion of clause referring to the so-called Copenhagen Accord --- the undesired outcome of December's United Nations climate...

Boracay eyes 50% reduction in diesel energy consumption

Press release | March 31, 2010 at 8:00

Efforts by Greenpeace and the tourism industry in this popular destination have been stepped up to keep peak-season energy demand comparable to off-peak levels in the immediate term, and to much lower levels subsequently.

Greenpeace echoes UN call: Japanese Authorities Breached Human Rights of Anti-Whaling...

Press release | February 12, 2010 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists in Manila today called on the Japanese government for justice for two colleagues arrested in Japan in 2008 for anti-whaling activities. The activists delivered a letter to Japan’s Ambassador to the Philippines and placed...

SBY: revoke permits for pulp giant APRIL clearing Kampar Peninsula

Press release | November 9, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released fresh evidence of pulp and paper giant APRIL rampantly destroying peatland forests in the Kampar Peninsula, Sumatra. On the basis of the photos and map released today, Greenpeace is calling on Indonesian President...

Greenpeace calls on EU Funding for forest protection not destruction as it blocks...

Press release | October 31, 2009 at 8:00

Yesterday Greenpeace activists in two inflatable boats intercepted a ship in France, the Izmir Castle, carrying 15,000 tonnes of palm kernel from Indonesia in the port of Montoir-de-Bretagne. The Greenpeace activists painted "Climate Crime" on...

Government climate change report urges immediate action to stop deforestation

Press release | September 1, 2009 at 17:41

Greenpeace is calling for the Indonesian Government to take immediate action following the release of the Indonesia Emission Report by the National Council on Climate Change by implementing an immediate moratorium on deforestation and peatland...

Mr. President, do you care?

Press release | April 4, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace this morning challenged President Yudhoyono to turn his commitment to drastically cut Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation into concrete action, prior to his election campaign speech at a 100,000-strong Demokrat...

Forests for Climate: Greenpeace demands action from Indonesian president

Press release | April 1, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace criticised President Yudhoyono for failing to take action on his commitment to drastically cut greenhouse gas reduction from deforestation, on the eve of the crucial G20 meeting in UK.

Sustainable palm oil a farce; Industry body weak and ineffectual: Greenpeace

Press release | November 20, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace today condemned the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), for failing to take action against member companies who continue to destroy Indonesia’s peatlands and forests at the conclusion of its 6th annual meeting in Bali.

Greenpeace showcases the solution to Indonesia’s rapid forest destruction and rising...

Press release | October 31, 2008 at 11:06

Greenpeace this morning launched its Forests for Climate initiative, the pioneering solution to reduce deforestation, tackle climate change, preserve global biodiversity and protect the livelihoods of millions of forest people. Forests for...

Greenpeace ship Esperanza in Jakarta applauds efforts to protect forests, calls for...

Press release | October 29, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace ship, Esperanza, arrived in Jakarta this morning calling for urgent action to protect forests in order to save the global climate and bearing new evidence of the mounting threat to Papua’s forests and calling on the central Government...

Palm oil company plunder of Indonesia’s last forest frontier gathers pace

Press release | October 10, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace today revealed fresh evidence of massive conversion of Papua’s intact ancient forest for palm oil plantation in the Lereh area of Jayapura district.

Electronic giants failing to go green

Press release | May 27, 2010 at 8:00

Version 15 of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics (1) sees Samsung, Toshiba and Dell, all picking up penalty points for backtracking on their self proposed timelines to eliminate some of the worst toxic substances from their products. The...

Greenpeace calls for political commitment to protect Forests and People in upcoming...

Press release | March 16, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today kicked-off its “Vote for Forests, Vote for Our Future” campaign along with politicians, celebrities, and supporters at Lapangan Banteng.

Greenpeace and Jikalahari support Riau Governor’s call for a moratorium decree on...

Press release | November 6, 2008 at 8:00

Greenpeace and the Riau-based environmental group Jikalahari called upon the Indonesian government to support the call for a moratorium decree on forests and peatlands conversion made by Riau Governor Wan Abubakar, during a media briefing on...

Lawlessness and international demand driving forest extinction

Press release | April 17, 2007 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace report, ‘Merbau’s Last Stand’(1), launched today warns that the tropical hardwood species merbau (or kwila) will be extinct within 35 years or less if action is not taken to stop the destructive logging and trade of the species.

Greenpeace statement on the promulgation of the Writ of Kalikasan

Press release | April 15, 2010 at 20:21

The Supreme Court yesterday promulgated the Rules of Procedure for Environmental Cases which includes the writ of kalikasan.

Greenpeace welcomes National Climate Change Commission; urges other leaders to get...

Press release | October 24, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today welcomed the formation of Philippines National Climate Change Commission as a necessary step to address the enormous challenge of coping with the devastating impacts of climate change. Greenpeace called upon the Commission to put...

Greenpeace welcomes President Yudhoyono as the leader who will save our climate

Press release | October 20, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today delivered a letter and a bouquet of flowers to congratulate President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on his inauguration for his second presidential term, and for declaring his intention to take leadership in the battle against climate...

Massive living sculpture celebrates Thai rice

Press release | September 2, 2009 at 16:14

Greenpeace today unveiled a massive organic rice-field art meant to celebrate rice production in Thailand while at the same time reminding the Thai Government to protect the country’s most important food crop from the imminent threat of genetic...

First Greenpeace University graduates are an investment in Indonesia’s future

Press release | September 3, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today hosted the graduation ceremony of its first official training programme in Asia called the Greenpeace University. At the ceremony, the international environmental campaigning organisation outlined the inspiration behind the...

Neste Oil’s plans for global leadership in palm oil diesel will drive massive...

Press release | May 12, 2009 at 8:00

This morning, 32 Greenpeace activists from Finland and Sweden locked down a palm oil diesel refinery of Neste Oil in Porvoo, Finland. Neste Oil, an oil refining company largely owned by the Finnish government (1), is set - over the next three...

“We need to develop renewable energy, but we don’t need coal hypocrisy"

Press release | March 25, 2010 at 18:21

The Renewable Energy Summit Philippines 2010, intended to “position the Philippines as a major regional player in RE development and technology,” opens today at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila.

Greenpeace calls on Indonesian citizens to take action to safeguard the nation’s...

Press release | October 17, 2008 at 12:28

Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrived this morning in Manokwari, West Papua, with new evidence of the mounting threat to Papua’s forests from palm oil expansion, logging and other drivers of deforestation. Greenpeace revealed its findings of...

Millions of vulnerable people in Asia bearing the brunt of climate crisis, says new...

Press release | November 19, 2007 at 8:00

Global warming is set to reverse decades of social and economic progress across Asia, home to more than four billion people or 60 per cent of the world’s population, according to a new multi-agency report published today called 'Up in Smoke:...

Asian Development Bank can be the catalyst for Asia's Energy Revolution

Press release | May 3, 2007 at 8:00

On the eve of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Annual Meeting in Kyoto, Greenpeace called on the Bank to put its financial resources and policy capacity fully behind an energy revolution in Asia based on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Greenpeace tackles climate change at frontline of Indonesian rainforest destruction

Press release | November 4, 2009 at 18:25

This morning, fifty Greenpeace activists took action to prevent the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests and called on world leaders to end global deforestation, which is responsible for about a fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions (1). The...

Remember Our Forests, Greenpeace tells Presidential hopefuls

Press release | July 2, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace this morning urged incumbent President Yudhoyono to draw up an urgent action plan to protect Indonesia’s last remaining forests, by staging a parody of President Yudhoyono’s speech on July 1st where he called upon Indonesian people to...

Greenpeace Statement on the Ratification of the Japan-Philippines Economic...

Press release | October 9, 2008 at 14:05

Close to midnight Wednesday, 8 October 2008, before Congress went on recess, the Philippine Senate ratified the controversial Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) voting 16-4.

Greenpeace activists in frontline of battle against climate change shut down climate...

Press release | November 25, 2009 at 8:00

Twelve days before the critical UN Copenhagen Climate Summit, Greenpeace activists today shut down the export facilities of a major pulp mill operated by Sinar Mas-owned pulp and paper company APP, in the heart of Indonesia's rainforests. Sinar...

Greenpeace: Clean Production needed to rehabilitate Manila Bay

Press release | August 25, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is recommending that government pursue Clean Production, and not just tackle the most obvious problems, if it is sincere in its efforts to rehabilitate Manila Bay. Greenpeace reiterated that a large part of issues like solid waste and...

GMO Corn invades Filipino food and feed

Press release | April 23, 2009 at 19:05

Amidst continuing interception and seizures of illegal GMO corn varieties in Negros Occidental, Greenpeace today demanded that the Philippine Government issue an outright ban on all genetically-modified (GMO) food crops. Earlier this month,...

Greenpeace awards medals of shame to Global Leaders for climate failure

Press release | January 22, 2010 at 13:54

Over 75 Greenpeace activists from Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines today demonstrated at the US embassy in Bangkok condemning the derailment of the climate negotiations in Copenhagen by a handful of countries led by the US.

Global paper giant cancels APRIL contract to stop Indonesia rainforest destruction

Press release | November 13, 2009 at 8:00

Even as Greenpeace activists, who took direct action on Thursday to stop the destruction of peatlands in Kampar peninsula by Asia Pacific Resources International Holding Limited (APRIL), are being detained by the police in Indonesia, the global...

Greenpeace PRESS STATEMENT : In reaction to the Energy Secretary's recent...

Press release | August 22, 2007 at 8:00

In reaction to the Energy Secretary's recent announcement on developing nuclear energy in Philippines, Mr. Von Hernandez, Campaign Director, Greenpeace Southeast Asia released the following statement:

Greenpeace launches first comprehensive global energy strategy for tackling climate...

Press release | January 25, 2007 at 8:00

Renewable energy, combined with efficiencies from the smart use of energy, can deliver half of the world’s energy needs by 2050, according to one of the most comprehensive plans for future sustainable energy provision, launched today.

GMO rice unapproved for human consumption still in local supermarket shelves

Press release | January 20, 2007 at 8:00

Sacks of "Uncle Sam Texas Long Grain Rice" confirmed last November to be contaminated with a GE(genetically-engineered) strain unapproved for human consumption continues to be sold in supermarket shelves in Metro Manila, Greenpeace revealed...

The Global Status of Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops: 10 years of continuing rejection

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

A summary of ‘Global reaction against genetic engineering in 2006’, released by Greenpeace today, provides solid evidence that resistance to genetically engineered crops continues to grow, amongst farmers, consumers and governments. The...

Booming EU demand for biofuels could kill Indonesian forests

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned about the spectre of increased forest-related calamities in Indonesia, where plantations for palm oil are expected to expand rapidly into forest areas due to demands for bio-fuels in the European Union. The Indonesian...

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