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Greenpeace proposes Asian clean energy strategy to avert climate disaster

Feature story | April 26, 2007 at 6:00

In the lead up to the Third Working Group Meeting of the ninth session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Bangkok, Greenpeace today called upon Asian governments to do its share in averting a climate disaster by...

The message is clear..

Feature story | April 30, 2007 at 6:00

“The message is clear: we must choose clean and safe energy solutions--anything else is a betrayal to the earth’s future generations.” Greenpeace and SolarGeneration youth issued this challenge to world governments today as they presented...

Indonesia makes it to 2008 Guinness World Records as fastest forest destroyer on the...

Feature story | May 3, 2007 at 6:00

The next edition of the Guinness Book of World Records will list Indonesia as the country with the fastest rate of forest destruction on the planet. Indonesia is destroying an area of forest equivalent to 300 football pitches every hour. It has...

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.

The Asian Destruction Bank?

Feature story | May 7, 2007 at 6:00

When one of Asia’s leading institutions says it’s serious about funding the solutions to climate change that makes us happy. But when we discover that this commitment goes no further than a glossy brochure, we can't let that pass.

'Diplomatic exchange' on JPEPA toxic provisions not enough, Greenpeace says

Press release | May 28, 2007 at 8:00

Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alberto Romulo announced that the Japanese government has confirmed that Japan will not export toxic waste to the Philippines under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). The...

Greenpeace: coal industry gathering in Bali deepens climate threat

Feature story | May 31, 2007 at 6:00

Greenpeace slammed CoalTrans, the largest gathering of coal producers and users in Asia starting this Sunday in Bali, for promulgating the myth of ‘clean coal’ and aggressively pushing false ‘end-of-pipe’ solutions that will do little to avert...

Revolutionizing a Filipino icon

Feature story | July 4, 2007 at 6:00

Electric-powered jeepneys are set to revolutionize the Philippines’ most recognizable icon. Electric Jeepneys (E-Jeepneys), the first public transport system of its kind in Southeast Asia, were launched today in a historic test drive in Makati...

Civil society groups train their eyes on the Senate as hearings on JPEPA set to start

Feature story | September 10, 2007 at 6:00

Marking the anniversary of the signing of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), civil society groups from the Magkaisa Junk JPEPA Coalition (MJJC) converged today at the Philippine Senate to signify the people’s intention...

RP court halts approval of GMO rice

Press release | September 19, 2007 at 18:14

In a landmark decision yesterday, a Philippine court has ordered an injunction stopping the approval of a genetically-modified (GMO) rice in the country. Greenpeace, as well as the NGO Searice, hailed the decision as a "major step forward" for...

Over 200 protesters gathered outside the

Image | October 5, 2007 at 13:54

Over 200 protesters gathered outside the Senate gates to depict their outrage over Japan's intent to send toxic wastes to the Philippines and to call on the Senate to reject the JPEPA. The protesters erected a mock pirate ship laden with wastes...

Pass the RE Bill!

Page | November 4, 2007 at 21:24

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:...

Simple lang, pledge for the climate

Page | April 11, 2008 at 13:00

Eliminate toxic chemicals

Hub | May 16, 2008 at 17:28

Rainbow Warrior blocks coal shipment in Philippines

Feature story | May 23, 2008 at 6:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today blocked coal shipments at the Pagbilao coal-fired power plant in Quezon province, 150 kilometers southwest of Manila to protest the impending expansion of the said plant.

Rainbow Warrior ends peaceful protest at Pagbilao

Feature story | May 25, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior today called off its peaceful protest at the Pagbilao coal-fired power station assured that it has initiated strong political movement toward a moratorium on expansion of coal power in the Philippines through a...

Fishermen from villages of Thapsake

Image | June 9, 2008 at 7:00

Fishermen from villages of Thapsake, Bonok, Mae Rumphung, Ao Noi and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuab Krikhan, 350 Kms south of Bangkok, welcomed the Greenpeace flagship SV Rainbow Warrior which is in Thailand on its ‘ Quit Coal, Lead the...

G-8 inaction on climate will hit coastal Asians hard. Greenpeace calls for Global...

Feature story | July 7, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on G8 countries for decisive action against climate change, pointing that developing countries like Thailand face dire consequences of inaction by the world’s richest countries. Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior...

Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow

Image | July 7, 2008 at 7:00

Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior unfurled a banner saying “G8 Stop Climate Change – Lead the Energy [R]evolution” at the popular mermaid monument on Samila beach of Songkhla,Thailand July 7, 2008. The impacts of sea-level rise...

Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow

Image | July 7, 2008 at 7:00

Activists from Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior unfurled a banner saying “G8 Stop Climate Change – Lead the Energy [R]evolution” at the popular mermaid monument on Samila beach of Songkhla,Thailand July 7, 2008. The impacts of sea-level rise...

Greenpeace, Prachuab communities form human installation against coal

Feature story | July 9, 2008 at 6:00

Hundreds of residents from Prachuab Khirikhan joined Greenpeace activists and the crew of Rainbow Warrior to form a human installation proclaiming ‘Quit Coal’ at Thapsakae beach today. The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is...

Greenpeace activists and climate

Image | July 9, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and climate-impacted and anti-coal community members of Prachuab Kiri khan, in South Thailand, form a human banner proclaiming 'Quit Coal', during Rainbow Warrior's solidarity stop, off Thapsakae village as part of its " Quit...

Children

Image | July 9, 2008 at 7:00

Children, women and students braved the unseasonal rains in Thapsakae to participate in Greenpeace installation activity, a human banner proclaiming Quit Coal, during Rainbow Warrior's soldiarity stop in Prachuab Kiri Khan, as part of its " Quit...

Children

Image | July 9, 2008 at 7:00

Children, women and students braved the unseasonal rains in Thapsakae to participate in Greenpeace installation activity, a human banner proclaiming Quit Coal, during Rainbow Warrior's soldiarity stop in Prachuab Kiri Khan, as part of its " Quit...

Leaders from the communities of Thapsake

Image | July 9, 2008 at 7:00

Leaders from the communities of Thapsake, Bonok, Mae Rumphung, Ao Noi and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuab Krikhan, 350 Kms south of Bangkok, are welcomed by Captain Mike Fincken (2nd from left) onbard Greenpeace flagship SV Rainbow Warrior...

Fishermen from villages of Thapsake

Image | July 9, 2008 at 7:00

Fishermen from villages of Thapsake, Bonok, Mae Rumphung, Ao Noi and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuab Krikhan, 350 Kms south of Bangkok, welcomed the Greenpeace flagship SV Rainbow Warrior which is in Thailand on its ‘ Quit Coal, Lead the...

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged

Image | July 15, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong 250Kms east of Bangkok, July 15, 2008, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners...

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged

Image | July 15, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong 250Kms east of Bangkok, July 15, 2008, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners...

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged

Image | July 15, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong 250Kms east of Bangkok, July 15, 2008, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners...

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged

Image | July 15, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior staged a peaceful protest against the expansion of a Belgian-owned coal power plant in Mapthaphut, Rayong 250Kms east of Bangkok, July 15, 2008, anchoring a few meters off the coal wharf and unfurling banners...

Today Greenpeace with two Thai key senate

Image | July 16, 2008 at 7:00

Today Greenpeace with two Thai key senate representatives held a press conference on the issue of Gecko-One coal power plant. Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior’s peaceful protest yesterday at the controversial new coal plant in Rayong, has...

Greenpeace exposes Government’s duplicity on Forests

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 6:00

Greenpeace today urged Indonesia’s Forestry Ministry to stop granting new palm oil concessions on forest land and revoke existing land permits with immediate effect to halt the ongoing forest destruction and help curb the country’s greenhouse gas...

Stop Climate Change

Hub | October 31, 2008 at 13:07

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare

Image | November 3, 2008 at 7:00

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare organic rice with piniñahang manok at the first ever GMO-Free Rice Festival at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The festival is meant to celebrate the diversity of traditional Philippine rice...

Greenpeace calls on Western Visayas leaders to lead the 'Energy Revolution'

Feature story | November 21, 2008 at 7:00

Greenpeace welcomed the declaration signed by Western Visayas governors committing to lead the region toward a 100% renewable energy target. The commitment, the first of its kind in the country, signals that Region VI is ready to lead the...

1st GMO-Free Rice Festival

Page | November 21, 2008 at 16:50

Thank you for your support!

Page | November 28, 2008 at 18:09

RP's top chefs unite to support GMO-Free rice

Feature story | November 30, 2008 at 7:00

The country's top chefs have signed up today as ambassadors for GMO-free rice.

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare

Image | November 30, 2008 at 7:00

Chefs Ed Quimzon (left) and Jason Stacy prepare organic rice with piniñahang manok at the first ever GMO-Free Rice Festival at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The festival is meant to celebrate the diversity of traditional Philippine rice...

Top Filipino chefs pose for a photo after

Image | December 2, 2008 at 13:20

Top Filipino chefs pose for a photo after signing the “I Love my Rice GMO-Free” Chefs’ Charter at Mara’s Organic Market in Makati City. The Charter is a commitment to serve and prepare only non-genetically modified rice—or GMO-free rice—in...

Stand up for your rice

Page | December 2, 2008 at 16:52

Greenpeace volunteers smile during the set

Image | December 4, 2008 at 17:30

Greenpeace volunteers smile during the set up of a solar-powered traditional 'parol' (Christmas lantern) at the facade of the Philippine Senate building in Manila on December 4, 2008. The solar powered lantern, a reminder that renewable...

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists

Image | December 5, 2008 at 7:00

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action...

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists

Image | December 5, 2008 at 17:55

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action...

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists

Image | December 5, 2008 at 17:58

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action...

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists

Image | December 5, 2008 at 18:03

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action...

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists

Image | December 5, 2008 at 18:05

Solar Generation and Greenpeace activists along with coal impacted communities of Mae moh, install a photo voltaic solar energy system at the Occupational Patient Rights Network in Lampang, Thailand. The activity is part of Global Day of Action...

Global day of action - 2008

Feature story | December 9, 2008 at 7:00

People across the world took to the streets for a Global Day of Action on Saturday, to tell the governments meeting in Poznan, Poland for crucial UN climate negotiations, that the world is watching them.

Greenpeace's Guide to Greener Electronics version 10: companies are stalling on real...

Press release | December 12, 2008 at 8:00

Now in its tenth edition, the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics shows that most consumer electronics companies have been slow to get serious about climate change. Despite much green marketing, many brands still show little engagement with...

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