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Noel Cabangon - Power

Video | March 20, 2010 at 18:59

Noel Cabangon sings John Hall's Power at the 70s Bistro last March 20, 2009.

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 Statement on Mark Cojuangco's sponsorship speech of HB 6300

Press release | June 4, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today condemned Cong. Mark Cojuangco's underhanded attempt to railroad the passage of the HB 6300 at the Lower House that seeks to commission the obsolete, mothballed and therefore dangerous Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP).

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 Energy [R]evolution Bike Ride

Video | May 27, 2009 at 20:30

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.

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

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 25, 2009 1 comment

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI30KOXMBzA] The bike ride that began in the far flung town of Morong, Bataan concludes with thousands of concerned Filipinos sending a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject...

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: 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...

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...

“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...

“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...

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.

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...

Does signing a petition still make a difference?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 16, 2009 2 comments

Click here to take action! I've spent the whole day asking people to sign petition against nukes and the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. In the duration of the day I could hardly count the number of times I've answered this question:...

Remembering the battle cry

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 9, 2009 4 comments

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HR7OIJ2uVk] I was surprised when I opened the Greenpeace Youtube channel this morning. I got a message on our inbox coming from veterans of the historic anti-Bataan Nuclear Power Plant...

Noel Cabangon: Wasted and Gone

Video | April 28, 2009 at 20:20

Noel Cabangon sings Wasted and Gone last April 2009 at the Conspiracy Bar.

A child joins the Greenpeace candle

Image | April 25, 2009 at 23:14

A child joins the Greenpeace candle-lighting ceremeony to mark the anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident. Calling for safe energy for the Philippines , supporters and volunteers of the environment group lit more than 2,000 candles which...

Greenpeace today marked the anniversary of

Image | April 25, 2009 at 23:11

Greenpeace today 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...

2,000 candles...

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

Greenpeace marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony. With the images still fresh in our heads, we went out to the wet grass, to light candles. Right after...

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: 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...

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.

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...

Greenpeace staff

Image | March 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Morong (174 kilometers west of Manila) the town hosting the...

Greenpeace staff

Image | March 27, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace staff, volunteers and supporters marched in solidarity with the people of Bataan to oppose the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant during the church-led rally in Morong (174 kilometers west of Manila) the town hosting the...

Climate change, safety, nuke power politics

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 16, 2009

From the Philippine Daily Inquirer SOMETHING terribly wrong is going on for nuclear power to be considered “clean energy.” Nuclear power is not the solution to climate change and it creates more problems than it purports to...

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...

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...

BNPP to count among world’s most dangerous nuclear plants if operated--Greenpeace

Press release | February 26, 2009 at 8:00

The outdated, light water Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) will count among the world’s most dangerous nuclear power plants if operated, Greenpeace revealed in a press conference in Quezon City today. In a talk entitled 'The dubious safety of...

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 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...

Hundreds form "No to BNPP" solidarity message

Video | February 22, 2009 at 18:55

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 mothballed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Greenpeace activists wearing face paint gesture

Image | January 27, 2009 at 15:26

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...

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.

Nuclear myths used to hurry BNPP operation

Press release | January 26, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today warned that Congress is off to speed up the passage of the Bataan Nuclear Plant revival bill regardless of serious social and environmental costs, and are using myths and abusing scientific data to support their bid.

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