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Greenpeace backs proposed bill to scrap nuclear from PH energy plans

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 19:08

Greenpeace today called on the country’s lawmakers to fast-track the passage of a Congress Bill that, once signed into law, will strike out nuclear energy from Philippine energy plans once and for all.

Greenpeace Statement on TEPCO admission of full meltdown and reactor core breach at...

Press release | May 16, 2011 at 21:24

Tokyo, Japan – Greenpeace today criticised TEPCO and the Japanese government for continuing to underplay the seriousness of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, after TEPCO yesterday admitted (1) that a partial meltdown of the reactor 1 core at...

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 —...

Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | June 9, 2011 at 19:40

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Greenpeace organizes first ever eco-tour to BNPP

Feature story | June 11, 2011 at 19:04

Morong, Bataan – The controversial Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) may finally open soon, but not – thankfully – as an operational power plant. A mixed group of journalists, nature and outdoor club members, travel bloggers, photography...

Southeast Asia’s future is in renewables

Press release | June 26, 2011 at 14:31

Greenpeace called on Southeast Asian nations to seize the golden opportunity offered by renewables and champion the transition towards 100% renewable energy supply. The environment group made the call at the conclusion of the 6th Asia Clean...

Greenpeace asks DOJ to junk malicious mischief case in Laguna

Press release | July 18, 2011 at 16:11

Greenpeace has asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to junk the case being filed by promoters of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) who are reacting to the decontamination activity at the field trial site of the University of the Philippines’...

World’s largest striptease challenges Adidas and Nike to Detox

Video | July 24, 2011 at 3:30

Filipino volunteers today joined more than 600 people from 29 cities in 10 countries in whipping off their Adidas and Nike apparel, to attempt the record setting the record for the world’s largest striptease and challenging the global sportswear...

Month in Pictures - July 2011

Image gallery | August 2, 2011

Contaminated seafood and government cover-up at Fukushima

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | August 10, 2011

Our team of radiation experts has found high levels of radiation in seafood caught by Japanese fishermen off the coast of Japan. This, along with the news that the Japanese government covered up the true extent of radiation releases...

New clothing tests implicate global brands in release of hormone-disrupting chemicals

Press release | August 23, 2011 at 12:47

The latest research into toxic water pollution released today by Greenpeace International reveals the presence of nonylphenol ethoxylates [1] in clothing items bearing the logos of 14 global brands [2], including Adidas, H&M, and Abercrombie and...

Impossible is nothing as Adidas joins Nike and Puma in cleaning up their supply chain

Press release | September 1, 2011 at 15:44

Adidas, the world’s second largest sportswear brand, has responded to the Greenpeace ‘Detox’ challenge by announcing [1] its commitment to zero discharge of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and across the entire lifecycle of...

40 years of inspiring action in photos

Image gallery | September 15, 2011

A-FAB calls on PNoy to fast-track climate change plans and rally ASEAN

Press release | September 23, 2011 at 19:12

The ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal (A-FAB), an association spearheaded by Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Oxfam, is calling on President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino III to take immediate actions that would reverse the...

The Story of Broke: New Video and Interview with Annie Leonard

Blog entry by Chris Eaton | November 8, 2011

Are you sick and tired of corporate polluters not only destroying the environment but actively blocking the creation of a green economy for the 21st century? So is Annie Leonard, the film maker who has inspired millions with the ...

Greenpeace, Oxfam call on leaders to stop ASEAN sinking ahead of Bali Summit

Press release | November 16, 2011 at 12:58

ASEAN leaders should work together to address the problem of climate change, NGO group A-FAB (ASEAN for a Fair, Ambitious and Binding Global Climate Deal) warned today. To dramatize the problem, activists created a tableau of sinking hands in...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Press release | November 21, 2011 at 13:58

Greenpeace today delivered a message from Filipino youth telling the Climate Change Commission, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to make sure...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Image | November 21, 2011 at 15:51

Youth representatives hand out copies of the Philippine Energy Revolution Roadmap published by Greenpeace to the representatives of various government agencies and civil society organizations during the plenary of the National Climate Change...

Greenpeace warns of coal industry manipulation

Image | November 21, 2011 at 15:54

Youth representatives hand out copies of the Philippine Energy Revolution Roadmap published by Greenpeace to the representatives of various government agencies and civil society organizations during the plenary of the National Climate Change...

Facebook commits to clean energy future

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:18

Amsterdam -- Greenpeace and Facebook today announced that they will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewable energy generation, and develop programmes that will enable Facebook users to save...

Greenpeace lauds Senator Miriam’s legislative initiative on pollution disclosure

Press release | December 16, 2011 at 16:29

Greenpeace welcomed the filing of Senate Bill 3087, which establishes a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register in the Philippines. The bill was filed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago earlier this week, the same time that she was accepted as...

Year in Pictures 2011

Blog entry by Mike Townsley | December 20, 2011

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution...

Greenpeace Year in Pictures 2011

Video | December 23, 2011 at 14:25

2011 was the year the bottom shook the top, the year the ballerina danced on the bull, and “The Protestor” was named Time Magazine person of the year. The faces in our Year in Pictures pay testament and tribute to our contribution and to the...

Maraming salamat po

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 25, 2011

Happy holidays. Season’s greetings. Merry Christmas. It all seems pretty much the same as this holiday season is about celebrating life and the hope that it brings when people take it upon themselves to do something out of the...

Toxic leak in Pasay City underscores the need for pollution disclosure

Press release | January 10, 2012 at 16:56

Greenpeace today reiterated its call for government agencies to establish a pollution disclosure system that would make it mandatory for facilities to publicly disclose all hazardous chemicals that they handle, store, transfer and dispose. The...

Silence and contamination, legacies of the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | February 20, 2012

Nearly a year after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, it’s time to take a look at its legacy and take an opportunity to stand in solidarity with the people who continue to suffer the impacts. We’re calling for a nuclear free,...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | March 1, 2012 at 17:10

01 March 2012, Jakarta - Greenpeace this morning handed evidence to the Ministry of Forestry and Indonesia’s CITES Secretariat from a year-long investigation, showing that Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is systematically violating Indonesia’s laws...

ASEAN, say "NO" to nuclear power

Action | March 2, 2012 at 22:45

We are calling for the the ASEAN to divert from the nuclear path it laid down in the Treaty of Bangkok and repeal the nuclear development provision in the ASEAN Energy Cooperation Plan for 2010-2015. Help us to make the message clear to ASEAN and...

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Tell ASEAN to say "NO" to nuclear power

Action | March 2, 2012 at 22:45

We are calling for the the ASEAN to divert from the nuclear path it laid down in the Treaty of Bangkok and repeal the nuclear development provision in the ASEAN Energy Cooperation Plan for 2010-2015. Help us to make the message clear to ASEAN and...

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‘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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Shadowlands exhibit launch

Image gallery | March 5, 2012

Remember Fukushima... Make ASEAN nuclear-free!

Press release | March 9, 2012 at 14:40

Makati City, 09 March 2012 - Greenpeace today called on the governments of ASEAN to heed the lessons of Fukushima by abandoning their nuclear ambitions and revamping their existing energy policies in favour of measures that promote energy...

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A year ago today...

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 11, 2012

A year ago today the world was awakened in shock after a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima Daiichi, nuclear power plant, following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Remember Japan... Keep Southeast Asia nuclear-free!

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | March 11, 2012

A year ago this day, a devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck off the coast of north-east Japan that caused catastrophic meltdowns at a nuclear plant. We witnessed the disaster, video after video, heartbreaking...

PH may lose tuna markets

Press release | March 27, 2012 at 13:20

Guam – Greenpeace warned that the Philippines stands to lose lucrative tuna markets, unless it fully embraces sustainable fishing practices immediately. The environment group made the call as governments, including the Philippines, gather in...

ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Press release | March 29, 2012 at 19:33

Phnom Penh –- Ahead of the ASEAN Summit this weekend, groups of civil society and youth volunteers today delivered a call to action to ASEAN leaders to work together to secure a safe and clean energy future for the people of the region.

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Image | March 30, 2012 at 12:55

Youth light candles during a ceremony at the Asean Civil Society Conference (ACSC) in Phonm Penh. The ACSC was the venue of the Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Young Progressives of Southeast Asia for a petition and photo exhibition calling for a...

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Image | March 30, 2012 at 13:07

Tara Buakamsri, Campaign Director for Greenpeace Southeast Asia, gives a copy of Shadowlands photo book to Mr. Suth Dina, a personal advisor to Prime Minister Hun Sen at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Phnom Penh. Greenpeace Southeast Asia and...

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ASEAN Community Wants Cambodia to Facilitate Clean Energy Discussion

Image | March 30, 2012 at 13:28

A student signs a petition address to ASEAN leaders to work together to secure a safe and clean energy future for the people of the region. Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Young Progressives of Southeast Asia, gathered at Cambodia’s Ministry of...

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PNoy failing on the environmental front : Greenpeace

Press release | April 23, 2012 at 1:25

As the world observes this year’s annual Earth Day celebration, Greenpeace lamented the failing performance of the Aquino administration on the environmental front, citing the last two years under President Aquino’s leadership as a period ...

54 reactors down: Japan breaks free of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | May 4, 2012

With tomorrow’s scheduled shutdown of Japan’s Tomari nuclear power plant the country will be free from nuclear power for the first time since 1966. Can it seize this historic opportunity? Here at Greenpeace we believe it can. All of...

1 year after sendong

Image gallery | December 19, 2012

Greenpeace urges DOE Secretary Petilla to abandon all plans to use nuclear energy for...

Press release | December 27, 2012 at 17:37

Manila — With just four days until the new year, Greenpeace has a suggested new year’s resolution for Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla: abandon all plans to use nuclear power in the Philippines.

More than words...

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | December 31, 2012

This year was a blast in the Southeast Asian region —  and globally —  as we have achieved a lot which makes us a bit closer to the future we want: a green and peaceful planet. None of it would have been possible without the support...

2012 In Pictures

Image gallery | January 1, 2013

Don't let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima nuclear...

Action | January 17, 2013 at 20:30

The nuclear industry is profiting from creating nuclear risks that others pay for. This is unjust and must change. Don’t let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima disaster. Take action!

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The nuclear industry profits, while people pay.

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