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Climate change to intensify Asia's misery, says scientist

Feature story | November 4, 2005 at 7:00

An explosive report released today by Greenpeace reveals how climate change will deepen the misery of Filipinos along with other Asians unless measures are taken to drastically cut the use of fossil fuels such as coal.

A deadly combination

Feature story | January 5, 2006 at 7:00

Climate change and destructive logging proves to be a deadly combination, as abnormal weather patterns caused by climate change continue to wreak havoc with the recent floodings in Oriental Mindoro, Isabela, Palawan, Quezon, Bicol, and Caraga.

2005: The warmest year in over a century

Feature story | January 28, 2006 at 7:00

NASA scientists studying temperature data from around the world, agree that the year 2005 was the warmest year in over a century. Much of this is attributed to greenhouse gas emissions such as carbon dioxide, primarily brought about by the...

Billions lost to climate change

Feature story | July 18, 2006 at 6:00

Developing countries in Asia, like Thailand and the Philippines tend to suffer most from the catastrophic impacts of global warming unless alleviation measures are taken with urgency.

And the flame still rages on…

Feature story | August 30, 2006 at 6:00

A startling discovery of widespread destruction in Sumatra's ancient forests, caused by fires which threatens to burn out of control.

A climate of tragedy in the Philippines

Feature story | December 2, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace lamented the loss of lives and the extensive devastation wrought by super-typhoon Reming (international code name Durian) in parts of the Philippines, stressing that the latest extreme weather disturbance to hit the country is a...

On the road to a climate catastrophe

Feature story | April 3, 2007 at 6:00

The Philippines is on its way to a major climate change catastrophe--that is, unless the government takes urgent and ambitious action to avert a disaster that will put millions of Filipinos at risk. Greenpeace issued the warning today during the...

The Children of Thousand Islands

Feature story | April 30, 2007 at 6:00

Kepulauan Seribu or Thousand Islands is a misnomer for a group of 128 islands and sandbars, north of Jakarta in Indonesia. Only 12 of these are inhabited, with a total population of 5000 families mainly dependent on fishing and 'resort' tourism...

Don't drown our future!

Feature story | May 1, 2007 at 6:00

On the first day of May, Greenpeace volunteers and SolarGeneration youth went to the coastal community at Khun Samutchine in Samut Prakan Province, Thailand to bear witness to the impacts of sea level rise, erosion and storm surges which...

Forests and climate up in smoke

Feature story | October 11, 2007 at 6:00

Never has the threat to the world’s forests been more acute nor the risk of dangerous climate change so imminent. With about one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions being caused by forest destruction we are highlighting how Indonesia...

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...

Urgent action needed as Arctic ice melts

Feature story | July 15, 2009 at 6:00

Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.

Greenpeace challenges Arroyo on Climate Change Legacy

Press release | July 24, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today challenged President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to lay the foundations for a true legacy in climate change mitigation and energy security during her term. The challenge calls for Arroyo to set the example, and to put into place...

Statement on President Arroyo's meeting with US President Barack Obama

Press release | July 30, 2009 at 17:23

Commenting on President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s scheduled meeting with United States President Barack Obama to discuss issues of mutual concern such as climate change, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner Amalie Obusan said:

Indonesian people take action to stop forest and climate crime because Yudhoyono won’t

Feature story | August 6, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace, the West Kalimantan offices of Walhi and AMAN took action to protect Indonesian rainforests and peatlands from being destroyed by Indonesia’s largest forest criminal Sinar Mas in the heart of Borneo today. The non-violent direct...

Greenpeace Germany spoofs RWE Ads

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 18, 2009

From Making Waves What a lovely, high-end bit of Shrek-like animation those hilarious PR flacks at German energy company RWE have put together to run on German television and as a cinema ad in front of Harry Potter, showing people...

Arctic expedition images

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 18, 2009

Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Last month the Arctic Sunrise started sailing North than any other Greenpeace ship ever has to document ice break-ups and the dire effects climate change has on one of the most fragile...

Exposed! Big oil's dirty tricks

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 20, 2009 5 comments

Greenpeace activists put astroturf and oil company logos in front of the American Petroleum Institute's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Greenpeace protest calls attention to the US oil industry’s plans to have oil workers attend...

The gears are in motion

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 21, 2009 1 comment

Mama Sarah Obama flicks on the lights after a Solar power system was installed at her home in Kogelo Village, Kenya. It seems that almost everyone from the big oil industry ( in hopes of maintaining a fossil fuel dependent to...

Fonterra implicated in rainforest destruction

Feature story | August 22, 2009 at 6:00

A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the iconic New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is implicated in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest destruction, dead orangutans and driving global greenhouse gas emissions.

Coming soon!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 27, 2009 1 comment

Oh yes it is...

Firefighting in action

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 27, 2009 1 comment

An update from Richi about fighting the forest fires that raged through Indonesia recently From Making Waves My name is Richi, and I work for Greenpeace in Indonesia doing action logistics and volunteer coordination. Recently,...

Whatever happened to Mr. Burns?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009 1 comment

Charles Montgomery "Monty" Burns, is the intensely evil owner of the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant and Homer Simpson's boss. He is a caricature of Corporate America in his unquenchable desire to increase his own wealth and power,...

100 facts you didn't know about Copenhagen and the Climate Talks

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009 3 comments

From Making Waves As we embark on the last 100 days before the crucial Climate talks in Copenhagen, Grist has put up a cool blog featuring 100 facts about Copenhagen and the climate talks you probably didn't know. They also...

Visiting Mama Sarah Obama

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009

From Making Waves [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19IVrm_Ku-o&feature=player_embedded] An account of Solar Generation's trip to Kenya by Abi, Solar Generation Coordinator Last week, I was fortunate enough to spend...

100 days! 100 Reasons! One Solution – Forests for Climate

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009 1 comment

To mark the launch of tcktcktck campaign , 100 days ahead of the crucial climate meeting in Copenhagen, Greenpeace called upon world leaders , especially President Obama to show courage and determination and ensure that there words...

Time is running out to stop climate change

Feature story | August 29, 2009 at 6:00

The world is running out of time to stop climate change and its destructive impacts, which endanger countries such as the Philippines the most. Greenpeace issued the warning today as civil society and environment groups worldwide mark the...

Finding our place in the save the world symphony

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 29, 2009 9 comments

“What I often say to my audiences is that now is the time to play the Save the World Symphony. It is a vast orchestral piece, and you are but one musician. Yet you are not required to play a solo, but you are required to figure out...

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo

Image | August 29, 2009 at 18:32

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo today to launch the "yoU-Turn the Earth" campaign, marking the 100-day countdown to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, where governments will agree on a deal to combat Climate Change. Greenpeace is...

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo

Image | August 29, 2009 at 18:33

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo today to launch the "yoU-Turn the Earth" campaign, marking the 100-day countdown to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, where governments will agree on a deal to combat Climate Change. Picture shows...

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo

Image | August 29, 2009 at 18:35

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo today to launch the "yoU-Turn the Earth" campaign, marking the 100-day countdown to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, where governments will agree on a deal to combat Climate Change. Picture shows...

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo

Image | August 29, 2009 at 18:36

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo today to launch the "yoU-Turn the Earth" campaign, marking the 100-day countdown to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, where governments will agree on a deal to combat Climate Change. Here, bikers...

10,000 Dance for a Climate Deal

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 31, 2009

From Making Waves 10,000 people danced on a beach in Belgium to demand action at the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen in December. The dance will be incorporated into a 2-d and 3-d video clip to be released at the end of...

FAD Watch (And It’s Not About Trendy Fashion)

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 1, 2009 2 comments

From the Greenpeace Australia Pacific blog Date: Tuesday, 31 August 2009 Location: High Seas Area 1, Western Pacific Ocean Weather conditions: Sunny day, clear skies, light breeze Objective: To look out for FADs A few days ago, we...

Rice up against genetic engineering and climate change

Feature story | September 2, 2009 at 6:00

Today we're celebrating Southeast Asia's rich heritage of rice cultivation with a giant organic art work -- and reminding governments to protect our most important food crop from the threats of genetic engineering and climate change.

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...

Countdown

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 8, 2009 4 comments

Some 70 bikers from the Makati City LGU and from the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA)-member organizations before the 90 Days To Copenhagen Bike Tour. We all have the tendency to do countdowns. I remember when I was...

Chang[e] : Greenpeace calls on Obama to make history again

Feature story | September 12, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today embarked on an extraordinary 15-day journey with five elephants, to call upon the world leaders, particularly United States President Barack Obama to demonstrate audacious leadership and take immediate action to avert climate chaos.

The future depends on what we do in the present

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 12, 2009 1 comment

September 12, 2009 Om Jai Shri Ganesha! As is the practice amongst millions of believers, especially the Hindus, the blessings of the elephant-headed god, aka Ganapati, the remover of obstacles and god of all beginnings, were sought...

Um

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 1 comment

After walking 3 days under the scorching sun for the Chang(e) Caravan, I am welcoming the thunder storm that is raging while we seek shelter under the roof of a Buddhist temple at Nakhonratchasima Province in Thailand. For 15 days, I...

What do ancient elephant poachers and Greenpeace have in common?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009 2 comments

A mahout elder stands before an elephant while waiting to perform a Pa-Kam ritual, a traditional ceremony to call on mahout ancestors for for good luck and safety before an elephant journey. September 12, 2009 We launched the ...

Beautiful Moment

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 14, 2009

Elephants and their mahouts take Thai Buddhist monks to the venue for the send of blessing for the Greenpeace Chang(e) Caravan. September 12, 2009 Yes, after the  successful launch yesterday- with full work integration across all...

Beautiful Moment #2

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 15, 2009

The moment we saw this everyone called it the "perfect photo." It was taken just at the right time when the sun had newly risen. The elephants went for a dip before they set off for the second leg of the Chang[e] Caravan. The water...

Dumbo Drop

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 15, 2009

September 15, 2009 No, I don’t mean what Um has to clean up , but the process of transporting elephants across provincial borders. An operation as complicated as the movie Operation Dumbo Drop . As required by Thai law and...

Beautiful Moment #3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 17, 2009 1 comment

Here's another beautiful moment from the caravan: Passing by rice fields in Saraburi Province. Lea Guerrero

You can never get tired of watching elephants taking a shower....

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

Elephants can suck up to 14 liters of water at a time.  Just imagine how much water a large creature such as the elephant needs. A poll released today by WWF, Greenpeace and 350.org shows that Asians consider water shortage the...

People-Elephant-Forest

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

This is a photo of a People-Elephant-Forest talk which the TERF (Thai Elephant Research and Conservation Fund) usually conduct.  Their audience varies and this one that we conducted last Tuesday is the talk for school children. TERF...

Elephants, close up

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009

You never get to know an elephant until you go on an elephant caravan. And we've been really up close with five of them in this journey. More on each of them later.... Meanwhile, here are some interesting close up photos from Tui... ...

Beautiful Moment #4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009 3 comments

Lea Guerrero

Isa and the Chang[e] Caravan petition

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009 3 comments

Isa (Wiriya) is our cheerfully tireless media officer in the Bangkok office.  Here she's going beyond duty to help distribute the brochures which contain the petition we're running for the Chang[e] Caravan. The people we've met along...

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