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Inspiring the youth to take climate action

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | May 16, 2017

Social movements develop and grow to match the circumstances they face. For the past two years I’ve witnessed the growth of the anti-coal movement in Atimonan, Quezon, led by the Catholic Church through the work of the  Our Lady of the...

Forum boosts renewable energy potential in Negros Island

Press release | September 15, 2016 at 17:24

Bacolod City - Negros Island, already considered the Philippines' renewable energy capital, is again leading the charge to further mainstream the use of clean, renewable sources by empowering individuals and families with information and...

Greenpeace busts myths on Renewable Energy with The Solar Rooftop Challenge

Press release | June 16, 2016 at 15:03

Manila – On the eve of the start of the comprehensive government energy policy review, and proving that the incoming rainy season is not an impediment to fully embrace solar energy, Greenpeace launched the Solar Rooftop Challenge, an aggressive...

Greenpeace calls on Duterte to champion RE for jobs, sustainable national development

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 20:46

Mandaluyong City – Responding to REN21’s “Renewables 2016 Global Status Report”, which showed a record-breaking past year for the renewable energy sector in terms of new installations, policy targets, investments and jobs, Greenpeace urged the...

Greenpeace lauds Climate agency resolution, calls on Duterte administration to lead...

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 18:45

Quezon City, Philippines - Greenpeace welcomed the Climate Change Commission's (CCC) recently released Commission Resolution 2016-001, which calls for a "national policy review” of the country’s energy policy in order to reduce the country’s...

Atimonan Catholic Church goes solar!

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | August 2, 2015

Every flick of the switch is a surge forward in the energy revolution against dirty coal. Today is another advance in the revolution – we bore witness in Atimonan, Quezon as the Atimonan Catholic Church flipped the switch to...

Greenpeace statement on French President François Hollande's State Visit to the...

Press release | February 25, 2015 at 14:17

Manila, Philippines - French President François Hollande’s visit to Manila is seen as doubly historic. This is the first time that a French Head of State will visit the Philippines and will have climate change as his main agenda to drum up...

Climate Change has no borders

Page | February 23, 2015 at 21:00

French President François Hollande will be in the Philippines to drum up support in mobilizing the 195 countries to conclude a climate change agreement to reduce carbon emissions before the 21st UN Conference of the Parties on Climate Change...

Aquino continues to be pro-coal, plays double-speak on climate change adaptation

Press release | September 20, 2014 at 20:59

Manila, Philippines— With just a few days away before President Benigno Aquino III delivers a speech at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, Greenpeace today challenged the Chief Executive to end his “coal addiction” in light of climate...

5 Common Misconceptions About Renewable Energy

Blog entry by Johanna Fernandez | September 1, 2014 1 comment

Renewable energy (RE) has certainly been getting more global attention now than in past decades. There’s been a massive volume of success stories surfacing, on small- and large-scale renewable energy projects all around the world. ...

True Cost of Coal in the Philippines (Volume 2)

Publication | July 25, 2014 at 14:00

Coal is the single greatest threat to our climate. Given the economic, social and environmental havoc that climate change has wrought in the Philippines, embracing coal is a dangerous policy. Short term benefits of coal to some elite players...

New IPCC report shows world unprepared for dangers of climate change Greenpeace...

Press release | March 31, 2014 at 13:46

Yokohama, Japan-– Greenpeace urged world leaders to accelerate the transition to clean and safe energy as the UN climate panel issued on Monday a new warning on the looming climate chaos.

Coalification of Water

Image gallery | March 22, 2014

Post Yolanda, the Philippines needs a decentralized energy future

Press release | December 6, 2013 at 12:51

Manila— Greenpeace today welcomed the Philippine government’s moves to immediately start rehabilitation and reconstruction work urgently needed in Eastern Visayas, following the aftermath of supertyphoon Yolanda (international name Haiayan).

World’s top climate scientists give us hope for a better future if we act now

Blog entry by Stephanie Tunmore | September 28, 2013

Thirty crew members of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise are in prison in Russia, because they took peaceful action against oil drilling in the Arctic, intending to change the grim future we are constructing for ourselves and the...

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable Asean Energy Outlook

Publication | September 24, 2013 at 18:24

Southeast Asia needs energy – sustainable, clean energy! Renewable energy is the solution to the region’s energy needs and it is undeniable that the potential for the 10-member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for...

President Aquino urged to usher in renewables: coal plants to bring Mindanao more...

Press release | March 7, 2013 at 16:25

Manila — Coal plants will bring Mindanao more harm than good, Greenpeace said today as they urged President Benigno (Noynoy) Aquino III to usher in clean, green renewable energy and reject harmful coal plants.

Green is Gold

Publication | January 23, 2013 at 16:00

Green can bring us gold: renewable energy can bring jobs, cost savings, and money to the Philippines. However, in the Philippines, ordinary citizens, business people, government workers, and even the president, have been bombarded with...

Renewable energy is the key to economic progress

Press release | January 23, 2013 at 15:32

Manila —Renewable energy is the key to economic progress, according to a Greenpeace report, released today. In “Green is Gold: How Renewable Energy can save us money and generate jobs,” Greenpeace said that the Philippines will realize economic...

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