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World’s two largest carbon emitters, China and US, formally join Paris Agreement

Press release | September 4, 2016 at 2:21

Beijing, 3 September 2016 - The world’s two largest carbon emitters, China and the United States, today announced they have formally joined the Paris Agreement in a major step to bring it into force and start what must be far more ambitious...

Quezon joins global call to stop new coal plants

Press release | April 12, 2016 at 14:13

Lucena City, Quezon - Religious leaders in the Southern Tagalog region, social movements, and civil society groups come together in Lucena to add their voice to the global call to ‘Break Free’ from coal and other dirty and harmful energy. It is...

Energy and water security for a robust, green economy

Blog entry by Von Hernandez | March 22, 2014 2 comments

Each year that World Water Day is celebrated, we get an opportunity to focus global attention on the importance of water and the need to ensure that this seriously imperilled resource is sustainably managed. This year’s World Water Day...

Coalification of Water

Image gallery | March 22, 2014

Greenpeace gives Petilla a thumbs down for rejecting solar energy projects for Mindanao

Press release | April 25, 2013 at 17:56

Energy Secretary Jericho L. Petilla has revealed his true bias against Renewable Energy by opposing solar power proposals in Mindanao. Petilla argued that RE projects take longer to build and may be more expensive in the long haul.

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.

Greenpeace statement on the appointment of Jericho Petilla as new Energy Chief

Press release | October 30, 2012 at 19:27

President Benigno Aquino Jr. this week appointed Jericho “Icot” Petilla as the new Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE).

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Aquino's moral imperative

Blog entry by Anna Abad | October 30, 2012

In 2011, the Philippines topped the list of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. The distinction is confirmed by the series of weather-related calamities that was endured by the country last year, and which claimed over 3...

People's declaration vs coal and in support of clean, renewable energy

Image | August 24, 2012 at 16:52

Community representatives from sixteen provinces around the country signed a manifesto calling on the government to abandon coal energy expansion and instead ensure the country’s sustainable development with a future powered by clean, peaceful,...

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People's declaration against coal and in support of clean renewable energy

Action | August 22, 2012 at 9:30

Claim your rights to a healthy environment with clean air, water and soil, and demand that the state protect our non-negotiable rights to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature.

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National Anti-Coal Summit

Hub | August 22, 2012 at 8:00

Greenpeace, along with anti-coal communities from all over the country have banded together to raise their opposition to coal, reassert their rights to a safe and healthy environment, and to demand that the government reverse all coal projects...

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David meets Goliath in Mindanao (Part I)

Blog entry by Anna Abad | July 20, 2012

Finally, local folks from Mindanao are coming out to share their story in their David and Goliath struggle against coal. They represent the voice behind the community that strongly oppose coal. Kapitana Pinpin is the Barangay...

Ends of the Earth

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | July 6, 2012 1 comment

Corporations look to plunder Earth’s polar resources The World’s multinational corporations face an unrelenting problem. Resource extraction has met Earth’s limits. The great fortunes of history were made...

How coal dependence blocks the full implementation of the RE Law

Blog entry by Anna Abad | June 26, 2012 2 comments

In 2011, the Philippines topped the list of most disaster prone countries in the world . The distinction is confirmed by the series of weather-related calamities endured by the nation last year, which claimed over 3,000 lives,...

Davao City communities oppose coal power plant in Mindanao at the Energy Summit

Image | April 13, 2012 at 12:03

Communities are opposing coal power plant in Mindanao during the Energy Summit in Waterfront Hotel in Davao. Greenpeace is pushing for renewable energy as a solutions for the region, instead of anchoring the island’s energy future on dirty coal...

Greenpeace: P-Noy doesn’t need emergency powers

Press release | March 31, 2012 at 20:32

Quezon City – Greenpeace today said that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s allies in Congress should not seek to grant him emergency powers, but should instead push the executive branch of government to fast-track the implementation of the...

Greenpeace: PNoy’s energy plans for Mindanao will only feed conflict

Press release | August 17, 2011 at 18:56

Greenpeace, together with Mindanao-based groups, today challenged President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to scrap current energy plans for Mindanao and “start from scratch.” The environment watchdog laments that solutions put forth to meet the...

The word is out: The Future of Energy is Renewable

Blog entry by Caroline Chisholm | May 9, 2011

Listen up, energy sceptics – today’s report from the IPCC has found that not only will renewable energy provide most of the world’s energy needs by 2050, it’s going to have an indispensable role in mitigating catastrophic climate...

Greenpeace supporters set world record for most Facebook comments

Blog entry by Eoin | April 14, 2011 1 comment

We just set a world record for the most comments on a single Facebook post in one day! Our supporters posted no less than 80,000 comments in at least eleven languages on our Facebook Unfriend Coal page in the past 24 hours. ...

Briefing paper: Mindanao at an energy crossroads

Publication | November 19, 2010 at 13:05

Mindanao, in southern Philippines, is the country’s second largest island group, occupying one-third of the country’s total land area. The region depends largely on agriculture and supplies 40% of the country’s food.

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Stop climate change!

Hub | August 23, 2010 at 16:21

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Greenpeace activists and members of the community

Image | July 5, 2010 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists and members of the community in Waruduwur Village called on their governments to quit coal power and begin the switch to clean renewable energy during the closing of the regional anti-coal workshops hosted by Greenpeace and...

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...

Pledging to destroy the climate

Feature story | February 2, 2010 at 8:37

The first milestone of the Copenhagen Accord came and went, and with it no sign of the kind of targets for cutting global warming pollution needed to steer the world off the path towards catastrophic climate change.

New report reveals how climate change will severely affect Philippine freshwater...

Feature story | December 21, 2009 at 7:00

A new report launched by Greenpeace today details how climate change will severely affect the country’s freshwater resources in the coming years, aggravating projected water crises, unless effective adaptation measures are urgently put in place.

Greenpeace and GCCA partners stage musical noise barrage for the climate

Feature story | December 12, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and other organizations under the “tiktoktiktok” (“tcktcktck” in some countries) movement today staged activities all over the globe to call on world leaders for a fair, ambitious and binding (FAB) deal at the ongoing United Nations...

Tourism industry steps up efforts against climate change

Feature story | December 2, 2009 at 17:51

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has stepped up its “Save the Climate Save Boracay” project which will be rolled out to other popular tourist destinations in the country.

DOT is rolling out its "GrEEn Destinations"

Image | December 2, 2009 at 17:32

DOT is rolling out its "GrEEn Destinations" project with Greenpeace, from Boracay to Bohol, and eventually to other destinations next year. Turnover ceremonies were held during the Energy Efficiency workshop for resort operators on December 2,...

Greenpeace calls attention to dangers posed by coal-ash dumpsites

Feature story | December 1, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists calling attention to hazards posed by coal-fired power plants found that hazmat suits may not be enough protection. Clad in protective suits against hazardous materials, the peaceful activists, seeking only to take pictures...

“GrEEn Christmas” launched in Makati City

Feature story | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Makati City administration yesterday launched the “grEEn Christmas” initiative as part of the Energy Efficient Makati project1 to get people of Makati to reduce their carbon footprint by following simple guidelines during the...

Greenpeace installed a zero

Image | November 22, 2009 at 7:00

Greenpeace installed a zero-carbon emission solar-powered parol that also consumes less energy by using light emitting diodes (LEDs). Also introduced during the launch was “grEEn Santa” who teaches children to be “good” to the environment by...

Energy Efficiency

Hub | October 26, 2009 at 15:55

ASEAN: Get serious about climate threat!

Feature story | October 24, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace today challenged ASEAN leaders to demonstrate collective leadership to protect Southeast Asia’s 850 million people from the debilitating impacts of climate change by committing to zero deforestation and low carbon development, and to...

Greenpeace challenges ASEAN to get serious about climate threat

Press release | October 24, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today challenged ASEAN leaders to demonstrate collective leadership to protect Southeast Asia’s 850 million people from the debilitating impacts of climate change by committing to zero deforestation and low carbon development, and to...

Typhoon Ondoy an omen of things to come

Feature story | September 27, 2009 at 6:00

In light of the extreme weather event that devastated Luzon in the past 24 hours, Greenpeace is reiterating its call for industrialized nations to put money on the table for adaptation, mitigation and forest protection in order to help countries...

The Age of Stupid

Feature story | September 23, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace called on world leaders to "Be smart, not stupid" as climate talks take center stage at the special session of the United Nations General Assembly on climate change in New York today. The environmental group supported the roll-out of...

“Age of Stupid” premieres in the Philippines

Press release | September 23, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace is supporting the roll-out of global screenings of the much-awaited docu-drama-animation, “Age of Stupid” with a premiere screening taking place in 50 countries, in every continent – including Antarctica – on September 21-22, hopefully...

Be smart, not stupid; World leaders must put climate talks back on track at UN...

Press release | September 22, 2009 at 8:00

Greenpeace today called on world leaders to "Be smart, not stupid" as climate talks take center stage at the special session of the United Nations General Assembly on climate change in New York today. The environmental group is hosting the...

"Obama" vows to end climate crisis

Feature story | September 18, 2009 at 6:00

In a “historic announcement” delivered from the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, “President Obama” has vowed to end the climate crisis by committing to legally binding, timely and deep emissions reductions that are ambitious, equitable and fair...

Faux

Image | September 18, 2009 at 6:00

Faux-bama, Ilhan Anas, an Indonesian look-alike of United States President Barack Obama, holds a poster of the Greenpeace Chang(e) Caravan after delivering a speech in front of the US Embassy declaring that he will end the climate crisis.

Climate Opinion Poll: Asians demand climate deal, want Obama to lead

Feature story | September 17, 2009 at 6:00

People in developing Asia pin their hopes for a new global climate treaty mainly on one man: Barack Obama. According to a new poll, 53% of Asians believe an agreement at the Copenhagen Climate Summit in December depends on leadership by the US...

Elephants for chang[e]

Feature story | September 14, 2009 at 6:00

Greenpeace embarked on an extraordinary 15-day journey with five elephants, to call upon world leaders, and Barack Obama in particular, to demonstrate audacious leadership and take immediate action to avert climate chaos. We all know that...

Age of Stupid coming to Thailand

Feature story | September 9, 2009 at 6:00

Age of Stupid, the much-awaited docu-drama-animation about climate change is coming to Thailand simultaneously with hundreds of similar screenings all over the world.

The clock is ticking...

Feature story | September 8, 2009 at 6:00

An unprecedented global alliance of civil society organizations, trade unions, faith groups and other organizations concerned with climate change, today made its local presence known by mounting, together with the City of Makati, a bike tour for...

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay meets with

Image | September 8, 2009 at 6:00

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay meets with 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.

Solar Generation buit wind turbines in Climate

Image | August 29, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation buit wind turbines in Climate Rescue Station aimed to show the youth’s committed intent to protect the climate and to exist as a learning center model for youth.

Solar Generation buit wind turbines in Climate

Image | August 29, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation buit wind turbines in Climate Rescue Station aimed to show the youth’s committed intent to protect the climate and to exist as a learning center model for youth.

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...

Solar Generation youth built a soil house

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation youth built a soil house in Climate Rescue Station aimed to show the youth’s committed intent to protect the climate and to exist as a learning center model for youth.

Solar Generation youth built a soil house

Image | August 28, 2009 at 7:00

Solar Generation youth built a soil house in Climate Rescue Station aimed to show the youth’s committed intent to protect the climate and to exist as a learning center model for youth.

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