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Pedaling for Clean Energy

Feature story | June 21, 2001 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists from Asia and Europe led by its new international director, Gerd Leipold, visited Prachuab Khiri Khan today and installed solar powered lighting systems in a local school in Bang Sapan district. Greenpeace showed its...

Coal Kills!

Feature story | August 30, 2001 at 6:00

The environmental group Greenpeace today drew attention to the alarming build-up of toxic heavy metals in the vicinity of coal-fired power plants all over the country, citing the particular experience of a coal power station in Batangas whose...

Coal is Climate Crime

Feature story | October 30, 2001 at 7:00

International environmental group, Greenpeace together with local activists and villagers from Bo Nok stormed the headquarters of Gulf Power Inc. today to push for the cancellation of the proposed polluting coal-fired power plant project in...

BO NOK AND BAN KRUT SWITCHE ON SOLAR

Feature story | April 11, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace helped the villagers of Bo Nok and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan install solar power on two public buildings, to illustrate that the community is serious in its desire for renewable energy for Thailand.

The Body Shop, Greenpeace and Thailand cycling club join forces, organise a bike...

Feature story | April 21, 2002 at 6:00

Bangkok, 21 April 2002 - The Body Shop, Thailand Cycling Club and Greenpeace Southeast Asia co-organize a bike rally in Bangkok prior to the Earth Day campaigning to stop global warming today. The activity involves signatures hunting for the...

'Race for the Climate!' A Dragonboat Regatta

Feature story | April 28, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia invites you to watch "Race for the Climate!" This rowing event is co-organized by Greenpeace Southeast Asia, The Body Shop and the Amateur Rowing Association of the Philippines to drum up public support for the Choose...

Earth and Climate declared winner in Rowing Regatta for Renewable Energy

Feature story | April 28, 2002 at 6:00

Manila Bay, April 28, 2002 - It was undeniably a Race for the Climate. And in the end, everybody made waves. "Unity of purpose, positive energy, the will to win. These were the key elements in today's rowing regatta where the clear winner was our...

Blessing Rain Down for a Solar Future

Feature story | May 2, 2002 at 6:00

Directors of 26 Greenpeace offices from around the world gathered today in the village of Ban Krut, Thailand, and received the blessing of Buddhist monks after personally handing over two working systems of solar panel array to the local...

European energy company Alstom dumping dirty technology on South

Feature story | July 3, 2002 at 6:00

On the day of its annual general meeting in Paris, the French-UK energy company Alstom faced international action from Greenpeace, as activists in Manila protested against the multinational's participation in climate changing coal-fired power...

Manila gives gigantic welcome to Arctic Sunrise

Feature story | July 18, 2002 at 6:00

A proposal announced yesterday by the European Energy Commissioner, Loyola de Palacio, to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing countries via the Johannesburg Earth Summit was met with a Greenpeace protest of gigantic...

Warning shot fired against peaceful protesters in Philippines

Feature story | July 21, 2002 at 6:00

The action that Greenpeace took against the Sual coal plant in Pangasinan on Sunday 21 July, brought people from around the world together to demand 'No More Coal.' Activists from Greenpeace UK joined the action to demonstrate the shameful way...

Investment board told to stop supporting dirty energy

Feature story | July 29, 2002 at 6:00

The Philippines Board of Investments was urged today provide preferential incentives for renewable energy projects nationally by the Philippines Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, Congressman Lozada, after Greenpeace held a peaceful...

Negros Renewables Revolution brings Solar Power to Pulupandan School

Feature story | August 4, 2002 at 6:00

"And then there was light." Pupils at the Our Lady of Lourdes Academy (OLLA) in the town of Pulupandan, Negros Occidental will finally be able to read and study in a fully lighted library. Thanks to solar panels installed today by local leaders...

Wind energy powers Negros village as Greenpeace pushes Renewables Revolution

Feature story | August 5, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today installed wind turbines in a Philippine village which had no electricity, to illustrate to the national government that local communities of Negros Occidental are serious in their desire to harness clean energy alternatives in...

Climate victory: Philippine province rejects coal for renewable energy

Feature story | August 6, 2002 at 6:00

Philippine government officials confirmed today that the proposed 50 megawatt coal-fired power station for Pulupandan in the province of Negros was officially "dead" and that renewable energy was the solution to the province's power needs. The...

Thais to demand Positive Energy at the World Summit

Feature story | August 8, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace and The Body Shop today presented a petition to the government of Thailand urging it to commit to clean energy. This was the conclusion of a three-month campaign to gather signatures for a worldwide petition calling for the provision...

Dawn of Renewables Era: Arctic Sunrise arrives, calls for immediate rejection of coal

Feature story | August 15, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today kicked off the Thai leg of its Arctic Sunrise Choose Positive Energy tour by calling on Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to revoke all approvals for the proposed coal fired power stations in Bo Nok and Ban Krut in the province...

Climate change a ballooning problem for developing world

Feature story | August 21, 2002 at 6:00

As governments from around the world prepare for the Earth Summit next week in Johannesburg, Greenpeace today launched a hot air balloon with the message "Save the Climate - Stop Global Warming" over the biggest coal-fired power station in South...

Solar picnic a taste of Thailand's renewable energy future

Feature story | August 23, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today demanded the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) immediately overturn all approvals for new fossil fuel power stations, and to take up the challenge to support renewables. But the demand came with a sweetener - a...

Thailand shows Earth Summit delegates how to do the job

Feature story | August 28, 2002 at 6:00

While world leaders at the Johannesburg Earth Summit give excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what Earth Summit delegates say is too hard - rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable energy.

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