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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.

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...

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...

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.

Wind Turbines Rise in Ban Krut and Bo Nok

Feature story | October 1, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia has completed the installation of wind turbine systems for the communities of Bo Nok and Ban Krut following the campaign by MV Arctic Sunrise, one of Greenpeace's shipping vessels, to promote the use of clean renewable...

Exorcising the demons of the Carbon Club

Feature story | November 12, 2002 at 7:00

One could see this coming. Once the government set in motion hearings on House Resolution 700, filed by Rep. Manuel Zubiri and calls for the immediate phase-out of all operating coal power plants in the Philippines, operators of these dirty,...

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