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Greenpeace challenges Noynoy Aquino to be “greenest” Philippine president

Feature story | June 4, 2010 at 6:00

On the eve of World Environment Day, Greenpeace challenged president-elect Noynoy Aquino to be the “greenest” Philippine head of state during his term. The environment group called on Aquino to live up to his promise made on Earth Day last April...

Zero commitment = zero reductions

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 25, 2014

The other night I listened intently to President Aquino’s speech at the UN Climate Summit convened by Ban Ki Moon. Four minutes in, I was dumbfounded by statements like: “Nations should not engage in another protracted debate over...

The country’s top bands and artists join Greenpeace campaign for renewable energy targets

Feature story | November 12, 2010 at 18:22

The country’s well-known artists and talented bands have joined a Greenpeace campaign to demand renewable energy targets from the government, as a long term solution to helping mitigate the global climate change crisis.

Mission accomplished!

Feature story | May 9, 2010 at 6:00

A week ago, only five presidential candidates had so far committed to our call for urgent water protection measures when elected.

Green Groups Rank Presidential Candidates’ Platforms on Clean Water

Feature story | March 22, 2010 at 7:00

To mark World Water Day, the environmental advocacy groups Ecowaste Coalition and Greenpeace today disclosed their ranking of the presidential candidates’ platforms on clean water grading them 0 to 10, with 10 being the “greenest.” Activists with...

Groups Disclose Final Results Of Green Survey

Feature story | April 21, 2010 at 6:00

To commemorate Earth Day, environmental groups Greenpeace and the Ecowaste Coalition today released the final results of the 2010 Green Electoral Initiative (GEI) with independent candidate Nicky Perlas, Sen. Jamby Madrigal and Sen. Richard...

Anchors aweigh!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 11, 2010

Yesterday, the Rainbow Warrior has set its course towards the Philippines after wrapping up our the first leg of its Turn the Tide Tour of Southeast Asia early October. The tour, which aims to call on governments to Turn the Tide of...

“We need to develop renewable energy, but we don’t need coal hypocrisy"

Press release | March 25, 2010 at 18:21

The Renewable Energy Summit Philippines 2010, intended to “position the Philippines as a major regional player in RE development and technology,” opens today at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Manila.

Pinoy bands Turn The Tide with Greenpeace

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 8, 2010

I remember reading somewhere that “noise is the hammer of oppression and the mirror of the oppressed...” I believe it was written in a now defunct website that speaks of how rock music can serve as a reflection of a generation’s...

Run for Trails 2010

Blog entry by Jenny Tuazon | April 18, 2010 7 comments

I t was 14 degrees Celsius up here in Baguio City when we arrived to join the University of the Philippines(UP) Baguio Mountaineers Trail Run 2010 this morning. The cool temperature suited the runners’ mood for a 13-K run for trails...

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