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Greenpeace calls out the true cost of coal at coal industry event in Bali, Indonesia

Press release | May 7, 2018 at 14:58

7 May, Bali, Indonesia - Major coal industry event Coaltrans started today in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, less than a week after the latest data from the World Health Organization showed that nine out of ten people are breathing air containing...

polluting paradise

Publication | April 16, 2018 at 13:08

How the Celukan Bawang coal-fired power plant is destroying the health and well-being of people in northern Bali.

Anti-coal communities in Thailand’s deep south say no to coal

Press release | September 14, 2017 at 14:17

Bangkok, Thailand - The “Teluk Patani” network, Permatamas, and Greenpeace Southeast Asia have raised concerns over the Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the proposed coal-fired power plant at Thepa. The groups say the project...

Cancelling Myanmar’s new coal plants could save 7,100 lives a year

Press release | May 4, 2017 at 13:30

Yangon, 4 May 2017 - Approximately 7,100 lives could be saved every year if Myanmar cancels its massive plan to build coal-fired power plants, and instead invest on renewable energy to meet the country’s electricity demand. This is according to...

Myanmar Coal Report 2017

Publication | May 4, 2017 at 9:37

COAL : A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS IN MYANMAR

Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year

Press release | January 13, 2017 at 14:46

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at...

Greenpeace welcomes moves to reduce coal use in the Philippines

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 15:09

Manila, 30 May 2016 - Greenpeace Philippines welcomed the Climate Change Commission 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...

Activists bring coal supply to a standstill at massive Indonesian power plant

Press release | May 15, 2016 at 12:39

Jakarta, 15 May 2016 – Greenpeace Indonesia activists today climbed the cranes of two grab-type ship unloaders, blocking the supply of coal for the Cirebon Coal Power Plant. The protest in Indonesia, the world’s second biggest exporter of coal,...

Coal expansion in Vietnam could claim 25,000 lives per year

Press release | September 30, 2015 at 16:00

Hanoi - Existing coal plants in Vietnam cause an estimated 4,300 premature deaths every year, which can be avoided by switching to renewable energy, according Harvard University research presented at ‘Coal and Coal Power: The Unknowns’ conference...

World Bank fails to heed its own advice on climate change and risks to the poor;...

Blog entry by Heike Mainhardt | April 17, 2015

Batang residents take action to agains Coal Fired Power Plant in their land. Across the world, countries look to the World Bank more than any other institution for the latest expertise and assistance on development.  This week in...

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