Greenpeace Philippines

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  • Hope and Dreams Project: a dialogue among youth to build back better

    Blogpost by Margaret Buenconsejo Chavez - August 12, 2016 at 19:03

    Margaret interviews an Indian Ocean tsunami survivor, September 2015The impacts of climate change are becoming far greater than peoples’ and governments’ capacities to control. This is evident in the high death toll of Typhoon Haiyan in the Visayas Region, the Philippines, in November 2013, as well as in other parts o...

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  • Why Climate Denial Is a Human Rights Violation

    Blogpost by Anna Abad - August 9, 2016 at 18:09

    Exxon, the fossil fuel industry, and their colossal denial scheme enabled runaway climate change with severe impacts on people all over the world — not just in the U.S.

    Veronica “Derek” Cabe speaks to reporters about The Philippines Commission on Human Rights' investigation into fossil fuel companies for climate-related human rights violations.  © Nicolas Chauveau / Greenpeace

    “We’ve been affected for so long by storms, droughts … by extreme weather, no... Read more >

  • Leaked: The strategy behind Shell’s low emissions PR push

    Blogpost by Georgie Johnson and Damian Kahya, EnergyDesk - July 11, 2016 at 18:04

    Shell is targeting journalists, policy-makers and millennials with a new strategy to position the oil major as a leading light on the path to a ‘net-zero emissions’ future, according to a leaked document seen by Energydesk.  

    The document – a project... Read more >

  • Food, fasting and the meaning of Ramadan

    Blogpost by Francisco Noveda - July 6, 2016 at 18:44

    Pumpkins, squash flowers, water spinach and other vegetables are rich in vitamins (including pro-vitamin A) and minerals. These vegetables are widely available in local markets of the Philippines or can be grown in backyards and communal gardens.What is the right diet? When do we really need to eat? Protein from meat or protein from vegetables? Slow food or fast food? Organically grown or genetically modified? Halal or Haram?

    Countless debates about food happen throughout our planet, with wo... Read more >

  • Which fashion brands are going toxic-free?

    Blogpost by Kirsten Brodde - July 5, 2016 at 15:25

    It was a massive step when Adidas, Puma and Nike promised to go toxic-free by 2020. But when we turned our attention to other companies, the rest of the industry put up resistance.

    “It’s not feasible what Greenpeace wants us to do,” companies would s... Read more >

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