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Beautiful Moment #4

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 18, 2009 3 comments

Lea Guerrero

Coming soon!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 27, 2009 1 comment

Oh yes it is...

Exposed! Big oil's dirty tricks

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 20, 2009 5 comments

Greenpeace activists put astroturf and oil company logos in front of the American Petroleum Institute's headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Greenpeace protest calls attention to the US oil industry’s plans to have oil workers attend...

Greenpeace Germany spoofs RWE Ads

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 18, 2009

From Making Waves What a lovely, high-end bit of Shrek-like animation those hilarious PR flacks at German energy company RWE have put together to run on German television and as a cinema ad in front of Harry Potter, showing people...

Dam - it's even harder than it looks!

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 2, 2009

Activist Petteri has been hard at work, blocking the drainage of carbon-rich peatland in Indonesia ( read his first update - and why they are building a dam here ). Update 2 This morning we left camp with two pong pongs - local...

Where will you be on October 24?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 22, 2009 3 comments

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCEjg1Ej6QM&feature=player_embedded] Click here to find out more

Yes men fix the US Chamber of Commerce on Climate

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 20, 2009

From Making Waves [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67LYEacBoE&feature=player_embedded] The current disarray at the US Chamber of Commerce over its lobbying against climate legislation was made for the Yes Men and their...

The Verdict: G8 guilty?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 12, 2009 2 comments

"Defendants have threatened and continue to threaten petitioners' right to life and the sources of life, thus committing planetary malpractice resulting in inter-generational damages. "They have broken about a dozen international...

Greenpeace tackles climate change at frontline of Indonesian rainforest destruction

Press release | November 4, 2009 at 18:25

This morning, fifty Greenpeace activists took action to prevent the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests and called on world leaders to end global deforestation, which is responsible for about a fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions (1). The...

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo

Image | August 29, 2009 at 18:32

More than a hundred bikers toured Iloilo today to launch the "yoU-Turn the Earth" campaign, marking the 100-day countdown to the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen, where governments will agree on a deal to combat Climate Change. Greenpeace is...

Leaked documents prove current climate offers are crap

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | December 18, 2009 1 comment

With the Copenhagen talks going nowhere fast, a leaked document ( pdf ) has caused some excitement here in the Greenpeace office and throughout the campaigning fraternity here in the Danish capital. Actually, that's probably an...

Ready for the crocodiles

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 22, 2009

From Asti, Forest Campaigner from Switzerland, who has finally arrived at the camp: There is a big buzz in the Climate Defenders Camp this afternoon. With at least 400 local visitors, including loads of children, and plenty of...

What happens when the good people do good - Part 3

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 17, 2009

From Sarah Burton, now in Jakarta: I have learned that in campaigning things can change overnight, of course, and in this campaign, I have learned that things can change two or three times overnight.  Here's what happened overnight. ...

Climate defenders to stay - Police reverse eviction order under pressure from communities

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 15, 2009

What an amazing day we have had here in Indonesia today... Community supporters arrived by the hundreds. ©Will Rose/Greenpeace In a surprising move, the chief of police of Pelalawan district has revoked yesterdays...

Staying positive in Indonesia

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 9, 2009

From the Climate Rescue Blog Hi! My name is Pablo, Greenpeace activist from Spain, and I'm writing this e-mail from the Climate Defenders Camp , that Greenpeace set up in Sumatra, Indonesia. It has been pretty depressing to see...

Mission Possible: Restoring the Peatland

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | November 6, 2009

I am now on the peatland area of Semenanjung Kampar, half an hour away by boat from Greenpeace Climate Defender Camp. As far as I can see are bushes, grasses, several trees, and bushes again. Man, this is not the rainforest. Here I am...

H&L Diaries | Day 3 Chapter 1: Full of Sh*t

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 27, 2009

Albert Lozada, Philippines This is our last day in Ancient Siam, which means the last day of the Chang(e) Caravan project, which also means the last day with the elephants (Noooooooo!!  But that’s okay, we promise to visit them...

Stupid is what stupid does…

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | September 23, 2009 2 comments

Yesterday night, as part of the Chang[e] Caravan, we hosted the premier screening of Age of Stupid in Bangkok.  The movie is set in a bleak dystopian future because the leaders of today failed to act. One striking thing in the movie,...

Visiting Mama Sarah Obama

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 28, 2009

From Making Waves [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19IVrm_Ku-o&feature=player_embedded] An account of Solar Generation's trip to Kenya by Abi, Solar Generation Coordinator Last week, I was fortunate enough to spend...

Firefighting in action

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 27, 2009 1 comment

An update from Richi about fighting the forest fires that raged through Indonesia recently From Making Waves My name is Richi, and I work for Greenpeace in Indonesia doing action logistics and volunteer coordination. Recently,...

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