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Chernobyl 25 Years later: A stark reminder of Fukushima's future

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 27, 2011

To date, Chernobyl still stands as the world’s worst civilian nuclear accident. But the unfolding disaster in Fukushima, Japan, demonstrates that no amount of technological sophistication or safety culture can prepare any country or...

A Lenten Earth Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 22, 2011

Earth Day in the Philippines will not be as lively, festive and jubilant this year. The annual commemoration of the day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment incidentally falls this year on...

This is our cry. This is our prayer. Peace on Earth

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | April 19, 2011

Last week, I lighted a candle amidst a thousand origami cranes to express solidarity with victims of the earthquake, tsunami and the still unfolding nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. We were there...

Learning from history

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 29, 2011

I once read a book, entitled “ The Poverty of Memory” and one of the main theses of the book is that the Philippines is what it is today because of being guilty of one particular sin -- the sin of forgetting. The major reason...

Flickering candles at dusk

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | March 19, 2011

Dusk signals the beginning of darkness in the evening . An opportune time to gather in the spirit of shared identity in the struggle against nukes. In the dusk we congregated to pray and light candles for those who’ve been struck by...

Earthquake in Japan

Blog entry by Justin | March 11, 2011

Greenpeace offers its condolences to the victims of the earthquake, and to those who have lost loved ones. Greenpeace is deeply concerned about the potential safety and environmental impacts of both the earthquake and tsunami on...

Mga Miserable: '95 protest action in the Philippines

Blog entry by Mitch Rosal | December 6, 2010

Long before the Greenpeace office formally opened in Manila, Greenpeace volunteers were already campaigning about environmental issues significant to Philippine society. In 1995, a protest action by perhaps the first Filipino...

Let’s get to work….

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | October 11, 2010

The past week leading up to last week was a rush. It has been quite a while since we have seen ourselves as part of something bigger, but then again it’s easy to be anaesthetized if much time is spent working within the framework of...

Anti-nukes road show Pangasinan leg

Blog entry by AC Dimatatac | August 22, 2010

Last week, I joined Greenpeace on its Anti-Nukes Roadshow, a public awareness tour about the dangers of nuclear energy and to promote the Energy [r]evolution our campaign for renewable energy sources and energy efficiency practices, to...

Say you want a [r]evolution?

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | August 16, 2010

Lately there’s a lot of clamour for energy sources that can meet our electrical needs in the face of catastrophic climate change. At the same time, this has also been taken up by the nuclear lobby in order to push forward their...

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