Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace challenges Adidas and Nike to champion a toxic-free future

Press release | July 13, 2011 at 14:26

Greenpeace today challenged Adidas and Nike to remove toxic chemicals from their supply chains and from their products. The demand comes as the result of a year-long investigation into toxic water pollution in China and how the chain of custody...

Greenpeace slams Aquino Government for lack of leadership on Renewable Energy

Press release | June 29, 2011 at 15:13

Greenpeace is deeply disappointed at yesterday’s inauguration of a new coal fired power plant in Naga, Cebu, by President Aquino, the Philippine’s second new coal fired power plant this year.

Southeast Asia’s future is in renewables

Press release | June 26, 2011 at 14:31

Greenpeace called on Southeast Asian nations to seize the golden opportunity offered by renewables and champion the transition towards 100% renewable energy supply. The environment group made the call at the conclusion of the 6th Asia Clean...

Indonesia, Singapore urged to unite ASEAN for KP in Bonn climate talks

Press release | June 14, 2011 at 19:03

Manila -- As the Bonn climate negotiations near its end, with more set-backs than progress, Indonesia is pressed to convince the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) towards a bloc support for the Kyoto Protocol. Early this week,...

Statement from Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo at Tokyo Press...

Press release | June 9, 2011 at 19:40

Greenpeace International Executive Director Dr Kumi Naidoo today unveiled a sample of contaminated soil (1) from a Fukushima playground at a Tokyo press conference, criticising the Japanese government’s response to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Barbie Wrapped in Rainforest Destruction Scandal

Press release | June 8, 2011 at 16:04

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila -- Barbie, the most famous toy in the world, is involved in rainforest destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation can today reveal.

Experimental GE crops are a public risk and field trials must be halted -- Greenpeace

Press release | June 7, 2011 at 16:43

Experimental GE crops such as Bt Talong pose serious environmental and health risks and all citizens have a duty to ensure that open air planting of such are immediately stopped, Greenpeace said today in a statement.

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Philippines “all set for record RE growth”

Press release | June 3, 2011 at 14:42

“The Philippines is all set for record renewable energy growth," Greenpeace said today at the launch of their new energy report which forecasts how RE can power more than 50% of the country’s energy needs as early as 2020. The “Philippine Energy...

World’s biggest rice exporter sets GE-free rice policy

Press release | June 2, 2011 at 14:34

Greenpeace today called on the Philippine government to follow the example of Thailand, the world’s top rice exporter, and commit to keep rice production free of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The call came as farmers and environmental...

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Closure of German nuke plants a signal for The Philippines

Press release | May 31, 2011 at 16:15

The immediate closure of eight nuclear power plants in Germany yesterday should serve as an important signal for the Philippines to abandon nuclear power plans, Greenpeace said today as they hailed the decision of the German government —...

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