Nuclear power in ASEAN region a security risk: Greenpeace warns

Greenpeace today warned that that the recent nuclear weapons testing in North Korea has underscored the dangerous connection between nuclear power and nuclear arms, and has called on ASEAN leaders to abandon their nuclear ambitions, or risk exposing the erstwhile nuclear weapons-free region to the dangers of weapons proliferation. Click here to read more

Attack against Anti-Nuke Activist Condemned

Yesterday afternoon, elements of 303rd PMG nabbed anti-nuke activist Archie Bathan in Samal Bataan, while waiting for an anti-nuke youth forum. In the process, the military ‘discovered’ arms and subversive documents allegedly in his possession. We strongly condemn the attack against anti-nuke activist Archie Bathan, a leader of Youth for Nationalism and Democracy (YND)-Bataan. The … Continue reading

FDC ramps up campaign vs. Bataan nuke plant even as BNPP consolidated bill loses steam

Despite indications that the move to immediately rehabilitate and operate  the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) is losing steam, the Freedom from Debt Coalition continues to ramp up its campaign to derail the effort. In an open letter to Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes, FDC, a lead member of the Network Opposed to BNPP (NO to … Continue reading

Greenpeace “Energy Revolution Bike Ride” concludes with a call to Congress to reject Nuclear energy

Thousands of concerned Filipinos have sent a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject any proposal for nuclear power in the country and instead enable massive uptake of renewable energy. Click here to read more

BNPP bill loses authors; FDC continues its opposition

In the course of consolidating the proposed House Bill to immediately rehabilitate and operate the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) with related bills, 60 endorsers and supporters disappeared along the way. The Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), a member of the Network Opposed to the BNPP (NO to BNPP), sees this as the result – … Continue reading

“Energy Revolution” Bike Ride gathers thousands of signatures for petition against nuclear power

PHILIPPINES — Hundreds of cyclists from Manila and Central Luzon have set off today on a historic tour from the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant to the House of Representatives in a bid to gather and deliver a petition opposing nuclear power signed by thousands of concerned Filipino citizens. Dubbed the “Energy Revolution Bike Ride,” the … Continue reading

Say no to nukes now!

Nuklus band: Dambuhala sa Morong

Above is a video of the song Dambuhala sa Morong  which was composed by the NUKLUS Band,  an alternative and progressive rock band that performed during the 80’s. The song “Dambuhala Sa Morong”  was originally written in 1980 which became the battle-cry of the Philippine anti-nukes movement. Click here to read a blog about the … Continue reading

Ride against the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant! Energy revolution now!

Join Greenpeace for a revolutionary bike ride from Morong, Bataan to Quezon City on May 23-May 25, 2009 as a protest against the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. Ride with Greenpeace for safe, sustainable and renewable energy future for the Philippines! If you believe that now is the time to use clean, sustainable … Continue reading

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes needs to take firmer stance on nuclear energy

Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes recently issued a statement to the Manila Overseas Press Club regarding the revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant. During his briefing to the media, Reyes said that the Philippines is not equipped with the infrastructure needed to run a nuclear power plant and added, We have to work on this … Continue reading