Nuclear Power Forum an expensive and risky distraction from real solutions

Greenpeace held a protest at the opening of the Nuclear Power Forum Philippines in Manila, to call upon President Aquino’s government to abandon its pursuit of nuclear energy in favour of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures to meet the country’s electricity demands. Greenpeace warned the delegates at the conference that any investment in the … Continue reading

Presidential candidates must come clean on nuclear energy: Greenpeace

Greenpeace today called upon all presidential candidates and other political aspirants to make public their stand on nuclear energy and declare their plans and policies on energy sourcing, especially with the threat of el niño compounding the energy problem in the coming months. Click her here to read more

Remembering ’85 Welgang Bayan vs. BNPP Draw Thousands to Bataan

“Ayaw namin ng Nukleyar” this was the sentiment running through the hundreds of green-clad anti-BNPP gathered to commemorate the historic Welgang Bayan Laban sa Plantang Nukleyar of 1985. According to Nuclear Free Bataan Movement Chairperson Monsignor Tony Dumaual, the 1985 Welgang Bayan (WB) represents the vigor with which Filipinos fought against the commissioning of the … Continue reading

Greenpeace Statement on Mark Cojuangco’s sponsorship speech of HB 6300

Greenpeace today condemned Cong. Mark Cojuangco’s underhanded attempt to railroad the passage of the HB 6300 at the Lower House that seeks to commission the obsolete, mothballed and therefore dangerous Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Click here to read more

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

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

“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!

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

Legislative forum on the French Nuclear Failures

Greenpeace is  organizing a legislative forums on the French Nuclear Failures on May 11, 1-3 PM at the Senate, and on May 12, 1-3 PM in Congress. Greenpeace invited Mr. Yves Marignac, MSc to speak about the status of the French nuclear power industry. We are hoping that the experience and insights of Mr. Marignac … Continue reading