Greenpeace calls on Philippine government to scrap all plans for nuclear power

Greenpeace today called on the administration of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to abandon all nuclear power plans, including those currently included the Philippine Energy Plan and the Energy Reform Agenda, and instead focus on achieving long term sustainable progress through safe and reliable renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. The environmental organization also challenged … Continue reading

Greenpeace Responds to Japan nuclear radiation release reports of leaks from Fukushima Reactor

Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace International Head of Nuclear Campaign said: “Releasing any amount of radiation into the atmosphere risks the health of people in the … 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

“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

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

Noel Cabangon: Wasted and Gone

This video was taken from Noel’s live performance at Conspiracy Garden Cafe a couple of weeks ago.

Nuclear waste a problem without practical solutionNuclear waste a problem without practical solution

There is clearly no debate when it comes to the dangers of nuclear waste. However, while Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes does acknowledge this (“RP seeks help on nuclear waste, just in case,” Inquirer 4/27/2009), he refuses to admit the fact that nuclear waste is a problem without any solution. Even more outrageous is how he … Continue reading

April, 23 years ago…

It is April 25th 1986 Technicians at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine are ordered to test the safety emergency reactor core cooling system on the Number 4 reactor. The test is delayed during the day. The night shift operators arrive at midnight but are unprepared to carry out the test. Click here to … Continue reading