Solemn protest against BNPP revival marks Chernobyl anniversary

Greenpeace today marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony to protest the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Calling for safe energy for the Philippines , supporters and volunteers of the environment group lit more than 2,000 candles which spell the words “No … Continue reading

Remember Chernobyl

You’re cordially invited to the commemorative activity for the victims and survivors of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. It will be held on Saturday, 25 April, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Batayog ng mga Bayani Memorial Center, Quezon Avenue near EDSA.

The Jerks: Nukleyar

Last March 20, Noel Cabangon along with The Jerks performed anti-nuke songs at the 70s Bistro. This is a video of The Jerks’ performance of their anti-BNPP song Nukleyar

ASEAN’s rescue package must abandon expensive nuclear nightmare

Greenpeace activists protested at the main gate of the ASEAN+3 Summit venue in Thailand by launching a large balloon with banners saying “Not for Nukes, $ for Renewable Energy–Climate Action Now.” Greenpeace demanded that government leaders meeting at the ASEAN +3 Summit turn the current financial crisis into an opportunity for addressing runaway climate change … Continue reading

New comic book gets youth involved in environment issues

Greenpeace launched Nuclear Meltdown: A message from the darkness, an advocacy comic book about the perils of nuclear power and how the youth can make a difference in making the world a better place. Click here to read more Click here to read the comics

Greenpeace April Fool’s Day Prank vs. The BNPP

April Fools’ Day or All Fools’ Day, although not a holiday in its own right, is a day celebrated in many countries on April 1. Greenpeace started the month with a ‘Google search‘ prank on their blog declaring that the BNPP is safe! Click here to read more

Prayer Rally vs. The BNPP

Below are images from the Prayer Rally last March 27, 2009 in Morong Bataan. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge Click here to read a blog about the event Click here to watch a short video from the event

Noel Cabangon & The Jerks sings against the BNPP

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Remember Chernobyl

The Chernobyl catastrophe released one hundred times more radiation than the atom bombs dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Yet many seem to just dismiss the accident as a part of history and forget what large doses of radiation actually do to human lives. Sadly, focussing solely on the disputed statistics of Chernobyl has dehumanised what … Continue reading

Nuclear Energy Myth

This is in response to the front-page article titled “Nuke energy key to stem climate change” (3/2/09), which is about the nuclear industry’s claim that nuclear power has a role in climate change mitigation. Click here to read more Click here to to download our Briefing Paper entitled Why Nuclear is Not an Answer to … Continue reading