Greenpeace Southeast Asia


It’s time to lower the sails by Chuck Baclagon

Greenpeace activists party with the people of Bo Nok community, home of assassinated anti-coal activist Charoen Wataksorn and release paper lanterns to commemorate his successful fight against coal power plants in Thailand.

A wise man once said: “endings are mere beginnings that are looked at the opposite direction.”

This was the thought that occupied my mind as I look at the sky, illuminated by the glow of numerous paper lanterns carrying messages of hope for a clean renewable future, signaling the end of the Asia Energy Revolution Tour. Tomorrow the Rainbow Warrior leaves the shores of Thailand, off to its next destination.

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