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ASEAN+3: Not for Nukes, $ for Renewables – Climate Action Now by Chuck Baclagon
April 14, 2009, 7:28 am
Filed under: End the nuclear age | Tags: , , ,

From Nuclear Reaction

Greenpeace activists gathered outside the main gate of the ASEAN+3 Summit venue in Thailand. They were there to highlight that it’s time for the government leaders meeting at the summit turn the current financial crisis into an opportunity for addressing runaway climate change. They can ensure the economic stimulus package being proposed for the region goes into the development and deployment of clean renewable energy systems that can also create thousands of sustainable jobs in the region.

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Protest at the ASEAN Summit venue by Chuck Baclagon
Tara delivers our message to the Thail delegate: Nuclear power is bad for Southeast Asias future!

Tara delivers our message to the Thail delegate: "Nuclear power is bad for Southeast Asia's future!"

Today I joined my counterparts, Isa and Hikmat, the media officers of the Thailand and Indonesia offices of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, at a Greenpeace activity at the ASEAN Summit in Pattaya, Thailand. Neung, was the media officer, while Hikmat and I, as well as some others, were there to support the team. (Earlier we had attended a nuclear campaign skillshare led by Jan and Aslihan from Greenpeace International. They shared their experiences about the ongoing campaign in various countries in Europe.)

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