Greenpeace Southeast Asia


Greenpeace volunteers help us get the job done by Chuck Baclagon

Greenpeace relies heavily on our pool of volunteers who help us in carrying out our work for a greener and peaceful future. Below is an interesting video about our volunteers in the Philippines.

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Looking back at Masinloc by Chuck Baclagon
November 10, 2005, 8:12 am
Filed under: Greenpeace, Life at work, Stop climate change | Tags: , , ,
Chuck Baclagon, Greenpeace New Media Campaigner outside the Masinloc coal plant.

Chuck Baclagon, Greenpeace New Media Campaigner outside the Masinloc coal plant.

By this time numerous papers have already published the explicit photo of the injured Greenpeace activist Jens Leowe as he was being tended to by Debra Pristor. Many articles have been in circulation depicting the action at varying angles and at the end of it all the question as to why they were there remains to be an issue that has been kept on the sidelines.

This piece is but an attempt to speak about the very issue addressed by the which is about coal plants and its role on climate change. But before anything else let me just remind you that this one would be of significant difference than the other pieces that have already been written about the violence that has transpired other than the fact that I was there when it happened. But also because in a way this piece is written under a predisposition of partiality to the activists that were hurt and detained since I personally know them and most of them I’ve spent lighter moments with . This is just a simple telling of my account of the event. But this is the story of those who dared to make a difference last November 10, 2005 for their bravery and dedication to the fight for clean energy has earned them the title of ‘energy revolutionaries’.

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