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Heavy metals and toxics found in CLP’s fly ash

Feature Story | 2005-10-03 at 6:00

Greenpeace found toxic heavy metals, namely mercury and arsenic, in the fly ash produced by China Light and Power (CLP). Both mercury and arsenic have not been completely captured by the existing pollution control devices, a prolonged exposure to...

Celebrities advocate more rapid wind energy development

Feature Story | 2005-09-19 at 6:00

Hong Kong’s first-ever wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma Island. While we welcome this move, celebrities including Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man”, together with a group of young people, set up a...

Global industry blueprint describes wind power accounts for 12% of world's electricity

Feature Story | 2005-06-30 at 6:00

Less than a week before the G8 Summit from 7th to 8th July, Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a global industry blueprint that describes how wind power can supply 12 % of the world’s electricity by 2020...

The 'Solar Generation' welcome the dawn of a new era for climate protection

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 7:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world on February 16th, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol – the global agreement that lays the ground for the...

Kyoto Protocol becomes law

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists, supporters, and volunteers around the world celebrate the coming into force of the Kyoto Protocol today. After more than ten years of protracted - sometimes exhausting, often frustrating - negotiations, thirty five...

Eastern Promise

Feature Story | 2004-04-07 at 6:00

Take a minute to consider the following. What if the world's most populous nation had the necessity-driven willpower to develop the massive uptake of renewable energy like wind and solar power to offset the catastrophic effects of climate change...

Answer to China’s Energy future is Blowing in the Wind

Feature Story | 2004-05-15 at 6:00

The Chinese version of the "Wind Force 12'" report was launched on May 15 at a press conference in Beijing. The report, together with next week's drafting of China's Renewable Energy Promotion Law, demonstrates both the huge potential for wind...

Customers join Greenpeace to call for clean-energy iCloud at Apple stores

Press release | 2012-05-05 at 11:30

5 May 2012 – Apple customers joined Greenpeace’s activities around the world today to ask Apple for a cleaner cloud as part of a campaign to get the company to power its massive data centres with renewable energy instead of coal. In Hong Kong...

China’s Wind Power Market Remained the World No. 1, with Developing Pattern...

Press release | 2012-09-18 at 11:30

September 18, 2012, Beijing – China continued to be the world’s leader in installed wind power capacity in 2011 with an increasingly diversified wind power market, according to the report China Wind Power Outlook 2012. The report was jointly...

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2005-08-26 at 15:31

Renewable energy, energy efficiency and new environmentally sound technologies – already exist.

Wind Energy

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:05

China is now at the forefront of wind technology, and its capacity continues to grow by leaps and bounds. At the end of 2010, China surpassed the US to become the world leader in installed wind power capacity, with a total of 44.7 GW.

Solar Energy

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:18

In China, solar energy lags behind wind energy in installed capacity, but the country’s solar energy potential is massive and untapped. According to Xinhua, the country receives more than 2,000 hours of sunlight annually, including in the desert...

Briefing Paper - 'All Emission, No Solution: Energy Hypocrisy and the Asian...

Publication | 2005-05-05 at 6:00

All Emission, No Solution: Energy Hypocrisy and the Asian Development Bank in Southeast Asia. This is the poverty of the Asian Development Bank - to be an institution so abundant in resources and rhetoric and yet having so little to show in terms...

Greenpeace response to 18th June, 2005 CLP letter

Feature Story | 2005-07-22 at 13:00

I refer to the letter from CLP’s Jane Lau, headlined ' Greenpeace used misleading figures to accuse CLP' (June 18) in which CLP continue to try to hide their heavy reliance on coal fired power generation. It is clear from CLP’s recent letters...

Geothermal

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:25

Geo (earth) thermal (heat) energy means harnessing heat from inside the Earth. Our planet's core is incredibly hot – 5,500° C (9,932° F) by recent estimates – so it's no surprise that even the top three metres of Earth's surface stay a nearly...

Wind Force 12 in China: Summary of Highlights

Press release | 2005-11-07 at 14:31

Wind Force 12 in China is a groundbreaking new report; the first comprehensive study of the state of wind power in China to be produced by the Chinese renewable energy industry itself. With support from the European Wind Energy Association and...

CLP project in Thailand slammed by Greenpeace at Asian Development Bank meeting

Press release | 2005-05-05 at 6:00

Greenpeace today released a report at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) AGM showing the massive disparity between financial support for coal and Renewable Energy. The report singled out CLP's BLCP coal plant project in Rayong Province, Thailand...

Greenpeace halts coal plant project owned by China Light and Power

Press release | 2005-04-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace today disrupted the construction of the internationally-funded BLCP coal power plant and demanded that the project be stopped immediately. Activists from Thailand, Philippines and Germany occupied the main crane of the coal power plant...

Finance clean energy not climate change in Asia says Greenpeace

Press release | 2005-10-20 at 16:33

A group of Greenpeace activists today set up a symbolic wind turbine in front of Castle Peak, one of the Asia’s biggest coal power stations, as a call to governments, banks and industry to invest in clean renewable energy instead of using public...

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