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Climate change on G8 priority list

Press release | 2005-06-30 at 6:00

The UK Government has prioritised climate change for their G8 (1) and EU Presidencies this year (2) and less than a week before the G8 Summit starts (7-8 July), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a...

The True Cost of Coal

Press release | 2005-04-28 at 6:00

Shareholders in the billion dollar China Light and Power (CLP) company were today confronted with the real cost of burning fossil fuels. Greenpeace activists and people from communities suffering the devastating impacts from coal fired power...

CLP’s dirty coal power costs the public 30 billion yearly

Press release | 2005-04-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace today charged China Light and Power (CLP), Hong Kong’s biggest utility, with causing massive damage to the global climate, environment and human health across Asia. Greenpeace has calculated that the harmful impacts of CLP’s coal...

China could become the world leader in wind power, says Greenpeace

Press release | 2005-10-17 at 15:00

China is in a position to become the world leader in wind power, according to a Greenpeace report released today. Wind Guandong, a study of wind power potential in the heavily industrialized Guandong province in southern China, says that by 2020...

Hong Kong as the first stop for the Rainbow Warrior to launch Sure Wind in Asia

Press release | 2005-10-04 at 18:46

Greenpeace’s flagship, the Rainbow Warrior will be sailing into the Victoria Habour on 9 Oct, 2005, outset the commencement of Sure Wind –Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour that aims at advocating the massive uptake of clean,...

Greenpeace launches “Sure Wind” campaign and website

Press release | 2005-09-19 at 17:57

Greenpeace China, together with Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man, set up a wind turbine in Hong Kong near the Queen’s Pier in Central. While Hong Kong’s first real wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma...

Just Do It! Mr. Ip

Press release | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Today, members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners suffocated by polluted air protest outside Legislative Council during a motion debate on the “Scheme of Control” (SOC). They present to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and...

Greenpeace presents CLP with withering flowers as products of air pollution

Press release | 2006-02-14 at 17:14

This Valentine’s day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation. By burning coal, CLP has been polluting the air above...

China Becomes World’s Number 1 in Wind Installation

Press release | 2011-01-12 at 17:23

China installed 16 GW of new wind power capacity in 2010, bringing its total capacity to 41.8 GW – thus making it the largest wind-installation country in the world. However, Greenpeace points out that to translate these installations into...

Hong Kong SAR Government Numb and Indifferent in UN Alarm of Global Warming

Press release | 2007-04-06 at 6:00

(6th April, 2007) Greenpeace warns that Hong Kong should not be sidelined from international effort against global warming, as a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just released today states that global warming is...

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