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THIS REDIRECTS OLD LINK TO Esperanza Webcam

Standard Page | 2010-01-26 at 22:41

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Dalian Oil Spill Clean Up Impressive, but Massive Long-term Challenges Remain

Press release | 2010-07-30 at 6:00

After ten days of fieldwork and investigation in Dalian, Greenpeace concludes that while the cleanup effort has been timely and generally effective, Dalian – and China – faces considerable problems with its preventative measures against oil...

Greenpeace expresses condolences to family of Dalian firefighter

Press release | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace would like to extend our condolences to the family of Zhang Liang, the firefighter who lost his life while working on oil spill clean-up operations in Dalian, Liaoning province, China.

The Problems

Standard Page | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Climate change is the greatest environmental threat humanity has ever faced and the biggest challenge. Climate change is caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases, which are released from burning fossil fuels and the destruction of ancient...

The True Cost of Coal: Air Pollution and Public Health (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-27 at 12:59

Coal combustion emissions pose a significant threat to public health, causing an estimated 500,000 premature deaths in 2008. Its related diseases include respiratory disease, cancer, and birth defects, all of which are very much part of the real...

Greenpeace sends Edward Yau ‘radioactive waste’ To protest against expansion of...

Press release | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

Four Greenpeace activists, equipped with safety clothing and helmet, delivered simulative ‘radioactive waste’ to Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment this morning. They unfold a banner with the message 'Nuclear is not the solution', to...

Greenpeace reactive to report of Daya Bay Incident

Press release | 2010-06-15 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the government to drop all plans to enlarge any nuclear capacity, after a suspicious leakage of radioactive iodine from the Daya Bay nuclear plant in late May, reported by the media yesterday.

No Show at UN Climate Change Conference Greenpeace couriers Edward Yau, Secretary for...

Press release | 2008-12-11 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists assembled outside the Revenue Tower where the Environment Bureau is situated to protest against Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment, for skipping the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland.

Motley Crew Arctic tour 2012

Feature Story | 2012-07-04 at 11:46 1 comment

You don’t have to be from Russia or Norway to have a stake in what happens to the Arctic – we’re all affected. That is why we've set sail on the Arctic Sunrise with a truly international crew to demand a truly international response to the...

Response to Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda

Publication | 2010-10-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace welcomes the release on the 10 September of the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) three-month consultation paper, ‘Join Hands for a Low Carbon Future,’ which seeks public feedback on ‘Hong Kong’s Climate Strategy and Action...

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai Exposed to Toxic Coal Ash via Sandstorms

Press release | 2011-04-13 at 6:00

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion, according to a new Greenpeace report, The True Cost of Coal – Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash –...

Greenpeace condemns Hong Kong’s nuclear expansion the wrong track

Press release | 2010-09-10 at 20:05

Greenpeace condemns Government’s newly launched climate change strategy as “the most irresponsible and dangerous path” to tackle climate change, which put our next generation at great risk by substantially increasing nuclear energy to 50% of the...

The True Cost of Coal: Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind

Publication | 2011-04-14 at 10:24

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash – containing arsenic, selenium and lead – far from their origin in coal-industry areas to...

Private housing estates guzzling energy and Refuse to disclose electricity bill,...

Press release | 2010-06-10 at 6:00

A Greenpeace research reveals that most private housing in West Kowloon refuses to disclose the energy consumption of their public facilities (1). Among the little pool which unveils the data, the level of energy consumption exceeds the average...

The big “TIME” comes to U.S. Consulate Greenpeace urges Obama to be Climate Hero at...

Press release | 2009-11-16 at 7:00

Two Greenpeace activists unfold a 3m x 2m imitated “Time” Magazine cover in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong. The magazine captioned “Key to Copenhagen: Obama, be a Climate leader!” with a picture of U.S. President Barrack Obama,...

Four Greenpeace Climate Activists Arrested for Unfurling a Wanted Notice at Central...

Press release | 2009-06-22 at 6:00

Greenpeace condemns the Hong Kong government for arresting four Greenpeace activists for taking part in a non-violent protest on climate change today. The activists unfurled a 7-storey-tall banner hoping to catch “Climate Fugitive” Donald Tsang...

Record-breaking Rainstorm Costs Hong Kong HKD 578 million Greenpeace urges...

Press release | 2009-06-07 at 6:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Hong Kong government to urgently draw up a climate change policy after a Greenpeace investigation showed that a record-breaking rainstorm last June cost the region HKD 578 million. (equivalent to EUR 54 million and...

APCO Amendment Goes against Public Opinion to Cap Power Plants CO2, says Greenpeace...

Press release | 2008-04-06 at 6:00

While the Hong Kong Observatory warns that winter will disappear in two decades, the government shows no sign to cap carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in its latest amendment to the Air Pollution Control Ordinance (APCO). Yet a...

Countdown Clock to Copenhagen Conference Unveiled Ticking Down to the Last Chance to...

Press release | 2009-05-28 at 6:00

Greenpeace unveiled a countdown clock in Tseung Kwan O’s East Point City today to welcome the UN Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Conference) which will be open on 7 December. Greenpeace hopes to raise the awareness of Hong Kong people on...

Greenpeace Brings 7,000 Signatures to Environment Bureau, Demand CO2 Caps on Power Plants

Press release | 2008-05-06 at 6:00

Two Greenpeace activists dressed up in eyeball costume today bring 7,000 signatures collected earlier to the Environment Bureau and covered the EB door with “surveillance eyes”. The act is to present public voices to urge the Bureau to cap carbon...

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