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Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners

Image | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners presented to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, a mask symbolizing the grave concern of Hong Kong citizen towards our breathing air quality.

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...

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...

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...

Energy Efficiency

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 13:54

Energy efficiency is a very broad term referring to the many different ways we can get the same amount of work (light, heat, motion, etc.) done with less energy. It covers efficient cars, energy-saving lights, improved industrial practices,...

Extreme Weather

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 16:06

There is strong evidence that extreme weather events – such as hurricanes, floods, droughts and heat waves – are increasing because of climate change.

Sea Level Rise

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 15:38

"The Maldives is one of the small states. We are not in a position to change the course of events in the world. But what you do or do not do here will greatly influence the fate of my people. It can also change the course of world history." -...

Health, Food and Water Impacts

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 15:23

Climate change will have disastrous impacts on agriculture and the food supply – in part due the increase in extreme weather – but it will also have severe impacts on water supplies, health and the spread of disease. Rich and poor alike will be...

Habitat Loss and Species Extinction

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 14:56

Each species evolves to thrive in its own particular ecological niche – to live in a particular "home" with specific living conditions (including temperatures ranges and other plant and animal species). Some species are more adaptable than others...

Glacier Retreat in the Third Pole

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 14:50

Climate change is causing glaciers to melt throughout China, especially in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, with devastating consequences for the billions of people who depend on them.

Scientific Consensus

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 14:19

There is a broad and overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is occurring, is caused in large part by human activities, and if left unchecked will likely have disastrous consequences. Furthermore, there is solid scientific evidence...

Climate Research

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 11:58

It was realized by the mid-18th century that some gases in the Earth's atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide, trap heat and keep the Earth warm. At the start of the 20th century, a Swedish scientist named Svante Arrhenius put forward the idea that...

Stop CLP-sponsored coal plants in Thailand

Feature Story | 2005-12-07 at 7:00

With our flagship the Rainbow Warrior looking on, our activists climbed the loading crane of the BLCP coal plant at Map Ta Phut in Thailand and unfurled banners demanding the plant's immediate closure, calling on the Thai government to phase out...

Greenpeace activists arrested for peaceful protest against coal power plant in the...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists and volunteers from New Zealand, Australia, China and the Philippines were arrested and charged today for trespassing on the Masinloc coal power plant in Zambales, Philippines. The 12 were released without any bail...

Greenpeace activists attacked in Philippine coal plant protest against climate change...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

A German Greenpeace activist participating in a peaceful protest against the Masinloc coal power plant outside Manila was horrendously beaten by local plant personnel and three other Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and the Philippines had...

Activists attacked in Philippines global warming protest

Feature Story | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

One of our activists participating in a peaceful protest against a coal power plant outside Manila has been horrendously beaten by local plant security, who drew weapons and fired warning shots at people armed with nothing but a banner. Four...

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...

China has potential to be world’s biggest wind energy market by 2020

Press release | 2005-11-06 at 7:00

On the eve of the Beijing International Renewable Energy Conference (BIREC)(1), a new report released by the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA) and sponsored by Greenpeace and the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) shows...

Around 100 Chinese college students and Greenpeace

Image | 2005-11-06 at 7:00

Around 100 Chinese college students and Greenpeace volunteers form the Chinese character for wind ('Feng') at the Capital University of Economics and Business sportsground. At the heart of the Chinese character the volunteers form a wind turbine.

Around 100 Chinese college students and Greenpeace

Image | 2005-11-06 at 7:00

Around 100 Chinese college students and Greenpeace volunteers form the Chinese character for wind ('Feng') at the Capital University of Economics and Business sportsground. At the heart of the Chinese character the volunteers form a wind turbine.

Rainbow Warrior successfully promoted wind energy in Hong Kong

Press release | 2005-10-24 at 6:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, completed the first stop of the “Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Tour” in Hong Kong, departing at 7 pm on 23rd October 2005, and set sail to the Philippines, the second stop of the tour. ...

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...

A group of Greenpeace activists set up a

Image | 2005-10-20 at 16:21

A group of Greenpeace activists set up a symbolic wind turbine in front of Castle Peak, calling on governments, banks and industry to invest in clean renewable energy.

A group of Greenpeace activists set up a

Image | 2005-10-20 at 16:18

A group of Greenpeace activists set up a symbolic wind turbine in front of Castle Peak, calling on governments, banks and industry to invest in clean renewable energy.

A group of Greenpeace activists set up a

Image | 2005-10-20 at 16:09

A group of Greenpeace activists set up a symbolic wind turbine in front of Castle Peak, calling on governments, banks and industry to invest in clean renewable energy.

Wind Guangdong

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 13:10

Wind Guangdong is a groundbreaking new report commissioned by Greenpeace from respected international wind energy consultants Garrad Hassan. It bases its analysis on a range of the best available wind resource data as well as worldwide knowledge...

Chapter 13 Conclusions and Analysis

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:48

Chapter 13 Conclusions and Analysis

Chapter 12 Electricity Grid

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:48

Chapter 12 Electricity Grid

Chapter 11 Costs

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:48

Chapter 11 Costs

Chapter 9 Research and Development

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:47

Chapter 9 Research and Development

Chapter 8 Growth of Chinese Industry

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:46

Chapter 8 Growth of Chinese Industry

Chapter 7 Technology

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:46

Chapter 7 Technology

Chapter 6 Hong Kong Resource

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 6 Hong Kong Resource

Chapter 5 Exploitation of the Resource

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 5 Exploitation of the Resource

Chapter 4 From Now to 2020

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 4 From Now to 2020

Chapter 3 Guangdong Context

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:44

Chapter 3 Guangdong Context

Chapter 2 China Context

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:44

Chapter 2 China Context

Foreword and Contents

Publication | 2005-10-15 at 6:00

References

Publication | 2005-10-15 at 6:00

References

Rainbow Warrior will open to public on 23 Oct

Feature Story | 2005-10-14 at 18:37

This morning the Hong Kong SAR Government officially authorised Greenpeace to use the Eastern Berth of Central Pier No.2. The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace’s flagship that launched “Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Energy Revolution Tour”, docks...

Yellow River at Risk

Publication | 2005-10-10 at 17:55

The Yellow River source region, about 45,000 km2 in area, is generally defined as the riverhead area above the Darlag hydrological station and covering Madoi County, Darlag County, Maqen county and part of Gade county in Qinghai province. As the...

Yellow River at Risk

Press release | 2005-10-10 at 6:00

Scientists say a catalogue of environmental damage linked to climate change is pushing the Yellow River source region into an ecological breakdown, in a new survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

Roof of the world melting away?

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

When you live off the land any change in climate can have profound effects. This Tibetan woman used to have a healthy herd of animals to support her family. Now due to the lack of rain and spreading deserts on the Tibetan plateau her income has...

Rainbow Warrior brings up win-win scenario in Sure Wind Tour

Press release | 2005-10-09 at 18:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, Rainbow Warrior, entered the Victoria Harbor today being led by a traditional Chinese style yacht “Duk Ling”, which represents Hong Kong, kick-started the Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour.

Sure Wind

Image | 2005-10-09 at 9:26

Sure Wind - Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour 2005

Rainbow Warrior brings Asia a win-win scenario

Feature Story | 2005-10-09 at 6:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, Rainbow Warrior, entered the Victoria Harbour today. It was led by a traditional Chinese style yacht “Duk Ling”, which is also a symbol of Hong Kong. Its entrance kick-started the Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean...

Children on their way home from school walking

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:40

Children on their way home from school walking across coal cinders, dumped by the nearby coalmines.

Nanshan District is full of disused coalmines

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:39

Nanshan District is full of disused coalmines and coke heaps. The area is strewn with the detritus of the coal industry.

Hand pointing towards the head of a coalmine

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:39

Hand pointing towards the head of a coalmine shaft at Xinergou, where a month before an accident claimed the lives of around 100 miners.

View of an area in Hetang County where 5

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:38

View of an area in Hetang County where 5 people lost their lives and around 100 houses used to stand. The area was decimated by floods, caused by record rainfall in the region. The floods claimed many lives, swept houses away and left many others...

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