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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 Light and Power’s debt to Asia's environment and peoples

Feature Story | 2005-04-20 at 6:00

Latest update: On 21 April, Greenpeace disrupted the construction of the internationally-funded BLCP coal power plant in Rayong Province of Thailand and demanded that the project be stopped immediately. Activists from Thailand, Philippines and...

Adopt stricter AQO Now!

Image | 2005-02-20 at 7:00

Adopt stricter AQO Now!

Vote for Clean Air

Feature Story | 2005-02-18 at 7:00

The existing Air Quality Objectives (AQO) in Hong Kong act as a 'smokescreen' to hide the urgency of action needed to solve the critical air pollution situation. Implemented in 1987 and no review has been undertaken for nearly 20 years, the AQO...

Global celebrations as Kyoto Protocol comes into force

Press release | 2005-02-16 at 7:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world today, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol - the global agreement that lays the ground for the international community...

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...

'Solar Generation' students in front of Hong

Image | 2005-02-16 at 7:00

'Solar Generation' students in front of Hong Kong Harbour welcoming the entry into force today of the Kyoto Protocol, the first international legislation to stop dangerous climate change caused by the burning of fossil fuels.

Renewable Energy

Publication | 2005-02-14 at 7:00

Renewable Energy

Climate Change

Publication | 2005-02-14 at 7:00

Climate Change

Greenpeace marks CLP's 'unhappy' birthday for the climate.

Press release | 2005-01-25 at 7:00

Greenpeace descended on the Kowloon headquarters of China Light & Power (CLP) today, to mark its 104th anniversary and over a century of environmental pollution. The green group declared the occasion an "unhappy birthday" for Earth's climate...

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Low standards do not result in high air quality

Press release | 2004-11-01 at 7:00

Greenpeace this morning presented a 'school' style report card to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau (ETWB) to record their appalling performance in controlling Hong Kong's atrocious air quality. Hong Kong air quality has exceeded...

Outdated Air Quality index hides the awful truth about Hong Kong smog

Press release | 2004-10-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace today announced that it will begin measuring Hong Kong air quality using the international standard World Health Organisation (WHO) and EU system from tomorrow for the next ten days. The findings will be announced on 1st November in...

Putin gives Kyoto green light

Feature Story | 2004-09-30 at 6:00

George Bush's government is out in the cold over Kyoto - and it's that old Cold War enemy, Russia, that's put it there. The Russian government has moved closer towards ratifying the crucial Kyoto climate change treaty. But while Bush hangs out in...

Extreme weather warnings

Feature Story | 2004-09-09 at 6:00

Hurricane devastation in the US, flash floods in Japan and a UK village washed into the sea. As climate change gathers pace, devastation caused by extreme weather is becoming more common. Take a visual tour of storm and flood destruction.

Chinese fishermen off

Image | 2004-08-04 at 7:00

Chinese fishermen off-load yellow fin tuna at a tuna packing plant. This majestic fish will likely be exported to end up as American canned tuna or Japanese sushi.

Great leap forward in Bonn as global energy revolution gets Chinese boost

Feature Story | 2004-06-03 at 6:00

The global energy revolution received a huge boost today as the Chinese government unveiled its ambition to become a global wind power within the next decade. Greenpeace was quick to laud the Chinese government's announcement and called on...

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...

Greenpeace activists demonstrate their support

Image | 2004-02-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists demonstrate their support of the Kyoto protocol in Beijing, near the Forbidden city in Beijing February 16, 2005. Greenpeace offices around the world celebrate the coming into force of the protocol today. After more than ten...

Greenpeace activists demonstrate their support

Image | 2004-02-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists demonstrate their support of the Kyoto protocol in Beijing, near the Forbidden city in Beijing February 16, 2005. Greenpeace offices around the world celebrate the coming into force of the protocol today. After more than ten...

Top image: 1928

Image | 2004-02-10 at 7:00

Top image: 1928, *Historic Image* Original photograph taken in 1928 of the Upsala Glacier. Bottom image: January 2004, Composite image of Upsala Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina.

Greenpeace activists display a banner at

Image | 2003-11-20 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists display a banner at CLP Power's Castle Peak in Hong Kong, one of the world's largest coal plants, to protest against their lack of investment in renewable energy.

Greenpeace worker holds the teather of the

Image | 2002-02-01 at 8:00

Greenpeace worker holds the teather of the Balloon near the Utah Olympic Sports Park.

Ballon highlighting the real climate criminals

Image | 2001-04-01 at 7:00

Ballon highlighting the real climate criminals.

Activists highlight pollution from a Dutch

Image | 2000-11-16 at 8:00

Activists highlight pollution from a Dutch coal fired power station.

Aurora Borealis over Greenpeace protest against

Image | 2000-03-31 at 7:00

Aurora Borealis over Greenpeace protest against oil drilling by BP in the Alaskan Arctic.

69419

Image | 1999-01-01 at 8:00

Majuro Attoll, Marshall islands, affected by sea level rise due to climate change.

Camel owner Baoyin Culu says prayers at the

Image | 1998-04-01 at 7:00

Camel owner Baoyin Culu says prayers at the place where his last camel died. All of his 80 camels died from lack of grazing ground due to disappearing grasslands and desertification in the region.

Greenfreeze production line in Kelon factory

Image | 1997-08-29 at 7:00

Greenfreeze production line in Kelon factory.

Greenpeace's climate hot-air balloon

Image | 1997-06-22 at 7:00

Greenpeace's climate hot-air balloon

A sandstorm attacks the town of Baotou.

Image | 1997-03-01 at 8:00

A sandstorm attacks the town of Baotou.

Greenfreeze

Image | 1993-09-01 at 7:00

Greenfreeze - ozone friendly refrigerator containing no freons or CFCs.

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

Image | 1992-08-01 at 7:00

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

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