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Chapter 7 Technology

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:46

Chapter 7 Technology

Chapter 4 From Now to 2020

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 4 From Now to 2020

Government does nothing as rising temperature

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 6:00

Climate change is threatening the health of cleaning workers, Government Mod 1 Staff General Union and Greenpeace jointly warned today. Unable to be exempted from the effect of global warming, extreme hot weather in Hong Kong becomes more...

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...

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...

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...

Vote for Climate! We'll get the job done

Press release | 2007-02-04 at 16:32

“We’ll get the job done!”, announced today by “Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong” who are in for the Chief Executive election. They criticized the lack of commitment of the two current CE candidates to combat climate change, which...

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." -...

Polluting power: China’s top power companies ranked

Feature Story | 2009-07-28 at 19:10

China’s power industry, dominated by dirty coal-fired power plants, is the single biggest barrier to the country tackling climate change.

Snowstorm blankets Beijing: is this climate change?

Feature Story | 2010-01-05 at 7:00

Paying the price of coal

Feature Story | 2008-11-28 at 7:00

The global cost of coal reached a staggering €360 billion (around US$460 billion) last year, according to a new report by Greenpeace and independent Dutch Institute CE Delft.

China after the Olympics: Lessons from Beijing

Feature Story | 2008-07-28 at 6:00

China made big promises to clean up Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games. How well did they do? Greenpeace’s new Olympic report has the answers.

It’s time to act ! Green Groups: Regulate CO2 from Power Plants !

Feature Story | 2007-12-03 at 17:00

Green group representatives from Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Greeners Action, Green Sense, WWF Hong Kong and Clear the Air, along with “Carbon Dioxide Foundlings” protest to the Environment Bureau today over the government’s negligence to...

China's CO2

Feature Story | 2007-06-21 at 12:55

According to a new study, China's carbon dioxide emissions last year were the largest in the world. But responsibility for China's soaring emissions lies not just in Beijing but also in Washington, Brussels and Tokyo.

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature Story | 2006-09-07 at 6:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police, and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut...

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...

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...

Appendix 1: Survey on the introduction of break for outdoor works

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 19:31

Conducted by: Government Mod 1 Staff General Union Survey period: August, 2006 Interviewees: Workman II grade workers of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department Total number of Interviewees: 201

Foreword and Contents

Publication | 2005-10-15 at 6:00

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 9 Research and Development

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:47

Chapter 9 Research and Development

Chapter 8 Growth of Chinese Industry

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Chapter 8 Growth of Chinese Industry

Chapter 6 Hong Kong Resource

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:45

Chapter 6 Hong Kong Resource

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

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...

Wind Force 12

Publication | 2005-06-30 at 9:59

The global energy challenge of our time is to tackle the threat of climate change, meet the rising demand for energy and to safeguard security of energy supplies. Wind energy is one of the most effective power technologies that is ready today for...

China Light & Power Alternative Annual Report 2004

Publication | 2005-04-28 at 6:00

China Light & Power Alternative Annual Report 2004 - Distributed by Greenpeace to shareholders who attended the Annual General Meeting in Hong Kong

2010 China Wind Power Outlook

Publication | 2010-10-12 at 6:00

This comprehensive report on China's wind power offers an ambitious yet clear-headed survey of the present state and future potential of wind power in China. Should the country overcome the various challenges surrounding the development of wind...

The Climate Change Bill

Publication | 2009-06-19 at 6:00

Last June Hong Kong was hit by its heaviest rain on record. The Hong Kong Observatory issued a black rainstorm warning, and on June 7 some 145.5 mm of rain fell in one hour. The region had never seen anything like it. This report calculates the...

Polluting power: ranking China's power companies

Publication | 2009-07-28 at 6:00

China’s electricity sector is dominated by large-scale power companies.This report ranks these power companies according to their greenhouse polluting power and recommends that China's electricity sector needs to radically improve energy...

Enlightening a New Direction for Hong Kong: Metropolitan Ways to Fight Global Warming

Publication | 2007-11-26 at 7:00

Toyko, London and New York,like Hong Kong, are the world's top financial hubs. As such, they are in leading positions to tackle global warming regionally as well as internationally. This report provide a summary analysis of action these cities...

Climate Change and Food Security in China 【summary】

Publication | 2008-10-14 at 6:00

Climate change has become one of the greatestchallenges faced by the human race. It affects almost all aspects of our society, including food supply. Agriculture has long been the foundation of China’s social and economic development. With a...

China after the Olympics: Lessons from Beijing

Publication | 2008-07-28 at 6:00

In this report, Greenpeace recognizes Beijing’s increased use of energy efficiency technologies and renewable energy. Examples include the use of geothermal heating systems and the introduction of wind and solar power. Beijing has expanded its...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Hong Kong Getting Warm Heat Trapped in Poorly Designed Public Housing

Press release | 2006-10-10 at 6:00

The temperature is climbing higher and higher in Hong Kong. A survey by the Neighbourhood and Workers’ Service Centre (NWSC) and Greenpeace revealed that over 90% of the elderly respondents felt Hong Kong is getting hotter and hotter, 40% had...

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...

Over Half of Law makers Vow to Push Climate Policy

Press release | 2007-03-22 at 12:24

Despite the obvious negligence of climate policy by the two Chief Executive candidates, more than half of the legislators, with different political affiliation, vow their support to Greenpeace's "Vote for Climate" campaign. They pledge to push...

China’s Wind Power Projected to Equal 13 Three Gorges Dams by 2020

Press release | 2010-10-13 at 6:00

Beijing, 13 Oct 2010. China’s wind power can reach 230 GW of installed capacity by 2020, which is equal to 13 times the current capacity of the Three Gorges Dam; its annual electricity output of 464.9 TWh could replace 200 coal fire power plants,...

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.

Survey: Chinese public willing to pay more for cleaner energy

Press release | 2009-02-17 at 7:00

Chinese city dwellers are willing to pay at least 17 percent more for cleaner energy such as wind and solar power according to a new Greenpeace China survey. Such cleaner technologies are part of a globally-recognized solution to stopping climate...

Greenpeace technology successful worldwide for 15 years

Press release | 2008-03-14 at 7:00

Natural refrigerant in Greenfreeze protects ozone layer and climate Hamburg, 14 March. – Greenfreeze, the first refrigerator in the world without harmful CFC and HFC chemicals, is 15 years old. The first appliance rolled off the production line...

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