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Greenpeace Chernobyl Anniversary statement

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 17:33

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster we must reflect on the impact of the day that changed the world's view of nuclear power. Chernobyl was not simply an industrial accident. It was a human tragedy on an unimaginable scale.

Greenpeace members protest for action to

Image | 2006-06-15 at 7:00

Greenpeace members protest for action to stop climate change in June 2008 outside the Hong Kong Legislative Council Building

Greenhouse Olympics - Skiing

Video | 2006-07-06 at 12:09

Wonder what the Winter Olympics will be like in a time of climate change? How will people ski when there's no more snow? Watch the Greenhouse Olympics!

Greenhouse Olympics - Speed Skating

Video | 2006-07-06 at 12:10

Wonder what the Winter Olympics will be like in a time of climate change? How will people ice skate when there's no more ice? Watch the Greenhouse Olympics!

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature Story | 2006-08-24 at 10:05

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

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...

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:12

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the foot of the cranes at the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant in Thailand. Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of...

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:13

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the foot of the cranes at the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant in Thailand. Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of...

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:14

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:16

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Appendix 3: A list of global climate change and its consequences

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 3: A list of global climate change and its consequences

Appendix 2 Trend of carbon dioxide emission in Hong Kong

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 2 Trend of carbon dioxide emission in Hong Kong

Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Findings

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Findings

Regulate emission from power plants and rescue Hong Kong from becoming hot‘port’

Press release | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Greenpeace under the help of “Public Opinion Programme” at the University of Hong Kong” surveyed on Hong Kong people’s opinion towards global warming in late August. Over 74.8% of the interviewees agreed that the government should find ways to...

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...

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

SolarChill fridge wins environmental award

Feature Story | 2006-10-07 at 7:36

SolarChill is a new ozone friendly refrigeration technology using solar power, enabling delivery of vaccines and food to regions of the world without electricity. Developed by us along with six other organisations it has won the Environmental...

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...

Hong Kong needs a sustainable energy vision

Feature Story | 2006-10-10 at 6:00

Air pollution plagues Hong Kong’s environment and the quality of life for long time. Meanwhile, we are also witnessing the impact of climate change, such as longer hot period, and more droughts and floods. There is a consensus all over the...

Sharing Knowledge, Creating Solutions: Lessons Learned from U.S. Action on Climate Change

Publication | 2006-11-07 at 7:00

The aim of this report is to share information about what strategies have worked in U.S. localities which are similar to Hong Kong. The report does not suggest that Hong Kong has been historically responsible for an amount of pollution similar to...

Greenpeace's 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s

Image | 2006-11-09 at 17:20

Greenpeace's 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s 13 customer service centers and gathered at CLP headquarter in Mongkok to present “13 Inconvenient Truths” brought by the corporation to the public.

Greenpeace Urges CLP Power to Commit Greenhouse Gases Reduction

Press release | 2006-11-09 at 17:24

Greenpeace 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s 13 customer service centers (Appendix 1) and gathered at CLP headquarter in Mongkok to present “13 Inconvenient Truths” brought by the corporation to the public (Appendix 2). Greenpeace demands CLP to...

Embrace beauty of seasonal change

Press release | 2006-11-15 at 17:41

Greenpeace members greet Dr. Sarah Liao, Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works, with peach blossom and Chinese New Year couplets today, implying that the climate and order of four seasons will be disrupted if global warming continues. It...

Kelly Chan

Image | 2006-12-18 at 7:00

Kelly Chan

Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Feature Story | 2007-01-10 at 7:00

The good news is the polar bear is likely to given extra protection under US law. The bad news is its home is disappearing faster than ever. With 2007 predicted to be the warmest year on record it looks like they'll need all the protection they...

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature Story | 2007-01-25 at 21:23

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature Story | 2007-01-25 at 21:26

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Chief Executive prattles climate change

Press release | 2007-02-02 at 7:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

Hong Kong: a city isolated from the global village?

Feature Story | 2007-02-02 at 7:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

Right before the release of the “Fourth Assessment

Image | 2007-02-02 at 18:42

Right before the release of the “Fourth Assessment Report” by United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Greenpeace members hanged 40 “Doomsday Clocks” on the gate of the Central Government Offices, and erected a banner...

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...

“Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong”

Image | 2007-02-04 at 17:03

“Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong” naked their top, painted the word “HOT” and “superman dressing” in their bodies. They also wore a pair of swim-sleeves and started their election campaign by distributing their “climate platform” to...

“Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong”

Image | 2007-02-04 at 17:04

“Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong” naked their top, painted the word “HOT” and “superman dressing” in their bodies. They also wore a pair of swim-sleeves and started their election campaign by distributing their “climate platform” to...

Legislators Choy So

Image | 2007-03-22 at 11:57

Legislators Choy So-yuk (Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong), Wong Kwok-hing (Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions), Audrey Eu Yuet-mee (Civic Party), Patrick Lau Sau-shing (The Ailliance) and Greenpeace Campaigner...

Legislators Choy So

Image | 2007-03-22 at 11:58

Legislators Choy So-yuk (Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong), Wong Kwok-hing (Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions), Audrey Eu Yuet-mee (Civic Party), Patrick Lau Sau-shing (The Ailliance) and Greenpeace Campaigner...

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...

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...

Hong Kong's indifference in UN alarm of global warming

Feature Story | 2007-04-06 at 6:00

Hong Kong should not be sidelined from international effort against global warming, as the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that global warming is going to make millions of people suffer from water...

10,000 Lightbulbs Destroyed

Video | 2007-04-21 at 9:43

(Energy Wasting) Lightbulbs Destroyed

Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable China Energy Outlook

Publication | 2007-04-24 at 6:00

The report "Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable China Energy Outlook" is part of the global study "Energy [R]evolution" , produced by Greenpeace and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC). According to this report, China can achieve rapid...

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted

Image | 2007-04-24 at 16:34

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted communities across Asia, this morning disrupted CLP’s AGM in a stark reminder of the true costs of coal. CLP is Asia’s largest privately owned power utility and derives most of its electricity from coal.

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted

Image | 2007-04-24 at 16:35

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted communities across Asia, this morning disrupted CLP’s AGM in a stark reminder of the true costs of coal. CLP is Asia’s largest privately owned power utility and derives most of its electricity from coal.

Greenpeace and community activists condemn 'Climate Killer' CLP at AGM

Press release | 2007-04-24 at 16:39

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted communities across Asia, this morning disrupted CLP’s AGM in a stark reminder of the true costs of coal. CLP is Asia’s largest privately owned power utility and derives most of its electricity from...

Greenpeace presents a Masterplan for a climate-friendly energy future for China

Press release | 2007-04-25 at 6:00

China can achieve rapid economic growth without jeopardising the climate, through the use of renewable energy, combined with energy efficiency, according to the ‘Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable China Energy Outlook’, launched today. The report...

Greenpeace urges legal phase out of Incandescent light bulbs against climate change

Press release | 2007-05-10 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the SAR Administration to legislate for a phase-out of incandescent light bulbs as a kick-off to curb global warming. A survey by Greenpeace shows that 42% of the interviewees continue to use incandescent light bulbs at home,...

Greenpeace turns Golden Bauhinia to Energy Efficient Bulb

Press release | 2007-05-28 at 19:17

On the eve of the International Conference on Climate Change in Hong Kong, Greenpeace decorates the Golden Bauhinia, the city’s landmark, into a fluorescent light bulb to celebrate its 10th birthday. This is also to alarm the SAR authority of her...

Protect our water source! Stop global warming!

Image | 2007-05-30 at 11:30

Protect our water source! Stop global warming!

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.

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