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Legco elections: who gets our green vote?

Feature Story | 2008-09-02 at 6:00

Hong Kong voters will head to the polls this Sunday for Legislative Council elections. Greenpeace has been checking out which candidates pass the environmental test.

Greenpeace urges green rules for Olympics

Feature Story | 2008-08-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace has written to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Mr. Jacques Rogge urging him to draw up compulsory environmental guidelines for future Olympic host cities.

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...

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.

Two Greenpeace activists dressed up in eyeball

Image | 2008-05-06 at 7:00

Two Greenpeace activists dressed up in eyeball costume bring 7,000 signatures 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 dioxide from power...

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...

Regulate CO2 from Power Plants Now!

Feature Story | 2008-04-07 at 6:00

Climate change is accelerating! Hong Kong Observatory said our winter will disappear after 20 years. The government is amending the Air Pollution Control Ordinance to limit air pollutants from the two local power companies, CLP and HEC after 2010...

On the eve of the World Health Organization’s

Image | 2008-04-06 at 7:00

On the eve of the World Health Organization’s World Health Day, which falls under the theme of climate change this year, Greenpeace activists covered their eyes with black cloths and unleash black balloons representing CO2, in front of a banner...

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...

125 million climate refugees?

Feature Story | 2008-03-29 at 7:10

'Hope for the best, plan for the worst', is the mantra of emergency planners everywhere. But, for 125 million people living in the low lying areas of South Asia, when it comes to climate change there is no plan that will adequately address the...

New Zealand coal shipment blockaded

Feature Story | 2008-03-27 at 16:42

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

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...

Climate campaigners bring peaceful protest to Heathrow

Feature Story | 2008-02-26 at 16:00

The Greenpeace volunteers – two women and two men – waited until all the passengers had disembarked from the one hour flight before walking through double doors at Terminal One, crossing an area of tarmac and climbing stairs onto the fuselage of...

2007 review

Feature Story | 2008-01-09 at 21:55

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

The world is watching the politicians gather

Image | 2007-12-17 at 12:40

The world is watching the politicians gather in Bali in December 2007 for the UN Climate Change Conference.

Global Day of Actoin on Climate Change

Image | 2007-12-11 at 7:00

Global Day of Actoin on Climate Change

In Bali

Image | 2007-12-07 at 7:00

In Bali, governemnts need to take real action for the survival of our planet

Save Climate, Take Action Now!

Image | 2007-12-06 at 13:12

Save Climate, Take Action Now!

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Press release | 2007-12-06 at 7:00

Four Greenpeace climbers captivated today the largest local perpetrator of climate change, CLP Castle Peak Power Plant, while the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solutions to global warming. Greenpeace is dissatisfied with the...

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Feature Story | 2007-12-06 at 7:00

While the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solution to global warming, two Greenpeace vessels gear towards the Castle Peak Power Plant, allowing the climbers to scale to a 30M-tall ash silos and suspend a 15m x 15m banner reading...

Four Greenpeace climbers captivated today

Image | 2007-12-06 at 7:00

Four Greenpeace climbers captivated today the largest local perpetrator of climate change, CLP Castle Peak Power Plant, while the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solutions to global warming. Two Greenpeace vessels gear towards the...

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...

Green Groups Demand Government to Regulate CO2 from Power Plants

Press release | 2007-11-27 at 7:00

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...

Green group representatives from Friends

Image | 2007-11-27 at 7:00

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...

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...

Greenpeace Survey reveals business demand for Government leadership against global...

Press release | 2007-11-06 at 7:00

A Greenpeace survey indicates concern from both local and overseas chambers of commerce that natural disasters triggered by global warming would be detrimental to investment in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region. Almost all respondents...

A Greenpeace survey indicates that almost

Image | 2007-11-06 at 7:00

A Greenpeace survey indicates that almost all local and overseas chambers of commerce interviewed agree that the HKSAR Administration should take the lead against global warming. The photo shows Wolfgang Ehmann, Executive Director of German...

China Wind Power Report 2007

Publication | 2007-11-01 at 7:00

China could lead the world in wind energy development and play a larger role in combating climate change, according to China Wind Power Report 2007, the report also predicts that China’s installed wind power capacity could reach 122 GW by 2020,...

Greenpeace China Campaign Director

Image | 2007-10-02 at 14:11

Greenpeace China Campaign Director, Lo Sze Ping, addressing world leaders at the UN High Level meeting on Climate Change about strengthening the Kyoto Protocol and China's action to address climate change.

Eight Greenpeace activists dress up in trees

Image | 2007-10-02 at 7:00

Eight Greenpeace activists dress up in trees and attempt to enter the Government House and request to meet Chief Executive Donald Tsang for a master plan against global warming in his upcoming Policy Address. The move also taunts the CE’s earlier...

Eight Greenpeace Trees Enter Government's House, Demand "Climate Policy Address"

Press release | 2007-10-02 at 6:00

Eight Greenpeace activists dress up in trees and attempt to enter the Government House and request to meet Chief Executive Donald Tsang for a master plan against global warming in his upcoming Policy Address. The move also taunts the CE’s earlier...

Greenpeace issues call to action to world leaders at U.N. meeting on climate change

Press release | 2007-09-25 at 16:58

UNITED NATIONS – Speaking at the first high-level meeting on climate change at the United Nations, the Campaigns Director of Greenpeace China, Sze Ping Lo, challenged world leaders to strengthen the Kyoto Protocol, the one global agreement to...

World Leaders Unite for Action on Global Warming

Feature Story | 2007-09-25 at 6:00

World leaders are gathering in New York City for the largest United Nations meeting on climate change since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992. And, Greenpeace is there to make sure that the agenda includes strong action to combat global warming—and...

Coca-Cola to champion Greenpeace cooling technology at Beijing Olympics

Feature Story | 2007-09-24 at 13:08

Coca-Cola took a big step towards reducing their carbon footprint last week, with their commitment to use climate-friendly coolers and vending machines in all official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. HFCs(hydrofluorocarbons), commonly...

China Solar PV Report

Publication | 2007-09-19 at 6:00

China’s installed capacity of solar PV will reach 10GWp, generating 130 TWh electricity annually, which is equal to electricity generation of 26 large-scaled coal power stations, according to China Solar PV Report, released by China Renewable...

UN Secretary

Image | 2007-09-19 at 6:00

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon meets with members of Greenpeace, including Greenpeace China campaigner, Jamie Choi. The issue of climate change was discussed at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Although the alarm of global warming is raised

Image | 2007-08-26 at 7:00

Although the alarm of global warming is raised, Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel unnecessarily uses energy inefficient incandescent light bulbs, which emit excessive greenhouse gases. Greenpeace activists reveal a banner saying “Mickey Cooks the...

Greenpeace reveals Disney use of energy inefficient light bulbs

Press release | 2007-08-26 at 6:00

Although the alarm of global warming is raised, Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel unnecessarily uses energy inefficient incandescent light bulbs, which emit excessive greenhouse gases. Greenpeace activists reveal a banner saying “Mickey Cooks the...

Greenpeace launches the “Go Green! Save A

Image | 2007-07-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace launches the “Go Green! Save A Million Unit of Electricity” this summer to encourage the public to switch to fluorescent light bulbs and other energy-saving lighting utilities. Furnishing brand IKEA fully supports the campaign by...

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.

Protect our water source! Stop global warming!

Image | 2007-05-30 at 11:30

Protect our water source! Stop global warming!

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...

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 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 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 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 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.

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...

10,000 Lightbulbs Destroyed

Video | 2007-04-21 at 9:43

(Energy Wasting) Lightbulbs Destroyed

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...

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