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Greenpeace activists and coal

Image | 2005-04-28 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and coal-impacted community representatives hold a parody of China Light and Power's annual report, which was distributed at the AGM of CLP, one of Asia's largest power utilities. The group disrupted the meeting demanding CLP...

Greenpeace deploys a banner outside The Peninsula

Image | 2005-04-28 at 7:00

Greenpeace deploys a banner outside The Peninsula Hotel during the AGM of China Light and Power, one of Asia's largest power utilities. Greenpeace and coal-impacted community representatives disrupted the meeting inside demanding CLP not build...

CLP project in Thailand slammed by Greenpeace at Asian Development Bank meeting

Press release | 2005-05-05 at 6:00

Greenpeace today released a report at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) AGM showing the massive disparity between financial support for coal and Renewable Energy. The report singled out CLP's BLCP coal plant project in Rayong Province, Thailand...

Into the Heart of Guangdong's Drought

Feature Story | 2005-06-03 at 6:00

Southern China has been experiencing its worst drought in over 50 years. One of the worst hit provinces was Guangdong, with its northern areas bearing the brunt. The drought may have been temporarily relieved by recent torrential rains but many...

This desert did not exist 2

Image | 2005-06-06 at 7:00

This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.

This desert did not exist 2

Image | 2005-06-06 at 7:00

This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.

A comparison of Halong Glacier between 1981

Image | 2005-06-08 at 7:00

A comparison of Halong Glacier between 1981 and 2005. According to the analysis done by the Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the glacier retreated by over 400 metres between 1966...

A saline deposit is the only evidence left

Image | 2005-06-11 at 7:00

A saline deposit is the only evidence left of a small lake in the Star Sea Lake area which completely dried up only 4 years ago in 2001. Greenpeace believes the burning of fossil fuels has contributed to global warming and rapid lake water reduction.

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake

Image | 2005-06-12 at 7:00

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake. The water level of Eling Lake has been reduced to a record low. In the past 50 years, the water level was reduced by 3-4 years. The wetlands along the lakes are seriously deteriorating.

In the foreground is the old town of Maduo

Image | 2005-06-13 at 7:00

In the foreground is the old town of Maduo County - overlooked by the new town. The old town was abandoned in 1979 due to the risk of flooding from the Yellow River. Now the new town may have to be moved because of a lack of water in the area.

A 31 year old Tibetan woman at her home in

Image | 2005-06-13 at 7:00

A 31 year old Tibetan woman at her home in Yellow River township. She has 4 children and once owned 20 cattle and 30 sheep and lived well from the profits of the herd. However, due to the increase in degraded grassland she lost her livelihood and...

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 7:00

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water in his pen in the Beijing Zoo. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 7:00

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square June 22, 2005. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees celcius (107.6 fahrenheit) in some places.

Letters of exchange with CLP posted on SCMP

Feature Story | 2005-06-24 at 6:00

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...

Global industry blueprint describes wind power accounts for 12% of world's electricity

Feature Story | 2005-06-30 at 6:00

Less than a week before the G8 Summit from 7th to 8th July, Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a global industry blueprint that describes how wind power can supply 12 % of the world’s electricity by 2020...

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...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Feature Story | 2005-07-15 at 6:00

On 8th July 2005, to celebrate Hong Kong’s success in winning the hosting of equestrian event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, our activists went to Murray Building, in Central, where the long-awaited announcement was made, and performed a...

Decide against coal, say CLP shareholders

Feature Story | 2005-07-22 at 13:00

This is an open letter to CLP chairman Michael Kadoorie. On April 28, we attended CLP's annual meeting. We were present not only as shareholders, but because we represent communities from Asia and beyond that are experiencing damage from...

Greenpeace response to CLP letter in SCMP letters Friday 10th June

Feature Story | 2005-07-22 at 13:00

In response to the letter “Inaccuracy sets back talks on pollution” (June 10), Greenpeace refutes CLP’s charge of giving misleading information about for their energy mix. In all of our communications Greenpeace refers to the figures quoted in...

Greenpeace response to 18th June, 2005 CLP letter

Feature Story | 2005-07-22 at 13:00

I refer to the letter from CLP’s Jane Lau, headlined ' Greenpeace used misleading figures to accuse CLP' (June 18) in which CLP continue to try to hide their heavy reliance on coal fired power generation. It is clear from CLP’s recent letters...

Shameless CLP continues coal-burning pollution

Press release | 2005-07-25 at 6:00

Today our activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during the...

Shameless CLP continues coal-burning pollution

Feature Story | 2005-07-25 at 6:00

Today our activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power (CLP), and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung,...

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental

Image | 2005-07-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during...

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental

Image | 2005-07-25 at 18:05

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during...

Greenpeace ship

Image | 2005-08-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise is out scouting for evidence of climate change impacts in the Arctic.

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2005-08-26 at 15:31

Renewable energy, energy efficiency and new environmentally sound technologies – already exist.

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change

Image | 2005-08-26 at 16:25

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change effects in Arctic Walrus on iceflow.

Katrina - A Greenpeace Perspective

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

Greenpeace extends its sympathies to the people of New Orleans, southern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who have lost so much in the wake of Katrina.

The unnatural disaster: hurricane in the

Image | 2005-09-12 at 12:59

The unnatural disaster: hurricane in the US

Celebrities advocate more rapid wind energy development

Feature Story | 2005-09-19 at 6:00

Hong Kong’s first-ever wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma Island. While we welcome this move, celebrities including Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man”, together with a group of young people, set up a...

"Sure Wind" logo

Image | 2005-09-19 at 6:00

"Sure Wind" logo

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...

A model wind turbine near the Queen’s Pier

Image | 2005-09-20 at 6:00

A model wind turbine near the Queen’s Pier in Central. This symbolised our common wish to hasten the development of wind energy in Hong Kong.

Celebrities including Shih Wing Ching

Image | 2005-09-20 at 6:00

Celebrities including Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man set up a model wind turbine near the Queen’s Pier in Central.

A river runs through Xinsho town where a

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:36

A river runs through Xinsho town where a row of houses once stood. Floods, caused by record rainfall swept the houses away.

Mr

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:37

Mr. Mao’s family in front of the remains of their house. Floods, caused by record rainfall in the region, swept houses away and left many others beyond repair.

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:37

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

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...

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.

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.

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...

Sure Wind

Image | 2005-10-09 at 9:26

Sure Wind - Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour 2005

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.

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...

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...

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...

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