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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 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...

Greenpeace marks CLP's 'unhappy' birthday

Image | 2005-01-25 at 7:00

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

Greenpeace backs Chinese Environment Bureau crackdown on Environmentally...

Press release | 2005-01-26 at 7:00

Greenpeace China today welcomed the Chinese government State Environment Protection Administration's (SEPA) announcement that thirty large scale infrastructure projects across the nation would be halted with those responsible fined for violating...

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...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia energy campaigners

Image | 2005-04-21 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia energy campaigners hold up a banner calling for a stop to the construction of a coal fired power plant on Thailand's eastern seaboard. The campaigners were part of a group of Greenpeace activists who occupied the site of...

The True Cost of Coal

Feature Story | 2005-04-28 at 6:00

China Light and Power (CLP) recently gained recognition as one of the listed companies with the highest level of transparency in Hong Kong, for releasing senior staff remuneration figures to the public. The environmental and health impacts of...

Letters of exchange with CLP posted on SCMP

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

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 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...

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...

Analysis of coal ash from the CLP’s power generation

Publication | 2005-10-03 at 6:00

In August 2005, Greenpeace East Asia continued our air pollution monitoring mission in the coal-fired power plants in Hong Kong. We collected coal fly ash samples from the ash lagoons and a cement plant, and obtained an analysis report from an...

Heavy metals and toxics found in CLP’s fly ash

Press release | 2005-10-03 at 6:00

Greenpeace found toxic heavy metals, namely mercury and arsenic, in the fly ash produced by China Light and Power (CLP). Both mercury and arsenic have not been completely captured by the existing pollution control devices, a prolonged exposure to...

Greenpeace members collected samples of CLP

Image | 2005-10-03 at 18:55

Greenpeace members collected samples of CLP fly ash in CLP’s lagoon in Lung Ku Tan and a cement factory in June and July this year. The samples were sent to an accredited laboratory in UK for analysis.

Activists attacked in Philippines global warming protest

Feature Story | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

One of our activists participating in a peaceful protest against a coal power plant outside Manila has been horrendously beaten by local plant security, who drew weapons and fired warning shots at people armed with nothing but a banner. Four...

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...

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners

Image | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners presented to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, a mask symbolizing the grave concern of Hong Kong citizen towards our breathing air quality.

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners

Image | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners presented to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, a mask symbolizing the grave concern of Hong Kong citizen towards our breathing air quality.

Hong Kong's Roadmap of Replacing Coal with Wind Energy by 2020

Publication | 2006-03-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace’s Response to “Future Development of the Electricity Market in Hong Kong: Stage II Consultation”

Countdown to Clean Air - Act Now!

Feature Story | 2006-03-17 at 7:00

The Hong Kong government is currently conducting the second phase consultation for the “Future development of Hong Kong’s electricity market”, which serves as an essential step towards change. The 15-year long agreement could either give us...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:15

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:19

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:20

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:22

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

Greenpeace calls on CLP to commit a phasing out coal timetable

Press release | 2006-03-26 at 15:28

Around 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolize CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air quality...

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

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 locks down BLCP to prevent unloading of Australian coal into Thailand

Press release | 2006-09-07 at 14:48

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...

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.

Move Away from Coal to Protect China’s Children

Feature Story | 2008-06-15 at 6:00

With the help of 71 primary school children from Beijing Fangcaodi Primary School, Greenpeace today highlighted the role of coal in worsening air pollution and climate change in China.

Quit coal action

Image gallery | 2008-07-04

Coal is responsible for 80 percent of China’s

Image | 2008-10-24 at 6:00

Coal is responsible for 80 percent of China’s annual carbon dioxide emissions, a key greenhouse gas. The major source of carbon dioxide from coal is from coal-fired power stations like this one in Beijing.

These 1

Image | 2008-10-24 at 6:00

These 1,500-year-old carved deities in the Yunguang caves in Datong are being destroyed with an acidic mixture made from black coal dust and sulphur dioxide pollution.

China's coal crisis

Feature Story | 2008-10-27 at 7:00

China is the king of coal. It is the world's biggest producer and consumer but this reliance on coal is costing the country dear. For the first time top Chinese economists have calculated just how much this love affair with coal is costing the...

Greenpeace opens a Climate Rescue Station

Image | 2008-11-12 at 7:00

Greenpeace opens a Climate Rescue Station on the edge of an open coal mine in Poland. Coal the single greatest threat facing our climate. Poland uses coal to produce 93% of its electricity. The Station has been set up in the run up to...

Environmentalism with Chinese characteristics

Feature Story | 2008-11-17 at 7:00

What do you get when you combine a giant man-made planet, a vast open coal pit in Poland and four 20-somethings from China’s so-called post-80’s generation? A new Chinese youth movement whose ideological battle isn’t political revolution but...

Pollution from a coal power plant has turned

Image | 2008-11-21 at 13:57

Pollution from a coal power plant has turned this lake in Konin, Poland blue-green.

The coal plant in the background dumps its

Image | 2008-11-21 at 14:16

The coal plant in the background dumps its contaminated waste water in this lake in Konin, Poland.

Police arrive to break up a peaceful protest

Image | 2008-11-25 at 7:00

Police arrive to break up a peaceful protest at the Jóźwin IIB open pit mine in Konin.

Greenpeace activists scale down a rope to

Image | 2008-11-25 at 16:19

Greenpeace activists scale down a rope to reach the floor of an open coal mine during a peaceful protest in Konin, Poland.

Greenpeace activists carry bags of white

Image | 2008-11-25 at 16:32

Greenpeace activists carry bags of white powder onto the huge open coal mine to write STOP during a protest in Konin, Poland.

Police survey the aftermath of Greenpeaces's

Image | 2008-11-25 at 17:52

Police survey the aftermath of Greenpeaces's peaceful protest at the Jóźwin IIB open pit mine in Konin, Poland.

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.

Greenpeace campaigner Iris Cheng next to

Image | 2008-12-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace campaigner Iris Cheng next to an ash lake in Konin, Poland.

Quit Coal 2008

Image gallery | 2008-12-23

The Chinese public are happy to pay more

Image | 2009-02-17 at 9:58

The Chinese public are happy to pay more to replace dirty power stations like this one with clean technology.

Say no to coal for good

Feature Story | 2009-05-04 at 6:00

There’s only one answer to stopping climate change says research just out. And that’s just say no to coal for good.

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.

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