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

Feature Story | 2005-07-22 at 15:00

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 15:00

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...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Feature Story | 2005-07-15 at 8:00

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...

Greenpeace marks 20th anniversary of the bombing of the first Rainbow Warrior

Feature Story | 2005-07-10 at 8:00

To mark the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the first Rainbow Warrior, working to protect the environment and work for peace worldwide, we hold a series of activities worldwide, including a week-long photo exhibition of “20 years of Rainbow...

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

Feature Story | 2005-06-30 at 8:00

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...

Letters of exchange with CLP posted on SCMP

Feature Story | 2005-06-24 at 8:00

Future of rice hangs in the balance as Chinese Biosafety Committee meets

Feature Story | 2005-06-22 at 14:30

The Chinese Biosafety Committee, an official advisory group under the Ministry of Agriculture, is meeting in Beijing this week to discuss the possible approval of genetically engineered (GE) rice. We urge the Committee to call for immediate...

Guangzhou people are exposed to risks of untested GE rice

Feature Story | 2005-06-13 at 8:00

Greenpeace has discovered illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in Guangzhou, the largest city in Southern China, raising fears that the untested GE rice is spreading out of control and has entered the food chain in major Chinese cities.

Into the Heart of Guangdong's Drought

Feature Story | 2005-06-03 at 8:00

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...

Illegal logging continues in China and Asia Pulp and Paper is held responsible

Feature Story | 2005-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today published “The Investigative Report into Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) in South China’s Hainan Province ,” and condemned the company for logging natural forests. Greenpeace has identified a raw material shortfall for the newly...

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