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Rainbow Warrior Protests CLP-Government Alliance to Promote Energy Waste

Press release | 2011-02-25 at 10:00

Today Greenpeace’s flagship the Rainbow Warrior sailed to China Light & Power’s Castle Peak Power Station to protest the electricity company’s cozy relationship with the government and its unfair tariffs that encourage large commercial clients to...

Rainbow Warrior Protests Victoria Harbor’s Energy-Hogging Light Show

Press release | 2011-02-14 at 10:00

Tonight during the Symphony of Lights – the world’s largest electricity-hogging light show – and on Valentines’ Day, the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is projecting the message of “Forget Nuclear, Love Energy Efficiency – It’s Destiny!’...

China Becomes World’s Number 1 in Wind Installation

Press release | 2011-01-12 at 20:23

China installed 16 GW of new wind power capacity in 2010, bringing its total capacity to 41.8 GW – thus making it the largest wind-installation country in the world. However, Greenpeace points out that to translate these installations into...

Textile Towns in China Pay High Environmental Toll for Export Economy

Press release | 2010-11-30 at 10:00

Greenpeace investigations have found widespread pollution, including high concentrations of heavy metals, in Xintang and Gurao, two textile factory towns in Guangdong province that make blue jeans and bras, respectively. Greenpeace calls upon the...

Greenpeace Launches East Asia Office

Press release | 2010-11-12 at 20:27

Greenpeace announced today the launch of Greenpeace East Asia for more effective and efficient environmental protection campaigns in this region with strengthened cross- boundary coordination. The new office license circumscribes Greenpeace’s...

Two Nuclear Protests Greet Chief Executive at C40 Opening Greenpeace Warns Against...

Press release | 2010-11-05 at 10:00

Two successive Greenpeace demonstrations greeted Chief Executive Donald Tsang at C40 Climate Leaders workshop, which aim at exposing the SAR government’s intentions to drastically increase dirty nuclear power as a share of Hong Kong’s energy mix.

Greenpeace Stages “Sudden Death” to Oppose Expansion of Nuclear Power in Hong Kong

Press release | 2010-10-31 at 9:00

In response to the Environmental Protection Department’s proposal to increase nuclear power to 50% of Hong Kong’s energy mix by 2020, Greenpeace organized a 10-minute ���die-in’ action today at the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct. Thirty activists...

Greenpeace presents Sinar Mas APP with Golden Chainsaw Award

Press release | 2010-10-22 at 21:26

Greenpeace presented Sinar Mas APP with an award the company has long deserved at the fourth annual Sinar Mas Printing Art Awards on October 20. Greenpeace demands to APP CEO Huang Zhiyuan that the company stops immediately its destruction of...

China’s Wind Power Projected to Equal 13 Three Gorges Dams by 2020

Press release | 2010-10-13 at 9:00

Beijing, 13 Oct 2010. China’s wind power can reach 230 GW of installed capacity by 2020, which is equal to 13 times the current capacity of the Three Gorges Dam; its annual electricity output of 464.9 TWh could replace 200 coal fire power plants,...

Greenpeace urges the Chief Executive to “take the right route” against the climate...

Press release | 2010-09-22 at 8:00

On the World Carfree Day, Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive Donald Tsang a certificate that reads ‘Carfree Everyday’ to honor his support by walking the 300m from the Government House to the Central Government Office. Greenpeace urges...

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