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Greenpeace turns Golden Bauhinia to Energy Efficient Bulb

Press release | 2007-05-28 at 21:17

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 8:00

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 8:00

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 18:39

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 discovers timber smuggling is driving tree species towards Extinction

Press release | 2007-04-17 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released “Merbau’s Last Stand” , an investigative report revealing four distinct smuggling methods being used to bring merbau, an endangered tree species, into China. Merbau , a highly prized tropical hardwood that costs more...

Escalating pressure to prompt food safety legislation timetable

Press release | 2007-04-16 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists today occupy the lift lobby of Central's Murray Building, where the headquarters of the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau (HWFB) is located, with a banner "Safe Vegetables Now!", showing their dissatisfactory on the...

Greenpeace further exposes loopholes in vegetables monitoring

Press release | 2007-04-12 at 8:00

Greenpeace today further exposes loopholes in Hong Kong vegetables monitoring system, including banned pesticide still being found in vegetables available in wet markets; Man Kam To Food Control Office have exaggerated the frequency of sampling...

Hong Kong SAR Government Numb and Indifferent in UN Alarm of Global Warming

Press release | 2007-04-06 at 8:00

(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...

Lenovo leaps to the top in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics; ‘Double Standard’...

Press release | 2007-04-03 at 8:00

Electronic products manufacturers are beginning to jostle for top space on the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, an updated version of which was released today. Competitive pressure, ongoing dialogue with Greenpeace campaigners and...

Over Half of Law makers Vow to Push Climate Policy

Press release | 2007-03-22 at 15:24

Despite the obvious negligence of climate policy by the two Chief Executive candidates, more than half of the legislators, with different political affiliation, vow their support to Greenpeace's "Vote for Climate" campaign. They pledge to push...

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