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Greenpeace applauds B&Q’s initiative to clean up timber trade in China

Press release | 2007-06-12 at 8:00

At a press conference today in Beijing, Greenpeace applauded the initiative shown by B&Q - one of China’s largest home improvement retail chains - to guarantee that the timber products it sells in all its 60 stores across China come from legal...

Go Green! Greenpeace10th Anniversary Photo Exhibition

Press release | 2007-06-10 at 8:00

Greenpeace China kicked off its 10th anniversary prgroamme with a photo exhibition highlighting the group’s achievements and showcasing stunning images from a recent expedition to the Himalayas to document climate change impacts, the first time...

Greenpeace urges Donald in international conference: it's time to act on climate!

Press release | 2007-05-31 at 22:10

While Chief Executive Donald Tsang was delivering his closing speech in front of several hundred international climate delegates attending the International Conference of Climate Change, Greenpeace members unfolded a banner saying, "Donald, Act...

Greenpeace expedition shows dramatic impact of climate change at the Mt. Everest

Press release | 2007-05-30 at 8:00

Greenpeace released images and findings from three expeditions to Mt. Everest and other regions on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, which show a dramatic level of glacier retreat due to global warming. To prevent the worst water shortage crisis,...

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...

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