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Finance clean energy not climate change in Asia says Greenpeace

Press release | 2005-10-20 at 18:33

A group of Greenpeace activists today set up a symbolic wind turbine in front of Castle Peak, one of the Asia’s biggest coal power stations, as a call to governments, banks and industry to invest in clean renewable energy instead of using public...

China could become the world leader in wind power, says Greenpeace

Press release | 2005-10-17 at 17:00

China is in a position to become the world leader in wind power, according to a Greenpeace report released today. Wind Guandong, a study of wind power potential in the heavily industrialized Guandong province in southern China, says that by 2020...

UN World Food Day - Asians Call for Ban on GE Rice

Press release | 2005-10-14 at 8:00

Greenpeace, together with a coalition of 16 organisations from across Asia today issued a World Food Day statement calling for a global ban on the introduction of genetically engineered (GE) rice.

Yellow River at Risk

Press release | 2005-10-10 at 8:00

Scientists say a catalogue of environmental damage linked to climate change is pushing the Yellow River source region into an ecological breakdown, in a new survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

Rainbow Warrior brings up win-win scenario in Sure Wind Tour

Press release | 2005-10-09 at 20:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, Rainbow Warrior, entered the Victoria Harbor today being led by a traditional Chinese style yacht “Duk Ling”, which represents Hong Kong, kick-started the Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour.

Hong Kong as the first stop for the Rainbow Warrior to launch Sure Wind in Asia

Press release | 2005-10-04 at 20:46

Greenpeace’s flagship, the Rainbow Warrior will be sailing into the Victoria Habour on 9 Oct, 2005, outset the commencement of Sure Wind –Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour that aims at advocating the massive uptake of clean,...

Heavy metals and toxics found in CLP’s fly ash

Press release | 2005-10-03 at 8:00

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...

Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Press release | 2005-09-29 at 20:38

Greenpeace today took action to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two power companies over action to mitigate the city’s atrocious air pollution. Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns...

Greenpeace launches “Sure Wind” campaign and website

Press release | 2005-09-19 at 19:57

Greenpeace China, together with Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man, set up a wind turbine in Hong Kong near the Queen’s Pier in Central. While Hong Kong’s first real wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma...

Greenpeace launches “Shopper’s Guide to avoiding GE Food” with doubled Food Brands go...

Press release | 2005-09-15 at 8:00

Greenpeace today launched the 2005 edition of the “Shoppers’ Guide to Avoiding GE-Food”. “We received the good news that two famous moon cake brands, Wing Wah and Kee Wah, have reacted positively to consumer demand this year and promised to phase...

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