2005 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

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Celebrities advocate more rapid wind energy development

Feature Story | 2005-09-19 at 8:00

Hong Kong’s first-ever wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma Island. While we welcome this move, celebrities including Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man”, together with a group of young people, set up a...

Katrina - A Greenpeace Perspective

Feature Story | 2005-09-09 at 8:00

Greenpeace extends its sympathies to the people of New Orleans, southern Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama who have lost so much in the wake of Katrina.

Shameless CLP continues coal-burning pollution

Feature Story | 2005-07-25 at 8:00

Today our activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power (CLP), and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung,...

Decide against coal, say CLP shareholders

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

This is an open letter to CLP chairman Michael Kadoorie. On April 28, we attended CLP's annual meeting. We were present not only as shareholders, but because we represent communities from Asia and beyond that are experiencing damage from...

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...

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

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...

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