2006 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

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Chief Executive missed the largest source of pollution

Feature Story | 2006-10-12 at 8:00

The Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, vows to enact “proactive and pragmatic” measures in his policy address, but while he spent much money in short-term measures to win achievements, a concrete and visionary environmental policy is still missing in...

Hong Kong needs a sustainable energy vision

Feature Story | 2006-10-10 at 8:00

Air pollution plagues Hong Kong’s environment and the quality of life for long time. Meanwhile, we are also witnessing the impact of climate change, such as longer hot period, and more droughts and floods. There is a consensus all over the...

SolarChill fridge wins environmental award

Feature Story | 2006-10-07 at 9:36

SolarChill is a new ozone friendly refrigeration technology using solar power, enabling delivery of vaccines and food to regions of the world without electricity. Developed by us along with six other organisations it has won the Environmental...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature Story | 2006-09-07 at 8:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police, and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut...

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature Story | 2006-08-24 at 12:05

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

Greenpeace Chernobyl Anniversary statement

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 19:33

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster we must reflect on the impact of the day that changed the world's view of nuclear power. Chernobyl was not simply an industrial accident. It was a human tragedy on an unimaginable scale.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 8:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature Story | 2006-04-24 at 13:58

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

Countdown to Clean Air - Act Now!

Feature Story | 2006-03-17 at 10:00

The Hong Kong government is currently conducting the second phase consultation for the “Future development of Hong Kong’s electricity market”, which serves as an essential step towards change. The 15-year long agreement could either give us...

Award winning pictures from Greenland

Feature Story | 2006-03-08 at 15:21

Nick Cobbing won second prize in "Picture of the Year" for his work during the Greenpeace expedition to Greenland in the summer of 2005, in the category "Science and Natural History".

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