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Greenpeace urges green rules for Olympics

Feature Story | 2008-08-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace has written to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Mr. Jacques Rogge urging him to draw up compulsory environmental guidelines for future Olympic host cities.

Greenpeace Urges China to Widely Apply Environmental Lessons from the Games

Press release | 2008-07-28 at 6:00

In its assessment of the 2008 Olympic Games, Greenpeace recognizes Beijing’s environmental achievements but also points out the opportunities the city has missed in using the Games as a platform to implement more ambitious initiatives across the...

China after the Olympics: Lessons from Beijing

Feature Story | 2008-07-28 at 6:00

China made big promises to clean up Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games. How well did they do? Greenpeace’s new Olympic report has the answers.

Move Away from Coal to Protect China’s Children

Feature Story | 2008-06-15 at 6:00

With the help of 71 primary school children from Beijing Fangcaodi Primary School, Greenpeace today highlighted the role of coal in worsening air pollution and climate change in China.

Greenpeace Brings 7,000 Signatures to Environment Bureau, Demand CO2 Caps on Power Plants

Press release | 2008-05-06 at 6:00

Two Greenpeace activists dressed up in eyeball costume today bring 7,000 signatures collected earlier to the Environment Bureau and covered the EB door with “surveillance eyes”. The act is to present public voices to urge the Bureau to cap carbon...

Regulate CO2 from Power Plants Now!

Feature Story | 2008-04-07 at 6:00

Climate change is accelerating! Hong Kong Observatory said our winter will disappear after 20 years. The government is amending the Air Pollution Control Ordinance to limit air pollutants from the two local power companies, CLP and HEC after 2010...

APCO Amendment Goes against Public Opinion to Cap Power Plants CO2, says Greenpeace...

Press release | 2008-04-06 at 6:00

While the Hong Kong Observatory warns that winter will disappear in two decades, the government shows no sign to cap carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in its latest amendment to the Air Pollution Control Ordinance (APCO). Yet a...

125 million climate refugees?

Feature Story | 2008-03-29 at 7:10

'Hope for the best, plan for the worst', is the mantra of emergency planners everywhere. But, for 125 million people living in the low lying areas of South Asia, when it comes to climate change there is no plan that will adequately address the...

New Zealand coal shipment blockaded

Feature Story | 2008-03-27 at 16:42

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

Greenpeace technology successful worldwide for 15 years

Press release | 2008-03-14 at 7:00

Natural refrigerant in Greenfreeze protects ozone layer and climate Hamburg, 14 March. – Greenfreeze, the first refrigerator in the world without harmful CFC and HFC chemicals, is 15 years old. The first appliance rolled off the production line...

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