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

Press release | 2008-05-06 at 8:00

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 8:00

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 8:00

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 10:10

'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 19:42

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 10:00

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...

Climate campaigners bring peaceful protest to Heathrow

Feature Story | 2008-02-26 at 19:00

The Greenpeace volunteers – two women and two men – waited until all the passengers had disembarked from the one hour flight before walking through double doors at Terminal One, crossing an area of tarmac and climbing stairs onto the fuselage of...

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Press release | 2007-12-06 at 10:00

Four Greenpeace climbers captivated today the largest local perpetrator of climate change, CLP Castle Peak Power Plant, while the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solutions to global warming. Greenpeace is dissatisfied with the...

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Feature Story | 2007-12-06 at 10:00

While the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solution to global warming, two Greenpeace vessels gear towards the Castle Peak Power Plant, allowing the climbers to scale to a 30M-tall ash silos and suspend a 15m x 15m banner reading...

It’s time to act ! Green Groups: Regulate CO2 from Power Plants !

Feature Story | 2007-12-03 at 20:00

Green group representatives from Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Greeners Action, Green Sense, WWF Hong Kong and Clear the Air, along with “Carbon Dioxide Foundlings” protest to the Environment Bureau today over the government’s negligence to...

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