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Hong Kong Getting Warm Heat Trapped in Poorly Designed Public Housing

Press release | 2006-10-10 at 8:00

The temperature is climbing higher and higher in Hong Kong. A survey by the Neighbourhood and Workers’ Service Centre (NWSC) and Greenpeace revealed that over 90% of the elderly respondents felt Hong Kong is getting hotter and hotter, 40% had...

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...

Appendix 2: Climate change and Hong Kong

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 21:32

Appendix 1: Survey on the introduction of break for outdoor works

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 21:31

Conducted by: Government Mod 1 Staff General Union Survey period: August, 2006 Interviewees: Workman II grade workers of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department Total number of Interviewees: 201

Government does nothing as rising temperature

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 8:00

Climate change is threatening the health of cleaning workers, Government Mod 1 Staff General Union and Greenpeace jointly warned today. Unable to be exempted from the effect of global warming, extreme hot weather in Hong Kong becomes more...

Regulate emission from power plants and rescue Hong Kong from becoming hot‘port’

Press release | 2006-09-11 at 8:00

Greenpeace under the help of “Public Opinion Programme” at the University of Hong Kong” surveyed on Hong Kong people’s opinion towards global warming in late August. Over 74.8% of the interviewees agreed that the government should find ways to...

Greenpeace locks down BLCP to prevent unloading of Australian coal into Thailand

Press release | 2006-09-07 at 16:48

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

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,...

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