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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,...

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.

Baikal – New Hope

Press release | 2006-04-26 at 8:00

Greenpeace Russia hails the president’s statement about necessity to remove the oil pipeline (East Siberia – Pacific Ocean) outside the borders of the Baikal’s drainage area and hopes that real steps will be taken to fulfill the recommendation.

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...

An Open Letter to CLP

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 11:25

City's Largest Polluter's Annual General Meeting

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today redecorated the venue of CLP’s Annual General Meeting to be a meeting of the “City’s Largest Polluter”. The power company was satirized for self-celebrating their “environmental measures” while turning a blind eye on problems of...

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