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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.

Greenpeace calls on CLP to commit a phasing out coal timetable

Press release | 2006-03-26 at 17:28

Around 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolize CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air quality...

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".

Just Do It! Mr. Ip

Press release | 2006-02-15 at 10:00

Today, members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners suffocated by polluted air protest outside Legislative Council during a motion debate on the “Scheme of Control” (SOC). They present to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and...

Greenpeace presents CLP with withering flowers as products of air pollution

Press release | 2006-02-14 at 20:14

This Valentine’s day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation. By burning coal, CLP has been polluting the air above...

World Press Photo Awards

Feature Story | 2006-02-13 at 18:00

Two Greenpeace images have won awards at the prestigious World Press Photo Awards. An image depicting the world’s largest river sucked dry by climate change, and another image of the forgotten victims of nuclear power; two children from Belarus,...

Stop CLP-sponsored coal plants in Thailand

Feature Story | 2005-12-07 at 10:00

With our flagship the Rainbow Warrior looking on, our activists climbed the loading crane of the BLCP coal plant at Map Ta Phut in Thailand and unfurled banners demanding the plant's immediate closure, calling on the Thai government to phase out...

Greenpeace activists arrested for peaceful protest against coal power plant in the...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 10:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists and volunteers from New Zealand, Australia, China and the Philippines were arrested and charged today for trespassing on the Masinloc coal power plant in Zambales, Philippines. The 12 were released without any bail...

Greenpeace activists attacked in Philippine coal plant protest against climate change...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 10:00

A German Greenpeace activist participating in a peaceful protest against the Masinloc coal power plant outside Manila was horrendously beaten by local plant personnel and three other Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and the Philippines had...

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