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China could become the world leader in wind power, says Greenpeace

Press release | 2005-10-17 at 17:00

China is in a position to become the world leader in wind power, according to a Greenpeace report released today. Wind Guandong, a study of wind power potential in the heavily industrialized Guandong province in southern China, says that by 2020...

Rainbow Warrior will open to public on 23 Oct

Feature Story | 2005-10-14 at 20:37

This morning the Hong Kong SAR Government officially authorised Greenpeace to use the Eastern Berth of Central Pier No.2. The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace’s flagship that launched “Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Energy Revolution Tour”, docks...

Yellow River at Risk

Press release | 2005-10-10 at 8:00

Scientists say a catalogue of environmental damage linked to climate change is pushing the Yellow River source region into an ecological breakdown, in a new survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

Roof of the world melting away?

Feature Story | 2005-10-10 at 8:00

When you live off the land any change in climate can have profound effects. This Tibetan woman used to have a healthy herd of animals to support her family. Now due to the lack of rain and spreading deserts on the Tibetan plateau her income has...

Rainbow Warrior brings up win-win scenario in Sure Wind Tour

Press release | 2005-10-09 at 20:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, Rainbow Warrior, entered the Victoria Harbor today being led by a traditional Chinese style yacht “Duk Ling”, which represents Hong Kong, kick-started the Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour.

Rainbow Warrior brings Asia a win-win scenario

Feature Story | 2005-10-09 at 8:00

Greenpeace’s flagship, Rainbow Warrior, entered the Victoria Harbour today. It was led by a traditional Chinese style yacht “Duk Ling”, which is also a symbol of Hong Kong. Its entrance kick-started the Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean...

Hong Kong as the first stop for the Rainbow Warrior to launch Sure Wind in Asia

Press release | 2005-10-04 at 20:46

Greenpeace’s flagship, the Rainbow Warrior will be sailing into the Victoria Habour on 9 Oct, 2005, outset the commencement of Sure Wind –Rainbow Warrior Asia Clean Energy Revolution Tour that aims at advocating the massive uptake of clean,...

Heavy metals and toxics found in CLP’s fly ash

Feature Story | 2005-10-03 at 8:00

Greenpeace found toxic heavy metals, namely mercury and arsenic, in the fly ash produced by China Light and Power (CLP). Both mercury and arsenic have not been completely captured by the existing pollution control devices, a prolonged exposure to...

Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Feature Story | 2005-09-29 at 21:00

Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns passing a black ball between them, ahead of a special Legislative Council (Legco) Environmental Affairs Panel, to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two...

Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Press release | 2005-09-29 at 20:38

Greenpeace today took action to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two power companies over action to mitigate the city’s atrocious air pollution. Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns...

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