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Vote for Clean Air

Feature Story | 2005-02-18 at 10:00

The existing Air Quality Objectives (AQO) in Hong Kong act as a 'smokescreen' to hide the urgency of action needed to solve the critical air pollution situation. Implemented in 1987 and no review has been undertaken for nearly 20 years, the AQO...

Global celebrations as Kyoto Protocol comes into force

Press release | 2005-02-16 at 10:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world today, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol - the global agreement that lays the ground for the international community...

The 'Solar Generation' welcome the dawn of a new era for climate protection

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 10:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world on February 16th, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol – the global agreement that lays the ground for the...

Kyoto Protocol becomes law

Feature Story | 2005-02-16 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists, supporters, and volunteers around the world celebrate the coming into force of the Kyoto Protocol today. After more than ten years of protracted - sometimes exhausting, often frustrating - negotiations, thirty five...

Greenpeace backs Chinese Environment Bureau crackdown on Environmentally...

Press release | 2005-01-26 at 10:00

Greenpeace China today welcomed the Chinese government State Environment Protection Administration's (SEPA) announcement that thirty large scale infrastructure projects across the nation would be halted with those responsible fined for violating...

Greenpeace marks CLP's 'unhappy' birthday for the climate.

Press release | 2005-01-25 at 10:00

Greenpeace descended on the Kowloon headquarters of China Light & Power (CLP) today, to mark its 104th anniversary and over a century of environmental pollution. The green group declared the occasion an "unhappy birthday" for Earth's climate...

Response to Policy Address 2005

Press release | 2005-01-12 at 10:00

Greenpeace described the environmental protection policies anounced in the Chief Executive's 2005 Policy Address as "weak and conservative" and called into question the motivation of the SAR government in tackling Hong Kong's environmental problems.

Low standards do not result in high air quality

Press release | 2004-11-01 at 10:00

Greenpeace this morning presented a 'school' style report card to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau (ETWB) to record their appalling performance in controlling Hong Kong's atrocious air quality. Hong Kong air quality has exceeded...

Kyoto saved: not the planet

Feature Story | 2004-10-22 at 8:00

The Russian Parliament voted to ratify the Kyoto Protocol in a body blow to George W Bush's opposition to action on climate change.

Outdated Air Quality index hides the awful truth about Hong Kong smog

Press release | 2004-10-20 at 8:00

Greenpeace today announced that it will begin measuring Hong Kong air quality using the international standard World Health Organisation (WHO) and EU system from tomorrow for the next ten days. The findings will be announced on 1st November in...

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