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CLP’s dirty coal power costs the public 30 billion yearly

Press release | 2005-04-20 at 8:00

Greenpeace today charged China Light and Power (CLP), Hong Kong’s biggest utility, with causing massive damage to the global climate, environment and human health across Asia. Greenpeace has calculated that the harmful impacts of CLP’s coal...

Illegal GE rice contaminates food chain

Press release | 2005-04-13 at 8:00

Greenpeace is calling for an urgent, international product recall after uncovering the illegal release of a variety of genetically engineered (GE) rice in China. The GE rice has not been approved for human consumption and may have contaminated...

Greenpeace exposes Hong Kong's role as a free port for China's electronic waste trade

Press release | 2005-03-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace today presented new evidence that sites in Hong Kong's New Territories were being used as 'staging points' for the illegal cross-border trade in hazardous electronic waste (e-waste). China enacted a law last year prohibiting the trade...

Consumer rejection of GE foods gathers pace in China

Press release | 2005-03-14 at 10:00

As Chinese consumers become more aware of genetically engineered (GE) food, rejection of the controversial technology also grows in China, according to the latest consumer survey commissioned by Greenpeace.

Response to EPD criticism of Greenpeace API

Press release | 2005-03-02 at 10:00

Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department (EPD) reacted angrily to the public launch yesterday of Greenpeace's AIr Pollution Index (API), calling the index "unscientific and misleading [for] the public". The Greenpeace API, which is...

Greenpeace says China's New Renewable Energy Promotion Law Could Be Turning Point For...

Press release | 2005-02-28 at 10:00

Greenpeace today welcomed China's continuing commitment to clean renewable energy. The Standing Committee of China People's Congress has voted to pass China's first renewable energy law.

Hongkongers demand accurate API

Press release | 2005-02-24 at 10:00

A Greenpeace commissioned opinion poll released today on Hong Kong's chronic air pollution shows that the majority of Hong Kong people think that the city's daily Air Pollution Index (API) is inaccurate. The survey also finds that over 80 per...

Victory for public environmental action as APP withdraws lawsuit

Press release | 2005-02-22 at 10:00

Giant multinational logging company, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), today withdrew its reputation infringement lawsuit against the Zhejiang Hotels Association, one day ahead of the hearing. The hotel association had been refusing to buy APP paper...

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...

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...

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