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Over Half of Law makers Vow to Push Climate Policy

Press release | 2007-03-22 at 15:24

Despite the obvious negligence of climate policy by the two Chief Executive candidates, more than half of the legislators, with different political affiliation, vow their support to Greenpeace's "Vote for Climate" campaign. They pledge to push...

Global high tech industry contaminating waters in Southern China

Press release | 2007-02-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace today released a report demonstrating how some biggest brands of electronics industry, and their suppliers, are contaminating rivers and underground water with a wide range of toxic chemicals, some of which are environmentally persistent.

Vote for Climate! We'll get the job done

Press release | 2007-02-04 at 19:32

“We’ll get the job done!”, announced today by “Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong” who are in for the Chief Executive election. They criticized the lack of commitment of the two current CE candidates to combat climate change, which...

Chief Executive prattles climate change

Press release | 2007-02-02 at 10:00

The latest climate change report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), concludes that global average temperature is likely to increase between 1.1°C to 6.4°C above 1980-1999 levels by 2095, leading to...

Greenpeace demands for clear standards for residual pesticides

Press release | 2007-01-24 at 10:00

Greenpeace offered a bottle of toxic fruits to Mr. York Chow, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Bureau, today before the Legislative Council Motion debate for food safety. The group strongly condemns the SAR government’s incompetence and...

Urgency for food safety legislation as toxic fruits and vegetables found repeatedly

Press release | 2007-01-23 at 10:00

Fruit samples were found for the first time by Greenpeace to contain methamidophos, a banned pesticide of high toxicity, including on popularly consumed strawberry and tangerines. One sample was even found contaminated by 13 types of pesticide.

FEHD Pressed to Set up Food Safety Laws

Press release | 2006-12-18 at 19:32

(December 18, 2006) Greenpeace confronted the Centre for Food Safety of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) with over 400 wish cards from citizens on a ‘Food Safety Wishing Tree’. The food safety wish cards were then spread on...

Electronic Companies Race for Top Spot in Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Press release | 2006-12-06 at 10:00

There are encouraging signs that electronic goods such as PCs and mobile phones could become ‘greener’, according to the latest review of electronics manufacturers’ policies published by Greenpeace today. The latest version of the Greenpeace...

Embrace beauty of seasonal change

Press release | 2006-11-15 at 20:41

Greenpeace members greet Dr. Sarah Liao, Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works, with peach blossom and Chinese New Year couplets today, implying that the climate and order of four seasons will be disrupted if global warming continues. It...

Greenpeace Urges CLP Power to Commit Greenhouse Gases Reduction

Press release | 2006-11-09 at 20:24

Greenpeace 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s 13 customer service centers (Appendix 1) and gathered at CLP headquarter in Mongkok to present “13 Inconvenient Truths” brought by the corporation to the public (Appendix 2). Greenpeace demands CLP to...

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