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China's new agreement to impact global GM crop trade

Press release | 2005-05-19 at 8:00

China's announcement today that it would ratify the Cartegena Biosafety Protocol [i] is likely to have long-term impacts on global agricultural trade, Greenpeace said today.

CLP project in Thailand slammed by Greenpeace at Asian Development Bank meeting

Press release | 2005-05-05 at 8:00

Greenpeace today released a report at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) AGM showing the massive disparity between financial support for coal and Renewable Energy. The report singled out CLP's BLCP coal plant project in Rayong Province, Thailand...

The True Cost of Coal

Press release | 2005-04-28 at 8:00

Shareholders in the billion dollar China Light and Power (CLP) company were today confronted with the real cost of burning fossil fuels. Greenpeace activists and people from communities suffering the devastating impacts from coal fired power...

Greenpeace halts coal plant project owned by China Light and Power

Press release | 2005-04-21 at 8:00

Greenpeace today disrupted the construction of the internationally-funded BLCP coal power plant and demanded that the project be stopped immediately. Activists from Thailand, Philippines and Germany occupied the main crane of the coal power plant...

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.

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