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Appendix 2: Climate change and Hong Kong

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 21:32

Appendix 1: Survey on the introduction of break for outdoor works

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 21:31

Conducted by: Government Mod 1 Staff General Union Survey period: August, 2006 Interviewees: Workman II grade workers of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department Total number of Interviewees: 201

Government does nothing as rising temperature

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 8:00

Climate change is threatening the health of cleaning workers, Government Mod 1 Staff General Union and Greenpeace jointly warned today. Unable to be exempted from the effect of global warming, extreme hot weather in Hong Kong becomes more...

Regulate emission from power plants and rescue Hong Kong from becoming hot‘port’

Press release | 2006-09-11 at 8:00

Greenpeace under the help of “Public Opinion Programme” at the University of Hong Kong” surveyed on Hong Kong people’s opinion towards global warming in late August. Over 74.8% of the interviewees agreed that the government should find ways to...

Greenpeace locks down BLCP to prevent unloading of Australian coal into Thailand

Press release | 2006-09-07 at 16:48

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Greenpeace Report Promotes Ecological Rice Farming in China

Press release | 2006-08-05 at 8:00

Greenpeace today releases an Ecological Rice Farming Report at a seminar in Beijing. Fruit of a year-long project in cooperation with scientists from different institutes in China, the report systematically analyzes the threats to the...

“The Land gives me Rice, Rice gives me Life”

Press release | 2006-07-17 at 8:00

Greenpeace China organised this Exhibition in China’s main urban centres to forge a link between urban consumers and the farmers who grow their food, showcasing the sustainable farming solutions and highlighting the threat of GE rice. We launched...

Dell commit to "greener" PCs but survey shows computer users demand even more

Press release | 2006-06-27 at 8:00

Computer giant Dell's announcement that it will remove key toxic chemicals from its PCs laptops and other products is welcomed by Greenpeace, which is waging a campaign to pressure electronics manufacturers into making their products more...

Red card for Beckham

Press release | 2006-06-21 at 8:00

Greenpeace has tested 12 popular perfumes and lotions. Among these were the popular "Instinct" perfumes, promoted by football star David Beckham. Several of the products contain chemicals that penetrate the skin and that are under suspicion for...

Greenpeace exposes problem vegetable sources

Press release | 2006-06-19 at 14:41

Greenpeace brings problem vegetable sources to the front stage. Traceability is under the spotlight throughout the whole tracking process and its significance on strengthening vegetable produce monitoring to Hong Kong is proven.

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