2005 Climate and Energy Press Releases

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Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Press release | 2005-09-29 at 20:38

Greenpeace today took action to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two power companies over action to mitigate the city’s atrocious air pollution. Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns...

Greenpeace launches “Sure Wind” campaign and website

Press release | 2005-09-19 at 19:57

Greenpeace China, together with Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man, set up a wind turbine in Hong Kong near the Queen’s Pier in Central. While Hong Kong’s first real wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma...

Shameless CLP continues coal-burning pollution

Press release | 2005-07-25 at 8:00

Today our activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during the...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Press release | 2005-07-08 at 8:00

On 8th July 2005, to celebrate Hong Kong’s success in winning the hosting of equestrian event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, our activists went to Murray Building, in Central, where the long-awaited announcement was made, and performed a...

Climate change on G8 priority list

Press release | 2005-06-30 at 8:00

The UK Government has prioritised climate change for their G8 (1) and EU Presidencies this year (2) and less than a week before the G8 Summit starts (7-8 July), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a...

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...

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...

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