2006 Climate and Energy Press Releases

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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...

Baikal – New Hope

Press release | 2006-04-26 at 8:00

Greenpeace Russia hails the president’s statement about necessity to remove the oil pipeline (East Siberia – Pacific Ocean) outside the borders of the Baikal’s drainage area and hopes that real steps will be taken to fulfill the recommendation.

An Open Letter to CLP

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 11:25

City's Largest Polluter's Annual General Meeting

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today redecorated the venue of CLP’s Annual General Meeting to be a meeting of the “City’s Largest Polluter”. The power company was satirized for self-celebrating their “environmental measures” while turning a blind eye on problems of...

Greenpeace calls on CLP to commit a phasing out coal timetable

Press release | 2006-03-26 at 17:28

Around 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolize CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air quality...

Just Do It! Mr. Ip

Press release | 2006-02-15 at 10:00

Today, members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners suffocated by polluted air protest outside Legislative Council during a motion debate on the “Scheme of Control” (SOC). They present to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and...

Greenpeace presents CLP with withering flowers as products of air pollution

Press release | 2006-02-14 at 20:14

This Valentine’s day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation. By burning coal, CLP has been polluting the air above...

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