2009 Climate and Energy Press Releases

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“Climate Fugitive” Donald Tsang criticised for daydreaming on fighting climate change

Press release | 2009-07-07 at 8:00

Greenpeace criticizes Chief Executive Donald Tsang for 'daydreaming' to surpass the Mainland government on climate work. The green group urges him to open his eyes wide and start working against global warming as the Beijing government does.

Arrest Donald, not us, says Greenpeace Climate Change Activists

Press release | 2009-06-24 at 17:30

Four Greenpeace activists hold a banner with Chief Executive Donald Tsang's portrait saying, "Arrest Donald, not us" outside the Police's Central Division office today, accusing Mr. Tsang a "Public Nuisance" by ignoring climate change.

Four Greenpeace Climate Activists Arrested for Unfurling a Wanted Notice at Central...

Press release | 2009-06-22 at 8:00

Greenpeace condemns the Hong Kong government for arresting four Greenpeace activists for taking part in a non-violent protest on climate change today. The activists unfurled a 7-storey-tall banner hoping to catch “Climate Fugitive” Donald Tsang...

Climate Change Undermines China's Fight against Poverty

Press release | 2009-06-17 at 8:00

Climate change is hitting China’s poor the hardest while seriously weakening the country’s poverty alleviation efforts, a new report jointly released by Greenpeace China and Oxfam Hong Kong reveals today. The report, “Climate Change and Poverty:...

Record-breaking Rainstorm Costs Hong Kong HKD 578 million Greenpeace urges...

Press release | 2009-06-07 at 8:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Hong Kong government to urgently draw up a climate change policy after a Greenpeace investigation showed that a record-breaking rainstorm last June cost the region HKD 578 million. (equivalent to EUR 54 million and...

Greenpeace warns: Serious Air Pollution Aggravates Existing Respiratory and Heart...

Press release | 2009-06-01 at 8:00

According to Greenpeace's Real Air Pollution Index, the air pollution in Hong Kong was so serious that a number of air pollutants at various air quality monitoring stations have exceeded the World Health Organization (WHO) standards at 11am today...

Countdown Clock to Copenhagen Conference Unveiled Ticking Down to the Last Chance to...

Press release | 2009-05-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace unveiled a countdown clock in Tseung Kwan O’s East Point City today to welcome the UN Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Conference) which will be open on 7 December. Greenpeace hopes to raise the awareness of Hong Kong people on...

Greenpeace China, Oxfam Hong Kong, WWF Hong Kong and Twelve Other Community...

Press release | 2009-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace China, Oxfam Hong Kong and WWF Hong Kong, together with twelve local NGOs, joined hands to form Hong Kong’s first ever coalition against climate change. Announcing the new Combat Climate Change Coalition (hereinafter, “CCCC”) today,...

Greenpeace urges Chief Executive Tsang to attend the UN Global Climate Conference...

Press release | 2009-03-24 at 10:00

Greenpeace urged Chief Executive Donald Tsang to attend a key United Nations conference on climate change by projecting the words “Chief Executive: See you in Copenhagen” on the wall of Government House today.

Survey: Chinese public willing to pay more for cleaner energy

Press release | 2009-02-17 at 10:00

Chinese city dwellers are willing to pay at least 17 percent more for cleaner energy such as wind and solar power according to a new Greenpeace China survey. Such cleaner technologies are part of a globally-recognized solution to stopping climate...

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