2010 Climate and Energy Press Releases

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Two Nuclear Protests Greet Chief Executive at C40 Opening Greenpeace Warns Against...

Press release | 2010-11-05 at 10:00

Two successive Greenpeace demonstrations greeted Chief Executive Donald Tsang at C40 Climate Leaders workshop, which aim at exposing the SAR government’s intentions to drastically increase dirty nuclear power as a share of Hong Kong’s energy mix.

Greenpeace Stages “Sudden Death” to Oppose Expansion of Nuclear Power in Hong Kong

Press release | 2010-10-31 at 9:00

In response to the Environmental Protection Department’s proposal to increase nuclear power to 50% of Hong Kong’s energy mix by 2020, Greenpeace organized a 10-minute ‘die-in’ action today at the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct. Thirty activists...

China’s Wind Power Projected to Equal 13 Three Gorges Dams by 2020

Press release | 2010-10-13 at 9:00

Beijing, 13 Oct 2010. China’s wind power can reach 230 GW of installed capacity by 2020, which is equal to 13 times the current capacity of the Three Gorges Dam; its annual electricity output of 464.9 TWh could replace 200 coal fire power plants,...

Greenpeace urges the Chief Executive to “take the right route” against the climate...

Press release | 2010-09-22 at 8:00

On the World Carfree Day, Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive Donald Tsang a certificate that reads ‘Carfree Everyday’ to honor his support by walking the 300m from the Government House to the Central Government Office. Greenpeace urges...

Toxic Coal Ash is China’s Single Largest Source of Solid Waste

Press release | 2010-09-15 at 8:00

Beijing, 15 Sept 2010 – China’s coal-fired power plants dump enough toxic coal ash to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool every two and a half minutes, Greenpeace says in its latest report The True Cost of Coal: An Investigation into Coal Ash in...

Greenpeace condemns Hong Kong’s nuclear expansion the wrong track

Press release | 2010-09-10 at 22:05

Greenpeace condemns Government’s newly launched climate change strategy as “the most irresponsible and dangerous path” to tackle climate change, which put our next generation at great risk by substantially increasing nuclear energy to 50% of the...

Dalian Oil Spill: Preliminary Findings and Recommendations

Press release | 2010-08-02 at 8:00

An expert on oil spills and their effect on marine environments, Dr. Richard Steiner (University of Alaska) shares his findings and recommendations after an investigative trip to Dalian on Greenpeace's invitation.

Dalian Oil Spill Clean Up Impressive, but Massive Long-term Challenges Remain

Press release | 2010-07-30 at 8:00

After ten days of fieldwork and investigation in Dalian, Greenpeace concludes that while the cleanup effort has been timely and generally effective, Dalian – and China – faces considerable problems with its preventative measures against oil...

Pristine Sea Bird Habitat Fouled by Oil

Press release | 2010-07-26 at 8:00

In our most recent investigation of the Dalian oil spill following eight days of fieldwork, Greenpeace has observed serious oil contamination in the Sanshan islands, a popular habitat for sea birds. What's more, there has been no sign of any...

Greenpeace Criticizes Companies for Evading Responsibilities

Press release | 2010-07-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today expressed their disapproval of the companies responsible for the oil spill in Dalian, China, for shirking their responsibilities and taking inadequate action. Greenpeace calls upon these companies to immediately provide safety...

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