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Greenpeace unmasks EDP’s fallacious “Air Pollution Index”

Press release | 2008-09-11 at 8:00

Three Greenpeace members climb up the Roadside Air Pollution Index (API) Monitoring Station at Central today to denounce the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) inaccurate “Air Pollution Index” (API), which is measured upon an outdated...

Greenpeace Urges China to Widely Apply Environmental Lessons from the Games

Press release | 2008-07-28 at 8:00

In its assessment of the 2008 Olympic Games, Greenpeace recognizes Beijing’s environmental achievements but also points out the opportunities the city has missed in using the Games as a platform to implement more ambitious initiatives across the...

Greenpeace Brings 7,000 Signatures to Environment Bureau, Demand CO2 Caps on Power Plants

Press release | 2008-05-06 at 8:00

Two Greenpeace activists dressed up in eyeball costume today bring 7,000 signatures collected earlier to the Environment Bureau and covered the EB door with “surveillance eyes”. The act is to present public voices to urge the Bureau to cap carbon...

APCO Amendment Goes against Public Opinion to Cap Power Plants CO2, says Greenpeace...

Press release | 2008-04-06 at 8:00

While the Hong Kong Observatory warns that winter will disappear in two decades, the government shows no sign to cap carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in its latest amendment to the Air Pollution Control Ordinance (APCO). Yet a...

Greenpeace technology successful worldwide for 15 years

Press release | 2008-03-14 at 10:00

Natural refrigerant in Greenfreeze protects ozone layer and climate Hamburg, 14 March. – Greenfreeze, the first refrigerator in the world without harmful CFC and HFC chemicals, is 15 years old. The first appliance rolled off the production line...

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Press release | 2007-12-06 at 10:00

Four Greenpeace climbers captivated today the largest local perpetrator of climate change, CLP Castle Peak Power Plant, while the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solutions to global warming. Greenpeace is dissatisfied with the...

Green Groups Demand Government to Regulate CO2 from Power Plants

Press release | 2007-11-27 at 10:00

Green group representatives from Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Greeners Action, Green Sense, WWF Hong Kong and Clear the Air, along with “Carbon Dioxide Foundlings” protest to the Environment Bureau today over the government’s negligence to...

Greenpeace Survey reveals business demand for Government leadership against global...

Press release | 2007-11-06 at 10:00

A Greenpeace survey indicates concern from both local and overseas chambers of commerce that natural disasters triggered by global warming would be detrimental to investment in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region. Almost all respondents...

Report calls on China to power up wind energy to combat climate change

Press release | 2007-11-01 at 10:00

China could lead the world in wind energy development and play a larger role in combating climate change, according to a report by the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Greenpeace and Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The...

Eight Greenpeace Trees Enter Government's House, Demand "Climate Policy Address"

Press release | 2007-10-02 at 8:00

Eight Greenpeace activists dress up in trees and attempt to enter the Government House and request to meet Chief Executive Donald Tsang for a master plan against global warming in his upcoming Policy Address. The move also taunts the CE’s earlier...

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