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

Press release | 2008-04-06 at 6:00

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 7:00

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 7:00

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 7:00

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 7:00

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 7:00

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 6:00

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...

Greenpeace issues call to action to world leaders at U.N. meeting on climate change

Press release | 2007-09-25 at 16:58

UNITED NATIONS – Speaking at the first high-level meeting on climate change at the United Nations, the Campaigns Director of Greenpeace China, Sze Ping Lo, challenged world leaders to strengthen the Kyoto Protocol, the one global agreement to...

Great development potential of solar PV in China, policy-driven domestic market is...

Press release | 2007-09-19 at 6:00

China’s installed capacity of solar PV will reach 100GWp by 2030, generating 130 TWh electricity annually, which is equal to electricity generation of more than 30 large-scaled coal power stations, according to China Solar PV Report, released by...

GREENPEACE: COCA-COLA WINS FIRST GREEN MEDAL

Press release | 2007-09-17 at 6:00

Greenpeace applauds Coca-Cola’s commitment to use climate-friendly coolers and vending machines in all official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, to be held in Beijing and six co-host cities throughout China. This is the first time 100%...

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