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Greenpeace Clean Graffiti hits Hong Kong streets

Press release | 2009-09-21 at 8:00

Greenpeace urges Hong Kong’s drivers to step up for the climate tomorrow by walking, using public transport or even cycle to their destinations instead of using their vehicles on the World Carfree Day. Activists from the green group imprint...

Over 100 Climate Heroes Embrace the Street for Climate

Press release | 2009-09-13 at 8:00

Over a hundred cyclers echo the World Carfree Day today by joining Greenpeace “Hong Kong Carfree Day – Climate Hero Cycle Tour”. They cycle a 10-km roundtrip from downtown Central to Tin Hau as an act to support a successful global climate deal...

Asia’s future melts away as climate talks stall

Press release | 2009-08-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace has placed ice sculptures of 100 children at the Temple of Earth in Beijing today, symbolizing the disappearing future of the more than 1 billion people in Asia who are threatened with water shortages by the changing climate. [1]

Top Power Companies Weakening China’s Climate Role

Press release | 2009-07-28 at 8:00

China’s top ten power companies and their heavy reliance on coal are hindering the country’s efforts to tackle climate change, a new Greenpeace report reveals today. Greenpeace urges the companies to help to move China away from coal and to cut...

“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...

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