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Hu makes climate statement, Obama says nothing new

Press release | 2009-09-23 at 8:00

Greenpeace welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao's statement that China will commit to a “considerable reduction” of carbon intensity by 2020 made at the UN Summit on Climate Change in New York.

Donald Tsang’s support to Carfree Day against climate change

Press release | 2009-09-22 at 8:00

A polar bear honors the Chief Executive Donald Tsang’s support to the Carfree Day, who walks from the Government House to the Central Government Offices today, by presenting him a giant Carfree medal. Greenpeace urges the CE after his first step...

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:...

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