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Countdown Clock to Copenhagen Conference Unveiled Ticking Down to the Last Chance to...

Press release | 2009-05-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace unveiled a countdown clock in Tseung Kwan O’s East Point City today to welcome the UN Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Conference) which will be open on 7 December. Greenpeace hopes to raise the awareness of Hong Kong people on...

Greenpeace China, Oxfam Hong Kong, WWF Hong Kong and Twelve Other Community...

Press release | 2009-05-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace China, Oxfam Hong Kong and WWF Hong Kong, together with twelve local NGOs, joined hands to form Hong Kong’s first ever coalition against climate change. Announcing the new Combat Climate Change Coalition (hereinafter, “CCCC”) today,...

Greenpeace urges Chief Executive Tsang to attend the UN Global Climate Conference...

Press release | 2009-03-24 at 10:00

Greenpeace urged Chief Executive Donald Tsang to attend a key United Nations conference on climate change by projecting the words “Chief Executive: See you in Copenhagen” on the wall of Government House today.

Greenpeace warns against inadequate disclosure for listed forestry companies

Press release | 2009-02-18 at 10:00

A new report by Greenpeace exposes the loopholes in the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s rules on environmental disclosure for listed forestry companies. Most listed companies that claimed to be “environmental friendly” were only so by default, thus...

Survey: Chinese public willing to pay more for cleaner energy

Press release | 2009-02-17 at 10:00

Chinese city dwellers are willing to pay at least 17 percent more for cleaner energy such as wind and solar power according to a new Greenpeace China survey. Such cleaner technologies are part of a globally-recognized solution to stopping climate...

No Show at UN Climate Change Conference Greenpeace couriers Edward Yau, Secretary for...

Press release | 2008-12-11 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists assembled outside the Revenue Tower where the Environment Bureau is situated to protest against Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment, for skipping the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland.

Greenpeace sends Secretary gas mask Mocks low air pollution standard

Press release | 2008-11-26 at 19:43

Greenpeace activists presented a gas mask to Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau today to mock him of risking Hong Kong citizen’s lives and health by refusing to review the Air Quality Objective (AQO) according to World Health Organization’s...

Government fools Hong Kong people with tricky Air Quality Objectives

Press release | 2008-11-17 at 21:18

More than 97% of days in last winter will match even the updated government standard of concentration of suspended particles set in the Policy Address. Greenpeace activists condemn the low standard is intentionally temporizing the public. The...

China Pays Heavy Costs of Coal

Press release | 2008-10-27 at 19:32

China’s coal bill in 2007 was laden with a total external cost of RMB 1.7 trillion, equivalent to 7.1% of China’s gross domestic product (GDP) the same year, according to a new report commissioned by Greenpeace, the Energy Foundation and WWF. ...

Climate Change Threatens China's Food Security, warns Greenpeace

Press release | 2008-10-15 at 16:13

China will lose its self sufficiency in food production as early as 2030 because of climate change, warns a new report by Greenpeace released today on the eve of World Food Day 2008. This disaster can only be averted if the government takes...

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