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Children on their way home from school walking

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:40

Children on their way home from school walking across coal cinders, dumped by the nearby coalmines.

Nanshan District is full of disused coalmines

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:39

Nanshan District is full of disused coalmines and coke heaps. The area is strewn with the detritus of the coal industry.

Hand pointing towards the head of a coalmine

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:39

Hand pointing towards the head of a coalmine shaft at Xinergou, where a month before an accident claimed the lives of around 100 miners.

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:37

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

A river runs through Xinsho town where a

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:36

A river runs through Xinsho town where a row of houses once stood. Floods, caused by record rainfall swept the houses away.

A harmonious picture of modern wind turbine

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:34

A harmonious picture of modern wind turbine and camel

Wind farm becomes a romantic place for new

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:33

Wind farm becomes a romantic place for new couples taking their wedding photos

A modern "corn" in a corn field.

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:32

A modern "corn" in a corn field.

The best wind resource of China is accomplished

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:32

The best wind resource of China is accomplished by the natural breach of Tianshan Mountain

A concerto of traditional agriculture and

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:31

A concerto of traditional agriculture and twenty-first century new energy source.

New "partners" on the grassland.

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:29

New "partners" on the grassland.

Wind is a clean energy

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:28

Wind is a clean energy. The sky becomes more blue and the air becomes fresher.

Wind farm becomes new tourist sight.

Image | 2005-10-07 at 17:28

Wind farm becomes new tourist sight.

Greenpeace members collected samples of CLP

Image | 2005-10-03 at 18:55

Greenpeace members collected samples of CLP fly ash in CLP’s lagoon in Lung Ku Tan and a cement factory in June and July this year. The samples were sent to an accredited laboratory in UK for analysis.

Greenpeace volunteers satirise the ‘buck

Image | 2005-09-29 at 18:26

Greenpeace volunteers satirise the ‘buck-passing’ between HK government and power companies, CLP and HEC, which results in a lack of action to address the city’s atrocious air pollution partly caused by burning coal for energy.

A model wind turbine near the Queen’s Pier

Image | 2005-09-20 at 6:00

A model wind turbine near the Queen’s Pier in Central. This symbolised our common wish to hasten the development of wind energy in Hong Kong.

Celebrities including Shih Wing Ching

Image | 2005-09-20 at 6:00

Celebrities including Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man set up a model wind turbine near the Queen’s Pier in Central.

"Sure Wind" logo

Image | 2005-09-19 at 6:00

"Sure Wind" logo

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change

Image | 2005-08-26 at 16:25

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change effects in Arctic Walrus on iceflow.

Greenpeace ship

Image | 2005-08-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace ship, the Arctic Sunrise is out scouting for evidence of climate change impacts in the Arctic.

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental

Image | 2005-07-25 at 18:05

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during...

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental

Image | 2005-07-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during...

"Ho" pinched the ear of "Liao"

Image | 2005-07-16 at 7:51

"Ho" pinched the ear of "Liao", urging her for immediate review on the Air Quality Objectives (AQO).

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 7:00

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water in his pen in the Beijing Zoo. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 7:00

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square June 22, 2005. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees celcius (107.6 fahrenheit) in some places.

In the foreground is the old town of Maduo

Image | 2005-06-13 at 7:00

In the foreground is the old town of Maduo County - overlooked by the new town. The old town was abandoned in 1979 due to the risk of flooding from the Yellow River. Now the new town may have to be moved because of a lack of water in the area.

A 31 year old Tibetan woman at her home in

Image | 2005-06-13 at 7:00

A 31 year old Tibetan woman at her home in Yellow River township. She has 4 children and once owned 20 cattle and 30 sheep and lived well from the profits of the herd. However, due to the increase in degraded grassland she lost her livelihood and...

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake

Image | 2005-06-12 at 7:00

Yak and sheep bathing at Eling Lake. The water level of Eling Lake has been reduced to a record low. In the past 50 years, the water level was reduced by 3-4 years. The wetlands along the lakes are seriously deteriorating.

A saline deposit is the only evidence left

Image | 2005-06-11 at 7:00

A saline deposit is the only evidence left of a small lake in the Star Sea Lake area which completely dried up only 4 years ago in 2001. Greenpeace believes the burning of fossil fuels has contributed to global warming and rapid lake water reduction.

A comparison of Halong Glacier between 1981

Image | 2005-06-08 at 7:00

A comparison of Halong Glacier between 1981 and 2005. According to the analysis done by the Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the glacier retreated by over 400 metres between 1966...

This desert did not exist 2

Image | 2005-06-06 at 7:00

This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.

This desert did not exist 2

Image | 2005-06-06 at 7:00

This desert did not exist 2-3 years ago and has already encroached around 8 kilometres into previously lush grassland.

Representatives from affected communities

Image | 2005-04-28 at 7:00

Representatives from affected communities in Hong Kong, mainland China, Thailand, Philippines and India traveled to the company's AGM to expose this hypocrisy.

Representatives from affected communities

Image | 2005-04-28 at 7:00

Representatives from affected communities in Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines and India traveled to the company's AGM to expose this hypocrisy.

Greenpeace activists and coal

Image | 2005-04-28 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists and coal-impacted community representatives hold a parody of China Light and Power's annual report, which was distributed at the AGM of CLP, one of Asia's largest power utilities. The group disrupted the meeting demanding CLP...

Greenpeace deploys a banner outside The Peninsula

Image | 2005-04-28 at 7:00

Greenpeace deploys a banner outside The Peninsula Hotel during the AGM of China Light and Power, one of Asia's largest power utilities. Greenpeace and coal-impacted community representatives disrupted the meeting inside demanding CLP not build...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia energy campaigners

Image | 2005-04-21 at 7:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia energy campaigners hold up a banner calling for a stop to the construction of a coal fired power plant on Thailand's eastern seaboard. The campaigners were part of a group of Greenpeace activists who occupied the site of...

Greenpeace Southeast Asia energy campaigners

Image | 2005-04-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia energy campaigners hold up a banner calling for a stop to the construction of a coal fired power plant in Rayong province on Thailand's eastern seaboard. Greenpeace activists occupied the site of the power plant and hung...

Adopt stricter AQO Now!

Image | 2005-02-20 at 7:00

Adopt stricter AQO Now!

'Solar Generation' students in front of Hong

Image | 2005-02-16 at 7:00

'Solar Generation' students in front of Hong Kong Harbour welcoming the entry into force today of the Kyoto Protocol, the first international legislation to stop dangerous climate change caused by the burning of fossil fuels.

KIRIBATI ISLAND

Image | 2005-02-08 at 8:00

KIRIBATI ISLAND, PACIFIC OCEAN A family living next to the sea, in the village Betio on the South Pacific island of Kiribati, are struck by the high waves from the 'king tide' which came to the fragile atoll this week. Greenpeace and scientists...

Greenpeace marks CLP's 'unhappy' birthday

Image | 2005-01-25 at 7:00

Greenpeace marks CLP's 'unhappy' birthday for the climate. Greenpeace descended on the Kowloon headquarters of China Light & Power (CLP) today, to mark its 104th anniversary and over a century of environmental pollution. Greenpeace declared the...

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Long term drought in Guangdong Province

Image | 2005-01-01 at 7:00

Long term drought in Guangdong Province, a symptom of global warming.

Chinese pedestrian wears a mask to protect

Image | 2004-12-03 at 7:00

Chinese pedestrian wears a mask to protect herself from thick pollution as she walks her dog in central Beijing December 3, 2004. Beijingers have been warned to stay indoors as heavy pollution has covered the city for three days. With its energy...

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