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Chapter 3 Guangdong Context

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:44

Chapter 3 Guangdong Context

Chapter 2 China Context

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 12:44

Chapter 2 China Context

Wind Guangdong

Publication | 2005-10-17 at 13:10

Wind Guangdong is a groundbreaking new report commissioned by Greenpeace from respected international wind energy consultants Garrad Hassan. It bases its analysis on a range of the best available wind resource data as well as worldwide knowledge...

Analysis of coal ash from the CLP’s power generation

Publication | 2005-10-03 at 6:00

In August 2005, Greenpeace East Asia continued our air pollution monitoring mission in the coal-fired power plants in Hong Kong. We collected coal fly ash samples from the ash lagoons and a cement plant, and obtained an analysis report from an...

Wind Force 12

Publication | 2005-06-30 at 9:59

The global energy challenge of our time is to tackle the threat of climate change, meet the rising demand for energy and to safeguard security of energy supplies. Wind energy is one of the most effective power technologies that is ready today for...

Renewable Energy

Publication | 2005-02-14 at 7:00

Renewable Energy

The Climate Change Bill

Publication | 2009-06-19 at 6:00

Last June Hong Kong was hit by its heaviest rain on record. The Hong Kong Observatory issued a black rainstorm warning, and on June 7 some 145.5 mm of rain fell in one hour. The region had never seen anything like it. This report calculates the...

Enlightening a New Direction for Hong Kong: Metropolitan Ways to Fight Global Warming

Publication | 2007-11-26 at 7:00

Toyko, London and New York,like Hong Kong, are the world's top financial hubs. As such, they are in leading positions to tackle global warming regionally as well as internationally. This report provide a summary analysis of action these cities...

Over 460 citizens joined Greenpeace rally to demand the government drop nuclear...

Press release | 2011-04-25 at 6:00

Around 460 citizens joined a Greenpeace rally today to demand that the Hong Kong SAR government immediately stop their plan to expand nuclear by 2020.

Climate Change and Food Security in China 【summary】

Publication | 2008-10-14 at 6:00

Climate change has become one of the greatestchallenges faced by the human race. It affects almost all aspects of our society, including food supply. Agriculture has long been the foundation of China’s social and economic development. With a...

China after the Olympics: Lessons from Beijing

Publication | 2008-07-28 at 6:00

In this report, Greenpeace recognizes Beijing’s increased use of energy efficiency technologies and renewable energy. Examples include the use of geothermal heating systems and the introduction of wind and solar power. Beijing has expanded its...

China has potential to be world’s biggest wind energy market by 2020

Press release | 2005-11-06 at 7:00

On the eve of the Beijing International Renewable Energy Conference (BIREC)(1), a new report released by the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA) and sponsored by Greenpeace and the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) shows...

The True Cost of Coal

Press release | 2005-04-28 at 6:00

Shareholders in the billion dollar China Light and Power (CLP) company were today confronted with the real cost of burning fossil fuels. Greenpeace activists and people from communities suffering the devastating impacts from coal fired power...

CLP’s dirty coal power costs the public 30 billion yearly

Press release | 2005-04-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace today charged China Light and Power (CLP), Hong Kong’s biggest utility, with causing massive damage to the global climate, environment and human health across Asia. Greenpeace has calculated that the harmful impacts of CLP’s coal...

Greenpeace says China's New Renewable Energy Promotion Law Could Be Turning Point For...

Press release | 2005-02-28 at 7:00

Greenpeace today welcomed China's continuing commitment to clean renewable energy. The Standing Committee of China People's Congress has voted to pass China's first renewable energy law.

China could become the world leader in wind power, says Greenpeace

Press release | 2005-10-17 at 15:00

China is in a position to become the world leader in wind power, according to a Greenpeace report released today. Wind Guandong, a study of wind power potential in the heavily industrialized Guandong province in southern China, says that by 2020...

Greenpeace launches “Sure Wind” campaign and website

Press release | 2005-09-19 at 17:57

Greenpeace China, together with Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man, set up a wind turbine in Hong Kong near the Queen’s Pier in Central. While Hong Kong’s first real wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma...

Just Do It! Mr. Ip

Press release | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Today, members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners suffocated by polluted air protest outside Legislative Council during a motion debate on the “Scheme of Control” (SOC). They present to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and...

Regulate emission from power plants and rescue Hong Kong from becoming hot‘port’

Press release | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Greenpeace under the help of “Public Opinion Programme” at the University of Hong Kong” surveyed on Hong Kong people’s opinion towards global warming in late August. Over 74.8% of the interviewees agreed that the government should find ways to...

China Becomes World’s Number 1 in Wind Installation

Press release | 2011-01-12 at 17:23

China installed 16 GW of new wind power capacity in 2010, bringing its total capacity to 41.8 GW – thus making it the largest wind-installation country in the world. However, Greenpeace points out that to translate these installations into...

Greenpeace presents a Masterplan for a climate-friendly energy future for China

Press release | 2007-04-25 at 6:00

China can achieve rapid economic growth without jeopardising the climate, through the use of renewable energy, combined with energy efficiency, according to the ‘Energy [R]evolution: A Sustainable China Energy Outlook’, launched today. The report...

Hong Kong SAR Government Numb and Indifferent in UN Alarm of Global Warming

Press release | 2007-04-06 at 6:00

(6th April, 2007) Greenpeace warns that Hong Kong should not be sidelined from international effort against global warming, as a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) just released today states that global warming is...

Vote for Climate! We'll get the job done

Press release | 2007-02-04 at 16:32

“We’ll get the job done!”, announced today by “Bowtie Tsang” and “Pocket Handkerchief Leong” who are in for the Chief Executive election. They criticized the lack of commitment of the two current CE candidates to combat climate change, which...

China’s Wind Power Projected to Equal 13 Three Gorges Dams by 2020

Press release | 2010-10-13 at 6:00

Beijing, 13 Oct 2010. China’s wind power can reach 230 GW of installed capacity by 2020, which is equal to 13 times the current capacity of the Three Gorges Dam; its annual electricity output of 464.9 TWh could replace 200 coal fire power plants,...

Greenpeace expresses condolences to family of Dalian firefighter

Press release | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace would like to extend our condolences to the family of Zhang Liang, the firefighter who lost his life while working on oil spill clean-up operations in Dalian, Liaoning province, China.

Arrest Donald, not us, says Greenpeace Climate Change Activists

Press release | 2009-06-24 at 15:30

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.

Survey: Chinese public willing to pay more for cleaner energy

Press release | 2009-02-17 at 7:00

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...

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...

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 turns Golden Bauhinia to Energy Efficient Bulb

Press release | 2007-05-28 at 19:17

On the eve of the International Conference on Climate Change in Hong Kong, Greenpeace decorates the Golden Bauhinia, the city’s landmark, into a fluorescent light bulb to celebrate its 10th birthday. This is also to alarm the SAR authority of her...

Greenpeace urges legal phase out of Incandescent light bulbs against climate change

Press release | 2007-05-10 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the SAR Administration to legislate for a phase-out of incandescent light bulbs as a kick-off to curb global warming. A survey by Greenpeace shows that 42% of the interviewees continue to use incandescent light bulbs at home,...

Greenpeace warns against inadequate disclosure for listed forestry companies

Press release | 2009-02-18 at 7:00

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...

How Samsung scored in our Greener Electronics Guide

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 16:47

Do you own any Samsung products, or planning to buy any? The company recently landed themselves on Greenpeace's 'Greener Electronics Guide'. Greenpeace's Guide ranks electronics companies on their environmental performance in three areas: use of...

How Acer scored in our Greener Electronics Guide

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 18:03

Do you own any Acer products, or planning to buy any? The company recently landed themselves on Greenpeace's 'Greener Electronics Guide'. Greenpeace's Guide ranks electronics companies on their environmental performance in three areas: use of...

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Publication | 2011-11-09 at 17:04

We just released a new version of the Guide to Greener Electronics. This time ranking 15 gadget and electronics companies on energy, greener products and sustainable operations. HP takes the lead at 5.9 out of a possible 10 points, followed by...

Mercury rising: China takes part in mercury control talks

Feature Story | 2011-11-03 at 17:23

This week government representatives from all parts of the world, including China, are finishing talks in Nairobi for decreasing the use of mercury. China has a rather large stake in the talks; seeing that coal-burning power plants – the...

Cutting through the haze in China's air pollution debate

Feature Story | 2011-11-04 at 12:57

PM2.5 is a measurement of small particulate matter in the air, and until now its omission from official air quality readings has been a major hurdle in solving China's air pollution crisis. After all, how can you solve a crisis when according to...

Don't make Canada a climate criminal

Feature Story | 2009-12-04 at 7:00

Just three days before the UN Copenhagen climate change summit opens, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Beijing. We thought we’d take the opportunity to tell him what we think of his criminal decision to mine tar sands, one of the...

China and climate change

Feature Story | 2009-12-02 at 7:00

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is joining scores of heads of state on December 7 for a top UN summit on climate change in Copenhagen. Meanwhile, back home the signs of climate change continue.

China's carbon intensity target not enough

Feature Story | 2009-11-26 at 17:21

Just over a week before a crucial UN climate summit at Copenhagen, China announces it will cut "carbon intensity" by 40-45 percent by 2020 over 2005 levels. Is this significant enough to help stop climate change?

Help us send Donald to Copenhagen

Feature Story | 2009-11-01 at 7:00

Greenpeace is asking the Hong Kong public to donate a single Hong Kong dollar to help send Chief Executive Donald Tsang to crucial climate change meetings in Copenhagen in December. Is this what we have to do to make him go?

George Monbiot on China and climate change

Feature Story | 2009-10-26 at 11:11

China would be a lot more proactive on climate change if the West stepped up and took their share of the burden, British journalist and environmentalist George Monbiot tells Greenpeace China.

The Human Clock

Feature Story | 2009-09-21 at 6:00

It’s a beautiful day in New York’s Central Park. The sun is blazing, the sky a deep blue. The mood is good.

Hong Kong Climate Hero Cycle Tour

Feature Story | 2009-09-04 at 6:00

Do you want to be a climate hero? Here's your chance if you live in Hong Kong.

Climate change made China's drought?

Feature Story | 2009-04-16 at 15:49

In the first two months of this year, northwest China was struck by a crippling drought, the worst for 50 years. Is this the latest sign of climate change in China?

G20: What a laugh!

Feature Story | 2009-04-01 at 6:00

It’s April Fool’s day and leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies are gathering in London for 36 hours of talks on how to solve the world’s worst economic crisis since the 1930’s. Kind of apt, really.

Voices from the Climate Rescue Station

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 10:23

Our environmentally-friendly Climate Rescue Station, a glowing globe powered by renewable energy, has moved to Poznan where 190 countries are discussing what to do about climate change at key UN talks. We're there to push for real action.

A Bright Outlook: Photos of wind power around China

Feature Story | 2010-10-15 at 6:00

What's not to love about wind?

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