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Briefing Paper - 'All Emission, No Solution: Energy Hypocrisy and the Asian...

Publication | 2005-05-05 at 6:00

All Emission, No Solution: Energy Hypocrisy and the Asian Development Bank in Southeast Asia. This is the poverty of the Asian Development Bank - to be an institution so abundant in resources and rhetoric and yet having so little to show in terms...

CLP project in Thailand slammed by Greenpeace at Asian Development Bank meeting

Press release | 2005-05-05 at 6:00

Greenpeace today released a report at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) AGM showing the massive disparity between financial support for coal and Renewable Energy. The report singled out CLP's BLCP coal plant project in Rayong Province, Thailand...

Into the Heart of Guangdong's Drought

Feature Story | 2005-06-03 at 6:00

Southern China has been experiencing its worst drought in over 50 years. One of the worst hit provinces was Guangdong, with its northern areas bearing the brunt. The drought may have been temporarily relieved by recent torrential rains but many...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

Letters of exchange with CLP posted on SCMP

Feature Story | 2005-06-24 at 6:00

Climate change on G8 priority list

Press release | 2005-06-30 at 6:00

The UK Government has prioritised climate change for their G8 (1) and EU Presidencies this year (2) and less than a week before the G8 Summit starts (7-8 July), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a...

Global industry blueprint describes wind power accounts for 12% of world's electricity

Feature Story | 2005-06-30 at 6:00

Less than a week before the G8 Summit from 7th to 8th July, Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a global industry blueprint that describes how wind power can supply 12 % of the world’s electricity by 2020...

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...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Press release | 2005-07-08 at 6:00

On 8th July 2005, to celebrate Hong Kong’s success in winning the hosting of equestrian event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, our activists went to Murray Building, in Central, where the long-awaited announcement was made, and performed a...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Feature Story | 2005-07-15 at 6:00

On 8th July 2005, to celebrate Hong Kong’s success in winning the hosting of equestrian event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, our activists went to Murray Building, in Central, where the long-awaited announcement was made, and performed a...

"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).

Decide against coal, say CLP shareholders

Feature Story | 2005-07-22 at 13:00

This is an open letter to CLP chairman Michael Kadoorie. On April 28, we attended CLP's annual meeting. We were present not only as shareholders, but because we represent communities from Asia and beyond that are experiencing damage from...

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