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Glacier Retreat in the Third Pole

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 14:50

Climate change is causing glaciers to melt throughout China, especially in the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, with devastating consequences for the billions of people who depend on them.

Habitat Loss and Species Extinction

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 14:56

Each species evolves to thrive in its own particular ecological niche – to live in a particular "home" with specific living conditions (including temperatures ranges and other plant and animal species). Some species are more adaptable than others...

Health, Food and Water Impacts

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 15:23

Climate change will have disastrous impacts on agriculture and the food supply – in part due the increase in extreme weather – but it will also have severe impacts on water supplies, health and the spread of disease. Rich and poor alike will be...

Sea Level Rise

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 15:38

"The Maldives is one of the small states. We are not in a position to change the course of events in the world. But what you do or do not do here will greatly influence the fate of my people. It can also change the course of world history." -...

Extreme Weather

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 16:06

There is strong evidence that extreme weather events – such as hurricanes, floods, droughts and heat waves – are increasing because of climate change.

Energy Efficiency

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 13:54

Energy efficiency is a very broad term referring to the many different ways we can get the same amount of work (light, heat, motion, etc.) done with less energy. It covers efficient cars, energy-saving lights, improved industrial practices,...

Wind Energy

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:05

China is now at the forefront of wind technology, and its capacity continues to grow by leaps and bounds. At the end of 2010, China surpassed the US to become the world leader in installed wind power capacity, with a total of 44.7 GW.

Solar Energy

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:18

In China, solar energy lags behind wind energy in installed capacity, but the country’s solar energy potential is massive and untapped. According to Xinhua, the country receives more than 2,000 hours of sunlight annually, including in the desert...

Geothermal

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:25

Geo (earth) thermal (heat) energy means harnessing heat from inside the Earth. Our planet's core is incredibly hot – 5,500° C (9,932° F) by recent estimates – so it's no surprise that even the top three metres of Earth's surface stay a nearly...

World Press Photo Awards

Feature Story | 2006-02-13 at 15:00

Two Greenpeace images have won awards at the prestigious World Press Photo Awards. An image depicting the world’s largest river sucked dry by climate change, and another image of the forgotten victims of nuclear power; two children from Belarus,...

On Valentine’s Day

Image | 2006-02-14 at 7:00

On Valentine’s Day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation.

On Valentine’s Day

Image | 2006-02-14 at 7:00

On Valentine’s Day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation.

Greenpeace presents CLP with withering flowers as products of air pollution

Press release | 2006-02-14 at 17:14

This Valentine’s day, members of Greenpeace arrived at the CLP Power head office located on Argyle Street to call on CLP to put an end to its long-standing reliance on coal power generation. By burning coal, CLP has been polluting the air above...

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...

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners

Image | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners presented to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, a mask symbolizing the grave concern of Hong Kong citizen towards our breathing air quality.

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners

Image | 2006-02-15 at 7:00

Members of Greenpeace and five marathon runners presented to Mr. Stephen Ip, Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, a mask symbolizing the grave concern of Hong Kong citizen towards our breathing air quality.

Award winning pictures from Greenland

Feature Story | 2006-03-08 at 12:21

Nick Cobbing won second prize in "Picture of the Year" for his work during the Greenpeace expedition to Greenland in the summer of 2005, in the category "Science and Natural History".

Hong Kong's Roadmap of Replacing Coal with Wind Energy by 2020

Publication | 2006-03-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace’s Response to “Future Development of the Electricity Market in Hong Kong: Stage II Consultation”

Countdown to Clean Air - Act Now!

Feature Story | 2006-03-17 at 7:00

The Hong Kong government is currently conducting the second phase consultation for the “Future development of Hong Kong’s electricity market”, which serves as an essential step towards change. The 15-year long agreement could either give us...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:15

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:19

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:20

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged

Image | 2006-03-26 at 15:22

More than 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolise CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air...

Greenpeace calls on CLP to commit a phasing out coal timetable

Press release | 2006-03-26 at 15:28

Around 25 Greenpeace activists barged in the coal ash lagoon of the CLP located in Nim Wan, Lung Kwu Tan and hammered 106 crosses in the lagoon to symbolize CLP’s 106-year coal burning operation poisoning Hong Kong people’s health and air quality...

2006

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2006 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

2006

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2006 Climate and Energy Press Releases

2006

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2006 Climate & Energy Reports

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature Story | 2006-04-24 at 11:58

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

City's Largest Polluter's Annual General Meeting

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace today redecorated the venue of CLP’s Annual General Meeting to be a meeting of the “City’s Largest Polluter”. The power company was satirized for self-celebrating their “environmental measures” while turning a blind eye on problems of...

An Open Letter to CLP

Press release | 2006-04-25 at 9:25

A large banner reads “City’s Largest Polluter

Image | 2006-04-25 at 16:29

A large banner reads “City’s Largest Polluter AGM” was unfurled in front of the entrance of Jockey Club Auditorium where the AGM was held. Greenpeace activists, dressing up as the CLP’s executives, engineers, clerical staff and securities and...

Baikal – New Hope

Press release | 2006-04-26 at 6:00

Greenpeace Russia hails the president’s statement about necessity to remove the oil pipeline (East Siberia – Pacific Ocean) outside the borders of the Baikal’s drainage area and hopes that real steps will be taken to fulfill the recommendation.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 6:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Greenpeace Chernobyl Anniversary statement

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 17:33

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster we must reflect on the impact of the day that changed the world's view of nuclear power. Chernobyl was not simply an industrial accident. It was a human tragedy on an unimaginable scale.

Greenpeace members protest for action to

Image | 2006-06-15 at 7:00

Greenpeace members protest for action to stop climate change in June 2008 outside the Hong Kong Legislative Council Building

Greenhouse Olympics - Skiing

Video | 2006-07-06 at 12:09

Wonder what the Winter Olympics will be like in a time of climate change? How will people ski when there's no more snow? Watch the Greenhouse Olympics!

Greenhouse Olympics - Speed Skating

Video | 2006-07-06 at 12:10

Wonder what the Winter Olympics will be like in a time of climate change? How will people ice skate when there's no more ice? Watch the Greenhouse Olympics!

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature Story | 2006-08-24 at 10:05

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature Story | 2006-09-07 at 6:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police, and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut...

Greenpeace locks down BLCP to prevent unloading of Australian coal into Thailand

Press release | 2006-09-07 at 14:48

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:12

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the foot of the cranes at the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant in Thailand. Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of...

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:13

Greenpeace activists hang the banner at the foot of the cranes at the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant in Thailand. Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of...

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:14

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down

Image | 2006-09-07 at 16:16

Greenpeace activists this morning shut down the port of the controversial BLCP coal plant to prevent the unloading of Australian coal into Thailand. Amidst heavy police and stick-wielding BLCP personnel presence, activists chained themselves at...

Appendix 3: A list of global climate change and its consequences

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 3: A list of global climate change and its consequences

Appendix 2 Trend of carbon dioxide emission in Hong Kong

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 2 Trend of carbon dioxide emission in Hong Kong

Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Findings

Publication | 2006-09-11 at 6:00

Appendix 1: Summary of Survey Findings

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...

Government does nothing as rising temperature

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 6:00

Climate change is threatening the health of cleaning workers, Government Mod 1 Staff General Union and Greenpeace jointly warned today. Unable to be exempted from the effect of global warming, extreme hot weather in Hong Kong becomes more...

Appendix 1: Survey on the introduction of break for outdoor works

Press release | 2006-09-14 at 19:31

Conducted by: Government Mod 1 Staff General Union Survey period: August, 2006 Interviewees: Workman II grade workers of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department Total number of Interviewees: 201

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