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Greenpeace Urges Hong Kong Residents to ‘Buy Smart, Buy Less’

Press release | 2016-06-28 at 19:40

HONG KONG, 23 June 2016 – Today in Causeway Bay, Greenpeace visualized Hong Kongers’ shopping habits in the form of a 2.5m tall ‘Giant Girl’ that wore a dress upcycled from dozens of articles of used clothing and held shopping bags that featured...

Greenpeace East Asia responds to IEA report on Energy and Air Pollution

Press release | 2016-06-28 at 13:56

Beijing, Monday June 27 - The IEA’s report on Energy and Air Pollution, released today, underlines the urgency in moving to clean forms of energy if we are to stop millions of premature deaths around the world. The WHO (World Health...

Greenpeace calls on Hong Kong Government to demand suspension of Taishan Nuclear...

Press release | 2016-06-21 at 20:04

19 April 2016, Hong Kong – Greenpeace is calling on the Hong Kong government to protect its residents and demand China suspend construction of the world’s largest nuclear reactors amid safety concerns being raised from an identical project in...

Friday Five: Beijing is sinking and China's soil pollution plan

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-06-17

Friday roundup highlighting environmental news and commentary of the week Study Finds China’s Ecosystems Have Become Healthier [WSJ] Government efforts to restore China’s degraded ecosystems such as forests and...

Meet Wen Fang, the artivist turning pollution masks into absurd works of art

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-06-08

Sick of feeling helpless in the face of China’s toxic air pollution plague, Beijing based artist Wen Fang set out to tackle the problem in the only way she knew how: through her art. Two years later, her photography project ‘Maskbook’...

Is China’s new plan to tackle soil pollution too little, too late?

Blog entry by Ada Kong & Wang Jing | 2016-06-03

China's soil pollution problem is already so extreme that 1/5 of farmland is unfit for use. A new action plan to tackle the problem has been released, but without immediate, binding legislation, its impact will be severely limited. ...

China releases its first ever soil pollution prevention plan, Greenpeace response

Press release | 2016-06-01 at 13:19

Beijing, 31 May, 2016 - China’s State Council today released the Soil Pollution Prevention Action Plan, China’s first ever policy plan aimed at tackling the country’s prevalent soil pollution problem. The document aims to ensure that 90% of...

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