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Electricity consumption from China’s internet industry to increase by two thirds by...

Press release | 2019-09-09 at 10:00

BEIJING, 9 September 2019 - China’s internet data center industry emitted an estimated 99 million tonnes of CO2 in 2018, new research from Greenpeace East Asia and the North China Electric Power University shows. Researchers found that increasing...

Five jaw-dropping facts about sharks

Feature Story | 2019-07-31 at 14:02

It’s shark week! A full week devoted to one of our favorite sea creatures - and one of the most misunderstood.

Why we need a Global Ocean Treaty (and how we’ll get it)

Feature Story | 2019-07-27 at 0:30

This UN treaty could be a game-changer for ocean protection. Here’s how it works, and how together we’ll make sure world leaders get it right.

With poor oversight, China’s industrial parks no match for illegal wastewater dumping

Press release | 2019-05-21 at 9:00

Beijing, 21 May 2019 - With rampant illegal dumping, 18 out of 20 state-investigated Chinese provinces suffer from a severe lack of oversight in the industrial parks that were set up to tighten up wastewater management, which undercuts nationwide...

Cash-strapped cities in China greenlight toxic land for development despite...

Press release | 2019-04-17 at 9:30

Beijing, 23 April 2019 - Chinese cities transfer polluted land sites on quick turnarounds that imperil proper clean-up and treatment, as many municipal governments depend on transfer fees for revenue, and in all made 104.9 billion RMB ($15.6...

China’s e-waste worth $23.8 billion by 2030

Press release | 2019-03-22 at 10:00

Beijing, 22 March 2019 - The value of metals discarded as electronic waste in China will total $23.8 billion USD by 2030, a sum that can be reclaimed through recycling and "urban mining" at cheaper costs than retrieving the same amount of metals...

Top 5 trends to keep your hopes up on climate

Blog entry by Kelly Huang, Engagement Coordinator @Greenpeace HK | 2019-03-07

If you struggle to keep your chin up on climate change, we don’t blame you. To limit global warming within 1.5°C, climate scientists have urged us to cut carbon emissions in half by 2030. But with world leaders showing no strong will...

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