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Greenpeace found widespread unregulated chemicals in China's urban households

Press release | 2012-07-31 at 17:30

July 31, 2012, Beijing – A Greenpeace investigation has found an alarming range of hazardous chemicals in dust collected from households in various Chinese cities. These synthetic substances most likely come from materials used in making consumer...

Greenpeace ship sets sail to map sea ice and protect fragile Arctic

Press release | 2012-06-30 at 1:30

Svalbard, Norway – The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise will depart on Friday for a month-long expedition in the icy Arctic as part of the environment group’s new campaign to save the pristine region.

Customers join Greenpeace to call for clean-energy iCloud at Apple stores

Press release | 2012-05-05 at 13:30

5 May 2012 – Apple customers joined Greenpeace’s activities around the world today to ask Apple for a cleaner cloud as part of a campaign to get the company to power its massive data centres with renewable energy instead of coal. In Hong Kong...

Greenpeace activists turned back at Daya Bay Nuclear Emergency Drill

Press release | 2012-04-26 at 19:45

April 26, 2012, Hong Kong - Today is the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It's also a day in which the Hong Kong SAR Government is holding a two-day inter-departmental nuclear plant drill at Tung Ping Chau. 17 Greenpeace...

Fukushima must be a lesson to Korea's nuclear industry – Greenpeace report

Press release | 2012-04-26 at 13:48

Busan, Korea, 26 April 2012 -- While Japan is still investigating the Fukushima accident and has halted all but one of its 54 nuclear reactors out of safety concerns, Korea is further extending its nuclear fleet, Greenpeace said today.

Greenpeace activists occupy HK Apple store with 'dark cloud'

Press release | 2012-04-25 at 17:00

25 April 2012 – Today 10 Greenpeace activists visited the Apple flagship store in Central with 4 gigantic “black clouds’ with the text ‘iClean?’ as part of the global campaign to get the company to power its massive data centers with renewable...

Lipton tea bags laced with toxic pesticides

Press release | 2012-04-24 at 12:12

April 24, 2012, Beijing – A Greenpeace investigation has found that Lipton, the world’s best-selling tea brand, sold tea bags to Chinese consumers that violated Chinese laws and failed EU safety standards.

Korean Government deports another Greenpeace campaigner

Press release | 2012-04-20 at 18:02

20th April 2012. On the day after Greenpeace released a renewable energy scenario for Korea that would see nuclear energy phased out by 2030 (1), the South Korean Government has deported yet another key staff member from the country.

Greenpeace report gives choice to Korea: choose renewables - or get left behind

Press release | 2012-04-19 at 14:30

Seoul - 19 April 2012 -- South Korea's energy supply could switch to nearly 60% renewable by 2050, phasing out nuclear power by 2030, creating jobs, reducing the cost of energy and generating massive savings in electricity supply, according to a...

Banned pesticides found in teas produced by popular Chinese tea brands

Press release | 2012-04-11 at 13:00

A Greenpeace investigation has found pesticides banned for use on tea in the products marketed by some of China's top tea companies. Some of the firms, which include China Tea, Tenfu Tea and China Tea King, export tea products to Japan, the US...

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