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Tianjin blast update: authorities evacuate area surrounding blast site

Press release | 2015-08-17 at 20:15

Beijing, 15 August 2015 - This morning authorities confirmed the presence of sodium cyanide and a number of other chemicals within 1km of the blast site and have established a 3km evacuation zone. However, the precise make-up of the cocktail of...

BREAKING - Standard Chartered ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 2015-08-11 at 17:00

Hong Kong, 11 Aug 2015 - Standard Chartered has announced yesterday that it is pulling out of one of the world’s most controversial coal developments following an international campaign by Greenpeace East Asia and others environmental groups.

Greenpeace: Jiangsu a potential leader of China’s ‘energy revolution’

Press release | 2015-07-15 at 20:05

Beijing, 15 July, 2015 – Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) research on Jiangsu Province’s renewables capability has found that with its natural resources and current electricity grid infrastructure, the province is capable of more than triple its...

China submits post-2020 climate targets

Press release | 2015-06-30 at 23:27

Paris/Beijing, 30 June, 2015 – China submitted a carbon intensity reduction target of 60-65% by 2030, based on 2005 levels, to the UN as part of its climate plan (INDC), according to media reports. The announcement came as Chinese premier Li...

Greenpeace demands Standard Chartered ‘Choose Coral Not Coal’

Press release | 2015-06-23 at 20:06

Hong Kong, 23 June 2015 – Greenpeace today unfurled a 30 x 5 metre banner reading ‘Choose Coral Not Coal’ outside Standard Chartered Bank’s flagship branch, in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial district. Greenpeace demands the bank immediately...

Greenpeace: Investigation finds pollution and illness ignored at Asia's largest lead...

Press release | 2015-06-09 at 12:43

Beijing, 9 June 2015 – A Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) investigation has found severe heavy metal pollution and serious health problems at Asia's largest zinc and lead mine and smelting plant in Jinding Town, Lanping County, Yunnan. The findings...

Korean Internet giant Naver commits to 100% renewable energy - Greenpeace

Press release | 2015-06-03 at 16:24

Seoul, 3 June, 2015 – Naver, the Korean internet search giant and parent company of social media platform Line, has promised to power its data center in Korea with 100% renewable energy, following the global trend set by Google, Apple, Facebook...

DR Congo’s logging companies and international timber traders continue to profit from...

Press release | 2015-05-29 at 16:15

Kinshasa May 26 - Logging violations, disenfranchised local communities, the cutting of endangered tree species without valid authorisation, destruction of threatened Bonobo habitat and worldwide export of suspect timber. These are just some of...

Greenpeace exposes global wildlife trade pushing world’s rarest marine animal to...

Press release | 2015-05-27 at 15:35

Hong Kong, May 27, 2015 – A Greenpeace East Asia undercover investigation has today exposed market players in a global and illegal trade in marine wildlife from Mexico to Hong Kong and China, which is driving the last 97 vaquitas – the world’s...

New evidence shows Chinese, West African governments must reign in rogue fishing...

Press release | 2015-05-20 at 12:00

Beijing/Dakar, 20 May 2015 – At least 74 fishing vessels owned and operated by four Chinese Distant Water Fishing (DWF)companies have been exposed for fishing illegally in prohibited fishing grounds in West Africa and falsifying their gross...

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