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Greenpeace urges the Chief Executive to “take the right route” against the climate...

Press release | 2010-09-22 at 8:00

On the World Carfree Day, Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive Donald Tsang a certificate that reads ‘Carfree Everyday’ to honor his support by walking the 300m from the Government House to the Central Government Office. Greenpeace urges...

Toxic Coal Ash is China’s Single Largest Source of Solid Waste

Press release | 2010-09-15 at 8:00

Beijing, 15 Sept 2010 – China’s coal-fired power plants dump enough toxic coal ash to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool every two and a half minutes, Greenpeace says in its latest report The True Cost of Coal: An Investigation into Coal Ash in...

Greenpeace condemns Hong Kong’s nuclear expansion the wrong track

Press release | 2010-09-10 at 22:05

Greenpeace condemns Government’s newly launched climate change strategy as “the most irresponsible and dangerous path” to tackle climate change, which put our next generation at great risk by substantially increasing nuclear energy to 50% of the...

Dalian Oil Spill: Preliminary Findings and Recommendations

Press release | 2010-08-02 at 8:00

An expert on oil spills and their effect on marine environments, Dr. Richard Steiner (University of Alaska) shares his findings and recommendations after an investigative trip to Dalian on Greenpeace's invitation.

Dalian Oil Spill Clean Up Impressive, but Massive Long-term Challenges Remain

Press release | 2010-07-30 at 8:00

After ten days of fieldwork and investigation in Dalian, Greenpeace concludes that while the cleanup effort has been timely and generally effective, Dalian – and China – faces considerable problems with its preventative measures against oil...

Pristine Sea Bird Habitat Fouled by Oil

Press release | 2010-07-26 at 8:00

In our most recent investigation of the Dalian oil spill following eight days of fieldwork, Greenpeace has observed serious oil contamination in the Sanshan islands, a popular habitat for sea birds. What's more, there has been no sign of any...

Greenpeace Criticizes Companies for Evading Responsibilities

Press release | 2010-07-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace today expressed their disapproval of the companies responsible for the oil spill in Dalian, China, for shirking their responsibilities and taking inadequate action. Greenpeace calls upon these companies to immediately provide safety...

Dangerous disregard for health and safety in handling of the Dalian Oil Spill

Press release | 2010-07-24 at 20:10

Dalian, July 23, 2010 In the fifth day of Greenpeace’s investigations in Dalian, our rapid response team has found a dangerous disregard for health and safety in the oil spill’s clean-up effort, as well as the nearby seafood farms and beaches.

Greenpeace Erects Warning Signs on Dalian's Oil-Polluted Beaches

Press release | 2010-07-24 at 8:00

July 24th, 2010, Dalian - Greenpeace activists put up warning signs on the beaches of Dalian to warn visitors to stay away from the polluted water out of health concerns. Greenpeace also calls upon the local government to provide proper safety...

Dalian oil spill severely damages travel and farmed seafood industries

Press release | 2010-07-22 at 8:00

Investigations by Greenpeace China reveal that Dalian’s seafood farming and tourism industries have taken critical hits from the recent oil spill.

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