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

Press release | 2010-07-30 at 6:00

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...

A vendor sells sea shells at a wet market

Image | 2010-07-29 at 16:09

A vendor sells sea shells at a wet market in Dalian, where sales of seafood have plummeted due to the oil spill.

Dalian's Fujiazhuang Beach is crowded with

Image | 2010-07-29 at 15:49

Dalian's Fujiazhuang Beach is crowded with families, despite a sign warning that the oil has spread to this area. The beach claims that it is quite safe to swim here.

Many of the beaches and rocks along the coast

Image | 2010-07-29 at 15:20

Many of the beaches and rocks along the coast of Dalian are still sticky with a coat of oil. Dead scallops litter the shores of the Jinshan Seafood Farm near Dagushan.

Mr

Image | 2010-07-29 at 14:55

Mr. Liu and his son are vainly seeking a clean spot for swimming. He says that this is the first time he has seen such dirty ocean water.

Spoiled Summer

Feature Story | 2010-07-29 at 6:00

Arthur JD surveys the beach scene, finding oil, frustrated swimmers, unfair entrance fees, and dead fish.

A funeral and a celebration: grim clouds over Dalian

Feature Story | 2010-07-27 at 6:00

I arrived in Dalian on the day of the funeral for firefighter Zhang Liang, who drowned beneath the thick crude when his crew jumped into the ocean – without safety gear – to attempt, in vain, to fix an underwater pipe.

Oil

Image | 2010-07-26 at 18:29

Oil-coated rocks on Dashan Island, a popular habitat for many sea birds

Pristine Sea Bird Habitat Fouled by Oil

Press release | 2010-07-26 at 6:00

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 has witnessed many fishermen and

Image | 2010-07-26 at 6:00

Greenpeace has witnessed many fishermen and workers laboring on the Dalian oil spill without protection of any sort.

Greenpeace Criticizes Companies for Evading Responsibilities

Press release | 2010-07-25 at 6:00

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 18:10

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 at Dalian oil spill site

Image | 2010-07-24 at 18:08

Greenpeace at Dalian oil spill site

Greenpeace put up warning on the beaches

Image | 2010-07-24 at 17:51

Greenpeace put up warning on the beaches of Dalian

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

Press release | 2010-07-24 at 6:00

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...

Barrels of oil being transported at Dalian's

Image | 2010-07-24 at 6:00

Barrels of oil being transported at Dalian's fishing port.

Fishing boats cut through oil sheen at Dalian

Image | 2010-07-24 at 6:00

Fishing boats cut through oil sheen at Dalian fishing port, where oil scooped from the sea is ferried for storage.

This worker scoops up dead snails at a farm

Image | 2010-07-22 at 18:11

This worker scoops up dead snails at a farm that raises shellfish

Dalian oil spill severely damages travel and farmed seafood industries

Press release | 2010-07-22 at 6:00

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

Greenpeace expresses condolences to family of Dalian firefighter

Press release | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace would like to extend our condolences to the family of Zhang Liang, the firefighter who lost his life while working on oil spill clean-up operations in Dalian, Liaoning province, China.

Oil-covered hands

Image | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Oil-covered hands

A set of photos released by Greenpeace shows

Image | 2010-07-20 at 18:30

A set of photos released by Greenpeace shows firefighters trying fix an underwater pump during clean operations in Dalian, China. In these photos, one of the workers are seen to have been submerged underneath thick oil and has not emerged after...

Oil Spill in China

Feature Story | 2010-07-20 at 6:00

On July 16, 2010, two pipelines exploded in Dalian, Liaoning province, spilling oil into the Bohai Gulf. This accident – occurring just a day after BP finally capped their Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico – should be a grave reminder of the...

Deforestation and Climate Change

Standard Page | 2010-07-15 at 10:53

The logging and burning of tropical forests create about 20% of global greenhouse gas emissions – more than that emitted from all the cars, planes, and trains in the world.

Coal

Standard Page | 2010-07-15 at 10:44

Coal-fired power plants are the biggest source of human-made carbon dioxide emissions. This makes burning coal the single greatest threat facing our climate. A huge portion of China's carbon dioxide emissions come from burning coal. If we are to...

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2010-07-14 at 16:05

Positive change through action is our motto, and we believe that each individual has the ability to make a difference. Learn more about what you can do for the climate today.

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-07-14 at 16:00

Greenpeace exists because this fragile Earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action!

Climate & Energy

Hub | 2010-07-14 at 15:50

Climate change is of critical concern to China: it is the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter, and many of its people are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, from glacial melting to droughts and flooding.

Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

Feature Story | 2010-07-07 at 6:00

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

Walmart, Kentucky Fried Chicken and other major brands driving rainforest destruction...

Feature Story | 2010-07-06 at 6:00

Beijing/Jakarta/London 6 July 2010 - Walmart, Auchan, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) are amongst the global brands fueling climate change and pushing Sumatran tigers and orang-utans towards the brink of extinction by using or selling paper made...

Ocean Acidification

Video | 2010-06-28 at 19:08

Ocean acidification threatens to destroy the oceans as we know them within a single human lifespan.

Greenpeace sends Edward Yau ‘radioactive waste’ To protest against expansion of...

Press release | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

Four Greenpeace activists, equipped with safety clothing and helmet, delivered simulative ‘radioactive waste’ to Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment this morning. They unfold a banner with the message 'Nuclear is not the solution', to...

The simulative ‘radioactive waste’

Image | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

The simulative ‘radioactive waste’, in the form of two metal drums, is to remind the Government that nuclear power is dangerous and definitely not the answer to green energy.

Can football save the planet?

Feature Story | 2010-06-22 at 6:00

Love it or hate it, there's no escaping the huge football tournament that's taking place in South Africa at the moment.

Greenpeace urges the authority to focus on

Image | 2010-06-15 at 15:48

Greenpeace urges the authority to focus on developing renewable energy.

Greenpeace reactive to report of Daya Bay Incident

Press release | 2010-06-15 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the government to drop all plans to enlarge any nuclear capacity, after a suspicious leakage of radioactive iodine from the Daya Bay nuclear plant in late May, reported by the media yesterday.

A Greenpeace research reveals that the level

Image | 2010-06-14 at 15:58

A Greenpeace research reveals that the level of energy consumption exceeds the average of Hong Kong’s residential buildings.

Private housing estates guzzling energy and Refuse to disclose electricity bill,...

Press release | 2010-06-10 at 6:00

A Greenpeace research reveals that most private housing in West Kowloon refuses to disclose the energy consumption of their public facilities (1). Among the little pool which unveils the data, the level of energy consumption exceeds the average...

The Energy [R]evolution

Image | 2010-06-09 at 13:33

The Energy [R]evolution

Our plan to stop the oil: 95% renewables by 2050

Feature Story | 2010-06-09 at 6:00

Want a way to stop the corruption and pollution that the fossil fuel industry is wreaking on our planet? We've seen a better future, and here's our plan to get there: the Energy [R]evolution.

The world's shortest disaster film

Video | 2010-04-25 at 12:14

Coal can build, but it can also destroy.

Happy Earth Day China!

Feature Story | 2010-04-22 at 6:00

To mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day Greenpeace China has released a special China coal cartoon. Don’t worry. It’s not boring. It’s got music and it’s short. Check it out.

Coal animation showing coal's deadly side

Image | 2010-04-21 at 14:52

Coal animation showing coal's deadly side.

2010

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2010 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

2009

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2009 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

2008

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2008 Climate and Energy Press Releases

2010

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2010 Climate and Energy Press Releases

2004

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2004 Climate and Energy Press Releases

Climate & Energy

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Climate & Energy Feature Stories

The Problems

Standard Page | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Climate change is the greatest environmental threat humanity has ever faced and the biggest challenge. Climate change is caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases, which are released from burning fossil fuels and the destruction of ancient...

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