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Carbon Dioxide

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 13:51

The primary human source of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is from the burning of fossil fuels for energy production and transport. Another leading cause is deforestation, which is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than all...

Climate Negotiations

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 13:51

Greenpeace attends United Nations climate negotiations as a non-government observer. Through lobbying, research and creative actions, we seek to convince negotiators to commit to stronger, more responsible and more just climate agreements.

Energy [R]evolution

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 13:51

Greenpeace is pushing for an energy [r]evolution: we are calling for governments to quit dirty, dangerous fuels like coal and oil by transitioning to renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Quit Coal

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 13:51

Greenpeace is campaigning for China to end its reliance on coal-burning, and instead transition to a green development pathway powered by green energy.

Don't Gamble our Future

Image | 2011-05-12 at 17:48

Greenpeace activists set up a gambling table with the message “Nuclear Energy: High Risk, No Gain” at the China Lights and Power (CLP) shareholders meeting at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Greenpeace condemns the electricity company’s...

Greenpeace Calls for CLP Shareholders to Reject “High Risk, No Gain” Nuclear

Press release | 2011-05-12 at 12:46

Greenpeace set up a ‘gambling table’ with the message “Nuclear Energy: High Risk, No Gain” at the China Light and Power shareholders meeting today at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The group condemns the electricity company’s reckless...

"Hong Kong joins hands against nuclear expansion

Image | 2011-04-25 at 15:22

"Hong Kong joins hands against nuclear expansion," reads the yellow ribbon for Greenpeace's rally on April 24

Over 460 citizens joined Greenpeace rally to demand the government drop nuclear...

Press release | 2011-04-25 at 6:00

Around 460 citizens joined a Greenpeace rally today to demand that the Hong Kong SAR government immediately stop their plan to expand nuclear by 2020.

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior to conduct radiation monitoring of sea life in Japan

Press release | 2011-04-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace today announced that its flagship, the Rainbow Warrior, has departed Taiwan for Japan to conduct contamination tests on seawater and marine life in the area surrounding the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

The True Cost of Coal: Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind

Publication | 2011-04-14 at 10:24

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash – containing arsenic, selenium and lead – far from their origin in coal-industry areas to...

2011

Hub | 2011-04-14 at 6:00

2011 Climate and Energy Press Releases

Trucks at a coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 12:50

Trucks at a coal mine

Coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 12:49

Coal mine

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai Exposed to Toxic Coal Ash via Sandstorms

Press release | 2011-04-13 at 6:00

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion, according to a new Greenpeace report, The True Cost of Coal – Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash –...

Join Hands: No Nuclear Expansion for Hong Kong Rally

Feature Story | 2011-04-13 at 6:00

For the sake of our homes and our children, we are organizing a rally in Hong Kong to demand that the SAR government to immediately stop the expansion of nuclear power. Join us to tell the government that we don't want a radioactive future in...

Toxic Winds: Coal Ash in Sandstorms

Image gallery | 2011-04-13

Chernobyl 25th Anniversary Exhibition - Think Twice: A Nuclear Hong Kong?

Feature Story | 2011-04-11 at 6:00

Our special art exhibition invites Hong Kong to look back on Chernobyl after 25 years and reflect on its impact.

Hong Kong holds Candlelight Vigil for Victims in Japan

Press release | 2011-03-21 at 7:00

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups joined Greenpeace’s Candlelight Vigil in Central Statue Square tonight to offer condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan. ...

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens

Image | 2011-03-20 at 7:00

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups joined Greenpeace’s Candlelight Vigil in Central Statue Square to offer condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens

Image | 2011-03-20 at 7:00

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups joined Greenpeace’s Candlelight Vigil in Central Statue Square to offer condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Greenpeace Welcomes China’s Decision to Suspend Approval for Nuclear Power Plants

Press release | 2011-03-17 at 15:57

After an executive meeting yesterday on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor crisis following Japan’s 9.0-magnitute earthquake and massive tsunami, China’s State Council has announced that it will readjust and amend China’s mid- and long-term...

Map of the nuclear power plants in the region

Image | 2011-03-16 at 14:38

Map of the nuclear power plants in the region of Fukushima, Japan

Low Risk of Radioactive Exposure for China

Feature Story | 2011-03-16 at 7:00

The radioactive releases that have occurred thus far in Fukushima, Japan, are highly unlikely to be an immediate danger to China. Even in the worst-case scenario, the relative risk to north China would be low.

Dust

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

Dust-filled air does not prevent these children from playing after school in a village near the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant's coal ash disposal site, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

A herd of cows walk away after drinking from

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

A herd of cows walk away after drinking from the contaminated water here in the coal ash disposal site of the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant. Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

The wind blankets the air with coal ash

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

The wind blankets the air with coal ash. Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

The wind blankets the air with coal ash

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

The wind blankets the air with coal ash. Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia

Greenpeace Responds to Japan Nuclear Radiation Release

Press release | 2011-03-12 at 7:00

Releasing any amount of radiation into the atmosphere risks the health of people in the surrounding area. The fact that the Fukushima nuclear power plant is leaking, or has been forced to deliberately release, contaminated gases from the reactor...

The house of villager Liu Sanhu

Image | 2011-03-10 at 8:00

The house of villager Liu Sanhu, in Houshi'erquan Village, near the Fengzhen Power Plant's coal ash disposal site. Liu hopes that his two sons will be able to leave this place and go to college, he says the village is no longer suited for life.

The Gongwusu open

Image | 2011-03-09 at 8:00

The Gongwusu open-air coal mine in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia

The Gongwusu open

Image | 2011-03-09 at 8:00

The Gongwusu open-air coal mine, in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Flue gas desulfurization gypsum is transported

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Flue gas desulfurization gypsum is transported from the power plant and dumped into the coal ash disposal site, in Huinong. Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

A layer of corn husks is all the protection

Image | 2011-03-06 at 8:00

A layer of corn husks is all the protection that this coal ash disposal site has to prevent wind dispersal of the tiny, light ash particles. Shentou, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

A Greenpeace campaigner takes a sample of

Image | 2011-03-06 at 8:00

A Greenpeace campaigner takes a sample of the air to test for toxic pollutants at Shuimotou village. Shentou, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

Rainbow Warrior Protests CLP-Government Alliance to Promote Energy Waste

Press release | 2011-02-25 at 7:00

Today Greenpeace’s flagship the Rainbow Warrior sailed to China Light & Power’s Castle Peak Power Station to protest the electricity company’s cozy relationship with the government and its unfair tariffs that encourage large commercial clients to...

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior sailed to the

Image | 2011-02-25 at 7:00

Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior sailed to the Castle Peak Power Station in Hong Kong, China, 25th February 2011. The Warrior flew a banner, calling on China Light and Power Company to stop favouring commercial clients that are wasting electricity at...

Rainbow Warrior Protests Victoria Harbor’s Energy-Hogging Light Show

Press release | 2011-02-14 at 7:00

Tonight during the Symphony of Lights – the world’s largest electricity-hogging light show – and on Valentines’ Day, the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior is projecting the message of “Forget Nuclear, Love Energy Efficiency – It’s Destiny!’...

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior projects

Image | 2011-02-14 at 7:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior projects the message of "Forget Nuclear, Love Energy Efficiency!" onto the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The light projecting action is held on Valentine's Day, and is directed towards the Symphony of Lights,...

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior projects

Image | 2011-02-14 at 7:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior projects the message of "Forget Nuclear, Love Energy Efficiency!" onto the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The light projecting action is held on Valentine's Day, and is directed towards the "Symphony of Lights"...

Greenpeace Photographer wins World Press Photo Award

Feature Story | 2011-02-12 at 7:00

Greenpeace is delighted to congratulate Lu Guang on his World Press Photo award, won for a series of photographs shot for Greenpeace East Asia’s coverage of the Dalian Oil Spill. We are happy for Lu to receive the worldwide recognition and honor...

China Becomes World’s Number 1 in Wind Installation

Press release | 2011-01-12 at 17:23

China installed 16 GW of new wind power capacity in 2010, bringing its total capacity to 41.8 GW – thus making it the largest wind-installation country in the world. However, Greenpeace points out that to translate these installations into...

Datang Wind Farm

Image | 2011-01-12 at 11:57

Datang Wind Farm, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia. August 10, 2010

Chicheng Huanghua Wind Farm

Image | 2011-01-12 at 11:52

Chicheng Huanghua Wind Farm, Chicheng, Hebei province. August 6, 2010

Datang Wind Field

Image | 2011-01-12 at 11:45

Datang Wind Field, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia. August 10, 2010

Two Nuclear Protests Greet Chief Executive at C40 Opening Greenpeace Warns Against...

Press release | 2010-11-05 at 7:00

Two successive Greenpeace demonstrations greeted Chief Executive Donald Tsang at C40 Climate Leaders workshop, which aim at exposing the SAR government’s intentions to drastically increase dirty nuclear power as a share of Hong Kong’s energy mix.

Three activists unfurled a large 20m x 10m

Image | 2010-11-05 at 7:00

Three activists unfurled a large 20m x 10m banner declaring “Nuclear is not the solution” from the wall of the old wing of the convention center prior to the arrival of the Chief Executive.

Three activists unfurled a large 20m x 10m

Image | 2010-11-05 at 7:00

Three activists unfurled a large 20m x 10m banner declaring “Nuclear is not the solution” from the wall of the old wing of the convention center prior to the arrival of the Chief Executive.

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