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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 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...

Greenpeace mourns Copenhagen failure with 100 crosses

Press release | 2009-12-21 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists erected 100 crosses at the Cenotaph in Central this morning to mourn the lost chance of stopping climate change following the abject failure of the Copenhagen climate summit.

Greenpeace unmasks EDP’s fallacious “Air Pollution Index”

Press release | 2008-09-11 at 6:00

Three Greenpeace members climb up the Roadside Air Pollution Index (API) Monitoring Station at Central today to denounce the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) inaccurate “Air Pollution Index” (API), which is measured upon an outdated...

GREENPEACE: COCA-COLA WINS FIRST GREEN MEDAL

Press release | 2007-09-17 at 6:00

Greenpeace applauds Coca-Cola’s commitment to use climate-friendly coolers and vending machines in all official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, to be held in Beijing and six co-host cities throughout China. This is the first time 100%...

Become a climate activist this Earth Day

Feature Story | 2009-04-22 at 6:00

This Earth Day, help us turn three million people into climate activists: starting with you.

Making Some Noise

Feature Story | 2009-03-04 at 7:00

Hundreds of music fans packed Beijing's Mao Livehouse last Saturday for Greenpeace China's Make Some Noise climate concert. Six great bands. One great cause.

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.

Beijingers vote for Olympic ‘blue skies’

Feature Story | 2008-09-12 at 6:00

It’s been Beijing’s best summer in terms of air quality for 10 years and naturally the capital’s residents don’t want to give it up. A new survey by Greenpeace shows that the public are overwhelmingly behind stricter environmental measures to...

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Feature Story | 2007-01-25 at 21:23

The spectre of a nuclear war 60 years ago was what created the "doomsday clock," the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists'(BAS) cold war chronometer. The closer the clock to midnight, the closer the world was creeping toward disaster. These days,...

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...

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.

A beginner's guide to nuclear power

Feature Story | 2012-07-25 at 5:30

Nuclear power, once the domain of scientists in labs and far away from the thoughts of the rest of us, is fast becoming a debate held between every day people.

Green Island Cement Data Graph

Publication | 2005-05-04 at 11:30

Green Island Cement Data Graph

Green Island Cement Licence

Publication | 2005-05-04 at 11:15

Green Island Cement Licence

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...

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.

Climate Change Undermines China's Fight against Poverty

Press release | 2009-06-17 at 6:00

Climate change is hitting China’s poor the hardest while seriously weakening the country’s poverty alleviation efforts, a new report jointly released by Greenpeace China and Oxfam Hong Kong reveals today. The report, “Climate Change and Poverty:...

Greenpeace China, Oxfam Hong Kong, WWF Hong Kong and Twelve Other Community...

Press release | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace China, Oxfam Hong Kong and WWF Hong Kong, together with twelve local NGOs, joined hands to form Hong Kong’s first ever coalition against climate change. Announcing the new Combat Climate Change Coalition (hereinafter, “CCCC”) today,...

China Pays Heavy Costs of Coal

Press release | 2008-10-27 at 16:32

China’s coal bill in 2007 was laden with a total external cost of RMB 1.7 trillion, equivalent to 7.1% of China’s gross domestic product (GDP) the same year, according to a new report commissioned by Greenpeace, the Energy Foundation and WWF. ...

Climate Change Threatens China's Food Security, warns Greenpeace

Press release | 2008-10-15 at 13:13

China will lose its self sufficiency in food production as early as 2030 because of climate change, warns a new report by Greenpeace released today on the eve of World Food Day 2008. This disaster can only be averted if the government takes...

Greenpeace urges Donald in international conference: it's time to act on climate!

Press release | 2007-05-31 at 20:10

While Chief Executive Donald Tsang was delivering his closing speech in front of several hundred international climate delegates attending the International Conference of Climate Change, Greenpeace members unfolded a banner saying, "Donald, Act...

Greenpeace expedition shows dramatic impact of climate change at the Mt. Everest

Press release | 2007-05-30 at 6:00

Greenpeace released images and findings from three expeditions to Mt. Everest and other regions on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, which show a dramatic level of glacier retreat due to global warming. To prevent the worst water shortage crisis,...

NGO’s shut out of Copenhagen talks

Feature Story | 2009-12-18 at 7:00

Greenpeace China’s Tom Wang describes his dismay at how NGO’s are being treated at the Copenhagen climate change talks and wonders what this means for the transparency of the negotiations.

Copenhagen climate and China quotes

Feature Story | 2009-12-14 at 7:00

As we enter the second week of negotiations at the Copenhagen climate change talks, we are all hoping delegates stop squabbling and start working together to stop climate change. What else are we thinking about?

Copenhagen: the show begins

Feature Story | 2009-12-07 at 10:37

We've been working all year towards Copenhagen. Now it's finally started. Here is Greenpeace's statement at the state of play on the first day.

We're screwed

Feature Story | 2009-09-21 at 6:00

Meet Zak Weinstein. He’s a filmmaker. But today he’s delivering newspapers on the corner of a New York street at 7am. Why?

Greenpeace activists arrested in EU protest

Feature Story | 2009-03-11 at 7:00

Belgian police arrested hundreds of Greenpeace volunteers who had set up a human barricade around the conference centre where EU finance ministers were meeting to discuss funding options to tackle climate change.

Paper group listing is forest unfriendly

Feature Story | 2009-03-02 at 7:00

We’re hoping it’s not bad news for China’s forests, but the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) posted a worrying statement today on paper giant APP’s Chinese subsidiary, Gold East Paper.

Make Some Noise

Feature Story | 2009-02-24 at 7:00

He may have dropped his Velvet Underpants, but Hugh Reed still has the edge in comedy infused rock’n’roll. If you are in Beijing this Saturday you would be a fool not to join Greenpeace, Hugh and five other great acts at Mao Livehouse in a...

The energy [r]evolution starts here

Feature Story | 2007-01-25 at 21:26

Tackling dangerous climate change is the biggest challenge facing us all. Fortunately there is an answer to this challenge. Our report: ‘energy [r]evolution’, details how to halve global CO2 emissions by 2050, using existing technology and still...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature Story | 2006-04-24 at 11:58

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

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.

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

Press release | 2012-06-29 at 23:30

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.

Renewable energy is the future

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 14:16

Renewable energy is a viable option for replacing the world's dirty, dangerous and terribly expensive nuclear reactors. The nuclear disaster at Fukushima in March 2011 again exposed the inherent dangers of nuclear reactors. In Japan, the triple...

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.

Outdated Air Quality index hides the awful truth about Hong Kong smog

Press release | 2004-10-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace today announced that it will begin measuring Hong Kong air quality using the international standard World Health Organisation (WHO) and EU system from tomorrow for the next ten days. The findings will be announced on 1st November in...

Chief Executive prattles climate change

Press release | 2006-11-05 at 7:00

The crisis of global warming is just around the corner. Greenpeace releases a research report titled “Sharing Knowledge, Creating Solutions” before the opening of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. The report emphasizes that even...

Greenpeace Urges CLP Power to Commit Greenhouse Gases Reduction

Press release | 2006-11-09 at 17:24

Greenpeace 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s 13 customer service centers (Appendix 1) and gathered at CLP headquarter in Mongkok to present “13 Inconvenient Truths” brought by the corporation to the public (Appendix 2). Greenpeace demands CLP to...

Obama: When Will You Be a Climate Leader?

Press release | 2009-11-16 at 17:22

Greenpeace slammed the Danish/US attempt to lower expectations for Copenhagen during the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit that ended in Singapore yesterday. And along with over 30,000 Chinese people, Greenpeace also urged US...

Hu makes climate statement, Obama says nothing new

Press release | 2009-09-23 at 6:00

Greenpeace welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao's statement that China will commit to a “considerable reduction” of carbon intensity by 2020 made at the UN Summit on Climate Change in New York.

Top Power Companies Weakening China’s Climate Role

Press release | 2009-07-28 at 6:00

China’s top ten power companies and their heavy reliance on coal are hindering the country’s efforts to tackle climate change, a new Greenpeace report reveals today. Greenpeace urges the companies to help to move China away from coal and to cut...

Greenpeace calls for a strong environmental action plan as Beijing residents vote for...

Press release | 2008-09-12 at 16:31

Greenpeace is calling on the Beijing municipal government to implement and strengthen existing legislation to ensure that improvements to the city’s environment during the Olympic Games are long-lasting and that these improvements are further...

Greenpeace Urges China to Widely Apply Environmental Lessons from the Games

Press release | 2008-07-28 at 6:00

In its assessment of the 2008 Olympic Games, Greenpeace recognizes Beijing’s environmental achievements but also points out the opportunities the city has missed in using the Games as a platform to implement more ambitious initiatives across the...

Great development potential of solar PV in China, policy-driven domestic market is...

Press release | 2007-09-19 at 6:00

China’s installed capacity of solar PV will reach 100GWp by 2030, generating 130 TWh electricity annually, which is equal to electricity generation of more than 30 large-scaled coal power stations, according to China Solar PV Report, released by...

A Fair, Ambitious and Binding Deal

Feature Story | 2009-12-11 at 7:00

As a child I once watched the television broadcast of an anti-apartheid demonstration held in New Zealand, just before a rugby match that violated the international sports boycott against apartheid South Africa, writes Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace...

Fancy a piece of Obama?

Feature Story | 2009-11-06 at 7:00

Greenpeace is inviting the Chinese public to grab a piece of the most powerful man on earth. Curious?

Say no to coal for good

Feature Story | 2009-05-04 at 6:00

There’s only one answer to stopping climate change says research just out. And that’s just say no to coal for good.

2008 Plus! Greening Beijing for the Olympic Games and Beyond

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 10:22

China is trying its utmost to ensure green games for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. For the developing country with the world’s largest population, greening the Beijing Olympics is no easy feat. China is currently struggling under the weight of its...

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...

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