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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?

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

The Science

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

Climate scientists around the world agree with 90% certainty that climate change is the result of manmade activity. But if we are responsible for the cause, then we can also be responsible for the solutions to protect our climate and our future.

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. ...

Low standards do not result in high air quality

Press release | 2004-11-01 at 7:00

Greenpeace this morning presented a 'school' style report card to the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau (ETWB) to record their appalling performance in controlling Hong Kong's atrocious air quality. Hong Kong air quality has exceeded...

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...

Dalian Oil Spill: Preliminary Findings and Recommendations

Press release | 2010-08-02 at 6:00

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.

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...

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 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 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...

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%...

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...

Nuclear nightmares

Feature Story | 2006-04-26 at 6:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

A regrettable accident

Feature Story | 2005-11-02 at 9:07

We ran aground on a coral reef we were trying to protect.

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.

Nuclear power: dirty, dangerous and expensive

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 14:04

Nuclear reactors are inherently unsafe. As happened after Chernobyl in 1986, the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011 again exposed the fundamental flaws of reactors and highlighted the serious institutional failures in the oversight of...

Thirsty Coal

Publication | 2012-08-14 at 5:30

As China’s economy grows, its thirst for energy - nearly 70% of which now comes from coal - worsens. The world’s second largest economy will construct 16 large-scale coal power bases, predominantly in western areas of the country over the...

Push to export US coal to China: "Motivated by a desperate industry, not sound economics"

Press release | 2013-03-07 at 5:30 1 comment

Washington DC - February 27, 2013 - The Chinese market for US coal exports may dry up before major new US coal shipments ever reach its ports, according to a new Greenpeace report. The report, "The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand: A missing...

Greenpeace court case seeks to end suppression of anti-nuclear voices in Korea

Press release | 2013-05-01 at 11:48

Seoul, 1 May 2013 – Greenpeace East Asia and Greenpeace International today sought to reverse a decision by Korea's Ministry of Justice (MOJ) during the Lee Myung Bak administration to deny entry to six of the organisations’ staff into the...

China Wind Power Outlook 2012

Publication | 2012-09-18 at 11:30 1 comment

Wind power is globally recognized as an effective way to mitigate climate change, improve energy security, and support low-carbon industrial and economic growth. China, currently one of the world’s biggest energy consumers, has been the world...

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.

Climate Research

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 11:58

It was realized by the mid-18th century that some gases in the Earth's atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide, trap heat and keep the Earth warm. At the start of the 20th century, a Swedish scientist named Svante Arrhenius put forward the idea that...

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

Press release | 2015-06-03 at 14:24

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...

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