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Greenpeace Stages “Sudden Death” to Oppose Expansion of Nuclear Power in Hong Kong

Press release | 2010-10-31 at 6:00

In response to the Environmental Protection Department’s proposal to increase nuclear power to 50% of Hong Kong’s energy mix by 2020, Greenpeace organized a 10-minute ‘die-in’ action today at the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct. Thirty activists...

Say NO to nuclear expansion!

Image | 2010-10-31 at 6:00

Say NO to nuclear expansion!

Response to Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda

Publication | 2010-10-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace welcomes the release on the 10 September of the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) three-month consultation paper, ‘Join Hands for a Low Carbon Future,’ which seeks public feedback on ‘Hong Kong’s Climate Strategy and Action...

The Datang wind farm in Chifeng

Image | 2010-10-19 at 10:47

The Datang wind farm in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia. (August 10, 2010)

2010 China Wind Power Outlook (Summary)

Publication | 2010-10-15 at 6:00

A summary of the 2010 China Wind Power Outlook report, which details the current state and future potential of China's rapidly growing wind power industry.

A Bright Outlook: Photos of wind power around China

Feature Story | 2010-10-15 at 6:00

What's not to love about wind?

China’s Wind Power Projected to Equal 13 Three Gorges Dams by 2020

Press release | 2010-10-13 at 6:00

Beijing, 13 Oct 2010. China’s wind power can reach 230 GW of installed capacity by 2020, which is equal to 13 times the current capacity of the Three Gorges Dam; its annual electricity output of 464.9 TWh could replace 200 coal fire power plants,...

the 2010 China Wind Power Outlook report

Image | 2010-10-13 at 6:00

the 2010 China Wind Power Outlook report highlights China's potential to become a world leader in renewable energy and advocates for policies to support the development of wind power.

China Wind Power Outlook 2010 - Cover

Image | 2010-10-12 at 17:48

China Wind Power Outlook 2010 - Cover

2010 China Wind Power Outlook

Publication | 2010-10-12 at 6:00

This comprehensive report on China's wind power offers an ambitious yet clear-headed survey of the present state and future potential of wind power in China. Should the country overcome the various challenges surrounding the development of wind...

Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive

Image | 2010-09-27 at 11:32

Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive Donald Tsang a certificate that reads ‘Carfree Everyday’

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

Press release | 2010-09-22 at 6:00

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...

Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive

Image | 2010-09-22 at 6:00

Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive Donald Tsang a certificate that reads ‘Carfree Everyday’

Over 900 cyclists joined Greenpeace for our

Image | 2010-09-21 at 17:48

Over 900 cyclists joined Greenpeace for our 2010 Cycling Parade, part of Car Free Day

900 Cyclists Tour Hong Kong Against Climate Change

Feature Story | 2010-09-21 at 6:00

Guess what? We broke the record. Over 900 bicycles joined us for our Cycling Parade in downtown Hong Kong last Sunday – nine times the number of participants last year.

Coal Ash: China's Forgotten Pollutant

Feature Story | 2010-09-19 at 6:00

When people think of dirty coal, air pollution usually comes first to mind. But coal ash, the solid byproduct of burning coal, has many devastating impacts – after all, this is China's largest source of solid waste. Read on for a photo essay on...

Greenpeace activists investigate pollution

Image | 2010-09-17 at 15:05

Greenpeace activists investigate pollution from a coal ash disposal site belonging to the Shentou Number 2 Power Plant, Shuozhou, Shanxi province. This disposal site does not have any safeguards – not even retaining walls – to protect against...

Greenpeace activists investigate a coal ash

Image | 2010-09-17 at 14:53

Greenpeace activists investigate a coal ash disposal site that belongs to the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia. The disposal site is located in a small valley, which the power plant has divided into more than 10 sections. One...

Zhao Picheng’s home in Shuimotou village

Image | 2010-09-17 at 12:10

Zhao Picheng’s home in Shuimotou village has been ruined by the Shentou Number 2 Power Plant, Shuozhou, Shanxi province. Continued leakage from the plant’s coal ash pond has raised groundwater levels, flooding cellars in the village. Extended...

A brooding evening rainstorm partially obscures

Image | 2010-09-17 at 12:03

A brooding evening rainstorm partially obscures the Shentou Number 2 Power Plant, Shuozhou, Shanxi province. Its ash pond is in the foreground.

Ash chokes the sky above a coal ash dam owned

Image | 2010-09-17 at 11:58

Ash chokes the sky above a coal ash dam owned by the Shentou Number 2 Power Plant, in Shuimotou village, Shuozhou, Shanxi province. With even the lightest wind, the tiny particles take flight, blotting out the sky like a thick sandstorm of ash.

Greenpeace activists investigate pollution

Image | 2010-09-17 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists investigate pollution from a coal ash disposal site belonging to the Shentou Number 2 Power Plant, Shuozhou, Shanxi province. Many of the villages around the landfill are very polluted. The villagers have reported the...

July to August 2010

Image | 2010-09-16 at 17:00

July to August 2010. After filling each coal ash disposal site, the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, covers the ash pile with dirt and then plants crops on top. It is meant to control the dust against wind dispersal, but...

The arrival of the Shentou Number 2 Power

Image | 2010-09-16 at 6:00

The arrival of the Shentou Number 2 Power Plant's coal ash disposal site has irrevocably changed Mayi Village, which dates back to the Tang dynasty. Leakages from ash ponds have raised the groundwater and flooded the villagers’ cellars; cattle...

The people of Mayi villager have reported

Image | 2010-09-16 at 6:00

The people of Mayi villager have reported the problems of coal ash pollution to the Shentou Number 2 Power Station several times, but to no avail. The power station’s only response has been to merely continue with its “ecological management” that...

The Togtoh Power Station belongs to the China

Image | 2010-09-15 at 11:56

The Togtoh Power Station belongs to the China Datang Corp, one of the country’s Big Five power companies, and has an installed capacity of 5.4GW. One of Asia’s biggest thermal power stations, it produces about 4.6 million tons of coal ash every...

The True Cost of Coal: An Investigation into Coal Ash in China

Publication | 2010-09-15 at 6:00

This report, following in the footsteps of The True Cost of Coal, focuses on a long-ignored type of coal pollution. In 2009 alone, China generated at least 375 million tons of coal ash – more than twice the amount of urban domestic waste produced...

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

Press release | 2010-09-15 at 6:00

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...

June

Image | 2010-09-15 at 6:00

June, 2010. A "coal ash storm" in Shuimotou Village, Shuozhou, Shanxi Province, where Shentou No.2 Power Plant is located.

Greenpeace condemns Hong Kong’s nuclear expansion the wrong track

Press release | 2010-09-10 at 20:05

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...

Leaving the right kind of mark

Feature Story | 2010-09-10 at 6:00

Greenpeace China is proud to work with Matt for our visual concept for Car Free Day 2010. His whimsical yet thought-provoking illustrations always have much more than meets the eye. Here Matt shares with us his thoughts on art, the environment,...

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free

Image | 2010-09-07 at 14:20

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free Day 2010, using tire tracks to depict the marks we leave on the environment when we drive. This one shows a farm within the tire tracks

UK illustrator Matt Johnstone on his bicycle

Image | 2010-09-07 at 13:46

UK illustrator Matt Johnstone on his bicycle. For Car Free Day 2010, Matt created three sets of tire tracks to illustrate the indelible marks left on the environment by our decision to drive. Based in London, Matt is a visual storyteller whose...

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free

Image | 2010-09-07 at 6:00

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free Day 2010, using tire tracks to depict the marks we leave on the environment when we drive. This one shows polar bears and whales in between the tire tracks.

Coal's Hidden Health Hazards

Feature Story | 2010-09-02 at 15:01

Did you know that mercury from coal combustion can travel more than 1,000km? That's the distance from Guangzhou to Shanghai. Learn more about coal's health impacts, as well as ten tips to reduce your exposure to air pollution.

The True Cost of Coal: Air Pollution and Public Health (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-27 at 12:59

Coal combustion emissions pose a significant threat to public health, causing an estimated 500,000 premature deaths in 2008. Its related diseases include respiratory disease, cancer, and birth defects, all of which are very much part of the real...

Looking at Pictures in Southwestern China

Feature Story | 2010-08-12 at 6:00

John Novis writes from Dali, to which Greenpeace was invited for a photography exhibition.

Cyclists part of Greenpeace's 2009 Car Free

Image | 2010-08-11 at 16:48

Cyclists part of Greenpeace's 2009 Car Free Day in Hong Kong

Combat Climate Change, Save Mid-Autumn Festival

Feature Story | 2010-08-11 at 6:00

Greenpeace invites everyone in Hong Kong to participate in our second annual World Car Free Day. Together we can raise awareness about climate change and do our part to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouses gases poisoning our air.

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.

Fishermen carry barrels of oil from their

Image | 2010-07-30 at 19:09

Fishermen carry barrels of oil from their boats to the dock

Shellfish farmers are harvesting and packing

Image | 2010-07-30 at 19:04

Shellfish farmers are harvesting and packing shellfish. There are more than 10,000 small shellfish farms here, most of which specialize in scallops. The shellfish die when contaminated with petroleum.

Greenpeace hands out 300 face masks to workers

Image | 2010-07-30 at 18:50

Greenpeace hands out 300 face masks to workers in the Dalian oil spill cleanup.

In the sixth day of Greenpeace’s investigations

Image | 2010-07-30 at 18:39

In the sixth 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

Local fishermen are cleaning up the oil

Image | 2010-07-30 at 18:35

Local fishermen are cleaning up the oil, which has spread far from the original explosion site in Xingang Port, Dalian. The fishermen say that no one told them that they need safety equipment or any form of protection. None of them have face masks.

Oil spill clean up continues in the Dalian

Image | 2010-07-30 at 18:25

Oil spill clean up continues in the Dalian region

Site of the explosion and fire at Xingang

Image | 2010-07-30 at 18:09

Site of the explosion and fire at Xingang Port Dalian, a major site for China's state reserves of petroleum

Site of the explosion and fire at Xingang

Image | 2010-07-30 at 17:11

Site of the explosion and fire at Xingang Port Dalian, a major site for China's state reserves of petroleum

Local fishermen are cleaning up the oil

Image | 2010-07-30 at 17:06

Local fishermen are cleaning up the oil, which has spread far from the original explosion site in Xingang Port, Dalian. The fishermen say that no one told them that they need safety equipment or any form of protection.

Oil spill clean up continues in the Dalian

Image | 2010-07-30 at 17:02

Oil spill clean up continues in the Dalian region.

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