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Reduce Air Pollution

Hub | 2010-07-14 at 16:51

Air pollution is a severe problem – one that has serious impacts on our health and our economy. According to a recent World Health Organization study, nine out of ten of people worldwide breath polluted air. Toxic air pollution particles lodge...

The Pollutants

Standard Page | 2011-06-22 at 20:36

Originating from coal-fired power plants, vehicle exhaust, factories and construction, air pollution is made up of chemicals and components that are hazardous to human health. Here's a quick summary of the major components of concern in air...

PM2.5 Infographic

Standard Page | 2011-12-06 at 12:26

PM2.5 is a measurement of small particulate matter in the air. Here's everything you need to know about PM2.5, such as what it is, why it's important, and how to protect yourself from them.

The Solutions

Standard Page | 2011-06-23 at 20:51

The solutions to air pollution are straightforward but they require action: quit coal, establish clear, strict air quality standards and ensure that cities which fail to meet national air quality targets provide plans stating when and how they...

The Problem and Impacts of Air Pollution in China

Standard Page | 2011-06-22 at 20:29

Millions of people in China are breathing a hazardous cocktail of chemicals every day. These chemicals are caused by coal-fired power plants, heavy industry, factories and vehicles, and are responsible for heart disease, stroke, respiratory...

30% of China’s cities see air pollution worsen compared to last spring – Greenpeace

Press release | 2016-07-21 at 10:32

Beijing, 20 July, 2016 – Air pollution data from 367 cities across China shows that PM2.5 levels worsened in close to 30% of cities in the second quarter of 2016 compared to the second quarter of 2015. First tier cities Shanghai and Guangzhou are...

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the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) inaccurate “Air Pollution Index” (API), which is measured upon an outdated...

Survey: Nearly 70% of citizens in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei region unsatisfied with...

Press release | 2013-07-09 at 0:30

Recently, Greenpeace surveyed public satisfaction of air quality in the Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei region. The survey revealed that nearly 70% of local residents are unsatisfied with the current air quality. Meanwhile, 92% of residents want the...

China clean air plan to slow coal consumption, curb coal imports

Press release | 2013-09-12 at 10:33

Beijing – The Chinese government's plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow down China’s coal consumption growth, setting an important precedent that should be broadened in China, and that...

What We Do

Standard Page | 2011-06-23 at 20:42

Greenpeace is one of the leading NGOs working on campaigns to reduce sources of air pollution in China and to change Hong Kong’s air pollution standards.

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