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

Press release | 2013-07-09 at 2:30

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...

Air Pollution in China

Standard Page | 2010-08-20 at 16:03

Coal is the leading culprit of air pollution in China. Coal supplies 80% of the country’s electricity and 70% of its energy – as well as the lion's share of its air pollutants.

Exposing the Heavy Metal Concentration of PM2.5 in Beijing

Publication | 2013-04-24 at 2:00

From December 3, 2012 to January 18, 2013, Beijing experienced the most severe episode of air pollution since PM2.5 monitoring data became available. In this period, Greenpeace carried out monitoring of individual PM2.5 exposure to nine...

The health impacts of coal power plants located in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei

Publication | 2013-07-16 at 5:00 1 comment

Beijing and the Jingjinji region have a major air pollution problem that reached emergency proportions in winter 2012-2013. One of the key contributors to the problem is the very large amount of coal burning in the region, and power generation is...

Greenpeace scales up the pressure on Hewlett Packard

Press release | 2005-12-07 at 10:00

Activists from Greenpeace today delivered postcards carrying pictures and information about the environmental and human health impacts of Chinese electronic waste (e-waste) ‘breaking’ yards to employees to the Chinese headquarters of the computer...

Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | 2005-05-23 at 8:00

Greenpeace called on dirty electronic companies to clean up their act today. At 10 am this morning, Greenpeace China shamed the dirty companies attending the Electronic expo in Beijing, by unveiling a 2.7 metre high statue shaped as a wave, built...

Urgent drumbeat for climate change

Press release | 2009-12-12 at 10:00

As crucial UN climate talks at Copenhagen enter their second week, Greenpeace joined 20 Chinese traditional drummers at an ancient gate in Beijing to remind world leaders they have just six days left to ensure a strong and fair climate deal

Asia’s future melts away as climate talks stall

Press release | 2009-08-28 at 8:00

Greenpeace has placed ice sculptures of 100 children at the Temple of Earth in Beijing today, symbolizing the disappearing future of the more than 1 billion people in Asia who are threatened with water shortages by the changing climate. [1]

Midi Festival

Feature Story | 2008-09-27 at 8:00

It's on. It's off. It's on again. The 2008 Midi Music Festival, Beijing's biggest outdoor rock music party, pushed back from May, will now be held October 1 to 5. Greenpeace will be there. Will you?

What You Can Do

Standard Page | 2011-06-24 at 15:48

Air pollution affects millions of people, not just in China and Hong Kong but in big cities all over the world. It’s important to educate yourself about the causes and impacts of air pollution, as well as the air quality in your neighborhood, so...

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