• China announces enhanced climate commitments: Greenpeace response
    China announces enhanced climate commitments: Greenpeace response
    by Greenpeace East Asia September 23, 2020

    Beijing, 23 September 2020 – In a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, China’s President Xi Jinping pledged that China will peak its CO2 emissions before 2030…

  • Greenpeace releases first-ever clean energy scorecard for China’s tech industry
    Greenpeace releases first-ever clean energy scorecard for China’s tech industry
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 8, 2020

    BEIJING, 9 January 2020: Greenpeace East Asia and the North China Electric Power University have released their first-ever renewable energy ranking of China’s tech giants.

  • China, Korea and Chile challenge Japan over Fukushima contaminated water crisis at United Nations maritime meeting
    China, Korea and Chile challenge Japan over Fukushima contaminated water crisis at United Nations maritime meeting
    by Greenpeace East Asia November 15, 2019

    9 October 2019, London, The Japanese government was challenged today by several UN member states and Greenpeace at a meeting of the International Maritime Organization in London. States parties to…

  • Chicheng Wind Farm in Hebei Province. © Simon Lim / Greenpeace
    Electricity consumption from China’s internet industry to increase by two thirds by 2023: Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia September 9, 2019

    BEIJING, 9 September 2019 - China’s internet data center industry emitted an estimated 99 million tonnes of CO2 in 2018, new research from Greenpeace East Asia and the North China…

  • Shenuha's Wastewater in Inner Mongolia. © Qiu Bo / Greenpeace
    With poor oversight, China’s industrial parks no match for illegal wastewater dumping
    by Greenpeace East Asia May 21, 2019

    Beijing, 21 May 2019 - With rampant illegal dumping, 18 out of 20 state-investigated Chinese provinces suffer from a severe lack of oversight in the industrial parks that were set…

  • Chemical Pollution in the Yangtze River. © Lu Guang / Greenpeace
    Cash-strapped cities in China greenlight toxic land for development despite pollution: data
    by Greenpeace East Asia April 17, 2019

    Beijing, 23 April 2019 - Chinese cities transfer polluted land sites on quick turnarounds that imperil proper clean-up and treatment, as many municipal governments depend on transfer fees for revenue,…

  • Toxics e-Waste Documentation in China. © Greenpeace / Natalie Behring
    China’s e-waste worth $23.8 billion by 2030
    by Greenpeace East Asia March 22, 2019

    Beijing, 22 March 2019 - The value of metals discarded as electronic waste in China will total $23.8 billion USD by 2030, a sum that can be reclaimed through recycling…

  • Halong Glacier in Qinghai, China. © Tie Gai / Greenpeace
    Greenpeace survey reveals impact of climate change on glaciers in China
    by Greenpeace East Asia November 20, 2018

    Beijing, 20 November, 2018 -- The rate of glacier melt at key sites in western China has increased dramatically in recent decades, new research from Greenpeace East Asia shows. Satellite…

  • Glacial lake in western China bursts, annual average temperatures in area up 2 to 3 °C since 1961
    Glacial lake in western China bursts, annual average temperatures in area up 2 to 3 °C since 1961
    by Greenpeace East Asia August 15, 2018

    Beijing, 15 August, 2018 - A glacial lake in Xinjiang, China burst in the early morning of August 10, releasing 35 million m³ of floodwater into the Yarkant River Basin.…

  • Misery at Sea - Taiwan Distant Water Fisheries Report Cover. © Andrea Lo Vetere / Greenpeace
    Taiwanese seafood giant linked to human rights violations – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia May 24, 2018

    Taipei, 24 May 2018 - New evidence released today links human rights abuses to Taiwan’s international fishing fleet, including major seafood trader Fong Chun Formosa Fishery Company (FCF). This has…