• Air Pollution in Beijing. © Greenpeace / Wu Di
    PM2.5 in Beijing down 54%, but nationwide air quality improvements slow as coal use increases
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 11, 2018

    Beijing, 11 January, 2018 -- Levels of toxic PM2.5 in Beijing, Tianjin and 26 surrounding cities declined 33.1% year on year in the fourth quarter of 2017, new analysis from…

  • Energy Community "Saerbeck" in North Rhine-Westfalia. © Bente Stachowske  / Greenpeace
    As Huawei seeks to enter US market, climate commitment sorely lacking – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 9, 2018

    Beijing, 9 January 2018 - With Huawei expected to announce the US launch of its flagship model, the Mate 10 Pro Phone, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas…

  • Oil Spill Protest at PT. Pertamina HQ in Jakarta. © Afriadi Hikmal / Greenpeace
    Oil tanker carrying 1 million barrels of oil on fire off China coast – Greenpeace response
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 8, 2018

    Beijing, 8 January 2018 - In response to the collision of the Sanchi oil tanker and the cargo ship CF Crystal in the East China Sea on Sunday, Greenpeace expresses…

  • Malaysia's Broken Global Recycling System. © Nandakumar S. Haridas / Greenpeace
    China’s ban on imports of 24 types of waste is a wake up call to the world – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia December 29, 2017

    Beijing, 29 December 2017 - China’s upcoming ban on the import of 24 types of waste will send a wake up call to waste exporting countries and increase pressure to…

  • Spoon-billed Sandpiper in Jiangsu Province, China. © Dongming Li
    Land fill project in eastern China threatens survival of critically endangered spoon-billed sandpiper – Greenpeace report
    by Greenpeace East Asia December 14, 2017

    Beijing, 14 December 2017 – The survival of the IUCN critically-endangered spoon-billed sandpiper is under threat from a planned land fill project at Tiaozini, Jiangsu province, a Greenpeace East Asia…

  • ‘Giant Girl’ in Upcycled Dress Action in Hong Kong. © Greenpeace / Patrick Cho
    Singles Day clothing sales produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2016: Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia November 8, 2017

    Apparel sales from China’s 2016 “Singles Day” internet shopping bonanza produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions -- equivalent to the CO2 absorbed by 2.58 million trees, new research from Greenpeace…

  • Coal Mining in Shanxi. © Lu Guang / Greenpeace
    “Green” bond financed coal to chemical plant in China will emit millions of tons of CO2 – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia August 17, 2017

    Beijing, 17 August 2017 - On 16 August Chinese media reported that a new coal to chemical plant in Shanxi province will receive 1.5 billion RMB (USD 224 million) worth…

  • Juvenile Fish Overfishing in Shidao. © Zhu Li / Greenpeace
    Almost one third of China’s annual fisheries catch is ‘trash’ fish – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia July 31, 2017

    Beijing, 31 July 2017 - 4 million tons of China’s total annual domestic fisheries catch is comprised of so-called “trash” fish - fish too young or too small to be…

  • China’s Last Remaining Green Peafowl Habitat. © Wei Li / Greenpeace
    Illegal mining discovered in China’s last remaining green peafowl habitat – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia July 12, 2017

    Beijing, 12 July 2017 - Satellite imagery analysis and fieldwork conducted by Greenpeace East Asia have uncovered illegal mining and road construction in the Konglong River Nature Reserve in China’s…

  • Cutting China’s redundant coal power capacity would provide enough water for 27 million people in water stressed areas
    Cutting China’s redundant coal power capacity would provide enough water for 27 million people in water stressed areas
    by Greenpeace East Asia July 5, 2017

    Beijing, 5 July 2017 - Tackling China’s coal power overcapacity problem could save enough water to meet the basic needs of 27 million people in water stressed areas, a new…