• Apple, Samsung products among least repairable in new Greenpeace assessment of tech brands
    Apple, Samsung products among least repairable in new Greenpeace assessment of tech brands
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 27, 2017

    San Francisco, 27 June 2017 - Fairphone, Dell and HP are the only companies that make spare parts and repair manuals available to the public, while products from brands such…

  • Nearly half of Chinese provinces miss water targets, 85% of Shanghai’s river water not fit for human contact
    Nearly half of Chinese provinces miss water targets, 85% of Shanghai’s river water not fit for human contact
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 1, 2017

    Beijing, 1 June 2017 - Fourteen provinces failed to meet their water quality improvement targets during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), a Greenpeace East Asia report released today shows.…

  • Cocktail of chemicals being released from Lianyungang Chemical Industrial Park – Greenpeace investigation
    Cocktail of chemicals being released from Lianyungang Chemical Industrial Park – Greenpeace investigation
    by Greenpeace East Asia May 27, 2017

    Beijing, 25 May 2017 – A Greenpeace East Asia investigation at the Lianyungang Chemical Industrial Park in Jiangsu Province has identified 226 organic chemicals in air, soil and water samples…

  • Belt and Road participants call for full implementation of Paris Agreement
    Belt and Road participants call for full implementation of Paris Agreement
    by Greenpeace East Asia May 15, 2017

    Beijing, 15 May 2017 -- Participants in China’s Belt and Road initiative have called on all parties that ratified the Paris Agreement to implement it in full, as part of…

  • Sustainability should be priority for China’s Belt and Road- Greenpeace
    Sustainability should be priority for China’s Belt and Road- Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia May 12, 2017

    Beijing, May 12 2017- On Sunday, 28 government leaders will meet in Beijing for the Belt and Road summit. As China embarks on its historic investment initiative, Greenpeace urges that…

  • CO2 emissions from China’s coal-to-chemical industry could increase by more than 400% over the 13th Five-Year Plan period
    CO2 emissions from China’s coal-to-chemical industry could increase by more than 400% over the 13th Five-Year Plan period
    by Greenpeace East Asia April 25, 2017

    Beijing, 25 April, 2017 - China’s coal-to-chemical industry is projected to emit 409 million tonnes of CO2 annually by 2020 if all projects currently under construction go into operation, according…

  • Energy Community "Saerbeck" in North Rhine-Westfalia. © Bente Stachowske  / Greenpeace
    By 2030 China’s wind and solar industry could replace fossil energy sources to the tune of 300 million tonnes of standard coal per year
    by Greenpeace East Asia April 11, 2017

    Beijing, 11 April, 2017 - A new report on the co-benefits of wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) power in China by Greenpeace East Asia and partner organisations finds that by…

  • Global protests push Samsung to finally recycle Galaxy Note 7 – Greenpeace
    Global protests push Samsung to finally recycle Galaxy Note 7 – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia March 28, 2017

    Seoul, 27 March 2017 - Samsung today officially published its plan to deal with the 4.3 million Galaxy Note 7 devices produced and recalled worldwide following battery faults. This major…

  • China forecasts fourth year of stable or declining CO2 emissions, as world awaits Trump climate action – Greenpeace
    China forecasts fourth year of stable or declining CO2 emissions, as world awaits Trump climate action – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia February 28, 2017

    Beijing, 28 February 2017 – China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately 1%, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s analysis of China’s National Energy Administration forecasts for…

  • Despite claims of cuts, China sees steel operating capacity increase in 2016, air quality to suffer – Greenpeace
    Despite claims of cuts, China sees steel operating capacity increase in 2016, air quality to suffer – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia February 13, 2017

    *The below report was commissioned from the steel industry consultancy Custeel E-Commerce Co., Ltd. by Greenpeace East Asia. Since publication on Monday 13 February, Custeel have raised concerns that the…