• Samsung fails to share a plan to deal with 4.3 million Galaxy Note 7 – Greenpeace
    Samsung fails to share a plan to deal with 4.3 million Galaxy Note 7 – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 23, 2017

    Seoul, 23 January 2017 - Samsung today announced the results of investigations into what caused the Galaxy Note 7 explosions, but has still failed to publish its plan to deal…

  • Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year
    Cancelling new coal plants in Southeast Asia, Korea, Japan would save 50,000 lives a year
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 19, 2017

    Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and…

  • China raises hopes for continued climate change action at Davos – Greenpeace
    China raises hopes for continued climate change action at Davos – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 17, 2017

    17 January 2017, Davos - Chinese President Xi Jinping today addressed the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Under the theme "responsive and responsible leadership", Xi offered his…

  • Almost three quarters of Chinese cities yet to reach air quality national standards: Greenpeace
    Almost three quarters of Chinese cities yet to reach air quality national standards: Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 17, 2017

    Beijing, 17 January, 2017 - Analysis of rates of air quality improvement from 366 cities across China shows that 270 cities, or 74%, fail to meet China’s national air quality…

  • China releases its energy sector development 13th five year plan: Greenpeace response
    China releases its energy sector development 13th five year plan: Greenpeace response
    by Greenpeace East Asia January 5, 2017

    Beijing, 5 January, 2017 - China’s National Energy Administration’s national energy sector development 13th five year plan firms up the country’s coal consumption cap and puts the country on the…

  • Smog engulfs area home to 460 million citizens as Northern China sees worst air pollution of 2016 – Greenpeace
    Smog engulfs area home to 460 million citizens as Northern China sees worst air pollution of 2016 – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia December 20, 2016

    Beijing, 20 December 2016 - Northern China’s 23-city air pollution red alert has become the most serious air pollution episode of the year, affecting a population equivalent to that of…

  • Beijing’s first air pollution red alert of 2016, coal burning the culprit – Greenpeace
    Beijing’s first air pollution red alert of 2016, coal burning the culprit – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia December 16, 2016

    Beijing, 16 December, 2016 - A Greenpeace East Asia analysis of air pollution statistics identifies industrial coal burning in Beijing’s surrounding provinces as the primary source of the pollution which…

  • Dumping 4.3 million Samsung phones is an environmental disaster warns Greenpeace
    Dumping 4.3 million Samsung phones is an environmental disaster warns Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia November 1, 2016

    Seoul, 1 November 2016 - Samsung’s lack of transparency on the disposal of Galaxy Note 7 leaves tonnes of precious minerals at risk of being discarded into the environment. According…

  • Xi’an Environmental Protection Bureau caught tampering with air quality readings – Greenpeace response
    Xi’an Environmental Protection Bureau caught tampering with air quality readings – Greenpeace response
    by Greenpeace East Asia October 25, 2016

    Beijing, 25 October 2016 - It is shocking and concerning that the Xi'an Environmental Protection Bureau has consistently falsified air quality readings.[1]

  • Greenpeace finds microplastics in all 5 leading cosmetic retailers : inadequate labelling found in almost 50% of products
    Greenpeace finds microplastics in all 5 leading cosmetic retailers : inadequate labelling found in almost 50% of products
    by Greenpeace East Asia October 13, 2016

    Hong Kong, October 12 2016 - A crowdsourcing investigation by Greenpeace East Asia in Hong Kong, has found five leading cosmetics retailers selling products with microplastics, which has increasingly been…