• 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…

  • China averaged  29 chemical accidents per month so far this year – Greenpeace
    China averaged 29 chemical accidents per month so far this year – Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia September 21, 2016

    Beijing, 21 September, 2016 - 232 chemical-related accidents occurred in China from January to August 2016, an average of 29 per month, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s ‘Chemical Accident Counter’.…

  • Greenpeace urges G20 governments to bring Paris Agreement into force this year
    Greenpeace urges G20 governments to bring Paris Agreement into force this year
    by Greenpeace East Asia September 5, 2016

    Beijing, 5 September 2016 - The Hangzhou G20 communique issued today brings climate change to the center stage of the global political agenda and sends a strong signal for all…

  • Over 1 trillion rmb could be wasted on redundant coal power in China – Greenpeace report
    Over 1 trillion rmb could be wasted on redundant coal power in China – Greenpeace report
    by Greenpeace East Asia July 13, 2016

    Beijing, 13 July, 2016 – Beijing, 13 July, 2016 – Despite government attempts to reign in China’s coal power overcapacity crisis, Greenpeace research finds that a total of over 1…

  • Greenpeace East Asia responds to IEA report on Energy and Air Pollution
    Greenpeace East Asia responds to IEA report on Energy and Air Pollution
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 28, 2016

    Beijing, Monday June 27 - The IEA’s report on Energy and Air Pollution, released today, underlines the urgency in moving to clean forms of energy if we are to stop…

  • Greenpeace releases Hong Kong and Taiwan consumer report
    Greenpeace releases Hong Kong and Taiwan consumer report
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 28, 2016

    HONG KONG, 22 Jun 2016 ¬– A Greenpeace study has found that Hong Kong residents seldom or never wear an estimated HKD 3.9 billion worth of clothing that they have…

  • “Buy Nothing Day” Street Performance in Hong Kong. © Patrick Cho / Greenpeace
    Greenpeace Urges Hong Kong Residents to ‘Buy Smart, Buy Less’
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 28, 2016

    HONG KONG, 23 June 2016 – Today in Causeway Bay, Greenpeace visualized Hong Kongers’ shopping habits in the form of a 2.5m tall ‘Giant Girl’ that wore a dress upcycled…

  • Greenpeace calls on Hong Kong Government to demand suspension of Taishan Nuclear Plant amid safety concerns
    Greenpeace calls on Hong Kong Government to demand suspension of Taishan Nuclear Plant amid safety concerns
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 21, 2016

    19 April 2016, Hong Kong – Greenpeace is calling on the Hong Kong government to protect its residents and demand China suspend construction of the world’s largest nuclear reactors amid…

  • China releases its first ever soil pollution prevention plan, Greenpeace response
    China releases its first ever soil pollution prevention plan, Greenpeace response
    by Greenpeace East Asia June 1, 2016

    Beijing, 31 May, 2016 - China’s State Council today released the Soil Pollution Prevention Action Plan, China’s first ever policy plan aimed at tackling the country’s prevalent soil pollution problem.…

  • 15,000 people and key Yangtze River ecosystem areas in close proximity to Jiangsu Deqiao Chemical Storage facility fire, Greenpeace
    15,000 people and key Yangtze River ecosystem areas in close proximity to Jiangsu Deqiao Chemical Storage facility fire, Greenpeace
    by Greenpeace East Asia April 23, 2016

    Beijing, 23 April, 2016 - Yesterday morning at 09:40 the Jiangsu Deqiao Chemical Storage facility in Jingjiang city, Jiangsu Province, caught fire. The facility, located next to the Yangtze River,…