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Greenpeace activists arrested for peaceful protest against coal power plant in the...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists and volunteers from New Zealand, Australia, China and the Philippines were arrested and charged today for trespassing on the Masinloc coal power plant in Zambales, Philippines. The 12 were released without any bail...

Greenpeace activists attacked in Philippine coal plant protest against climate change...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

A German Greenpeace activist participating in a peaceful protest against the Masinloc coal power plant outside Manila was horrendously beaten by local plant personnel and three other Greenpeace activists from New Zealand and the Philippines had...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Press release | 2005-07-08 at 6:00

On 8th July 2005, to celebrate Hong Kong’s success in winning the hosting of equestrian event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, our activists went to Murray Building, in Central, where the long-awaited announcement was made, and performed a...

Global celebrations as Kyoto Protocol comes into force

Press release | 2005-02-16 at 7:00

Young Greenpeace volunteers in Beijing helped launch a series of events around the world today, welcoming the dawn of a new era for climate protection. The Kyoto Protocol - the global agreement that lays the ground for the international community...

Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Press release | 2005-09-29 at 18:38

Greenpeace today took action to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two power companies over action to mitigate the city’s atrocious air pollution. Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns...

Baikal – New Hope

Press release | 2006-04-26 at 6:00

Greenpeace Russia hails the president’s statement about necessity to remove the oil pipeline (East Siberia – Pacific Ocean) outside the borders of the Baikal’s drainage area and hopes that real steps will be taken to fulfill the recommendation.

The Wind Pricing Policy in China is yet to be improved

Press release | 2006-10-26 at 6:00

The Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “A Study on the Pricing Policy of Wind Power in China” at the Great Wall Renewable Energy Forum today. The report concludes...

Greenpeace and community activists condemn 'Climate Killer' CLP at AGM

Press release | 2007-04-24 at 16:39

Greenpeace and representatives from impacted communities across Asia, this morning disrupted CLP’s AGM in a stark reminder of the true costs of coal. CLP is Asia’s largest privately owned power utility and derives most of its electricity from...

Two Nuclear Protests Greet Chief Executive at C40 Opening Greenpeace Warns Against...

Press release | 2010-11-05 at 7:00

Two successive Greenpeace demonstrations greeted Chief Executive Donald Tsang at C40 Climate Leaders workshop, which aim at exposing the SAR government’s intentions to drastically increase dirty nuclear power as a share of Hong Kong’s energy mix.

Greenpeace Stages “Sudden Death” to Oppose Expansion of Nuclear Power in Hong Kong

Press release | 2010-10-31 at 6:00

In response to the Environmental Protection Department’s proposal to increase nuclear power to 50% of Hong Kong’s energy mix by 2020, Greenpeace organized a 10-minute ‘die-in’ action today at the Mong Kok Pedestrian Precinct. Thirty activists...

Dalian Oil Spill Clean Up Impressive, but Massive Long-term Challenges Remain

Press release | 2010-07-30 at 6:00

After ten days of fieldwork and investigation in Dalian, Greenpeace concludes that while the cleanup effort has been timely and generally effective, Dalian – and China – faces considerable problems with its preventative measures against oil...

Dangerous disregard for health and safety in handling of the Dalian Oil Spill

Press release | 2010-07-24 at 18:10

Dalian, July 23, 2010 In the fifth day of Greenpeace’s investigations in Dalian, our rapid response team has found a dangerous disregard for health and safety in the oil spill’s clean-up effort, as well as the nearby seafood farms and beaches.

Greenpeace sends Secretary gas mask Mocks low air pollution standard

Press release | 2008-11-26 at 16:43

Greenpeace activists presented a gas mask to Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau today to mock him of risking Hong Kong citizen’s lives and health by refusing to review the Air Quality Objective (AQO) according to World Health Organization’s...

Tourism representative expresses concern

Press release | 2008-10-01 at 6:00

Greenpeace conducted an on-site monitoring in Mong Kong Pedestrian Area, a hot spot where a lot of tourists are usually found, 2 days prior to “Oct 1 Golden Week”. According to the results, it was discovered that the level of suspended...

Greenpeace Survey reveals business demand for Government leadership against global...

Press release | 2007-11-06 at 7:00

A Greenpeace survey indicates concern from both local and overseas chambers of commerce that natural disasters triggered by global warming would be detrimental to investment in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region. Almost all respondents...

Greenpeace issues call to action to world leaders at U.N. meeting on climate change

Press release | 2007-09-25 at 16:58

UNITED NATIONS – Speaking at the first high-level meeting on climate change at the United Nations, the Campaigns Director of Greenpeace China, Sze Ping Lo, challenged world leaders to strengthen the Kyoto Protocol, the one global agreement to...

Greenpeace reveals Disney use of energy inefficient light bulbs

Press release | 2007-08-26 at 6:00

Although the alarm of global warming is raised, Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel unnecessarily uses energy inefficient incandescent light bulbs, which emit excessive greenhouse gases. Greenpeace activists reveal a banner saying “Mickey Cooks the...

Defending the Arctic against Oil Exploitation

Feature Story | 2011-06-07 at 13:18

While most people in East Asia enjoyed a long weekend holiday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, Greenpeace has been fighting a battle to protect the high Arctic from oil exploitation.

Greenpeace, KFEM call for shutdown of 33-year old Kori nuclear reactor

Press release | 2011-06-17 at 14:39

Greenpeace and the Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM) today called for the immediate closure of Korea's oldest nuclear reactor, the Kori 1, citing citizen concerns about its safety. The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sailed...

Meet Beijing's 12-year-old air pollution inspector

Feature Story | 2011-11-07 at 14:18

A recent news report on CCTV covered China's PM2.5 air pollution debate, featuring our climate and energy campaigner Zhou Rong, as well as a very cute 12-year-old volunteer air inspector in Beijing.

Buying gadgets in China? Make them green!

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 16:15

Shoppers are increasingly concerned about the impact of what they buy, and they're getting better at spotting corporate greenwash and spin too. After many of the world's leading electronics companies rose to the challenge of phasing out the worst...

Five soccer fields of solar cells installed in China per day, for 2011

Feature Story | 2011-11-11 at 14:16

1.8 GW of solar electricity (PV) is expected to be installed this year in China. The area of solar cells installed will equal five soccer fields a day, more than tripling from last year. Feed-in tariffs for this year's installations are 130...

Durban climate talks: last chance for the big emitters

Press release | 2011-11-27 at 15:30

Durban - On the eve of the opening of the latest round of UN climate talks in Durban Greenpeace today declared that it is time for our Governments to stop listening to the carbon-intensive polluting corporations and start listening to the people...

Nationalism has no place in climate change

Feature Story | 2009-12-16 at 18:48

Greenpeace China's Yang Ailun is in Copenhagen lobbying delegates at the climate change conference to make a strong and fair deal to stop climate change. This is her take on why loving your country means wanting the best possible climate change...

Is it all coming down to trust or money or both?

Feature Story | 2009-12-15 at 17:10

Two big issues have been coming up again and again this week in Copenhagen: money and trust. These may be a smokescreen for the much larger issue of what targets developed or developing countries take on but they are important regardless.

A love letter to Copenhagen

Feature Story | 2009-12-10 at 11:01

While the politics heats up on the third day of the Copenhagen climate change summit, Greenpeace China's Tom Wang receives a love letter.

Copenhagen stumbles on second day

Feature Story | 2009-12-09 at 11:25

Developing countries, including China, are angry about a leaked document which, they say, allows developed countries to shirk the necessary emissions cuts to stop climate change. What does this mean for a Copenhagen deal?

Use your iPhone to check Hong Kong air quality

Feature Story | 2009-11-26 at 7:00

Hong Kong air pollution affects all of us. That's why we've created a new iPhone application that lets you check air quality. Anytime. Anywhere.

So long Obama and thanks for nothing

Feature Story | 2009-11-18 at 13:16

As US president Barack Obama leaves the Chinese capital, we take a look at what he achieved, if anything, on pushing forward a solution to climate change.

Obama: be a climate leader

Feature Story | 2009-11-16 at 7:00

As US President Barack Obama visits China this week, Greenpeace (and tens of thousands of Chinese people) have a special message for him.

A letter to Obama

Feature Story | 2009-10-30 at 7:00

Greenpeace China's Yang Ailun calls on the President of the United States to show leadership for the sake of the whole world.

What we think of Obama's Nobel Prize

Feature Story | 2009-10-10 at 6:00

There has been a mixed reaction to the news that US President Barack Obama has won the Nobel Peace Prize. Here's what we think.

Balls to climate change!

Feature Story | 2009-09-23 at 6:00

Are you worried about climate change? Well, if you’re very very rich there is an answer. The SurvivaBall.

Even China says no to the gas-guzzling Hummer

Feature Story | 2009-09-09 at 6:00

Good news for the climate, but bad news for the Hummer.

Climate change: a story in ice

Feature Story | 2009-08-27 at 6:00

By tomorrow, 28 August, there will only be 100 days left to go before a crucial world summit on climate change. Greenpeace China is marking the day with a beautiful ice sculpture. Watch it live with us.

Hong Kong fails on climate change

Feature Story | 2009-07-08 at 17:32

We have bad news. We appealed to Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang to get serious on climate change, but once again the government has let us all down.

Black rain: Hong Kong and climate change

Feature Story | 2009-06-19 at 6:00

Last June Hong Kong was hit by its heaviest rain on record. The Hong Kong Observatory issued a black rainstorm warning, and on June 7 some 145.5 mm of rain fell in one hour. The region had never seen anything like it.

Sinar Mas: Climate killer

Feature Story | 2009-05-25 at 6:00

What have soap and shampoos got to do with climate change? Well Sinar Mas, produces so much carbon dioxide chopping up forests to grow palm oil in one tiny province of Indonesia that it is on a par with the emissions of an entire European country.

Meeting of minds

Feature Story | 2009-04-27 at 15:45

Seventeen of the world's major economies, including China, are in Washington to discuss climate change. What does that have to do with a six-month-old baby boy in Beijing? Greenpeace China's Catherine Fitzpatrick explains.

G20 snubs climate change

Feature Story | 2009-04-03 at 6:00

It wasn’t for nothing that the group of 20 nations kicked off their meeting in London on April Fools Day. It turns out the banks had the last laugh. Or did they?

Bailouts for banks but the world gets nothing

Feature Story | 2009-02-23 at 7:00

If the world was a bank then it would have been saved by now. For the price of a €1.30 (about 11 renminbi) bus ticket per EU citizen per week from now until 2020, the European Union could fund a Green New Deal and save the climate.

Clinton in China: Greenpeace response

Feature Story | 2009-02-21 at 7:00

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting with top Chinese officials in Beijing to discuss Sino-US relations. We were keen to see some tough talk on climate change. What did she say?

Time is running out for the climate Hillary!

Feature Story | 2009-02-19 at 7:00

Greenpeace China took advantage of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to Beijing to give her a small gift reminding her how crucial it is for the US and China to lead a global solution to climate change.

China, US hold key to fixing climate change

Feature Story | 2009-02-18 at 7:00

On the eve of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Beijing, Greenpeace China campaign director Sze Pang Cheung explains why this is an historic opportunity for the US and China to save the world from climate change disaster.

President Obama: China is waiting

Feature Story | 2009-01-21 at 7:00

The whole world has been waiting for new US President Barrack Obama to take office and lead an international effort against climate change. And last night, 20 January 2009, that moment arrived.

Leaving the right kind of mark

Feature Story | 2010-09-10 at 6:00

Greenpeace China is proud to work with Matt for our visual concept for Car Free Day 2010. His whimsical yet thought-provoking illustrations always have much more than meets the eye. Here Matt shares with us his thoughts on art, the environment,...

Looking at Pictures in Southwestern China

Feature Story | 2010-08-12 at 6:00

John Novis writes from Dali, to which Greenpeace was invited for a photography exhibition.

Combat Climate Change, Save Mid-Autumn Festival

Feature Story | 2010-08-11 at 6:00

Greenpeace invites everyone in Hong Kong to participate in our second annual World Car Free Day. Together we can raise awareness about climate change and do our part to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouses gases poisoning our air.

Spoiled Summer

Feature Story | 2010-07-29 at 6:00

Arthur JD surveys the beach scene, finding oil, frustrated swimmers, unfair entrance fees, and dead fish.

Oil Spill in China

Feature Story | 2010-07-20 at 6:00

On July 16, 2010, two pipelines exploded in Dalian, Liaoning province, spilling oil into the Bohai Gulf. This accident – occurring just a day after BP finally capped their Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico – should be a grave reminder of the...

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