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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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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,...

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...

Expedition launch: Arctic Under Pressure

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

We are returning to the Arctic Ocean with our ship the Esperanza this month to reinforce the urgent need to protect one of the most pristine and fragile environments on Earth.

Our plan to stop the oil: 95% renewables by 2050

Feature Story | 2010-06-09 at 6:00

Want a way to stop the corruption and pollution that the fossil fuel industry is wreaking on our planet? We've seen a better future, and here's our plan to get there: the Energy [R]evolution.

China's growing sands

Feature Story | 2010-01-29 at 7:00

China's poverty-stricken northwest is swathed in sand. The deserts are creeping over ever larger areas, in part because of weather changes linked to climate change. Sean Gallagher a young British photographer travelled to Ningxia to document...

What global warming? It's freezing!

Feature Story | 2010-01-13 at 7:00

It's turned unreasonably, unseasonably chilly in the northern hemisphere. Beijing is numbingly frigid. So why do we keep talking about global warming then? Here are some thoughts from Greenpeace International's Juliette Hauville.

Post Poznan: what’s the deal on climate change?

Feature Story | 2008-12-29 at 7:00

Two weeks of United Nations climate talks, 189 governments, and a planet in peril. What did we end up with?

What’s so important about Poznan anyway?

Feature Story | 2008-12-04 at 7:00

Oh no! More talks about climate change. And they’re not even on a tropical island like last year’s Bali conference. They’re in freezing Poland! Why should I care?

Barack Obama – can he fix the economy by fixing the environment?

Feature Story | 2008-11-19 at 10:59

How can we use the financial crisis to solve climate change? Yang Ailun, Greenpeace China Climate and Energy Campaign manager, looks to America's new President-elect Obama for the answer.

China's coal crisis

Feature Story | 2008-10-27 at 7:00

China is the king of coal. It is the world's biggest producer and consumer but this reliance on coal is costing the country dear. For the first time top Chinese economists have calculated just how much this love affair with coal is costing the...

Legco elections: who gets our green vote?

Feature Story | 2008-09-02 at 6:00

Hong Kong voters will head to the polls this Sunday for Legislative Council elections. Greenpeace has been checking out which candidates pass the environmental test.

Climate campaigners bring peaceful protest to Heathrow

Feature Story | 2008-02-26 at 16:00

The Greenpeace volunteers – two women and two men – waited until all the passengers had disembarked from the one hour flight before walking through double doors at Terminal One, crossing an area of tarmac and climbing stairs onto the fuselage of...

Greenpeace climbers captivate power plant urging government to regulate its CO2...

Feature Story | 2007-12-06 at 7:00

While the UN Climate Conference in Bali is thrashing out solution to global warming, two Greenpeace vessels gear towards the Castle Peak Power Plant, allowing the climbers to scale to a 30M-tall ash silos and suspend a 15m x 15m banner reading...

Chief Executive missed the largest source of pollution

Feature Story | 2006-10-12 at 6:00

The Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, vows to enact “proactive and pragmatic” measures in his policy address, but while he spent much money in short-term measures to win achievements, a concrete and visionary environmental policy is still missing in...

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature Story | 2006-08-24 at 10:05

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

Activists attacked in Philippines global warming protest

Feature Story | 2005-11-10 at 7:00

One of our activists participating in a peaceful protest against a coal power plant outside Manila has been horrendously beaten by local plant security, who drew weapons and fired warning shots at people armed with nothing but a banner. Four...

Rainbow Warrior will open to public on 23 Oct

Feature Story | 2005-10-14 at 18:37

This morning the Hong Kong SAR Government officially authorised Greenpeace to use the Eastern Berth of Central Pier No.2. The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace’s flagship that launched “Sure Wind – Rainbow Warrior Asia Energy Revolution Tour”, docks...

Vote for Clean Air

Feature Story | 2005-02-18 at 7:00

The existing Air Quality Objectives (AQO) in Hong Kong act as a 'smokescreen' to hide the urgency of action needed to solve the critical air pollution situation. Implemented in 1987 and no review has been undertaken for nearly 20 years, the AQO...

Kyoto saved: not the planet

Feature Story | 2004-10-22 at 6:00

The Russian Parliament voted to ratify the Kyoto Protocol in a body blow to George W Bush's opposition to action on climate change.

Greenpeace report gives choice to Korea: choose renewables - or get left behind

Press release | 2012-04-19 at 12:30

Seoul - 19 April 2012 -- South Korea's energy supply could switch to nearly 60% renewable by 2050, phasing out nuclear power by 2030, creating jobs, reducing the cost of energy and generating massive savings in electricity supply, according to a...

From Durban: "It's time for our governments to listen to the people"

Feature Story | 2011-11-29 at 11:37

On the eve of the latest round of climate talks in Durban, Greenpeace declares that it is time for our governments to listen to the people, and not the polluters.

Durban result: A ten-year delay in global greenhouse pollution reductions

Feature Story | 2011-12-12 at 17:20

The agreement finalized at U.N. climate talks in Durban means that China still has almost a decade before it will significantly slow its rate of greenhouse pollution.

South Korea again bars Greenpeace staff from country to silence nuclear critics

Press release | 2012-10-08 at 16:01

Seoul, South Korea, 8 October 2012 - Greenpeace International nuclear campaigners have again been denied entry to South Korea, making it crystal clear the government in Seoul is trying to silence nuclear critics.

China Climate Impacts Overview

Publication | 2005-04-20 at 12:10

China Climate Impacts Overview

Give Donald a Dollar: audit report

Publication | 2010-01-18 at 7:00

Independent auditor's report on our Give Donald a Dollar fund raising activity.

China Wind Power Report 2007

Publication | 2007-11-01 at 7:00

China could lead the world in wind energy development and play a larger role in combating climate change, according to China Wind Power Report 2007, the report also predicts that China’s installed wind power capacity could reach 122 GW by 2020,...

Sharing Knowledge, Creating Solutions: Lessons Learned from U.S. Action on Climate Change

Publication | 2006-11-07 at 7:00

The aim of this report is to share information about what strategies have worked in U.S. localities which are similar to Hong Kong. The report does not suggest that Hong Kong has been historically responsible for an amount of pollution similar to...

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