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5 things Beijing needs to do to bring back blue skies

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-12-10

The following is an excerpt from our report: Tracking back the smog . In China, as clear and concrete pollution reduction goals at the central and local government levels are being set, public concern for a deteriorating living...

A very different kind of Christmas

Image | 2013-12-09 at 7:40

Designed by people who love the Arctic, for people who love the Arctic! http://www.savesantashome.org/cards

Study points to coal burning as origin of northern China airpocalypse

Press release | 2013-12-02 at 12:30

Beijing - Coal burning is the biggest contributor of air pollution in Beijing and surrounding area, according to a University of Leeds study sponsored by Greenpeace East Asia. Previous studies have linked outdoor air pollution to premature deaths...

Tracing back the smog

Publication | 2013-12-02 at 12:30

Greenpeace has been co-operating with a team from the University of Leeds, UK, led by Dr. Dabo Guan, with the aim to study PM2.5 sources and control strategies in Jingjinji, since the end of 2012. This project report is the first of its kind to...

Emotional reunion for an Arctic 30 activist

Image | 2013-12-02 at 6:00

Greenpeace International activist, Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel (from Brazil) at Pulkova 2 International Airport in St. Petersburg, is reunited with her mother Rosaela Maciel and niece Alessandra Maciel Henriques. Ana Paula was released on bail...

Making a run for it: Zhong Yu's journey from North to South

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-11-26

“I run to be healthy, but I never know whether I’m actually getting healthier by running or whether I’m just breathing in more harmful particles”, Zhong Yu. Last Saturday was the second ever Guangzhou Marathon. The theme of this...

Taiwan send their love to the Arctic 30

Image | 2013-11-25 at 6:30

Hundreds of people join a solidarity concert featuring prominent performers Sangpuy and Wu Zhi-Ning, in Taiwan. At events at 265 cities in 43 countries thousands of people took part in a day of solidarity to mark two months since the Arctic 30...

How do we translate China's policy shift on air pollution into progressive climate...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-11-19

Air pollution presents an opportunity to revisit China’s high emission growth path. During the Warsaw Climate Change Conference, delegates need to prepare ground for further action from China. Over the last year, air pollution has...

Human chain in support of the Arctic 30 at COP19

Image | 2013-11-18 at 5:00

Civil society advocates from all over the world joined Greenpeace for a vigil in support of the Arctic 30 climate defenders at the UN Climate negotiations in Poland. As delegates were arriving for the morning session, activists from the Climate...

The Arctic 30, coal and the future of our children

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | 2013-11-13

Every time one of my daughters climbed onto my lap I could not help but think about the children of the  Arctic 30 . About how they must be missing their parents and how my colleagues must be missing them. About the fear some feel that...

Free the world's bravest Arctic defenders

Image | 2013-11-04 at 5:30

Actor Marta Poveda shows her support for the Arctic 30. Celebrities and local citizens stood behind the Arctic 30 by spending time in a mock cell in central Madrid. The 'Arctic 30' (28 Greenpeace International activists plus a freelance...

Coal is killing China: the startling figures

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-10-31 1 comment

Last month, the Chinese government  announced their plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions, and that will significantly slow down China's coal consumption growth. It sets an important precedent that...

Taking our message to the highest of heights

Image | 2013-10-28 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists ask for the release of the Arctic 30, with Mount Everest visible in the background. The areas surrounding Mount Everest were sealed immediately afterwards due to Cyclone Phailin, which brought heavy storms. As the Arctic 30...

Battling extreme weather on Mt Everest to join the call to #FreeTheArctic30

Blog entry by Zhong Yu | 2013-10-24

I've been to Mount Everest thirteen times, mostly to climb, but twice to investigate glacial evidence of climate change. This year I thought I came back to ride. My friend Nancy and I rode 1,500 kilometres on bicycles over the course...

17 stunning images of the Arctic Sunrise taking peaceful action

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | 2013-10-23

This post originally appeared on Greenpeace USA, October 9, 2013. The first time Greenpeace came in contact with the Arctic Sunrise, it was actually confronting the ship as the French government was using it to build an air strip...

What needs to happen next on air pollution

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-10-22 1 comment

“Golden Week” was anything but golden for Beijingers as the city was once again blanketed by heavy haze. The air quality index climbed above 400 during the October national holiday period, a level more than 10 times higher than the...

Protesting outside the Russian embassy in Seoul

Image | 2013-10-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace staff and volunteers protest outside the Russian embassy in Seoul. In support of the 28 Greenpeace International activists, as well as a freelance photographer and a freelance videographer currently in custody pending investigations...

A day of solidarity, in Korea and around the world

Video | 2013-10-17 at 5:30

Documenting the Global Day of Solidarity in support of the 'Arctic 30'. Tens of thousands of people participate in more than 200 events held in 49 countries throughout the world, including South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. A Russian court has...

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