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The big “TIME” comes to U.S. Consulate Greenpeace urges Obama to be Climate Hero at...

Press release | 2009-11-16 at 7:00

Two Greenpeace activists unfold a 3m x 2m imitated “Time” Magazine cover in front of the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong. The magazine captioned “Key to Copenhagen: Obama, be a Climate leader!” with a picture of U.S. President Barrack Obama,...

Four Greenpeace Climate Activists Arrested for Unfurling a Wanted Notice at Central...

Press release | 2009-06-22 at 6:00

Greenpeace condemns the Hong Kong government for arresting four Greenpeace activists for taking part in a non-violent protest on climate change today. The activists unfurled a 7-storey-tall banner hoping to catch “Climate Fugitive” Donald Tsang...

Record-breaking Rainstorm Costs Hong Kong HKD 578 million Greenpeace urges...

Press release | 2009-06-07 at 6:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Hong Kong government to urgently draw up a climate change policy after a Greenpeace investigation showed that a record-breaking rainstorm last June cost the region HKD 578 million. (equivalent to EUR 54 million and...

Countdown Clock to Copenhagen Conference Unveiled Ticking Down to the Last Chance to...

Press release | 2009-05-28 at 6:00

Greenpeace unveiled a countdown clock in Tseung Kwan O’s East Point City today to welcome the UN Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen Conference) which will be open on 7 December. Greenpeace hopes to raise the awareness of Hong Kong people on...

Greenpeace Brings 7,000 Signatures to Environment Bureau, Demand CO2 Caps on Power Plants

Press release | 2008-05-06 at 6:00

Two Greenpeace activists dressed up in eyeball costume today bring 7,000 signatures collected earlier to the Environment Bureau and covered the EB door with “surveillance eyes”. The act is to present public voices to urge the Bureau to cap carbon...

APCO Amendment Goes against Public Opinion to Cap Power Plants CO2, says Greenpeace...

Press release | 2008-04-06 at 6:00

While the Hong Kong Observatory warns that winter will disappear in two decades, the government shows no sign to cap carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in its latest amendment to the Air Pollution Control Ordinance (APCO). Yet a...

Clean our cloud - Act now

Action | 2012-04-18 at 9:00

Apple, Amazon and Microsoft all use asthma-inducing, climate destroying coal to power the "cloud" that stores your emails, photos, music and videos. Take action now & tell these companies to clean the cloud.

Greenpeace: The 12th Five-Year Plan Must Drive a Green Transformation

Press release | 2011-03-03 at 7:00

On the eve of the National People’s Congress, Greenpeace calls for China to strengthen and improve the 12th Five-Year Plan’s language and data on energy, environment taxation, industrial and agricultural pollution, and other environmental issues.

“Climate Fugitive” Donald Tsang criticised for daydreaming on fighting climate change

Press release | 2009-07-07 at 6:00

Greenpeace criticizes Chief Executive Donald Tsang for 'daydreaming' to surpass the Mainland government on climate work. The green group urges him to open his eyes wide and start working against global warming as the Beijing government does.

Greenpeace urges Chief Executive Tsang to attend the UN Global Climate Conference...

Press release | 2009-03-24 at 7:00

Greenpeace urged Chief Executive Donald Tsang to attend a key United Nations conference on climate change by projecting the words “Chief Executive: See you in Copenhagen” on the wall of Government House today.

What will the Chinese leadership say at the UN climate summit in New York?

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2014-06-12

——This article has been posted on Chinadialogue on June 10th, 2014 Ban Ki-moon has called for “bold” announcements from national leaders at his climate change summit in New York this autumn. Greenpeace’s Li Shuo outlines a...

Greenpeace presents Donald with Copenhagen ticket

Press release | 2009-12-01 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists, dressed as flight attendants, presented Chief Executive Donald Tsang with a giant boarding pass to Copenhagen, urging him to attend UN climate talks in person.

Donald Tsang’s support to Carfree Day against climate change

Press release | 2009-09-22 at 6:00

A polar bear honors the Chief Executive Donald Tsang’s support to the Carfree Day, who walks from the Government House to the Central Government Offices today, by presenting him a giant Carfree medal. Greenpeace urges the CE after his first step...

Over 100 Climate Heroes Embrace the Street for Climate

Press release | 2009-09-13 at 6:00

Over a hundred cyclers echo the World Carfree Day today by joining Greenpeace “Hong Kong Carfree Day – Climate Hero Cycle Tour”. They cycle a 10-km roundtrip from downtown Central to Tin Hau as an act to support a successful global climate deal...

2007 review

Feature Story | 2008-01-09 at 21:55

Like many of you around the world, we also like to take time at the beginning of the new year to look back at the one just passed, to toast its high points and to regret its lows, to take stock and to look forward to the possibilities and...

What we've achieved together - the 2 year anniversary of Save the Arctic

Blog entry by Ana Mules | 2014-07-01

It's pretty flat out on the Arctic campaign these days and there often isn't much time to stop and reflect on things. But if the 2 year anniversary of what is possibly the defining environmental battleground of our time, and the...

7 reasons to claim water for life, not for coal

Blog entry by Helena Meresman | 2014-09-03

Safe, affordable and accessible water is one of our planet's scarcest natural resources. Many people don't have access to fresh water for sanitation, agriculture, or even to drink. Yet, global water consumption by the power sector...

Greenpeace Clean Graffiti hits Hong Kong streets

Press release | 2009-09-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges Hong Kong’s drivers to step up for the climate tomorrow by walking, using public transport or even cycle to their destinations instead of using their vehicles on the World Carfree Day. Activists from the green group imprint...

How China's coal control measures could help avoid catastrophic climate change in...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2014-04-10

China’s coal control measures, driven by severe air pollution across the country, could help the world avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new analysis . The UN IPCC’s third working group, meeting in Berlin this week,...

Arrest of forest rights activists symbolic of what's wrong in India

Blog entry by Aaron Gray-Block | 2014-08-05

It was just past midnight when Indian police hauled two Greenpeace India activists out of their sleep and arrested them this week as a crackdown on protests against a planned coal mine in the Mahan forest intensified. The arrests...

Exposed: Coal mining at the source of China's Yellow River

Blog entry by Christine Ottery | 2014-08-27

An investigation by Greenpeace China has revealed opencast coal mining is taking place on a remote alpine plateau in the foothills of China’s Quilian mountains. As Beijing moves to ban the use or sale of coal to limit air...

G20 is over, now it's time for action

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2016-09-07

Good news as all signals point to the Paris Agreement coming into force by the end of the year, but a frustrating lack of progress on phasing out fossil fuel subsidies demonstrates that Paris is still only the starting point. G20...

How China's coal caps mean it may be doing more to tackle climate change than the EU...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2014-04-10

Despite China's growing coal consumption, is it doing more to tackle climate change than the US and EU? A new analysis into the impact of its recently announced coal caps suggests it may - at least by some measures. The latest...

It is simple: It is People Power

Blog entry by Paula Tejón Carbajal | 2014-11-20

A shift to a cleaner and brighter energy future is not just a matter of technology or economics anymore. It is also a matter of political will. And although our leaders don't seem to get it, people do. The recent   boom   of...

Are big companies using spurious copyright claims to try to stop our viral film...

Blog entry by James Turner | 2014-07-15

This week we released a short creative film which explores the relationship between Shell and LEGO, the world's most popular toy company. We're calling on LEGO to ditch its co-branding deal with Shell, a company that wants to drill in...

Air, water, and climate – the triple whammy that ends China’s coal boom

Blog entry by Li Shuo and Kaisa Kosonen | 2014-04-11

This week, Beijing’s air pollution is way above safe levels again, the world’s largest coal company has been forced to change its water strategy , and the UN panel looking at options to act against climate change is expected to...

A monk dressed for prayer

Image | 2013-06-17 at 6:00

A young Buddhist monk is dressed for afternoon prayer in a traditional yellow dress with hat. In 2007 Greenpeace was in Tibet investigating the retreat of the Middle Rongbuk Glacier, Mount Everest (Qomolangma). The Rongbuk Glaciers are one of the...

The government of China, like Poland, has a different view of what the people they...

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-11-14

Coming from Beijing to attend the Warsaw climate summit, I expected to have temporary relief for my lungs. As I departed from Beijing’s international airport, the city’s air quality index (AQI) shot up 15 times higher than the World...

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...

Chinese action on climate change welcome, but more needed from all parties

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-10-08

The strongest yet warning issued by world's top scientists this Friday reinforces the grim fact that climate change is happening, we're causing it and it's going to get much worse if we continue doing too little, too late. The...

China can do better than a 'pledge and review' climate plan

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-08-06

This blog is a reaction to the recent article on chinadialogue by Oxford academic Thomas Hale ' Understanding China's domestic agenda can end UN climate gridlock ' , which itself was preceded by Li Shuo’s blog ' UN climate talks...

Which group of 5 million supporters do you belong to?

Image | 2014-03-24 at 13:30

The melting Arctic is under threat from oil drilling, industrial fishing and conflict. But you can Save The Arctic!

Dear LEGO, did you miss our one million emails…?

Blog entry by Ellen Booth | 2014-09-22

Oh LEGO! We're feeling sad again. We just heard you've rolled out a   new line of Shell toys   in Singapore, and this is just the beginning – they'll be coming to Shell petrol stations across the globe in the next year or so. And...

7 solar wonders of the world

Blog entry by Paula Tejón Carbajal and Helena Meresman | 2014-10-28 1 comment

Solar energy is clean, reliable, abundant and an affordable alternative to fossil fuels - but not only that, solar is also cool. Check out our selection of the most amazing solar plants from all around the globe. 1. The sunflower...

Climate action – who is stopping us?

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 2014-09-29 1 comment

The world has changed since our leaders discussed climate change in 2009. It has become even more evident; ravaging crops in Africa, melting ice in the Arctic, drowning the Philippines and drying-up California. The poor are paying the...

China begins the long march to Paris

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2015-07-01

In the politics of climate change, it doesn't get much bigger than this. The world’s biggest emitter last night announced how it intends to reduce its carbon emission beyond 2020.  China has  joined 41 other nations to unveil  its...

Greenpeace launches the “Go Green! Save A

Image | 2007-07-08 at 7:00

Greenpeace launches the “Go Green! Save A Million Unit of Electricity” this summer to encourage the public to switch to fluorescent light bulbs and other energy-saving lighting utilities. Furnishing brand IKEA fully supports the campaign by...

Greenpeace's 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s

Image | 2006-11-09 at 17:20

Greenpeace's 36 activists stormed CLP Power’s 13 customer service centers and gathered at CLP headquarter in Mongkok to present “13 Inconvenient Truths” brought by the corporation to the public.

Greenfreeze

Image | 1993-09-01 at 7:00

Greenfreeze - ozone friendly refrigerator containing no freons or CFCs.

Ballon highlighting the real climate criminals

Image | 2001-04-01 at 7:00

Ballon highlighting the real climate criminals.

Activists highlight pollution from a Dutch

Image | 2000-11-16 at 8:00

Activists highlight pollution from a Dutch coal fired power station.

Greenfreeze production line in Kelon factory

Image | 1997-08-29 at 7:00

Greenfreeze production line in Kelon factory.

Chinese fishermen off

Image | 2004-08-04 at 7:00

Chinese fishermen off-load yellow fin tuna at a tuna packing plant. This majestic fish will likely be exported to end up as American canned tuna or Japanese sushi.

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

Image | 1992-08-01 at 7:00

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

Protect our water source! Stop global warming!

Image | 2007-05-30 at 11:30

Protect our water source! Stop global warming!

Aurora Borealis over Greenpeace protest against

Image | 2000-03-31 at 7:00

Aurora Borealis over Greenpeace protest against oil drilling by BP in the Alaskan Arctic.

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Image | 1999-01-01 at 8:00

Majuro Attoll, Marshall islands, affected by sea level rise due to climate change.

Greenhouse Olympics - Speed Skating

Video | 2006-07-06 at 12:10

Wonder what the Winter Olympics will be like in a time of climate change? How will people ice skate when there's no more ice? Watch the Greenhouse Olympics!

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...

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...

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