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Motley Crew Arctic tour 2012

Feature Story | 2012-07-04 at 11:46 1 comment

You don’t have to be from Russia or Norway to have a stake in what happens to the Arctic – we’re all affected. That is why we've set sail on the Arctic Sunrise with a truly international crew to demand a truly international response to the...

Greenpeace East Asia's top woman in climate and energy talks China's future

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2011-12-20

Li Yan is the head of Greenpeace East Asia's climate and energy team. She recently attended the Durban climate change talks , and in returning to Beijing spoke to The Diplomat about China's climate change policy and the direction...

Giant melting da Vinci artwork recreated on Arctic sea ice

Video | 2011-09-13 at 11:19

A giant version of Leonardo da Vinci's famous sketch 'Vitruvian Man' depicted melting from the sea ice into the Arctic Ocean has been constructed just 800 kilometres from the North Pole, as a call for urgent action on climate change.

China Wind Power Outlook 2011

Publication | 2011-06-16 at 0:00

A summary of the China Wind Power Outlook 2011, a report that analyses the prospects and obstacles facing both the wind and solar power sectors.

The True Cost of Coal: Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind

Publication | 2011-04-14 at 10:24

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash – containing arsenic, selenium and lead – far from their origin in coal-industry areas to...

Trucks at a coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 12:50

Trucks at a coal mine

Coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 12:49

Coal mine

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai Exposed to Toxic Coal Ash via Sandstorms

Press release | 2011-04-13 at 6:00

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion, according to a new Greenpeace report, The True Cost of Coal – Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash –...

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens

Image | 2011-03-20 at 7:00

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups joined Greenpeace’s Candlelight Vigil in Central Statue Square to offer condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens

Image | 2011-03-20 at 7:00

Over 500 Hong Kong citizens, legislators and social groups joined Greenpeace’s Candlelight Vigil in Central Statue Square to offer condolences and support for the victims of the massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan.

Dust

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

Dust-filled air does not prevent these children from playing after school in a village near the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant's coal ash disposal site, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

A herd of cows walk away after drinking from

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

A herd of cows walk away after drinking from the contaminated water here in the coal ash disposal site of the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant. Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

The wind blankets the air with coal ash

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

The wind blankets the air with coal ash. Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

The wind blankets the air with coal ash

Image | 2011-03-13 at 8:00

The wind blankets the air with coal ash. Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia

The house of villager Liu Sanhu

Image | 2011-03-10 at 8:00

The house of villager Liu Sanhu, in Houshi'erquan Village, near the Fengzhen Power Plant's coal ash disposal site. Liu hopes that his two sons will be able to leave this place and go to college, he says the village is no longer suited for life.

The Gongwusu open

Image | 2011-03-09 at 8:00

The Gongwusu open-air coal mine in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia

The Gongwusu open

Image | 2011-03-09 at 8:00

The Gongwusu open-air coal mine, in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

Flue gas desulfurization gypsum is transported

Image | 2011-03-08 at 8:00

Flue gas desulfurization gypsum is transported from the power plant and dumped into the coal ash disposal site, in Huinong. Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

A layer of corn husks is all the protection

Image | 2011-03-06 at 8:00

A layer of corn husks is all the protection that this coal ash disposal site has to prevent wind dispersal of the tiny, light ash particles. Shentou, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

A Greenpeace campaigner takes a sample of

Image | 2011-03-06 at 8:00

A Greenpeace campaigner takes a sample of the air to test for toxic pollutants at Shuimotou village. Shentou, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

Response to Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda

Publication | 2010-10-20 at 6:00

Greenpeace welcomes the release on the 10 September of the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) three-month consultation paper, ‘Join Hands for a Low Carbon Future,’ which seeks public feedback on ‘Hong Kong’s Climate Strategy and Action...

Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive

Image | 2010-09-27 at 11:32

Greenpeace presents to the Chief Executive Donald Tsang a certificate that reads ‘Carfree Everyday’

Over 900 cyclists joined Greenpeace for our

Image | 2010-09-21 at 17:48

Over 900 cyclists joined Greenpeace for our 2010 Cycling Parade, part of Car Free Day

Greenpeace condemns Hong Kong’s nuclear expansion the wrong track

Press release | 2010-09-10 at 20:05

Greenpeace condemns Government’s newly launched climate change strategy as “the most irresponsible and dangerous path” to tackle climate change, which put our next generation at great risk by substantially increasing nuclear energy to 50% of the...

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free

Image | 2010-09-07 at 14:20

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free Day 2010, using tire tracks to depict the marks we leave on the environment when we drive. This one shows a farm within the tire tracks

UK illustrator Matt Johnstone on his bicycle

Image | 2010-09-07 at 13:46

UK illustrator Matt Johnstone on his bicycle. For Car Free Day 2010, Matt created three sets of tire tracks to illustrate the indelible marks left on the environment by our decision to drive. Based in London, Matt is a visual storyteller whose...

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free

Image | 2010-09-07 at 6:00

Matt Johnstone's illustration for Car Free Day 2010, using tire tracks to depict the marks we leave on the environment when we drive. This one shows polar bears and whales in between the tire tracks.

The True Cost of Coal: Air Pollution and Public Health (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-27 at 12:59

Coal combustion emissions pose a significant threat to public health, causing an estimated 500,000 premature deaths in 2008. Its related diseases include respiratory disease, cancer, and birth defects, all of which are very much part of the real...

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...

Many of the beaches and rocks along the coast

Image | 2010-07-29 at 15:20

Many of the beaches and rocks along the coast of Dalian are still sticky with a coat of oil. Dead scallops litter the shores of the Jinshan Seafood Farm near Dagushan.

Mr

Image | 2010-07-29 at 14:55

Mr. Liu and his son are vainly seeking a clean spot for swimming. He says that this is the first time he has seen such dirty ocean water.

Oil

Image | 2010-07-26 at 18:29

Oil-coated rocks on Dashan Island, a popular habitat for many sea birds

Greenpeace has witnessed many fishermen and

Image | 2010-07-26 at 6:00

Greenpeace has witnessed many fishermen and workers laboring on the Dalian oil spill without protection of any sort.

Fishing boats cut through oil sheen at Dalian

Image | 2010-07-24 at 6:00

Fishing boats cut through oil sheen at Dalian fishing port, where oil scooped from the sea is ferried for storage.

Greenpeace activist investigates environmental

Image | 2010-07-21 at 17:34

Greenpeace activist investigates environmental impacts of the oil spill on a rocky shore.

Greenpeace expresses condolences to family of Dalian firefighter

Press release | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Greenpeace would like to extend our condolences to the family of Zhang Liang, the firefighter who lost his life while working on oil spill clean-up operations in Dalian, Liaoning province, China.

Oil-covered hands

Image | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Oil-covered hands

Greenpeace sends Edward Yau ‘radioactive waste’ To protest against expansion of...

Press release | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

Four Greenpeace activists, equipped with safety clothing and helmet, delivered simulative ‘radioactive waste’ to Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment this morning. They unfold a banner with the message 'Nuclear is not the solution', to...

The simulative ‘radioactive waste’

Image | 2010-06-28 at 6:00

The simulative ‘radioactive waste’, in the form of two metal drums, is to remind the Government that nuclear power is dangerous and definitely not the answer to green energy.

Greenpeace reactive to report of Daya Bay Incident

Press release | 2010-06-15 at 6:00

Greenpeace urges the government to drop all plans to enlarge any nuclear capacity, after a suspicious leakage of radioactive iodine from the Daya Bay nuclear plant in late May, reported by the media yesterday.

Private housing estates guzzling energy and Refuse to disclose electricity bill,...

Press release | 2010-06-10 at 6:00

A Greenpeace research reveals that most private housing in West Kowloon refuses to disclose the energy consumption of their public facilities (1). Among the little pool which unveils the data, the level of energy consumption exceeds the average...

The Problems

Standard Page | 2010-04-14 at 6:00

Climate change is the greatest environmental threat humanity has ever faced and the biggest challenge. It is caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases, which are released from burning fossil fuels and the destruction of ancient forests and...

THIS REDIRECTS OLD LINK TO Esperanza Webcam

Standard Page | 2010-01-26 at 22:41

Check out the view...

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,...

Greenpeace activists stand in front of a

Image | 2009-11-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists stand in front of a 'Time' magazine outside the US consulate in Hong Kong calling on Obama to be a climate leader.

We are asking people to donate just HK$1

Image | 2009-11-01 at 7:00

We are asking people to donate just HK$1 to send our Chief Executive Donald Tsang to the climate summit in Copenhagen.

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