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THIS REDIRECTS OLD LINK TO Esperanza Webcam

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

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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...

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.

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. Climate change is caused by the build-up of greenhouse gases, which are released from burning fossil fuels and the destruction of ancient...

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 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...

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.

No Show at UN Climate Change Conference Greenpeace couriers Edward Yau, Secretary for...

Press release | 2008-12-11 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists assembled outside the Revenue Tower where the Environment Bureau is situated to protest against Edward Yau, Secretary for the Environment, for skipping the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland.

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...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

“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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

Climate and people first!

Image | 2009-06-11 at 11:12

Climate and people first!

Read our Climate Change in China Countdown

Image | 2009-05-11 at 15:56

Read our Climate Change in China Countdown to Copenhagen Blog here.

Greenpeace East Asia campaigner

Image | 2009-07-02 at 6:00

Greenpeace East Asia campaigner, Fish, on the deck of the Arctic Sunrise.

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.

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.

Oil

Image | 2010-07-26 at 18:29

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

Tck Tck Tck campaign logo

Image | 2009-09-07 at 14:10

Tck Tck Tck campaign logo

Greenpeace's climate hot-air balloon

Image | 1997-06-22 at 7:00

Greenpeace's climate hot-air balloon

Hong Kong police arrest Greenpeace activists

Image | 2009-06-24 at 12:11

Hong Kong police arrest Greenpeace activists for unfurling a banner calling Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang a climate fugitive.

Kim Nguyen is cycling from Brisbane to Copenhagen

Image | 2009-06-08 at 18:02

Kim Nguyen is cycling from Brisbane to Copenhagen to raise awareness about the effects of climate change on poor communities.

The G20 summit wrapped up with US$1 trillion

Image | 2009-04-03 at 6:00

The G20 summit wrapped up with US$1 trillion for the IMF and World Bank and nothing specifically to stop climate change.

Four activists from Greenpeace dressed up

Image | 2008-12-11 at 14:31

Four activists from Greenpeace dressed up as couriers and placed a mega wooden trunk in front of the Revenue Tower where the Environment Bureau locates which is ready to speedpost the Secretary to the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

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.

The fires destroyed peoples lives and homes

Image | 2009-04-29 at 16:30

The fires destroyed peoples lives and homes.

Australia's bush fires left a trail of destruction

Image | 2009-04-29 at 16:25

Australia's bush fires left a trail of destruction. Scientists say they are caused by climate change.

More than 100 people died in Australia's

Image | 2009-04-29 at 16:16

More than 100 people died in Australia's bush fires earlier this year.

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

Oil-covered hands

Image | 2010-07-21 at 6:00

Oil-covered hands

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.

Climate change is hurting China's poor the

Image | 2009-06-16 at 13:18

Climate change is hurting China's poor the hardest

The dried up bed of a reservoir in Luoyang

Image | 2009-04-15 at 18:14

The dried up bed of a reservoir in Luoyang City in Henan province in February 2009 during a prolonged drought

The world is waiting for new US president

Image | 2009-01-21 at 14:06

The world is waiting for new US president Barrack Obama to take action on climate change.

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