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Is China doubling down on its coal power bubble?

Publication | 2015-11-11 at 13:54

A Greenpeace East Asia investigation has found that a total of 155 coal fired power plants, or four per week, have received environmental permits in the first nine months of this year. With power generation from coal falling, and an already...

Greenpeace: Despite falling coal consumption, China could add as many as four idle...

Press release | 2015-11-11 at 12:04

Beijing, 11 November, 2015 – A Greenpeace East Asia investigation has found that a total of 155 coal fired power plants, or four per week, have received environmental permits in the first nine months of this year. With power generation from coal...

Friday Five: China's 'duty to humanity' and under-reported coal consumption

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-11-06

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week:   China underreporting coal consumption by up to 17%, data suggests [Guardian] China has underreported the amount of coal it consumes by 600 million tons...

Greenpeace Response to China-France Joint Statement on Climate Change

Press release | 2015-11-03 at 1:30

Beijing, November 2, 2015 - A joint climate statement was released today by Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Francois Hollande. The statement made an incremental step forward while highlighting the ambition gap the world still...

Friday Five: Smog and Five Year Plan predictions

Blog entry by amcgurk | 2015-10-30

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week:   China’s cadres ready “greener” Five Year Plan [China Dialogue] Primary discussions determining China’s 13 th Five Year Plan concluded this week, leaving us...

Friday Five: Apple Goes Green, Disappearing Wetlands and Pandas

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2015-10-23

Friday round-up highlighting the news and commentary of the week:   Apple to build more solar projects in China    [Reuters] Apple is getting serious on greening its supply chain as it announced the construction of 200 MW of...

Illegal Logging is threatening China’s Giant Pandas

Blog entry by Wu Hao | 2015-10-22

This is the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries. Home to 30% of China’s endangered and iconic giant pandas, it’s the largest giant panda habitat in the world. The area was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2006 for its vital...

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