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Climate change on G8 priority list

Press release | 2005-06-30 at 8:00

The UK Government has prioritised climate change for their G8 (1) and EU Presidencies this year (2) and less than a week before the G8 Summit starts (7-8 July), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a...

Global industry blueprint describes wind power accounts for 12% of world's electricity

Feature Story | 2005-06-30 at 8:00

Less than a week before the G8 Summit from 7th to 8th July, Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a global industry blueprint that describes how wind power can supply 12 % of the world’s electricity by 2020...

Letters of exchange with CLP posted on SCMP

Feature Story | 2005-06-24 at 8:00

Future of rice hangs in the balance as Chinese Biosafety Committee meets

Feature Story | 2005-06-22 at 14:30

The Chinese Biosafety Committee, an official advisory group under the Ministry of Agriculture, is meeting in Beijing this week to discuss the possible approval of genetically engineered (GE) rice. We urge the Committee to call for immediate...

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 9:00

A bear tries to cool down in a pool of water in his pen in the Beijing Zoo. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in some places.

A mother helps her child drink some ice water

Image | 2005-06-22 at 9:00

A mother helps her child drink some ice water near Tiananmen Square June 22, 2005. According to a Chinese daily newspaper, a heat wave continues to grip northern China with temperatures reaching 42 degrees celcius (107.6 fahrenheit) in some places.

Future of rice hangs in the balance as Chinese Biosafety Committee meets

Press release | 2005-06-21 at 8:00

The Chinese Biosafety Committee is meeting in Beijing this week to discuss the possible approval of genetically engineered (GE) rice, amid growing national and international turmoil over the illegal spread of untested GE rice from field trials in...

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