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Answer to China’s Energy future is Blowing in the Wind

Feature Story | 2004-05-15 at 8:00

The Chinese version of the "Wind Force 12'" report was launched on May 15 at a press conference in Beijing. The report, together with next week's drafting of China's Renewable Energy Promotion Law, demonstrates both the huge potential for wind...

Greenpeace activists today occupy the cranes

Image | 2004-04-28 at 9:00

Greenpeace activists today occupy the cranes of the "Winner" to prevent its cargo of GMO soya from Argentina, reaching Spain. In the foreground Hungarian activist Atilla Soos.

Seventy-Eight Food Brands Go GE-Free in China

Feature Story | 2004-04-25 at 8:00

Seventy-eight food brands today announced they are now officially committed to not selling genetically engineered (GE) food in China. These non-GE brands are listed in the first ever Shoppers' Guide to Avoiding GE Food in mainland China, which...

New Dump Zone found in China for Toxic Electronic Waste: Japan, South Korea Guilty

Feature Story | 2004-04-23 at 8:00

Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN) have discovered that China's new thirst for steel and copper scrap to fuel booming infrastructural growth, is allowing significant quantities of highly polluting hazardous electronic waste to enter...

Chinese consumer loses GE Food labelling case against Nestle but vows to continue

Feature Story | 2004-04-20 at 8:00

China's first consumer court case on the labelling of genetically engineered (GE) food has been rejected on technical grounds. Last year, a young mother from Shanghai, Zhu Yanling, sued food giant Nestle for not labelling the Nesquik which she...

Eastern Promise

Feature Story | 2004-04-07 at 8:00

Take a minute to consider the following. What if the world's most populous nation had the necessity-driven willpower to develop the massive uptake of renewable energy like wind and solar power to offset the catastrophic effects of climate change...

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards over an open stove to extract metals.

Image | 2004-04-01 at 9:00

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards over an open stove to extract metals. The fan is vain attempt to disperse the highly toxic fumes created by the smelting.

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