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Red alert: What's happening with Beijing's air pollution?

Blog entry by Zhang Kai | 2016-12-16

As Beijingers wait to be engulfed by a slow-moving cloud of smog, data shows that air pollution progress is stalling. Beijing is about to enter its 3rd ever pollution red alert , almost exactly a year to the day after the...

Beijing’s first air pollution red alert of 2016, coal burning the culprit - Greenpeace

Press release | 2016-12-16 at 20:12

Beijing, 16 December, 2016 - A Greenpeace East Asia analysis of air pollution statistics identifies industrial coal burning in Beijing’s surrounding provinces as the primary source of the pollution which has triggered the red alert measures for...

Samsung, it’s time to share your plan for 4.3 million recalled #GalaxyNote7

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 2016-12-06

It's been over a month since Samsung announced the recall of its Galaxy Note 7 and , although we have had some progress, Samsung has still not announced what it is planning to do with 4.3 million phones! Samsung has a big...

Friday Five: the fight for Poyang lake and is China digging more coal?

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-12-02

China's bumpy energy transition hit the headlines this week as the government eases curbs on production, China's conservationists fight to protect one of the last habitats of the Yangtze finless porpoise and a new project hopes to...

Friday Five: China calls out trump and Beijing's smog worsens

Blog entry by amcgurk | 2016-11-18

China to Donald Trump: No, We Didn’t Invent Climate Change [Time] Oh how we LOL-ed when Donald Trump first posted what seemed like just another outlandish tweet  back in 2012. Four years later, faced with the reality of President...

Nuclear Scars

Publication | 2016-11-17 at 20:36

It is 30 years since the beginning of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It is also five years since the Fukushima disaster began. To mark these anniversaries, Greenpeace has commissioned substantial reviews of scientific studies examining the...

From Student Environmentalist to Solar Pioneer

Blog entry by Tom Baxter | 2016-11-17

Miao Xin gives a presentation on his solar financing platform at PowerLab in Shanghai, 4 November 2016. From eccentric student environmentalist, to distributed solar pioneer, Miao Xin is one of a young generation of Chinese who are...

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