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Polluting power: China’s top power companies ranked

Feature Story | 2009-07-28 at 21:10

China’s power industry, dominated by dirty coal-fired power plants, is the single biggest barrier to the country tackling climate change.

Hong Kong fails on climate change

Feature Story | 2009-07-08 at 19:32

We have bad news. We appealed to Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang to get serious on climate change, but once again the government has let us all down.

Greenpeace protests HP's broken promise

Feature Story | 2009-06-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace activists dressed in bio-hazard suits protested outside Hewlett-Packard's Beijing office after the electronic giant broke its promise on not using toxic chemicals.

Donald Tsang: Climate Fugitive

Feature Story | 2009-06-24 at 14:22

Hong Kong police arrested four Greenpeace activists yesterday for unfurling a banner calling Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang a climate fugitive.

Black rain: Hong Kong and climate change

Feature Story | 2009-06-19 at 8:00

Last June Hong Kong was hit by its heaviest rain on record. The Hong Kong Observatory issued a black rainstorm warning, and on June 7 some 145.5 mm of rain fell in one hour. The region had never seen anything like it.

New leadership for Greenpeace International

Feature Story | 2009-06-12 at 12:30

Greenpeace will soon have a new leader. Kumi Naidoo will take up the role of Executive Director of Greenpeace International this November, when Gerd Leipold steps down after nearly nine years as our activist-in-chief.

Sinar Mas: Climate killer

Feature Story | 2009-05-25 at 8:00

What have soap and shampoos got to do with climate change? Well Sinar Mas, produces so much carbon dioxide chopping up forests to grow palm oil in one tiny province of Indonesia that it is on a par with the emissions of an entire European country.

Illegal GE papayas in China

Feature Story | 2009-05-14 at 8:00

The Japanese don’t want them. Nobody except China and the US grow them. So how do you feel about eating genetically-engineered papaya?

The blame game

Feature Story | 2009-05-08 at 8:00

We asked Chinese shoppers who was responsible for making sure their food was safe. What do you think they said?

Say no to coal for good

Feature Story | 2009-05-04 at 8:00

There’s only one answer to stopping climate change says research just out. And that’s just say no to coal for good.

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