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President Obama: China is waiting

Feature Story | 2009-01-21 at 10:00

The whole world has been waiting for new US President Barrack Obama to take office and lead an international effort against climate change. And last night, 20 January 2009, that moment arrived.

Go go gadget green

Feature Story | 2009-01-13 at 10:00

How green are the latest gadgets? Not as green as we’d like but getting better. Greenpeace checked out 50 products by 15 major companies for their enviro street cred. Who came on top?

China's dead lakes

Feature Story | 2009-01-09 at 10:00

In the summer of 2007 a thick toxic blanket of blue-green algae covered Lake Tai (Taihu) in Jiangsu province. The government earmarked billions of renminbi to clean it up but next year the same thing happened again. What is going wrong?

Post Poznan: what’s the deal on climate change?

Feature Story | 2008-12-29 at 10:00

Two weeks of United Nations climate talks, 189 governments, and a planet in peril. What did we end up with?

Whaling activists ‘surrender’ to Tokyo

Feature Story | 2008-12-10 at 14:30

Representatives of millions of Greenpeace supporters from around the world have paid a visit to the Japanese Prime Minister. If defending whales is a crime, they said, then arrest us too!

What’s so important about Poznan anyway?

Feature Story | 2008-12-04 at 10:00

Oh no! More talks about climate change. And they’re not even on a tropical island like last year’s Bali conference. They’re in freezing Poland! Why should I care?

Paying the price of coal

Feature Story | 2008-11-28 at 10:00

The global cost of coal reached a staggering €360 billion (around US$460 billion) last year, according to a new report by Greenpeace and independent Dutch Institute CE Delft.

GE food that really takes the biscuit

Feature Story | 2008-11-26 at 18:34

There’s a type of snack food in China called “Delicious,” but look closely at the ingredients and it’s not as delicious as you might think.

Barack Obama – can he fix the economy by fixing the environment?

Feature Story | 2008-11-19 at 13:59

How can we use the financial crisis to solve climate change? Yang Ailun, Greenpeace China Climate and Energy Campaign manager, looks to America's new President-elect Obama for the answer.

Environmentalism with Chinese characteristics

Feature Story | 2008-11-17 at 10:00

What do you get when you combine a giant man-made planet, a vast open coal pit in Poland and four 20-somethings from China’s so-called post-80’s generation? A new Chinese youth movement whose ideological battle isn’t political revolution but...

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