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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.

Monsanto: hands off China’s food

Feature Story | 2009-04-28 at 8:00

For the Chinese, rice is life. That’s why we took to the streets of Beijing today and told Monsanto where to stick their GE seeds.

Meeting of minds

Feature Story | 2009-04-27 at 17:45

Seventeen of the world's major economies, including China, are in Washington to discuss climate change. What does that have to do with a six-month-old baby boy in Beijing? Greenpeace China's Catherine Fitzpatrick explains.

Become a climate activist this Earth Day

Feature Story | 2009-04-22 at 8:00

This Earth Day, help us turn three million people into climate activists: starting with you.

Scent of GE papaya

Feature Story | 2009-04-20 at 17:19

Who doesn’t love papaya? Papayas make a mean Thai salad and are pretty good sliced up with ice cream. Greenpeace China went shopping but found their local supermarkets’ papaya wasn’t all that tasty.

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