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Copenhagen: the show begins

Feature Story | 2009-12-07 at 13:37

We've been working all year towards Copenhagen. Now it's finally started. Here is Greenpeace's statement at the state of play on the first day.

Don't make Canada a climate criminal

Feature Story | 2009-12-04 at 10:00

Just three days before the UN Copenhagen climate change summit opens, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits Beijing. We thought we’d take the opportunity to tell him what we think of his criminal decision to mine tar sands, one of the...

China and climate change

Feature Story | 2009-12-02 at 10:00

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is joining scores of heads of state on December 7 for a top UN summit on climate change in Copenhagen. Meanwhile, back home the signs of climate change continue.

China's carbon intensity target not enough

Feature Story | 2009-11-26 at 20:21

Just over a week before a crucial UN climate summit at Copenhagen, China announces it will cut "carbon intensity" by 40-45 percent by 2020 over 2005 levels. Is this significant enough to help stop climate change?

Use your iPhone to check Hong Kong air quality

Feature Story | 2009-11-26 at 10:00

Hong Kong air pollution affects all of us. That's why we've created a new iPhone application that lets you check air quality. Anytime. Anywhere.

Supermarkets: the buck stops here

Feature Story | 2009-11-20 at 17:29

Earlier this year we released a report which showed supermarkets across China were selling fruits and vegetables with toxic pesticide residues. This week the government responded.

So long Obama and thanks for nothing

Feature Story | 2009-11-18 at 16:16

As US president Barack Obama leaves the Chinese capital, we take a look at what he achieved, if anything, on pushing forward a solution to climate change.

Obama: be a climate leader

Feature Story | 2009-11-16 at 10:00

As US President Barack Obama visits China this week, Greenpeace (and tens of thousands of Chinese people) have a special message for him.

Fancy a piece of Obama?

Feature Story | 2009-11-06 at 10:00

Greenpeace is inviting the Chinese public to grab a piece of the most powerful man on earth. Curious?

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution in China

Feature Story | 2009-11-03 at 16:20

There are lots of ways to fool environmental inspectors. Here we take a look at how factories in China do it.

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