2008 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

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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?

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.

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...

Obama victory spells hope for climate change

Feature Story | 2008-11-05 at 10:00

It’s a good day for action against climate change. Barack Obama is America’s new president.

China's coal crisis

Feature Story | 2008-10-27 at 10:00

China is the king of coal. It is the world's biggest producer and consumer but this reliance on coal is costing the country dear. For the first time top Chinese economists have calculated just how much this love affair with coal is costing the...

Food for thought: Climate change threatens China's food security

Feature Story | 2008-10-15 at 9:00

Climate change doesn't just mean a "warmer" world, it also means a "hungrier" world. A new Greenpeace report, released on the eve of World Food Day 2008, is warning that climate change is threatening China's food security.

Forests for Climate Tour lands in Indonesia

Feature Story | 2008-10-08 at 9:00

Greenpeace ship, the Esperanza, has started the Indonesian leg of its "Forests for Climate" tour, shining the spotlight on the rampant destruction of Southeast Asia's Paradise Forests.

Beijingers vote for Olympic ‘blue skies’

Feature Story | 2008-09-12 at 8:00

It’s been Beijing’s best summer in terms of air quality for 10 years and naturally the capital’s residents don’t want to give it up. A new survey by Greenpeace shows that the public are overwhelmingly behind stricter environmental measures to...

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