2009 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Climate change made China's drought?

Feature Story | 2009-04-16 at 17:49

In the first two months of this year, northwest China was struck by a crippling drought, the worst for 50 years. Is this the latest sign of climate change in China?

Climate change blamed as ice bridge snaps

Feature Story | 2009-04-07 at 8:00

For 10,000 years the Wilkins Ice Shelf has likely floated unchanged in the Antarctic Peninsula. But this massive slab of ice, 16 times the size of Hong Kong, is no match for climate change.

G20 snubs climate change

Feature Story | 2009-04-03 at 9:00

It wasn’t for nothing that the group of 20 nations kicked off their meeting in London on April Fools Day. It turns out the banks had the last laugh. Or did they?

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