2009 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

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China ended up as a useful scapegoat

Feature Story | 2009-12-21 at 10:00

The developed world has conveniently branded China the scapegoat for the failure of the Copenhagen summit to deliver a deal to stop climate change. While this spin is deplorable, China only deserves so much sympathy, muses Greenpeace China's...

NGO’s shut out of Copenhagen talks

Feature Story | 2009-12-18 at 10:00

Greenpeace China’s Tom Wang describes his dismay at how NGO’s are being treated at the Copenhagen climate change talks and wonders what this means for the transparency of the negotiations.

Nationalism has no place in climate change

Feature Story | 2009-12-16 at 21:48

Greenpeace China's Yang Ailun is in Copenhagen lobbying delegates at the climate change conference to make a strong and fair deal to stop climate change. This is her take on why loving your country means wanting the best possible climate change...

Is it all coming down to trust or money or both?

Feature Story | 2009-12-15 at 20:10

Two big issues have been coming up again and again this week in Copenhagen: money and trust. These may be a smokescreen for the much larger issue of what targets developed or developing countries take on but they are important regardless.

Copenhagen climate and China quotes

Feature Story | 2009-12-14 at 10:00

As we enter the second week of negotiations at the Copenhagen climate change talks, we are all hoping delegates stop squabbling and start working together to stop climate change. What else are we thinking about?

A Fair, Ambitious and Binding Deal

Feature Story | 2009-12-11 at 10:00

As a child I once watched the television broadcast of an anti-apartheid demonstration held in New Zealand, just before a rugby match that violated the international sports boycott against apartheid South Africa, writes Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace...

A love letter to Copenhagen

Feature Story | 2009-12-10 at 14:01

While the politics heats up on the third day of the Copenhagen climate change summit, Greenpeace China's Tom Wang receives a love letter.

Copenhagen stumbles on second day

Feature Story | 2009-12-09 at 14:25

Developing countries, including China, are angry about a leaked document which, they say, allows developed countries to shirk the necessary emissions cuts to stop climate change. What does this mean for a Copenhagen deal?

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...

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