2011 Climate and Energy Feature Stories

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Buying gadgets in China? Make them green!

Feature Story | 2011-11-08 at 19:15

Shoppers are increasingly concerned about the impact of what they buy, and they're getting better at spotting corporate greenwash and spin too. After many of the world's leading electronics companies rose to the challenge of phasing out the worst...

Meet Beijing's 12-year-old air pollution inspector

Feature Story | 2011-11-07 at 17:18

A recent news report on CCTV covered China's PM2.5 air pollution debate, featuring our climate and energy campaigner Zhou Rong, as well as a very cute 12-year-old volunteer air inspector in Beijing.

Local governments face non-renewable energy consumption ceilings

Feature Story | 2011-11-04 at 19:41

Jiang Bing, Director of the Development and Planning Department of the National Energy Administration (NEA), said on October 23 that on top of the provincial energy cap that will be released soon, the central government is also setting a...

Cutting through the haze in China's air pollution debate

Feature Story | 2011-11-04 at 15:57

PM2.5 is a measurement of small particulate matter in the air, and until now its omission from official air quality readings has been a major hurdle in solving China's air pollution crisis. After all, how can you solve a crisis when according to...

Mercury rising: China takes part in mercury control talks

Feature Story | 2011-11-03 at 20:23

This week government representatives from all parts of the world, including China, are finishing talks in Nairobi for decreasing the use of mercury. China has a rather large stake in the talks; seeing that coal-burning power plants – the...

Defending the Arctic against Oil Exploitation

Feature Story | 2011-06-07 at 15:18

While most people in East Asia enjoyed a long weekend holiday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, Greenpeace has been fighting a battle to protect the high Arctic from oil exploitation.

Join Hands: No Nuclear Expansion for Hong Kong Rally

Feature Story | 2011-04-13 at 8:00

For the sake of our homes and our children, we are organizing a rally in Hong Kong to demand that the SAR government to immediately stop the expansion of nuclear power. Join us to tell the government that we don't want a radioactive future in...

Chernobyl 25th Anniversary Exhibition - Think Twice: A Nuclear Hong Kong?

Feature Story | 2011-04-11 at 8:00

Our special art exhibition invites Hong Kong to look back on Chernobyl after 25 years and reflect on its impact.

Greenpeace Photographer wins World Press Photo Award

Feature Story | 2011-02-12 at 10:00

Greenpeace is delighted to congratulate Lu Guang on his World Press Photo award, won for a series of photographs shot for Greenpeace East Asia’s coverage of the Dalian Oil Spill. We are happy for Lu to receive the worldwide recognition and honor...

A Bright Outlook: Photos of wind power around China

Feature Story | 2010-10-15 at 9:00

What's not to love about wind?

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