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South Korea tramples human rights and ignores lessons from Fukushima

Blog entry by Pino Lee | 2012-12-12

This was originally posted on Greenpeace International on December 10, 2012.  Today is the International Human Rights Day and what better way to mark it than by launching a court case against injustice in South Korea. With so...

A Chinese environmentalist rediscovers Siem Reap

Blog entry by Tom Wang | 2012-12-03

I woke up this morning in a nice little hotel in Siem Reap. It was six-thirty in the morning but it was already quite hot. It was going to be such an exciting day, I thought to myself, already going through in my mind the whole list of...

Bringing Chinese wind to the Angkor Photo Festival

Blog entry by Tom Wang | 2012-12-02

I am bringing some very beautiful pictures to the 8th Angkor Photo Festival that runs from December 1-8. They are pictures of wind turbines from different parts of China. Either in the middle of the desert in northwestern China, or...

Electronics companies can lead the way on clean energy - if you push them

Blog entry by Casey Harrell | 2012-11-21

Every day, you rely on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet to be more productive, or just to have fun. Gadgets can make our lives better, but the rate at which we collectively purchase and discard them is having a serious impact on...

Global Wind Power Market Could Triple by 2020

Press release | 2012-11-14 at 15:31

Beijing, 14 November. Greenpeace International and the Global Wind Energy Council released their bi-annual report on the future of the wind industry in Beijing today. The fourth edition of the Global Wind Energy Outlook shows that wind power...

South Korea can't deny the risks of nuclear power forever

Blog entry by Jan Beranek | 2012-10-09

This piece was originally published on Greenpeace International, October 8, 2012. I am at a detention centre at South Korea's airport, quickly writing these few words as best I can on a mobile phone. Together with my colleague, Dr.

South Korea again bars Greenpeace staff from country to silence nuclear critics

Press release | 2012-10-08 at 19:01

Seoul, South Korea, 8 October 2012 - Greenpeace International nuclear campaigners have again been denied entry to South Korea, making it crystal clear the government in Seoul is trying to silence nuclear critics.

Last year wind generated 1.5% of China's total electricity output

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2012-10-04

The following is taken from the latest " China Wind Power Outlook 2012 ". Wind power is globally recognized as an effective way to mitigate climate change, improve energy security, and support low-carbon industrial and economic...

SUCCESS! Shell stops Arctic oil drilling for this year

Blog entry by Ben Ayliffe | 2012-09-19

You did it. For over six months, huge numbers of us have been pressuring Shell to stay out of the Arctic. Well this week company bosses announced they were scrapping their oil drilling programme for this year. It's a huge ...

China’s Wind Power Market Remained the World No. 1, with Developing Pattern...

Press release | 2012-09-18 at 13:30

September 18, 2012, Beijing – China continued to be the world’s leader in installed wind power capacity in 2011 with an increasingly diversified wind power market, according to the report China Wind Power Outlook 2012. The report was jointly...

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