2014 Climate and Energy Press Releases

 

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Coal is killing China: the startling figures

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2013-10-31 1 comment

Last month, the Chinese government  announced their plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions, and that will significantly slow down China's coal consumption growth. It sets an important precedent that...

Taking our message to the highest of heights

Image | 2013-10-28 at 9:00

Greenpeace activists ask for the release of the Arctic 30, with Mount Everest visible in the background. The areas surrounding Mount Everest were sealed immediately afterwards due to Cyclone Phailin, which brought heavy storms. As the Arctic 30...

Battling extreme weather on Mt Everest to join the call to #FreeTheArctic30

Blog entry by Zhong Yu | 2013-10-24

I've been to Mount Everest thirteen times, mostly to climb, but twice to investigate glacial evidence of climate change. This year I thought I came back to ride. My friend Nancy and I rode 1,500 kilometres on bicycles over the course...

17 stunning images of the Arctic Sunrise taking peaceful action

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | 2013-10-23

This post originally appeared on Greenpeace USA, October 9, 2013. The first time Greenpeace came in contact with the Arctic Sunrise, it was actually confronting the ship as the French government was using it to build an air strip...

What needs to happen next on air pollution

Blog entry by Li Shuo | 2013-10-22 1 comment

“Golden Week” was anything but golden for Beijingers as the city was once again blanketed by heavy haze. The air quality index climbed above 400 during the October national holiday period, a level more than 10 times higher than the...

Protesting outside the Russian embassy in Seoul

Image | 2013-10-21 at 9:00

Greenpeace staff and volunteers protest outside the Russian embassy in Seoul. In support of the 28 Greenpeace International activists, as well as a freelance photographer and a freelance videographer currently in custody pending investigations...

How China's air pollution worries led to a curb in coal use

Blog entry by Huang Wei | 2013-10-16 1 comment

The following is an excerpt from our latest e-magazine issue: " A long and winding road to clean air. " As an activist who has been working on the air pollution issue from the Greenpeace Beijing office for over two years, I’ve...

WATCH: Thousands of people in nearly 50 countries stand in solidarity with Arctic 30

Blog entry by Cassady Sharp | 2013-10-15

It’s a rare and beautiful thing when people all across the world unite in defence of peaceful protest and action on climate change. That’s what happened earlier this month when thousands of people took part in solidarity events for the...

A human peace sign at Taipei 101

Image | 2013-10-14 at 9:00

Greenpeace volunteers and staff form a human banner in the shape of a peace sign outside the Taipei 101 building - in support of the 28 Greenpeace International activists, as well as a freelance photographer and a freelance videographer currently...

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