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Living with Danger

Publication | 2013-04-02 at 3:00

China is the world’s largest phosphate fertilizer producer. In its current state it is at serious overcapacity. By the end of 2011 this colossal phosphate fertilizer industry has left the country with 300 million tons of phosphogypsum, an...

The Myth of China's Endless Coal Demand

Publication | 2013-03-06 at 8:00

The US coal industry - reeling from sagging domestic demand, plummeting profits, and tanking stock prices - is desperate for a new market for its wares, and it thinks it has found one in China. But in reality, the Chinese market for US coal...

Toxic Threads 2

Publication | 2013-01-23 at 6:00

How textile manufacturers are hiding their toxic trail. A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a wide range of hazardous substances in the effluent of communal wastewater treatment plants from two industrial zones in China, as...

Dangerous Breathing

Publication | 2012-12-18 at 10:30 6 comments

This is a summary of a report that studies the health risks and economic loss linked to PM2.5 in four major Chinese cities, and assesses the potential public health and economic benefits given effective improvement of PM2.5 pollution control...

Toxic Threads

Publication | 2012-11-20 at 13:00

Greenpeace International has commissioned a new investigation that delves even further into the hazardous chemicals used in the production of high street fashion.

Photographer Lu Guang on China's polluted landscape

Publication | 2012-10-02 at 12:30

Chinese photographer Lu Guang often goes where others dare not - into the depths of environmental destruction in China's ravaged countryside. His hope? To expose the environmental crisis that the country has found itself in. His work has garnered...

Disappearing Whales: Korea's Inconvenient Truth

Publication | 2012-09-19 at 16:00 1 comment

As a party to the International Whaling Commission (IWC), South Korea has banned whaling since 1986 and neither scientific whaling nor subsistence whaling is practiced. Domestic sales of whale products, however, are allowed if the whale is...

China Wind Power Outlook 2012

Publication | 2012-09-18 at 13:30 1 comment

Wind power is globally recognized as an effective way to mitigate climate change, improve energy security, and support low-carbon industrial and economic growth. China, currently one of the world’s biggest energy consumers, has been the world...

Thirsty Coal

Publication | 2012-08-14 at 7:30

As China’s economy grows, its thirst for energy - nearly 70% of which now comes from coal - worsens. The world’s second largest economy will construct 16 large-scale coal power bases, predominantly in western areas of the country over the...

A family secret you can't dust off

Publication | 2012-08-07 at 17:19

To gauge the level of exposure of the Chinese public to hazardous chemicals in household environments, and better understand the potential for household dust to contribute to such exposure, in March and April, Greenpeace collected dust from a...

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