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The True Cost of Coal: Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind

Publication | 2011-04-14 at 12:24

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash – containing arsenic, selenium and lead – far from their origin in coal-industry areas to...

Response to Hong Kong’s Climate Change Strategy and Action Agenda

Publication | 2010-10-20 at 9:00

Greenpeace welcomes the release on the 10 September of the Environmental Protection Department’s (EPD) three-month consultation paper, ‘Join Hands for a Low Carbon Future,’ which seeks public feedback on ‘Hong Kong’s Climate Strategy and Action...

2010 China Wind Power Outlook (Summary)

Publication | 2010-10-15 at 9:00

A summary of the 2010 China Wind Power Outlook report, which details the current state and future potential of China's rapidly growing wind power industry.

2010 China Wind Power Outlook

Publication | 2010-10-12 at 9:00

This comprehensive report on China's wind power offers an ambitious yet clear-headed survey of the present state and future potential of wind power in China. Should the country overcome the various challenges surrounding the development of wind...

The True Cost of Coal: An Investigation into Coal Ash in China

Publication | 2010-09-15 at 8:00

This report, following in the footsteps of The True Cost of Coal, focuses on a long-ignored type of coal pollution. In 2009 alone, China generated at least 375 million tons of coal ash – more than twice the amount of urban domestic waste produced...

The True Cost of Coal: Air Pollution and Public Health (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-27 at 14:59

Coal combustion emissions pose a significant threat to public health, causing an estimated 500,000 premature deaths in 2008. Its related diseases include respiratory disease, cancer, and birth defects, all of which are very much part of the real...

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | 2010-01-21 at 10:00

China is the world’s biggest producer and consumer of coal. The country’s rocketing economic growth is heavily dependent on it, with more than 70 per cent of its energy needs coming from coal (the global average is around 30 per cent). However...

Give Donald a Dollar: audit report

Publication | 2010-01-18 at 10:00

Independent auditor's report on our Give Donald a Dollar fund raising activity.

Letter to Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper

Publication | 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. Greenpeace China delivered a letter to Mr. Harper urging him to stop the tar sands, one of the most destructive and...

Copenhagen Climate Summit: Greenpeace Demands

Publication | 2009-08-14 at 13:50

The UN climate meeting in Copenhagen must deliver a global deal for the planet's future. Climate change is a global problem that demands cooperation and action from the world's heads of government. All countries at December's UN climate talks in...

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