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Coal power in China's key coal consuming provinces led to 83,500 premature deaths in...

Press release | 2013-07-10 at 22:29

Greenpeace released a study today on the health impacts of coal power plants in three of China’s key coal consuming provinces, Shandong, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia. The results show that PM2.5 pollution from the 637 power plants in these provinces...

Health, Food and Water Impacts

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 15:23

Climate change will have disastrous impacts on agriculture and the food supply – in part due to the increase in extreme weather – but it will also have severe impacts on water supplies, health and the spread of disease. Rich and poor alike will...

Deforestation and Climate Change

Standard Page | 2010-07-15 at 10:53

The logging and burning of tropical forests create about one fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions – more than that emitted from all the cars, planes, and trains in the world.

Climate Research

Standard Page | 2006-01-06 at 11:58

It was realized by the mid-18th century that some gases in the Earth's atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide, trap heat and keep the Earth warm. At the start of the 20th century, a Swedish scientist named Svante Arrhenius put forward the idea that...

Wind Energy

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:05

China is now at the forefront of wind technology, and its capacity continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In fact wind power is the world's fastest growing energy source and is a deceptively simple technology. Behind the tall, slender towers and...

Solar Energy

Standard Page | 2006-01-17 at 14:18

In China, solar energy lags behind wind energy in installed capacity, but the country’s solar energy potential is massive and untapped. Solar power converts sunlight into thermal or electricity energy. It is already producing electricity and...

Quit Coal

Standard Page | 2011-06-04 at 13:51

Greenpeace is campaigning for China to end its reliance on coal-burning, and instead transition to a green development pathway powered by green energy.

China clean air plan to slow coal consumption, curb coal imports

Press release | 2013-09-12 at 10:33

Beijing – The Chinese government's plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow down China’s coal consumption growth, setting an important precedent that should be broadened in China, and that...

Hong Kong Car-Free Day Central-North Point Cycling Parade

Press release | 2013-09-15 at 12:00

Hong Kong - Nearly 200 cyclists came out today in support of saving the Arctic, making a round-trip between Central and North Point. Meanwhile three Greenpeace activists and two volunteers dressed as polar bears unfurled a banner reading 'ARCTIC...

Report calls on China to power up wind energy to combat climate change

Press release | 2007-11-01 at 7:00

China could lead the world in wind energy development and play a larger role in combating climate change, according to a report by the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Greenpeace and Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The...

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