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Coal Ash: China's Forgotten Pollutant

Feature Story | 2010-09-19 at 6:00

When people think of dirty coal, air pollution usually comes first to mind. But coal ash, the solid byproduct of burning coal, has many devastating impacts – after all, this is China's largest source of solid waste. Read on for a photo essay on...

Coal's Hidden Health Hazards

Feature Story | 2010-09-02 at 15:01

Did you know that mercury from coal combustion can travel more than 1,000km? That's the distance from Guangzhou to Shanghai. Learn more about coal's health impacts, as well as ten tips to reduce your exposure to air pollution.

Happy Earth Day China!

Feature Story | 2010-04-22 at 6:00

To mark the 40th anniversary of Earth Day Greenpeace China has released a special China coal cartoon. Don’t worry. It’s not boring. It’s got music and it’s short. Check it out.

Greenpeace urges China's parliament to make tough new green laws

Feature Story | 2010-03-05 at 7:00

It's a big day in politics for China today as the annual NPC session kicks off in Beijing. Greenpeace has some suggestions for what the legislative body should be doing.

Paying the price of coal

Feature Story | 2008-11-28 at 7:00

The global cost of coal reached a staggering €360 billion (around US$460 billion) last year, according to a new report by Greenpeace and independent Dutch Institute CE Delft.

Environmentalism with Chinese characteristics

Feature Story | 2008-11-17 at 7:00

What do you get when you combine a giant man-made planet, a vast open coal pit in Poland and four 20-somethings from China’s so-called post-80’s generation? A new Chinese youth movement whose ideological battle isn’t political revolution but...

Move Away from Coal to Protect China’s Children

Feature Story | 2008-06-15 at 6:00

With the help of 71 primary school children from Beijing Fangcaodi Primary School, Greenpeace today highlighted the role of coal in worsening air pollution and climate change in China.

New Zealand coal shipment blockaded

Feature Story | 2008-03-27 at 16:42

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

Activists halt Australian coal export to Thailand

Feature Story | 2006-09-07 at 6:00

Facing down stick-wielding personnel, water-canon-spraying marine police, and gun-wielding navy seals, five Greenpeace activists in Thailand have delayed a shipment of Australian coal from being unloaded at a controversial coal plant in Maptaphut...

Countdown to Clean Air - Act Now!

Feature Story | 2006-03-17 at 7:00

The Hong Kong government is currently conducting the second phase consultation for the “Future development of Hong Kong’s electricity market”, which serves as an essential step towards change. The 15-year long agreement could either give us...

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