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Dangerous Breathing

Publication | 2012-12-18 at 7:30 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...

Hong Kong's Roadmap of Replacing Coal with Wind Energy by 2020

Publication | 2006-03-16 at 7:00

Greenpeace’s Response to “Future Development of the Electricity Market in Hong Kong: Stage II Consultation”

Yellow River at Risk

Publication | 2005-10-10 at 17:55

The Yellow River source region, about 45,000 km2 in area, is generally defined as the riverhead area above the Darlag hydrological station and covering Madoi County, Darlag County, Maqen county and part of Gade county in Qinghai province. As the...

2010 China Wind Power Outlook (Summary)

Publication | 2010-10-15 at 6:00

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.

Briefing Paper - 'All Emission, No Solution: Energy Hypocrisy and the Asian...

Publication | 2005-05-05 at 6:00

All Emission, No Solution: Energy Hypocrisy and the Asian Development Bank in Southeast Asia. This is the poverty of the Asian Development Bank - to be an institution so abundant in resources and rhetoric and yet having so little to show in terms...

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

Publication | 2010-08-27 at 12:59

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...

Copenhagen Climate Summit: Greenpeace Demands

Publication | 2009-08-14 at 11:50

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...

Greenpeace City Rankings 2015 Summary

Publication | 2016-01-20 at 10:00

Greenpeace East Asia’s 2015 annual city rankings show that average PM2.5 concentration in 189 cities around China fell by 10% compared to 2014 levels. However, 80% of a set of 366 cities in China still fail to meet the national standard on air...

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

Publication | 2010-10-20 at 6:00

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...

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

Publication | 2011-04-14 at 10:24

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...

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